EVs…There Is A Lot To Talk About

By: CBB Analyst Team EVs seem to occupy the lion’s share of media exposure and general automotive conversations these days. The electric vehicle market has come a long way since the early days of the first generation Nissan LEAF, Smart fortwo, and Mitsubishi i-MiEV that were all compact and had limited range. That is auto […]

Marché canadien de l’automobile 2021-02-23

Prix de gros, semaine finissant le 19 février Les prix de gros des véhicules d’occasion au Canada ont légèrement augmenté la semaine dernière après deux semaines de résultats relativement inchangés. La hausse des prix a largement dépassé la norme saisonnière (2017-2019) pour l’ensemble du marché ainsi que pour les segments de voitures et de camions/VUS. […]

CBB Weekly Automotive Market Update 2/23/2021

Wholesale Prices, Week Ending February 19th Average wholesale used vehicle prices in Canada inched up this past week, following a couple of weeks of relatively flat price performance. This week’s up-tick in prices was far better than seasonal norms (2017-2019) for the overall market, as well as for Car and Truck/SUV segments. Last week’s price […]

CBB Weekly Automotive Market Update 2/17/2021

Wholesale Prices Average wholesale used vehicle prices in Canada remained almost flat this past week, however, there was a slight decline in prices similar to the prior week’s performance. This week’s declines in prices were far better than seasonal norms (2017-2019) for the overall market, as well as for Car and Truck/SUV segments. Furthermore, this […]

LA VALEUR – Numéro 37: Le bon côté des choses

Par: Brian Murphy Cette année, lorsque je lisais (et que j’écrivais) des mises à jour sur l’industrie automobile, je pensais au sobriquet que le public canadien avait donné à l’acteur et reporter canadien Lorne Greene. On l’appelait « la voix du malheur » en raison de sa voix puissante et de ses reportages pas toujours […]

LA VALEUR – Numéro 37: L’Indice du CBB termine l’année 2020 à un niveau record

Pour clore l’année mouvementée qu’a été 2020, l’Indice de la valeur retenue des véhicules d’occasion du Canadian Black Book a atteint le nouveau record de 111,5 points. Il s’agit d’une hausse de 0,8 points d’indice par rapport au record précédent, établi en novembre 2020, et d’un saut de 3,1 points, soit 2,9 pour cent, par […]

The Value Issue #37: The Bright Side

By: Brian Murphy, VP Research & Analytics, Canadian Black Book This past year, when reading (and writing) updates on the auto industry, I was reminded of the nickname that Lorne Greene, the Canadian broadcaster, and actor, was given by the Canadian public. They called him the “voice of doom”, for his booming voice, and not-always-so-sunny […]

The Value Issue #37: CBB Index Closes 2020 At All-Time High

To end the rollercoaster year of 2020, the Canadian Black Book Used Vehicle Retention Index set an all time high at 111.5 Index points. This is 0.8 Index points up from the previous record set in November 2020. Compared to the same time last year, the index is now up 3.1 Index points or 2.9%. […]

The Value Issue #36: November 2020 CBB Index Tops Three Months In A Row of All-Time Records

Also in this issue of The Value: CBB Index: November 2020 CBB Index Tops Three Months In A Row of All-Time Record Canadian Black Book: COVID-19 Auto Market Update 12-15-20 2020? Where Do I Start: Brian Murphy The Canadian Black Book Used Vehicle Retention Index for November 2020 rose a slim 0.2 points, to hit […]

The Value Issue #36: 2020? Where do I start?

Also in this issue of The Value: CBB Index: November 2020 CBB Index Tops Three Months In A Row of All-Time Record Canadian Black Book: COVID-19 Auto Market Update 12-15-20 2020? Where Do I Start: Brian Murphy By: Brian Murphy, VP Research & Analytics, Canadian Black Book It probably makes most sense to start at […]