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California New Car Dealers Association Partners with Reviver Auto to Expand Consumer Access to ‘Rplate Pro™’ Digital License Plates

 Reviver Auto joins with nation’s largest state automotive dealer association to make the revolutionary Rplate Pro more easily available to California consumers Foster City, CA –October 10, 2018 – Reviver Auto, creator of the Rplate Pro, the world’s first digital license plate, today announced it has partnered with the California New Car Dealers Association (CNCDA) to make the Rplate Pro more easily accessible to the customers of CNCDA’s over 1,200…See More
Oct 10
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Auto Dealership Buy/Sell Market Picks Up Steam: 2018 On Track for 5th Year of 200+ Acquisitions, According to The Blue Sky Report® released by Kerrigan Advisors

New tax law and economies of scale help publics and consolidators buck trends to grow earnings and fuel Q2 Buy/Sell market to 92% growth over Q1; one-eighth of all auto dealerships have changed hands since 2014 as industry consolidation continuesIrvine, CA – August 29, 2018 – The new tax law and improved economies of scale and scope are among the trends driving a robust Buy/Sell market in Q2, after a slow start to the year, according to The Blue Sky Report’s® Second Quarter Report…See More
Aug 29
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Auto Dealership Buy/Sell Market Picks Up Steam: 2018 On Track for 5th Year of 200+ Acquisitions, According to The Blue Sky Report® released by Kerrigan Advisors

New tax law and economies of scale help publics and consolidators buck trends to grow earnings and fuel Q2 Buy/Sell market to 92% growth over Q1; one-eighth of all auto dealerships have changed hands since 2014 as industry consolidation continuesIrvine, CA – August 29, 2018 – The new tax law and improved economies of scale and scope are among the trends driving a robust Buy/Sell market in Q2, after a slow start to the year, according to The Blue Sky Report’s® Second Quarter Report…See More
Aug 29
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Kerrigan Advisors Represents Car Pros Automotive Group in Sale

 Carson KIA, the Nation’s highest-volume KIA Dealership, sold to Trophy Automotive Dealer Group     Irvine, CA, -- August 22, 2018 – Kerrigan Advisors, the leading sell-side advisory firm to auto dealers in the U.S., represented and advised Car Pros Automotive Group in their recent sale of Carson KIA, the highest volume KIA dealership in the U.S. since 2016. The buyer is the Southern California-based Trophy Automotive Dealer Group (TADG). Opened in 2017, the dealership’s new state-of-the-art…See More
Aug 22
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Consumer Behavior Study Upends Common Misconception that the Vast Majority of Online Shoppers are Ready-to-Buy

 Data from over a half million consumer interactions analyzed by PERQ illustrates the value of a personalized shopping journey for websites selling high-touch, big-ticket items; reveals that the more online tools and assessments consumers engage with, the more likely they are to purchase; offers key tips for improvementIndianapolis, IN – August 8, 2018- PERQ, experts in online consumer engagement and shopping behavior, has released new analysis of consumer call-to-action (CTA) data with key…See More
Aug 8
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Automotive Broadcasting Network Named to Jacksonville 2018 Fast 50

Leading innovator in automotive retail digital signage has experienced 65% year-over-year revenue growth by helping auto retailers improve the in-dealership experienceJacksonville, FL – July 16, 2018 – Automotive Broadcasting Network (ABN), the leading innovator and provider of digital signage solutions for automotive dealerships, has been named to the Jacksonville Fast 50, a reflection of the company’s 65% growth in revenue and exponential increases in both employee count and customer base. …See More
Jul 16
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PERQ Wins Top Honors in 16th Annual American Business Awards(SM)

Indianapolis-based PERQ takes home the 2018 Gold Stevie Award for “Founding Team of the Year” acknowledging team’s leadership in product innovation, company culture and triple digit growth in 2017INDIANAPOLIS, JUNE 27, 2018 -PERQ took home a Gold Stevie® Award for “Entrepreneur: Founding Team of the Year” category in the 2018 American Business Awards. The company won for its proven innovation and growth in 2017,…See More
Jun 27
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Healthy Economy and New Buyers Fuel Auto Dealership Transactions and Consolidation, According to The Blue Sky Report® Released by Kerrigan Advisors

 An increasing pool of dealership buyers and investors have helped sustain the market’s high blue sky values; growing number of groups go to market, driving activity and consolidationIrvine, CA – June 13, 2018 – The auto dealership buy/sell market continued its high level of activity, fueled by a healthy economy and an increased pool of sellers reacting to auto retail’s future, according to The Blue Sky Report’s® First Quarter Report…See More
Jun 13
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Everyday American Heroes Honored with "Pay it Forward" Sweepstakes from JC Whitney

The "Everything Automotive" Company Honors American Heroes Serving Country and Community with a Sweepstakes Featuring Cash, Prizes, and a Trip to Las Vegas to Pick Up a Custom 2017 Ram Truck CARSON, Calif., April 26, 2018 -- U.S. Auto Parts Network, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRTS), one of the largest online providers of aftermarket automotive…See More
Apr 26
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Carvana Teams Up with SpringboardAuto to Offer End-to-End, Hassle-free Car Finance and Purchase Experience

