Truck prices, however, are above last year according to ADESA Analytic Services report.
The tale of two markets resumed in March, as wholesale prices were below year-ago levels for cars and above prior year for trucks. Nevertheless, both groups showed price increases versus February’s unseasonably soft results, as retail sales and wholesale activity showed signs of the traditional spring/tax season market typical for used vehicles.
In analyzing the current bifurcated market, it seems timely to revisit a study begun during the first episode of $4.00 gas in 2008, when truck prices softened dramatically and car prices rose. At that time,