& #x 201c; I & #x 2019; m kind of stuck, & #x 201d; she stated. & #x 201c; I can & #x 2019; t do anything about it right now. I & #x 2019; m not happy with it. & #x 201d; In other cases, dealers will put a value on among the cars & #x 2014; however it will be far lower than what the cars were worth before the scandal broke. & #x 201c; The national books changed within weeks, & #x 201d; said Fred Najjar, owner of Park Car Shopping mall in Pinellas Park, describing the Kelly Directory and value guides exclusive to car dealerships. & #x 201c; They didn & #x 2019; t take long at all. The books weren & #x 2019; t good & #x 2014; and not simply to diesel. Anything with a VW logo on it took a hit. & #x 201d; Najjar said he has sold off the handful of Volkswagen items he had on his lot in 2014 & #x 201c; and we don & #x 2019; t purchase anymore. Any time you have a product where the value is altering, you don & #x 2019; t wish to buy it since you put on & #x 2019; t know exactly what will occur from month to month or week to week. & #x 201d; & #x 201c; BuyBackMyTDI.com, & #x 201d; a web neighborhood of owners pressuring Volkswagen to buy back VW and Audi cars with the turbocharged direct injection engines associated with the emissions cheats, said resale prices were down practically 13 percent since the scandal broke. And as Najjar hinted, even the non-TDI models were down over 8 percent. The Chicago Tribune reported this month that Swapalease.com, which matches people who wish to leave their lease with those looking for short-term lease contracts, discovered that people taking over Volkswagen cars were down 55 percent because November. The scandal is shown in current reports from VW head office. The service said it lost $1.84 billion in its third quarter ended last September, its first quarterly loss in 15 years. The company reported sales in 2014 fell 4.8 percent for its flagship brand, from 6.1 million to 5.8 million cars. Local Volkswagen car dealership supervisors did not react to requests for interviews. That may be because of fragile negotiations underwa …
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