Tom Kontos of ADESA reports that average auction prices in March were up 3.8% over the same month last year. He characterizes the current used-vehicle environment as a "seller's market" and expects it to last as long as the US economic recovery continues.
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Two pickups, Dodge Dakota and Toyota Tacoma, earned the top crash test ratings for 2005 models. Each received a 5-star rating in front driver, front passenger and side driver tests.
After serving 20 years as executive director of National Association of Fleet Administrators, David Lefever is stepping down. Under his leadership, NAFA was able to convince Congress to add some key provisions to the Energy Policy Act that saved members billions of dollars. He shares his thoughts on the future of the association and the fleet industry.