As July marked Right to Repair Awareness Month in the automotive aftermarket, there hasn’t been a better time than now to spread awareness about the importance of preserving Americans’ right to repair their vehicles, especially as congress continues to debate the necessity of the federal Right to Equitable and Professional Auto Industry Repair (REPAIR)…Continue
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WOLTERS KLUWER SECOND QUARTER AUTO FINANCE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION INDEX SHOWS DIGITAL ADOPTION RATE UP SLIGHTLY
Budgetary Pressures Setting In for Digital Adoption; Lenders Realizing Importance of Digitizing the Entire Transaction Process
NEW YORK – August 2, 2023 – Wolters Kluwer, a global leader in professional information, software solutions and services, announced second quarter results and analysis from its Auto…Continue
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CerebrumX Industry Survey Highlights Challenges That Remain For Insurance Companies In Leveraging AI Analytics Data
Most Executives Say They Don’t Have Access To Resources That Help Collect Data From Disparate Sources
DETROIT - July 11, 2023 - CerebrumX Labs Inc. (CerebrumX), a leading AI-driven automotive data management company, announced today results of a recent industry survey designed to take the pulse of…Continue
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Pioneer Corporation, a global market leader in mobility products, announces its decision to invest in and form a business alliance with CerebrumX Labs Inc. (CerebrumX), a leading AI-driven automotive data management company, to accelerate the growth of its mobility services business.
Pioneer and CerebrumX have also entered a strategic partnership, committed to developing innovative, data-driven mobility services, including connected services for OEMs and after-sales service…Continue
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ATLANTA – (May 2, 2023) – PureCars, the leading customer data and marketing platform for automotive dealers, announced today new data and insights regarding dealers’ knowledge of third-party cookie deprecation, customer database health, and using first-party data for targeted marketing, as well as familiarity with Customer Data Platform (CDP) technology.
PureCars commissioned an online survey to retail executives in March 2023. The respondents represented…Continue
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Dealer Image Pro Assesses State of Dealership Video Merchandising In 2023
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Dealer Image Pro Evaluates State of Dealership Photo Merchandising In 2023 …
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Now that this year’s Super Bowl is officially behind us, it’s safe to say the TV commercials shown throughout were as highly viewed as the game itself, in which advertisers showed their commercials to an audience of 113 million, the biggest in the past six years.
Whether it was comedian Will Ferrell pitching public acceptance for electric vehicles (EVs) on behalf of GM or…Continue
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The U.S. economy entering 2023 is much more strained compared to even the early days of the pandemic just a few short years ago. Inflation continues to affect U.S. retail and automotive shoppers, with ongoing fears of a recession this year. Vehicle prices are still extremely high and now there’s even talk of gas prices rising again.
However, auto retailers and their lender and OEM partners continue to push forward, knowing that despite the economic pressures and higher prices…Continue
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Preferred Vendor Debate Becomes a Hot Automotive Industry Topic In 2023 …Continue
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PureCars, the leading provider of digital marketing technology and services for automotive dealers, has announced the appointments of Bryan Urroz as Chief Financial Officer and Matthew Groner as Chief Product Officer.
Bryan Urroz has spent much of the last decade in private accounting roles for companies ranging from mid-market to large global businesses. His comprehensive skill set gives him the ability to successfully navigate complex business environments, including strategy,…Continue
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WOLTERS KLUWER INDUSTRY SURVEY SHOWS WHERE AUTOMOTIVE AND AUTO FINANCE PROFESSIONALS ARE MAKING PROGRESS IN ADOPTING DIGITAL TOOLS
While eSignature and eContracting Technologies Becoming More Widespread, Digital eVault Tools for Securitization & Collateralization Now Major Focus for 2023
NEW YORK – December 8, 2022 – Wolters Kluwer, a global leader in professional information, software solutions and services, announced…Continue
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When browsing for a new or used vehicle at a dealership, the first thing consumers tend to examine is the window sticker and buyer’s guides on the vehicle’s window. Especially with window stickers being required for new vehicles under the Automobile Information Disclosure Act of 1958 and buyer’s guides being required for used vehicles under the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Used Car Rule…Continue
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Getting sued is an automotive company’s worst nightmare. Litigation isn’t just a problem because it consumes a lot of time and adds to executive stress levels, it can also be extremely expensive, too. Billable hours for top litigants can exceed $500 per hour, and each lawsuit can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars, too.
But lawsuits happen, good or bad. And it’s important that shareholders, investment firms and those…Continue
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For years, dealers have been using increasingly sophisticated marketing data and technologies to aid in their equity mining and conquesting efforts. But today, leading retailers have found an even more competitive edge by leveraging data and resources that combine the powers of equity mining in the service lane.
Combined with solutions that include equity calculators, smart dealers are now easily integrating credit-first soft-pull tools into their daily workflows to build…Continue
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WOLTERS KLUWER THIRD QUARTER AUTO FINANCE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION INDEX ILLUSTRATES ADDITIONAL GROWTH TO DIGITAL
Digital adoption and conversion of back-office processes from paper to digital has continued this year, despite slowing auto sales compared to last year
NEW YORK – October 25, 2022 – Wolters Kluwer, a global leader in professional information, software solutions and services, announced third quarter…Continue
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Dealers Can Now Get Reconditioned Vehicles Frontline-Ready Faster & Boost Sales
SACRAMENTO, CA (October 25, 2022) – Dealer Image Pro, a leader in professional photo, video, and interactive 360º software for automotive dealerships, announced today it has integrated its …Continue
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In a recent survey1, nearly 40% of dealers said they still are not investing in more digital resources for their retail and lending processes. Of these groups, approximately 31% said they don’t have the resources to invest more, 40% said they do not feel comfortable with the…Continue
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As the government tries to put a lid on inflation through rising interest rates, many inside the auto industry are torn between the blinders of high consumer demand and the ‘what if’ of a slowing economy right around the corner.
Even as consumer spending has cooled slightly, car shoppers have continued to parade through dealership lots keeping vehicle…Continue
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PURECARS WHITE PAPER OFFERS DIGITAL ADVERTISING TIPS FOR DEALERS TO COMBAT INDUSTRY & ECONOMIC CHALLENGES
ATLANTA – (September 27, 2022) – PureCars, a leading provider of digital marketing technology and services for automotive dealers, announced today a new Industry white paper: "5 Key Takeaways from the 2022 PureCars Digital Advertising Survey". The paper looks at specific digital advertising trends facing auto dealers…Continue
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