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Car Maker PR Release Freebies Generate The Brand Impact Of Paid-For Advertising - It's Time For R.E.S.P.E.C.T. and Manufacturers Paying For What They Get

Car Maker PR Release Freebies Generate The Brand Impact Of Paid-For Advertising - It's Time For R.E.S.P.E.C.T. and Manufacturers Paying For What They Get

When comparing the public relations budget to the marketing budget the PR budget is not "chump change", but Foresight Research calls it a marketing "best buy" Foresight Research has been measuring marketing communications for much more than a decade. Of all the communications channel levers that an auto manufacturer ca ... Continue reading

AAA Publishes Ad Free 2023 Auto Guide For Consumers

AAA Publishes Ad Free 2023 Auto Guide For Consumers

Consumers Car Research No Biase No Advertising ... Continue reading

Vehicle Shipping Services: What Are The Factors That Can Influence Shipping Costs in 2023?

Vehicle Shipping Services: What Are The Factors That Can Influence Shipping Costs in 2023?

From carrying your vehicles to dealing with unique shipping requirements, there are several factors involved in the shipment process. These shipping variables play a major role in the cost structure of different shipping requirements. ... Continue reading

Kelley Blue Book Announces 2023 Best Resale Value Award Winners

Kelley Blue Book Announces 2023 Best Resale Value Award Winners

Toyota, Lexus Take Top Brand Honors; Kelley Blue Book Adds Additional Electric Vehicle Categories to Awards ATLANTA, March 6, 2023 -- While most car buyers understand their vehicle will depreciate – many have heard the old adage, "a vehicle loses value the moment you drive it off the lot!" – the average person may ... Continue reading

The Auto Channel, Automotive Content On The Side Of Common Sense - Online Since 1996

The Auto Channel, Automotive Content On The Side Of Common Sense - Online Since 1996

The Auto Channel Smart TV Ready, Published With Honesty, Humor, Irony, Personality and Disbelief. Car Reviews, Buyers Guides, Comparison Tools, Auto Maker News, Videos, Alt-fuels, Opinions, Features, For Car Guys and Gals ... Continue reading

The Auto Channel, Reviews, Opinions And Other Automotive Content - Online Since 1996

The Auto Channel, Reviews, Opinions And Other Automotive Content - Online Since 1996

WhatsUp On The Auto Channel, Smart TV Ready, Published With Honesty, Humor, Irony, Personality and Disbelief. Car Reviews, Buyers Guides, Comparison Tools, Auto Maker News, Videos, Alt-fuels, Opinions, Features, For Car Guys and Gals ... Continue reading

Car Brands Ranked For Woman Buyers

Car Brands Ranked For Woman Buyers

Among the top 25 brands in the United States, Buick ranked highest in 2022 of women's share of brand, at 55.0% of personal new vehicle registrations, followed by Mitsubishi, Mini, Lexus, Infiniti, Mazda, and Kia. ... Continue reading

Bloomberg Reported That The US Hasn’t Noticed That China-Made Cars Are Taking Over the World; But The Auto Channel Has

Bloomberg Reported That The US Hasn’t Noticed That China-Made Cars Are Taking Over the World; But The Auto Channel Has

New York January 26, 2023; Bloomberg reported that China is poised to become the No. 2 exporter of passenger vehicles, surpassing the US and South Korea and risking new tensions with trading partners and rivaOverseas shipments of cars made in China have tripled since 2020 to reach more than 2.5 million last year, accor ... 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

Chinese Car Company Geely Brands Announce 2022 Sales Rise 4.7% To 2.3 Million Units

Chinese Car Company Geely Brands Announce 2022 Sales Rise 4.7% To 2.3 Million Units

Group sales of electrified and clean alternative fuel vehicles doubled to more than 675,000 units, representing 29% of aggregate sales. Growth across brand portfolio driven by demand for new energy vehicles. ... Continue reading

My Car Does What? See Updated ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Technology) Features Available Now On New Cars, See How They Work

My Car Does What? See Updated ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Technology) Features Available Now On New Cars, See How They Work

Learn About ADAS Safety Features all manufacturers will have in new cars by 2022.‚Äč Safety Features Back-up Camera Anti-Lock Braking System Blind Spot Monitor Automatic Emergency Braking Lane Departure Warning Tire Pressure Monitoring System Adaptive Cruise Control Adaptive Headlights Automatic Parallel Parking Automa ... Continue reading

iSeeCars.com Reports: Inflation Hammering the Car Market, Driving Up Prices (But Not Income) Reducing American's Vehicle Affordability

iSeeCars.com Reports: Inflation Hammering the Car Market, Driving Up Prices (But Not Income) Reducing American's Vehicle Affordability

Auto Central October 27, 2022; AIADA Online reported that new research shows that popular cars like the Toyota RAV4 and Ford Mustang have become too expensive for regular Americans. A shortage of new vehicles and other pandemic-related factors have driven car prices through the roof in recent years, reports The Insider ... Continue reading

New-Vehicle Tech is a Double-Edged Sword: Risky to Satisfaction—Yet Necessary for Future Adoption, J.D. Power Finds

New-Vehicle Tech is a Double-Edged Sword: Risky to Satisfaction—Yet Necessary for Future Adoption, J.D. Power Finds

TROY, Mich.: 25 Aug. 2022 — Offering advanced technology content on vehicles often results in a steep increase in problems experienced, according to the J.D. Power 2022 U.S. Tech Experience Index (TXI) Study,SM released today. ... Continue reading

Hot Topics From CARla At CAR

Hot Topics From CARla At CAR

The Senate's passing of the Inflation Reduction Act was a significant item in the news this week, with the proposed EV tax credits being a focus for the auto industry. There were also some interesting developments in the sustainability space as efforts continue on various fronts. ... Continue reading

APEAL AWARDS: Economy/Range Satisfaction Gap Closes Between Gas-Powered Vehicles and Electric Vehicles Thanks to High Gas Prices

APEAL AWARDS: Economy/Range Satisfaction Gap Closes Between Gas-Powered Vehicles and Electric Vehicles Thanks to High Gas Prices

J.D. Power 2022 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study,SM released today. The gap between economy/range is only 7 points (on a 1,000-point scale). The drop in satisfaction with economy/range also has contributed to a one-point decline in overall new-vehicle satisfaction, the first decline since ... Continue reading

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