Kelly Blue Book is a well-known car valuation company in California, they publish useful information on car valuation, they also do automotive research in the market value of trends of all types of vehicles both new and used.
The company has got an interesting background. Their original name was Kelly car company, named after its founder Les Kelly. The company began its success story from 1918. It keeps expanding.
Can you imagine the number of cars KBB started with? Only three model T-Fords. Kelly’s younger brother Buster joined as a lot boy. Kelly published the first Blue book in 1926 from collection of data from the dealers. The book immediately drew the attention of buyers and sellers as a standard manual and price guide on car valuation. KBB car value is now an authentic name in reporting market value, fair price etc. The values are suitably modified as per market condition, which gives a ground-level picture. The MRP of a car, dealer invoice price, retail value, certified value, trade-in value and private party value together make the KBB cars value.
KBB also publish reviews in Kelly Blue Book by the experts. The useful part of the KBB is that it provides a five-year cost to own information for new cars.
In Dec 2010 Kelly Blue was purchased by Auto-trader.com.
On 2013 the company rose to new heights with its wings expanding to China. By forming an alliance with Bitauto and China automobile dealer association. You may call the company and they perch on your hands like a Blue Bird with the precious information you need on car selling in California.