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2016 Was Daimler - Mercedes Most Successful Year So Far +VIDEO

2016 Was Daimler - Mercedes Most Successful Year So Far +VIDEO

"Daimler has had a lot of success in its history of more than 130 years, but our company has never been as successful as now," states Manfred Bischoff, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Daimler AG, to an expected audience of approximately 6,000 shareholders at today's Annual Shareholders' Meeting at the CityCube in ... Continue reading

Become A Schmarter Car Buyer

Become A Schmarter Car Buyer

Dealer Direct Independent Car Shopper, How to buy a car correctly, hints and procedures so you buy it right...get smarter, car buyer New Cars Research - Tools for consumers that help them get smart not confused ... Continue reading

KBB March 2017 Auto Sales Prediction

KBB March 2017 Auto Sales Prediction

< IRVINE, Calif., March 24, 2017 -- New-vehicle sales are expected to increase 3 percent year-over-year to a total of 1.63 million units in March 2017, resulting in an estimated 17.4 million seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR), according to Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the vehicle valuation and information source t ... Continue reading

$73 Million San Francisco Car Broker "Shift" Launches Buyer Operations in San Diego

$73 Million San Francisco Car Broker "Shift" Launches Buyer Operations in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, March 23, 2017 -- Shift (shift.com), a San Francisco-based startup that combines technology and a team of car concierges to take the hassle and guesswork out of buying and selling a car, today announced that it has expanded its buyer operations in San Diego. Now, with the touch of a button, people across San ... Continue reading

Black Book Launches the Used Vehicle Retention Index for Accurate View of the Wholesale Used Vehicle Market

Black Book Launches the Used Vehicle Retention Index for Accurate View of the Wholesale Used Vehicle Market

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga.—Black Book, a division of Hearst Business Media that provides industry-leading used vehicle valuation and residual value forecast solutions, announced today the Black Book Used Vehicle Retention Index, designed to offer an unbiased, accurate view of the strength of today’s used wholesale market v ... Continue reading

Shelby GT350 Mustang Owners File New Class-Action Lawsuit Against Ford

Shelby GT350 Mustang Owners File New Class-Action Lawsuit Against Ford

Class-action lawsuit says owners deserve reparation for Ford knowingly selling so-called “track-ready” cars with defective and dangerous powertrains MIAMI March 22, 2017; Consumers nationwide today sued Ford for knowingly selling allegedly defective Shelby GT350 models that while marketed as “track-ready” canno ... Continue reading

BMW Group To Launch 40 New or Revised Models By End Of 2018

BMW Group To Launch 40 New or Revised Models By End Of 2018

Munich. After reporting best-ever revenues and earnings figures for the seventh year in succession, the BMW Group intends to continue its course of sustainable and profitable growth, while also expanding its role as innovation leader. ... Continue reading

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Expert Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Expert Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Another three-row SUV choice By Larry Nutson Senior Editor and Bureau Chief Chicago Bureau The Auto Channel (DSC_8736) The choice of new vehicles offered on the U.S. market today is a virtual smorgasbord. Trying to decide on how to “fill your plate” can be mind-boggling. ... Continue reading

Edmunds and State Farm Team Up to Make Car Buying Easier

Edmunds and State Farm Team Up to Make Car Buying Easier

SANTA MONICA, Calif. and BLOOMINGTON, Ill., March 15, 2017 -- Edmunds and State Farm announced a new affinity relationship recognizing the importance of innovation and consumer trust in the increasingly digital car shopping process. ... Continue reading

Los Angeles-Based Sage Auto Group Will Pay $3.6 Million to Settle FTC Charges

Los Angeles-Based Sage Auto Group Will Pay $3.6 Million to Settle FTC Charges

Los Angeles-Based Sage Auto Group Will Pay $3.6 Million to Settle FTC Charges ... Continue reading

Volkswagen Driving Brand Realignment at Full Speed +VIDEO

Volkswagen Driving Brand Realignment at Full Speed +VIDEO

During a press conference that was broadcast live on TheAutoChannel.com yesterday, VW Group company executives said that the positive result in fiscal year 2016 has given the Volkswagen Group new momentum and optimism as it enters the next phase of its realignment. "The last year was a challenging yet remarkably succes ... Continue reading

Nissan US Senior Exec Changes

Nissan US Senior Exec Changes

NASHVILLE, Tenn. March 14, 2017; Nissan today announced executive changes in its field sales and marketing organization aimed at boosting the company's sales performance. ... Continue reading

Economic Optimism Hits Record High Despite Rise in Gas Prices : NACS

Economic Optimism Hits Record High Despite Rise in Gas Prices : NACS

The strong optimism may also translate into increased sales for convenience retailers. ​ALEXANDRIA, Va. ... Continue reading

Older Drivers Embrace Active Safety Features; Resist Autonomous Vehicles

Older Drivers Embrace Active Safety Features; Resist Autonomous Vehicles

Older drivers are increasingly comfortable with and recognize the benefits of active safety technology, but they are still reluctant to relinquish total control to an autonomous vehicle, according to a nationwide survey by Munich Re, US of drivers age 65 and older. Approximately two out of three (63 percent) drivers ov ... Continue reading

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