16 Mar

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Electric Cars Not in Jeopardy from Regulations, 2017 Women’s Car Dealer Report, Instagram Advertising Guide

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Not the End of Electric Cars

Trump backpedals on fuel economy: Why that’s not the end of electric cars (CS Monitor) The Trump administration promises to review Obama-era fuel-economy standards that helped spur the electric car market. But federal policies aren’t all that matters. There are other indications, besides technology advancements, that the electric-car market can avoid being squelched by weaker Read More…

16 Mar

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Video Recap of Rockstar Auto Conference in Dallas, March 2017

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Rockstar Auto Conference March 2017

When it comes to trade shows in the auto retail business, there’s a fair amount from which dealers and vendors can choose each year. Enough in fact that some would argue its a crowded or flooded market with more supply than there is demand. Why then would anyone in their right mind think it’s a Read More…

08 Mar

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Cars.com Influencer Summit, VDP Analytics for Dealers, and more…

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GM Sells Opel to PSA

Simplifying Attribution to Propel Efficiencies and Profits (DealerRefresh) Cars.com 2017 Influencer Summit On February 9th, 2017, thirteen industry players from outside the Cars.com family descended upon the Sheraton Grand in Downtown Chicago for a one-day roundtable discussion to explore these ideas and how the industry can lock arms to bring solutions to dealers. During this Read More…

23 Feb

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Beepi sold for parts, ELEAD1ONE Hack?, Cars.com Expands Pricing Tools

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Car startup Beepi sold for parts

The Data Breach That Wasn’t: What Really Happened Between ELEAD1ONE and Reynolds (The Banks Report) The industry had a scare last Thursday when it appeared that a large data breach occurred involving several dealer management system (DMS) providers and dealer groups. What actually happened was much more benign, and involved none of the DMS vendors. Read More…

20 Feb

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NADA 100 New Orleans 2017 Video Compilation by AutoBurst Media

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NADA 100 New Orleans Video by Ryan Gerardi

NADA in New Orleans is significant for me in that the first NADA convention I ever attend was in New Orleans in 2002 while working with HomeNet. Since then I’ve missed only three NADA conventions and it was great to be back in New Orleans again, a city I’ve grown to love over the years having been there numerous times Read More…

16 Feb

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10 Best Facebook Live Recordings from NADA 100 in New Orleans

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NADA 100 Facebook Live Recordings

When I began putting together my game plan for NADA 100 this year in New Orleans, I knew I had to do something different and out of the box. Last year at NADA I conducted interviews and captured cameo shoots to come up with this popular video – Good Times at NADA 2016 with B-Roll. This time Read More…

15 Feb

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AutomoBuzz: Top 5 Automotive Trends and Predictions for 2017, Dealer Review Behavior, and more…

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Top 5 Automotive Trends of 2017

Top 5 Trends In Automotive For 2017 (Digitalist) After consuming key messaging over the past several months from a number of industry related briefings and research, Digitalist author William Newman is here to offer my top 5 trends in automotive for 2017. In no particular order they are: Products will become smarter, smaller, and more Read More…