Press Release

Trailers Now Valued In the ATD/N.A.D.A. Official Commercial Truck Guide®

 

Addition Makes Guide More Comprehensive

N.A.D.A. Official Used Car GuideMcLean, Va., March 7, 2005 — The N.A.D.A. Official Used Car Guide® Company (N.A.D.A.), publisher of the most market-reflective used vehicle values available, announces that used trailer values are now included in the ATD/N.A.D.A. Official Commercial Truck Guide®. Subscribers will now be able to access 10 years of values for dry vans, refrigerated vans and flatbeds.  Options, accessories and Estimated New Retail Price (ENRP) data are also included.

"This enhancement to our truck valuation products is a direct response to customer feedback," said Christopher Visser, editor, ATD/N.A.D.A. Official Commercial Truck Guide.   "We're providing our subscribers with trailer values they can rely on, at no extra charge."

This product gives dealers, buyers, manufacturers and auctions, as well as other users of the Commercial Truck Guide, all the values they need in one reference tool. Not only will the trailer used values and the ENRPs appear in the printed guide, but also in the ATD/N.A.D.A. e-Valuator for Commercial Trucks CD-ROM, online web valuation service at www.nada.com/b2b and other PC and mainframe applications.

"We are constantly striving to exceed our customers' needs," said Scott Lilja, chief operating officer of the N.A.D.A. Official Used Car Guide Company.  "With this addition to the Commercial Truck Guide, they now have one resource that gives them the data they need to make well informed decisions when buying or selling, while minimizing their risks."

The ATD/N.A.D.A. Official Commercial Truck Guide contains 10 model years (1995-2004) of wholesale, loan and retail values.  Valued vehicles include medium-duty, long haul, local/delivery, construction and vocational trucks.  Other data included in the guide consists of optional equipment and mileage adjustments, make and model identification charts, Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW), Gross Combined Weight (GCW) and MSRP data.  The guide is updated bimonthly and is also available electronically, as raw data and online. 

About N.A.D.A. Official Used Car Guide® Company
The N.A.D.A. Official Used Car Guide® Company, a NADASC subsidiary, has provided used vehicle valuation products and services to the auto, finance, fleet/lease, government, insurance, legal, accounting and consulting industries since 1933.  In addition to the N.A.D.A. Official Used Car Guide®, N.A.D.A. also produces the ATD/N.A.D.A. Official Commercial Truck Guide®, the N.A.D.A. e-Valuator® valuation software family, various developer's tools, AuctionNet® Online, consumer and business web sites (nadaguides.com and nada.com/b2b), and a full line of appraisal guides, including RVs, boats and motorcycles.

Contact:

Christopher Visser
N.A.D.A. Official Used Car Guide® Company
(703) 749-4731
cvisser@nada.org