Tag: Analysts

By on August 25, 2016

Niedermeyer shares some truth with the PBS NewsHour

As we reported just the other day, analysts are somewhat confused by the continued rise of used car prices to near-record highs, despite a flood of lease returns hitting the market.

This just goes to show you the stupidity of most people who call themselves “analysts.” There’s absolutely no reason to think that used car pricing will go anywhere but up in the near future. If these analysts had ever spent a single day in a used car department at a franchise dealership, they’d understand why. Unfortunately, they haven’t.

But guess what? Your friend Bark has! And I’m here to tell you why this used car bubble isn’t going to pop any time soon.

(Read More…)

By on January 3, 2014

2014-Ford-Fusion-at-Flat-Rock-front-three-quarter-796x528

Detroit’s triumvirate of General Motors, Chrysler and Ford are on pace to gain market share at home against their European and Asian competitors when the final numbers for 2013 are released later today, thanks to American consumers finding the Detroit Three’s offerings more attractive than what the competition has to offer.

(Read More…)

By on August 2, 2011

With full sales numbers reported for July, TTAC is proud to announce its first-ever auto analyst grades [analyst estimates via Bloomberg]. For now we’re simply grading SAAR projections, but we’ve included OEM projections where applicable, for your own comparison. For July, the top-rated analyst was Edmunds.com’s Jessica Caldwell, whose SAAR prediction was an uncanny .5% off the actual number. Congratulations to Jessica and the Edmunds team, as well as our other A-rated analysts, Rod Lache of Deutsche Bank and Peter Nesvold of Jefferies (who squeaked in with an A-). Hit the jump to see how we calculated our grades.

(Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • FreedMike: All you need is a Maserati Biturbo and an Alfa 164 to complete your own personal Holy Trinity of Italian...
  • ACCvsBig10: So they trade in the sportiness of “Vtec just kick in yo” for sporty radical design
  • FlyinGato@youtube: I rented the 4 cylinder camry when I was in Australia, and boy was that thing a POS!!!! So boring,...
  • FlyinGato@youtube: I think the hatchback is the best looking Civic in the lineup, I think Honda missed the boat with...
  • FlyinGato@youtube: Don’t forget, you can also tune the Si safely up to about 250 WHP at the moment using...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Staff

  • Contributors

  • Matthew Guy, Canada
  • Ronnie Schreiber, United States
  • Bozi Tatarevic, United States
  • Chris Tonn, United States
  • Corey Lewis, United States
  • Mark Baruth, United States
  • Moderators

  • Adam Tonge, United States
  • Corey Lewis, United States