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2020 Pickup Truck Sentiment Study From CarGurus

2020 Pickup Truck Sentiment Study From CarGurus

released its CarGurus 2020 Pickup Truck Sentiment Study that examines how COVID-19 has impacted sentiment pertaining to the pickup truck segment. ... Continue reading

Motorists warned to lookout for new lockdown car-related scams

Motorists warned to lookout for new lockdown car-related scams

New lockdown rules coupled with economic uncertainty, create perfect conditions for fraudulent activity. Motorists urged to guard against fake vehicle sales, insurance broker fraud, DVLA scams and staged car accident fraud. ... Continue reading

DESIGN, DELIVER, AND DRIVE: GETTING A CAR ONLINE COULD SOON BE AS EASY AS A NEW OUTFIT.

DESIGN, DELIVER, AND DRIVE: GETTING A CAR ONLINE COULD SOON BE AS EASY AS A NEW OUTFIT.

The Vindis Express Store is available 24/7 – making the purchasing process accessible around busy lives · Design and purchase an Audi, ŠKODA, SEAT, Volkswagen or Bentley vehicle in six simple steps Shopping habits in every industry have been moving online for years, and the UK has been distinctively trailing behind ... Continue reading

Watchout Carvana, Vroom, Cars.com, CarGuru, Etc; CarMax America's Largest Used Car Retailer Enters Online Used Car Home Delivery Fray

Watchout Carvana, Vroom, Cars.com, CarGuru, Etc; CarMax America's Largest Used Car Retailer Enters Online Used Car Home Delivery Fray

CarMax customers have the option to buy a car online and receive delivery through contactless curbside pickup, available nationwide, or home delivery, available to most customers. ... Continue reading

The Auto Channel, Automotive Content Channel- A Million Pages Archived By Single Topics (1993-Present)

The Auto Channel, Automotive Content Channel- A Million Pages Archived By Single Topics (1993-Present)

The Auto Channel Automotive Content Library and Archive — Find a 23 year old archive of millions of articles: news, video, opinion, how-to's, reviews, database info for every pinpointed topic, all in one place all free all here on The Auto Channel. ... Continue reading

10 Most KBB Awarded Cars & Most KBB Awarded Brands of 2020

10 Most KBB Awarded Cars & Most KBB Awarded Brands of 2020

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 27, 2020 -- In this age of uncertainty, car buyers are looking for vehicles and brands they can trust to take on the road ahead. ... Continue reading

J.D. Power Collaborates with Notarize to Enable Fully Digital Purchase Experience - "TACH Showed You It Was Coming!" +VIDEO

J.D. Power Collaborates with Notarize to Enable Fully Digital Purchase Experience - "TACH Showed You It Was Coming!" +VIDEO

J.D. Power and Notarize, the leading software platform provider for remote online notarization (RON) looking for better and cost-effective online transaction solutions. ... Continue reading

Don't Be A Yutz*, Go Dealer Direct And Pocket Those 3rd Party Lead Gen Tout-Fees

Don't Be A Yutz*, Go Dealer Direct And Pocket Those 3rd Party Lead Gen Tout-Fees

Although using a third-party lead-gen service like Consumer Reports, TruCar, Edmunds, KBB, Auto-by-Tel, Cars.com, AutoTrader, Edmunds and all of the others is easy, don't for a second believe that they are really free... ... Continue reading

J.D. Power Continues Acquisitions - Buys ALG From TrueCar

J.D. Power Continues Acquisitions - Buys ALG From TrueCar

J.D. Power, a global leader in data analytics and consumer intelligence, today announced it has entered into an agreement to purchase ALG, Inc., from TrueCar, Inc., for $135 million. ALG is an industry authority on automotive residual value projections in both the United States and Canada, and the acquisition is expect ... Continue reading

2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Same Price, More Stuff

2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Same Price, More Stuff

Corvette Stingray retains carryover pricing – the same as the introductory model – with MSRP starting at $59,995 for the coupe and $67,495 for the convertible. ... Continue reading

Top 20 Social Media Automotive Moneymakers - Watch, Listen and Learn

Top 20 Social Media Automotive Moneymakers - Watch, Listen and Learn

With millions of followers on platforms such as YouTube and Instagram, these are the A-list of the motoring world and are quickly becoming staples of automotive entertainment. ... Continue reading

News Magazine Announces their Best 4th of July Car Deals

News Magazine Announces their Best 4th of July Car Deals

U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice, today unveiled 2020's Best 4th of July Car Deals. The list includes 10 vehicles, including a full-size truck, two sports cars and multiple family-friendly SUVs. ... Continue reading

Used Vehicle Market in Full Recovery Say J.D. Power

Used Vehicle Market in Full Recovery Say J.D. Power

In the June 2020 Used Car and Light Truck Guidelines Plus Industry Update, analysts from J.D. Power Valuation Services reported that wholesale used vehicle activity steadily improved over the course of May as the market moved towards recovery of both sales volumes and prices. On an index basis, J.D. Power’s Used Vehi ... Continue reading

Cox Automotive (KBB, Auto Trader, Mannheim, Others) Cuts 275 Employees

Cox Automotive (KBB, Auto Trader, Mannheim, Others) Cuts 275 Employees

Atlanta June 19, 2020; Automotive News reported that Cox Automotive, facing a sharp decline in 2020 revenue, eliminated roughly 275 jobs yesterday. The cuts are the first permanent job reductions stemming from the pandemic, Cox confirmed. ... Continue reading

Honda Selects Producer Of Evolved Version Of The Auto Channel As Provider Of Dealer's Digital Marketing Platform.

Honda Selects Producer Of Evolved Version Of The Auto Channel As Provider Of Dealer's Digital Marketing Platform.

NAPERVILLE, Ill., June 11, 2020 -- Dealer Inspire (DI), a Cars.com Inc. company that provides disruptive technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive industry, announced today a new OEM agreement with American Honda Motor Co. DI has been selected as a website and technology platform provider for Honda's ... Continue reading

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