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Yet another question about TrueCar sentiment

This has been covered a million times I'm sure. I hate asking for further input but I've never really concerned myself with them until now. After reading an interview with the CEO, I'm starting to have concerns. Is this common? What do dealers think about TrueCar? Friend? Foe? Please post your thoughts. I think it's time for me to chime in on the discussion but I want to get some feedback from the industry first. Thank you in advance for your comments.

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We've been watching this growing over the last few years and now it seems to be hitting a tipping point. We're even starting to get inquiries and frankly we don't know where to send them. Who's the best? Who have you or someone you know used who helps individuals at dealerships brand themselves properly?Continue

Yet another question about TrueCar sentiment

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This has been covered a million times I'm sure. I hate asking for further input but I've never really concerned myself with them until now. After reading an interview with the CEO, I'm starting to have concerns. Is this common? What do dealers think about TrueCar? Friend? Foe? Please post your thoughts. I think it's time for me to chime in on the discussion but I want to get some feedback from the industry first. Thank you in advance for your comments.Continue

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By: Anonymous Buying a car requires trust. Trust requires honesty. And to get honesty, well, sometimes you need anonymity. We spoke with a veteran salesman in the Midwest, who shared some of the wisdom—and a few tricks—he's picked up. Shared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource for the  Automotive Sales…Continue

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