IronPlanet Sells $99M in Gross Merchandising Volume

IronPlanet announced that it sold 9,890 items from auction events in the month of September, which sold for more for more than $99 million in GMV (Gross Merchandise Volume).


Used Pickup Sales Weakening

A rising supply of used pickups coupled with aggressive pricing for new models is expected to cause a weakening in values in the wholesale market, according to new data from Black Book.

Clark County, Nev., auctions off its own vehicles as well as those of other local and state agencies. Photo courtesy of Clark County


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Photo courtesy of GovPlanet


Humvees Top GovPlanet Sales

GovPlanet released its top five sellers since the marketplace’s launch in November 2014. Humvees are the top-selling items by value and type, and the company has sold nearly 5,000 Humvees for more than $40 million in gross merchandise value.

Photo of 2012 Ram 1500 courtesy of FCA.


Car Depreciation Accelerates in August, Trucks Steady

Rising car depreciation put a drag on used vehicle sales, which fell in value significantly more sharply in August compared to July and August from a year ago, according to Black Book.

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IronPlanet Introduces Online Bidding Platform

IronPlanet LiveStream will sell 3,500 items across IronPlanet, GovPlanet, Leake Auto, Kruse Energy, and Cat Auction Services in one week.


Ritchie Bros. Acquires IronPlanet

Vancouver-based Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers has acquired online auctioneer IronPlanet of Pleasanton, Calif., for $758.5 million, the company announced.

Photo of 2016 Fusion Hybrid courtesy of Ford.


TCO for Hybrids Failing to Keep Pace

Only seven of 29 hybrids offered in the 2016 model year showed a lower total cost of ownership than their gasoline counterparts, representing a sharp decline from 2012 levels, according to an analysis by Vincentric.

Photo of 2015 Transit courtesy of Ford.


Depreciation in Most Segments Improves in July

Used vehicles from the 2011 to 2015 model years depreciated 1.5% in July, a slight improvement over June's 1.7% depreciation rate, reports Black Book.


Dept. of Defense Extends Contract with IronPlanet

The U.S. Department of Defense’s Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has executed its option to extend its Commercial Venture 4-Rolling Stock (CV4-R) contract with IronPlanet, allowing the company to continue to sell rolling stock surplus assets of the DLA.

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