Partnership puts the car buying experience online – from finance to purchase to home deliveryIrvine, Calif. – April 24, 2018 – Carvana (NYSE: CVNA) and SpringboardAuto today announced that they have teamed up to offer SpringboardAuto customers a seamless, end-to-end vehicle finance, purchase and delivery experience for Carvana’s 11,000+ national vehicle inventory. The partnership means that SpringboardAuto customers can now easily apply their online finance approval to Carvana vehicles, so they…See More
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Mar 22
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AutoBuy’s Unique Remarketing Model Continues to Gain Traction, Growing by Double and Triple Digits Year over Year

 AutoBuy doubles pipeline of fresh diverse inventory for auto dealers; appraised inventory grows to over $1.5 Billion WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 20, 2018 --  AutoBuy the disruptive car-buying company focused on delivering fresh, high-quality used vehicle inventory to dealers, is seeing its unique auto remarketing model continue to gain traction. The company, which appraised over half a billion dollars in inventory in…See More
Mar 20
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Mar 19
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Majority of Visitors to Auto Dealership Websites Are Brand New Prospects, According to New Study from PERQ

Conventional wisdom is that dealer websites are used primarily by existing customers – not true: 74% of websites visitors are new to dealership; new PERQ insights also reveal how consumer preferences such as test drives, drivetrain and interior space impact decisions  Indianapolis, IN –March 13, 2018 - New data from thousands of consumer profiles studied by PERQ, experts in online consumer engagement and behavior, offers further evidence that the majority of visitors to dealership websites are…See More
Mar 13
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eLEND Solutions Builds Out Sales Team with Auto Lending Sales Leaders

Automotive lending sales veterans Joe Peterson joins as Chief Sales Officer and Flory Hunsaker as Regional Sales Director; both bring decades of sales success to eLEND as it introduces next-gen finance platform to dealerships across the US Foothill Ranch, CA – March 7, 2018 – eLEND Solutions™, specialists in online and in-store finance and ‘deal-making’ solutions for auto dealers, today announced they are building out their sales team with two proven auto finance sales leaders. Joe Peterson has…See More
Mar 7
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Stephanie Thompson Joins PERQ as Vice President of Client Success

Thompson will put nearly 15 years in sales and client success experience to work building a world-class customer experience for all PERQ clients Indianapolis, IN – March 6, 2018 - PERQ, experts in online consumer engagement and behavior, today announced that Stephanie Thompson has joined the company as Vice President of Client Success. Thompson will lead a broad initiative to refine and expand client onboarding, data reporting and lifecycle processes across all the verticals PERQ sells to…See More
Mar 6

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California New Car Dealers Association Partners with Reviver Auto to Expand Consumer Access to ‘Rplate Pro™’ Digital License Plates

Posted on October 10, 2018 at 1:30pm 0 Comments

 Reviver Auto joins with nation’s largest state automotive dealer association to make the revolutionary Rplate Pro more easily available to California consumers

 

Foster City, CA –October 10, 2018Reviver Auto, creator of the Rplate Pro, the world’s first digital license plate, today announced it has partnered with the California New Car Dealers Association (CNCDA) to make the Rplate Pro more…

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Auto Dealership Buy/Sell Market Picks Up Steam: 2018 On Track for 5th Year of 200+ Acquisitions, According to The Blue Sky Report® released by Kerrigan Advisors

Posted on August 29, 2018 at 9:57am 0 Comments

New tax law and economies of scale help publics and consolidators buck trends to grow earnings and fuel Q2 Buy/Sell market to 92% growth over Q1; one-eighth of all auto dealerships have changed hands since 2014 as industry consolidation continues

Irvine, CA – August 29, 2018 – The new tax law and improved economies of scale and scope are among the trends driving a robust Buy/Sell market in Q2, after a slow start to the year, according to The…

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Kerrigan Advisors Represents Car Pros Automotive Group in Sale

Posted on August 22, 2018 at 10:49am 0 Comments

 Carson KIA, the Nation’s highest-volume KIA Dealership, sold to Trophy Automotive Dealer Group    

 

Irvine, CA, -- August 22, 2018 – Kerrigan Advisors, the leading sell-side advisory firm to auto dealers in the U.S., represented and advised Car Pros Automotive Group in their recent sale of Carson KIA, the highest volume KIA dealership in the U.S. since 2016. The buyer is the Southern California-based Trophy…

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Consumer Behavior Study Upends Common Misconception that the Vast Majority of Online Shoppers are Ready-to-Buy

Posted on August 8, 2018 at 9:56am 0 Comments

 

Data from over a half million consumer interactions analyzed by PERQ illustrates the value of a personalized shopping journey for websites selling high-touch, big-ticket items; reveals that the more online tools and assessments consumers engage with, the more likely they are to purchase; offers key tips for improvement

Indianapolis, IN – August 8, 2018- PERQ, experts in online consumer engagement and shopping…

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