Day: May 16, 2022

Used Work Truck Prices in First Quarter Up 31.9% – Vehicle Research

Median mileage on used work trucks show an increase of 5.1% in Q1 2022 compared to Q1 2021, and a 1.2% uptick from Q4 2021. - Photo: Chris Brown

Median mileage on used work trucks show an increase of 5.1% in Q1 2022 compared to Q1 2021, and a 1.2% uptick from Q4 2021.

Photo: Chris Brown

Work Truck Solutions has released its ComTrend Analysis of used and new commercial vehicle prices for the first quarter of 2022. While demand for commercial vehicle (CV) inventory remained high, several movements in the data indicated there are trends shaping the industry and driving buyer behavior, according to the company’s news release.

Used Work Truck Prices

According to Work Truck Solutions, the median mileage for used work trucks has been trending upwards since late 2020, a technology-based platform for the commercial vehicle industry focusing on inventory management, operational analytics, and digital marketing solutions. The most recent metrics show an increase of 5.1% in Q1 2022 compared to Q1 2021 and a 1.2% uptick from Q4 2021.

Even though median

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Huge Group of Nissan Skylines Gather for R’s Day Event in California

There aren’t a ton of Nissan Skylines traveling down North American streets, regardless of what Instagram would have you believe. Sure, there are examples from just about every generation that you can find at a car show, meet, or sometimes a local track event, but in the big picture of things, there’s but a handful in comparison to domestically sold enthusiast vehicles—and that’s part of what makes them so special.

Being that they’re still relatively rare, highly sought after, and serve as aspirational dream cars to countless enthusiasts, Jack Yi thought that bringing as many owners together as possible would be a good way to celebrate all things Skyline. So, having successfully formed R’s Day back in 2016 at Laguna Seca, he’s since managed to assemble even more participants. For 2022 the event landed at SoCal’s Streets of Willow on April 30 for the King of

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Hyundai Motor Group second in U.S. registrations

First-quarter registration data from Experian puts Tesla way out front in the EV race, with 113,882 registrations across its four models. But Tesla’s counterpart to the Ioniq 5 and EV6, the Model Y, starts at $64,440 with shipping. That’s about $22,000 more than the Kia and about $19,000 more than the Hyundai, based on entry-level models currently on sale.

Experian last week reported 6,265 registrations for the Ioniq 5 in the first quarter and 4,901 for the EV6. Kia also had 3,549 registrations for the Niro EV, and Hyundai had 685 for the Kona Electric. Hyundai’s discontinued Ioniq Electric hatchback, which launched in 2017, posted 14 registrations.

All told, the group had 15,414 EV registrations in the first quarter, Experian said. The Ford brand had 7,407 registrations, mostly for the Mustang Mach-E compact crossover. Chevrolet had just 479 EV registrations for the Bolt EV and Bolt EUV combined after a

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Ditching Two Cylinders and Displacement for Speed and Serviceability

For years, the iconic Honda/Acura NSX remained out of reach for most. For those fortunate enough to gain access, modifications were usually kept to a minimum, because the car serves as a piece of Japanese automotive history for some owners, complete with its underdog backstory and undeniable driving experience. The result of that aura means many NSX examples sadly spend more time under a cover in attempted preservation, instead of hitting the open road—but not this one.

More Money, More Problems

For others, bolting on a supercharger and a few bolt-ons gave the NSX the kick it needed for its V6 to remain relevant as the chassis entered its later years, surrounding by potent factory performers that were only getting faster. These days it’s no easy task sourcing a used model for under the price of a condo in Miami, but it does happen from time

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