DetroitFreePress: Will higher gas prices hurt SUV sales? Analyst is sounding alarm

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In this article, Maryann Keller, principal of MK&A, was quoted on her analysis of SUV sales, gasoline prices, and used vehicle prices. The entire article can be read at the link below.

 

This article can be read at:
https://www.freep.com/story/money/cars/2018/05/19/gas-prices-rising-suv/617343002/

 

Gasoline Prices and Used Car Supply Might Spell Trouble for SUVs

  • Gasoline prices are rising. Historical analysis shows that rapid gas price escalation tempers buyer enthusiasm for large vehicles.
  • The RVI Used Vehicle Price Index  segment analysis shows that wholesale prices of sedans are increasing while SUVs are decreasing.
  • Higher fuel prices coincide with the rising supply of late model trucks and SUVs.
  • The used vehicle market predicts the financial performance of many automotive-related companies.

Maryann’s post can be read at the link below:
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/gasoline-prices-used-car-supply-might-spell-trouble-suvs-keller/

Jalopnik: These Sad Cars Prove That The DaimlerChrysler Merger Was A Failure

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In this article, Maryann Keller, principal of MK&A, was quoted on the failed DaimlerChrysler merger. She is quoted: “When it comes to the cultures of these two companies, they’re oil and water.” The entire article can be read at the link below.
This article can be read at:
https://jalopnik.com/these-cars-prove-that-the-daimlerchrysler-merger-was-a-1825839074

*Photo credit: Jalopnik.