Apr 2024

EMKAY Partners with Subaru

As EMKAY continues to provide the highest level of service to their customers, we are excited to announce a new partnership with Subaru! All Subaru factory orders will be able to leverage EMKAY’s Courtesy Delivery Prep Center located here in Itasca, IL.

EMKAY stands as a beacon of efficiency and reliability, ensuring that each vehicle undergoes meticulous inspection, detailing, and preparation before making its way to its eagerly awaiting owner. With a commitment to excellence and attention to detail, EMKAY’s Courtesy Delivery Prep Center transforms the car delivery process into a seamless and delightful experience, leaving customers with not just a vehicle, but also a sense of satisfaction and confidence.

For additional information, please contact your dedicated EMKAY Service Team.

Wholesale Used-Vehicle Market

Wholesale used-vehicle prices decreased by 1.9% from March during the first half of April according to the recent mid-month Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index. The index dropped 13.7% compared to this time last year.

All major market segments experienced declines year-over-year. Compared to the industry’s year-over-year decline of 13.7%, luxury was the only large segment outperforming the index overall, down 12.7%. Performing worse than the industry, SUVs were down 14% and pickups were off by 15%. Midsize cars fell by 16%, and compacts lost the most, falling by 17.1% year over year.

Apr 2024

General Motors Ordering Opens for Select Models

The following 25MY vehicle lines are opened as of 3/25/24:

Stellantis Early Order Cut-Off

Due to unprecedented demand, Stellantis Fleet has announced the early cut off, effective Friday April 12th, for the following models:

EMKAY Surplus Availability

EMKAY currently has the following vehicles available in Warren, MI for immediate use.

(4) 2024 Chevrolet 2500 Work Truck 4×4 Crew Cab
Vin #s – 1GC4YLE73RF335202

Please contact Steve Swedberg, 630-775-6265, for pricing.

GM 24MY Order Cut Offs

Effective immediately, GM has cut off ordering for the following models/ GM has fulfilled volumes needed for 24MY and will not be accepting additional orders:

Models available for order:

Feb 2024

Honda Recalls 750K Vehicles

American Honda Motor Co. is recalling more than 750,000 U.S. vehicles due to an airbag that may deploy unintentionally during a crash, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said. The front passenger seat weight sensor may crack and short circuit, failing to suppress the air bag as intended, NHTSA said.

The recall includes certain Honda Pilot, Accord and Civic sedan made between 2020 and 2022, and some Honda CR-V and Passport vehicles manufactured between 2020 and 2021.

GM Recalls 320K+ Trucks

General Motors is recalling 323,232 pickups to address an issue with the tailgate that may open while driving, potentially causing a road hazard, NHTSA said. The recall includes some Chevrolet Silverado 2500, 3500, GMC Sierra 2500 and 3500 vehicles equipped with power-unlatching tailgates.

Feb 2024

Hyundai Santa Fe Allocation

Hyundai fleet allocation for the All-New 2024MY Santa Fe has been made available. Several thousand ICE models are available.

Ordering window is limited, all orders are due to Hyundai by April 22nd. Some incentives will be available based upon order volume.

Subaru Order Bank Closures

The Order Banks for MY24 Outback, Forester & Legacy will close Friday, March 1st. Please get all orders in for these models as soon as possible.

As previously communicated, Base Legacy (RAB-02), Base Forester (RFA-01 & RFA-02) and Base Outback (RDB-01) order banks have been closed for some time.

Subaru expects MY25 Forester, Legacy & Outback pricing, specs, and order banks to open in April, with some vehicles beginning to arrive as early as June. This timing is subject to change and will be communicated as additional information becomes available.

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