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Auto Lab Radio Talk - LIVE From NYC Saturday February 25, 2017 7AM- 9AM

Auto Lab Radio Talk - LIVE From NYC Saturday February 25, 2017 7AM- 9AM

Auto Lab is a 28 year old interactive automotive-focused New York area radio call-in show hosted by Professor Harold Wolchok. Each week a cadre of experienced hands-on automotive experts are in-studio with advice for the New York area's 12 million people, providing listeners with honest, practical and street-smart car ... Continue reading

LotLinx Wins 2017 Automotive Website Award For Best Digital Marketing Software

LotLinx Wins 2017 Automotive Website Award For Best Digital Marketing Software

CHICAGO, Jan. 31, 2017 -- LotLinx, the leading digital marketing solution for car dealers, announced today that it is the recipient of the Automotive Website Award for best digital marketing software of 2017. ... Continue reading

Ford Credit and AutoFi Debut Platform for Faster, Smoother, Simpler Digital Vehicle Buying and Financing

Ford Credit and AutoFi Debut Platform for Faster, Smoother, Simpler Digital Vehicle Buying and Financing

Ford believes here’s a new way for customers to purchase or finance a new Ford vehicle in minutes – right from a dealership website from anywhere, on any device – through a new platform from Ford Motor Credit Company and financial technology company AutoFi. In addition, Ford Credit has made an investment in AutoF ... Continue reading

2017 Chicago Auto Show - The Nation's Consumer Auto Show

2017 Chicago Auto Show - The Nation's Consumer Auto Show

Chicago December 14, 2016; The Chicago Auto Show has never lost sight of its biggest asset: the consumer. Foresight Research measured that 70 percent of Chicago Auto Show attendees come to shop, and 65 percent plan to purchase a vehicle within the next year. ... Continue reading

Snake Oil Is (STILL) Alive And Well in SiliCON Valley - Beepi Used Car Scheme - $149 Million Invested, 260 Employees Hired Buh Bye : Step Right Up Folks Fair.Com Is In The Wings

Snake Oil Is (STILL) Alive And Well in SiliCON Valley - Beepi Used Car Scheme - $149 Million Invested, 260 Employees Hired Buh Bye : Step Right Up Folks Fair.Com Is In The Wings

Snake oil salesman continue to acquire investment capital from jerks. In a statement, Beepi painted a rosy picture of its alliance with Fair (another go nowhere, looser of a concept) by saying “that it’s joining forces with a number of automotive industry veterans to integrate dealers into Beepi’s digital car-buy ... Continue reading

Auto Lab Radio LIVE From NYC - Saturday November 19, 2016 7-9 AM (Eastern)

Auto Lab Radio LIVE From NYC - Saturday November 19, 2016 7-9 AM (Eastern)

The Auto Lab Radio Show is Broadcast every Saturday 7 to 9 AM On New York City's WNYM Radio AM 970 and Streamed Worldwide On The Auto Channel Auto Answers - Maintenance, How To's, Safety, Used and New Car Buying, Ombudsmen Suggestions. ... Continue reading

New-Car Affordability Idles, Even as Incentives Rise to Record Levels, Says Requisite Press

New-Car Affordability Idles, Even as Incentives Rise to Record Levels, Says Requisite Press

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 17, 2016 -- Requisite Press, LLC reported today an October 2016 Auto Buyer's Affordability Index (ABAI) of 59.1, indicating that a prudent, median-income household can afford 59.1 percent of the light-vehicle average transaction price (ATP). The index increased marginally this month from September's v ... Continue reading

Auto Lab - Car Comment or Concern? Answers Here Saturday 7-9 AM (EDT

Auto Lab - Car Comment or Concern? Answers Here Saturday 7-9 AM (EDT

The Auto Lab is Broadcast Live Saturday's 7 to 9 AM On New York City's WNYM Radio AM 970<br> and Car Question or Concern? Call Toll Free 888-692-7234 Streamed Worldwide Here On The Auto Channel ... Continue reading

Chase Launches First End-to-End Digital Car-Buying Service for Customers

Chase Launches First End-to-End Digital Car-Buying Service for Customers

Chase Auto Direct NEW YORK—Chase today announced the launch of Chase Auto Direct, a new digital offering that lets Chase customers shop for a car and secure financing through their computer or smartphone, and then close at a dealership served by Chase. This new service is now available to existing Chase customers in ... Continue reading

Car Harmony Introduces First-Ever Self-Financing Tool for Car Buyers

Car Harmony Introduces First-Ever Self-Financing Tool for Car Buyers

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Kick off 2017 TIME Dealer of the Year Season

Kick off 2017 TIME Dealer of the Year Season

DETROIT, July 20, 2016 -- Ally Financial announced that nominations are now open for the 2017 TIME Dealer of the Year program. Ally and TIME officially opened the nomination period for the 2017 award, encouraging nominations at the annual Automotive Trade Association Executives (ATAE) Summer Conference July 14-16 in Al ... Continue reading

Launch of Automotive News Canada Gives Voice to Canadian Automotive Industry

Launch of Automotive News Canada Gives Voice to Canadian Automotive Industry

DETROIT, July 1, 2016 -- Crain Communications Inc., publisher of more than 20 business-to-business publications, is expanding the Automotive News brand with Automotive News Canada, a suite of news products focused exclusively on the Canadian automotive industry. The website, automotivenews.ca, launches today. A weekly ... Continue reading

AutoFi Reimagines Auto Lending Market; Offers Transparency with Affordable Online Financing and Hassle-Free Loans

AutoFi Reimagines Auto Lending Market; Offers Transparency with Affordable Online Financing and Hassle-Free Loans

SAN FRANCISCO—AutoFi, the first point of sale financing solution for the auto industry, announced today that it raised $17 million in new financing and is live in the market. Crosslink Capital led the investment and was joined by Lerer Hippeau Ventures, Bruce Toll (Chairman of Toll Brothers) and other early stage ... Continue reading

99th Annual Auto Dealers (NADA) Convention Opens in Las Vegas +VIDEO

99th Annual Auto Dealers (NADA) Convention Opens in Las Vegas +VIDEO

Las Vegas April 1, 2016; The National Automobile Dealers Association opened its 99th annual Convention & Expo [Friday] at the Las Vegas Convention Center. "Connect" is the theme of this convention, with more than 24,000 new-car and –truck dealers and their employees expected to attend. More than 600 exhibitors hav ... Continue reading

Fraser McCombs Capital Launches Automotive-Focused Investment Fund

Fraser McCombs Capital Launches Automotive-Focused Investment Fund

SAN ANTONIO—Fraser McCombs Capital (FMC) announced today it is launching a second automotive-focused investment fund, FMC Fund II. FMC was founded by Billy Joe “Redâ₠; ;¬??? McCombs and Chase Fraser in 2012. McCombs is the founder of the Red McCombs Automotive Group, a co-founder of Clear Chan ... Continue reading

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