Colonnade Advisors offered quite a bullish forecast for the penetration level of vehicle service contract purchased by consumers that should make F&I managers and VSC providers smile now and seven years down the road.
LotLinx recently announced a new partnership to fully link VistaDash's marketing metrics platform to LotLinx TURN, which provides dealers with metrics on targeted shoppers, total spend, sold VINS, conversions and engagements on vehicle detail pages.
While it appears dealers are having trouble fulfilling one specific segment on their inventory shopping lists, Black Book’s latest price update indicated dealers aren’t paying quite as much when they do find the units they want.
When a dealership group opens up standalone used-car stores, one of the questions that ultimately comes up is, “Where will the inventory come from?”
At AutoNation, the retailer has found some initial success in hosting car-buying events at its AutoNation USA used-car store in Houston.
Element Fleet Management recently introduced Connected Data, a new service for fleet performance insights that streams vehicle data from both OnStar and other connected car systems in non-GM vehicles.
Continuing a “normal pattern of stability,” the franchised auto dealer count in the U.S. climbed modestly in the first half of the year, with 98 percent of markets showing no real change, according to Urban Science.
Auto/Mate Dealership Systems recently unveiled a new texting engine built into its dealership management system designed to help dealers quickly communicate with customers.
A new online review monitoring service, LotRep.com, designed to help dealers accurately monitor and track online consumer reviews in real-time via multiple platforms, launched Thursday.
Chrome Data recently launched Colorized 360°, a new vehicle walk-around product that lets customers navigate between eight different colorized angles and stylized transitions when exploring various models.
As consumers head out this month to shop for coveted back-to-school season items, Autotrader has come out with its top picks for certified pre-owned deals in August, which features long warranty term offerings from Jaguar and its sister brand, Land Rover.