Market Conditions Commentary (Archive 2014-September)
With nearly 40 years in the wholesale automobile business, our founder Robert Hollenshead offers his insights on the market and where it is going -- info to help your business succeed!
by Robert Hollenshead
9/11/2014 11:55:03 AM

You haven’t heard from me lately as I have been completely tied up working on some projects that were bell to bell 24/7 for a couple months.  Not like anybody cares but I am back. 

I just got done reading a few the automotive economists “expert analysis” of the wholesale market.  I bust into a deep belly laugh when reading the “experts” analysis of the market.  The market has been very difficult to navigate as prices across the board are plummeting with near zero anxiety to buy.  Nobody is hungry for anything as evidenced by the generally horrible conversion rates on the $20,000 up inventory.  I am fairly sure skin in the game players never take them seriously as they are almost categorically wrong but it is surely comical.  That’s not to say that anyone reads this or is influenced by what I say either, but this is straight from the block with skin in the