Price Digests Names 2019 Highest Retained Value Award Winners

Freightliner, Peterbilt top list of truck manufacturers recognized by Truck Blue Book analysts

ATLANTA, November 7, 2018Price Digests, the leading B2B provider of vehicle data for over 100 years, announced the winners of the 2019 Price Digests Highest Retained Value Awards – the industry’s only award based on residual values for commercial trucks.

To determine this year’s winners, Truck Blue Book analysts projected residual values for 96 individual model series across nine categories of class 4-8 trucks. The winning series in each category is expected to retain the highest percentage of their original value over the next five years.

Seven manufacturers took home top honors in the inaugural 2019 program. Freightliner and Peterbilt led the pack with two wins each. Additional winners included Ford, Hino, International, Kenworth, & GMC/Chevy.

“The Price Digests Highest Retained Value Award provides the industry with a much-needed third-party, data-driven measure of product quality.” explained Dan Smith, managing director for Price Digests. “It’s part of our core mission to provide data solutions that drive better asset decisions. Congratulations are in order for each winning manufacturer. They can be proud knowing they have put an objectively exceptional product into the market.”

The full list of 2019 Price Digests Highest Retained Value Award winners, along with the methodology used in determination, is available at:

About Price Digests

For over 100 years, Price Digests has served the vehicle data needs of the insurance, finance, government, and dealer markets through its portfolio of VIN Decoding, Specs and Market Value data solutions for the commercial truck, passenger vehicle, marine, powersport, and recreational vehicle asset classes. Our data solutions are valuable tools in decisions surrounding the purchase, valuation, operation, and risk mitigation of assets.

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