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How to Balance Truck Application Against Resale

Your primary goal is to spec a truck to meet the intended job function, but how it is spec’ed has a direct bearing on future resale value. Therefore, it is similarly important to maintain a remarketing mindset when identifying specs.


GammaTech Changes Name to Durabook Americas

The new name reflects the company’s longstanding focus on the Durabook brand as well as changing market conditions that emphasize the need for reliable, purpose-built, mobile computing solutions.

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Lean and Green Ways to Save Fuel

Companies large and small are looking for new ways to reduce their fuel spend and carbon footprint. Check out these helpful tips for reducing your fuel bill in 2018.

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Pickups Perform Well in Resale Market

While the end of 2017 brought a record decline in weekly depreciation for cars, volume-weighted, overall truck segment (including pickups, SUVs, and vans) values declined by 0.54% the last week of 2017, according to Black Book. This is in line with the average weekly adjustment of 0.57% over the previous four weeks.

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2017 Fleet Depreciation Aided By Hurricanes

Typical seasonal highs and lows were disrupted this year due to a run of natural disasters destroying hundreds of thousands of vehicles and causing a surge in replacement activity. Overall fleet depreciation improved this year.

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High-Mileage Vehicle Depreciation Strengthens

Vehicles over 100,000 aren’t depreciating at the same as they used to due mostly to a tight supply of late-model used vehicles, according to Edmunds’ Q3 Used Vehicle Market Report.

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Resilient Used Vehicles Keeping Depreciation at Bay

Used vehicles from one to five years old fell 1.4% in value in October in a steady used-vehicle market that showed significant improvement from a year ago with large pickups leading the way, reports Black Book.

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Manheim's Used Vehicle Values Rise 6 Straight Months

Wholesale used vehicle prices rose for the sixth month in a row in October, increasing by 1.02%, according to Manheim’s October Used Vehicle Value Index. This brought the index to 136.3, an 8.1% rise from a year ago.


Used Heavy-Duty Truck Sales on the Rise

Used Class 8 truck same-dealer sales volumes rose by two dozen units in September, according to a report on the used commercial vehicle market from ACT Research.

1950 Chevrolet 3100 Custom Pickup, sold for $205,700 in 2017 (Image courtesy of General Motors)


Chevrolet Highlights Six-Figure Vintage Trucks

As vintage Chevrolet trucks increase in popularity with enthusiasts, more trucks are going up for auction and sale prices for the most coveted trucks keep increasing.

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