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New Survey of U.S. Auto Dealers Predicts New Forms of Mobility to Drive Declines in Personal Vehicle Ownership, Number of Dealerships

Auto dealers and consumers are more closely aligned on the future of mobility than many industry experts might imagine with both expecting significant reductions in personal vehicle ownership. In fact, dealers are predicting an even sharper decline in ownership than consumers1 in the next five years (28 percent versus 18 percent). However, while most of […]

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Cox rolls out online shopping tool

Five years in the making and six months on the market, Cox Automotive’s Accelerate online shopping tool has expanded to include nearly 3,000 dealerships nationwide. And it’s paying off for the finance and insurance department. F&I profit per vehicle at dealerships using Accelerate has increased 53 percent, Autotrader General Manager Jessica Stafford told Automotive News. Shoppers […]

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Top Certified Pre-Owned Deals for September 2018 According to Autotrader

This time of year the automotive market is dominated by the arrival of new models, but savvy car shoppers shouldn’t focus solely on the latest vehicles at dealer showrooms. New cars also mean more trade-ins and recent off-lease vehicles, which translates into attractive certified pre-owned options. “The comprehensive inspection process, incentives and warranties for certified […]

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More Engagement, More Leads, More Deals: All-New Autotrader Delivering More Value for Dealers

Six months into its dramatic transformation, Autotrader is delivering the more dynamic car-shopping experience it pledged to car buyers and dealers at the beginning of 2018. For consumers, the optimizations have yielded a faster and more personalized online shopping experience with true price transparency, contributing to increases in traffic and overall site satisfaction on desktop […]

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Personalized Experiences of Today – Video by Jessica Stafford, Autotrader GM

80% of customers are more likely to do business with a company that offers a personalized experience. Autotrader GM, Jessica Stafford gives a view of shopper’s expectations that companies use data to provide a better experience and shares how Autotrader is elevating the automotive industry to present shoppers with the personalized experience they expect. That […]

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