The lords of leasing

Rechtin, Mark
March 2001
Automotive News;3/26/2001, Vol. 75 Issue 5922, p8i
Trade Publication
Focuses on a company in Santa Barbara, California called Automotive Lease Guide, which has become the most widely used benchmark for determining the residual value of vehicles. How the firm's mathematicians, statisticians and data analysts determine a vehicle's worth when used; Reduction of 36-month residual values in January 2001. INSETS: Cutting deep;Not perfect - but the miscues are few and far between.


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