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2014-08-27 16:20:53

Cars.com Analyst Forecasts Highest August SAAR since 2005 CHICAGO, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cars.com forecasts August light, new-vehicle sales will hit 1,503,640 units, up 0.2 percent year-over-year and 4.8 percent from July. A SAAR of 16.6 million is expected for the month, an increase of 4.1 percent from August 2013 and 0.7 percent month-over-month. Retail sales are expected to make up 87 percent of total sales in August, up 2.0 percent from August 2013. "Summer...

2014-08-27 08:20:32

-Domestic auto market shifts into high gear in first half of 2014- LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Analysts with GA Advisory and Valuation Services LLC, a division of Great American Group, Inc. (OTCBB: GAMR), report that despite getting off to a slow start in 2014, the domestic automotive industry has proved to be a consistently strong sector of the U.S. economy, with sales continuing to rebound from recession-era lows. As the first half of 2014 witnessed an increase in...

2014-08-26 16:20:35

DUBLIN, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Static Seating Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 A seating system provides postural support for people. Static seating system finds its major application in the following three areas: Automotive seating: Seating systems play a significant role in providing comfort to passengers during travel. In recent years, the role of seating...

2014-08-26 12:21:06

Emerging Scam Now Plagues Nearly 800,000 Used Cars Nationwide CENTREVILLE, Va., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A dangerous scam that hides major problems with used cars from consumers is on the rise. According to new research from Carfax, nearly 800,000 used cars lurking on America's roads right now may be part of an emerging fraud called title washing. What's also alarming is that more than 500 are likely being used as taxis. Consumers in New Jersey, North Carolina, Mississippi,...

2014-08-26 08:25:11

DUBLIN, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Automotive Plastics Industry 2014- 2019: Trend, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The global automotive plastics industry is expected to reach an estimated value of $22.2 billion by 2019. The major drivers of automotive plastics industry are the increasing demand of lightweight materials, government regulations,...

2014-08-25 08:31:07

ALBANY, N.Y., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) announced today that it will be hosting its first annual User Summit for auto dealer clients on Friday, September 19th in Albany, NY. More than sixty dealers and managers from dealerships around the country are scheduled to attend, where they will learn the newest features of Auto/Mate's dealership management system (DMS) along with best practices associated with implementing the latest...

2014-08-20 08:20:35

CENTREVILLE, Va., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Honda Motor Co., Inc. has selected Carfax as a provider of vehicle history information for the Honda and Acura Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle programs. For the last 10 years, Carfax® Vehicle History Reports(TM) have been a key component in the Honda and Acura certification process. Eligible vehicles also must meet Honda and Acura's stringent program guidelines to be certified....

2014-08-19 08:20:56

HOUSTON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE: GPI), an international, Fortune 500 automotive retailer, today announced the acquisition of a Mercedes-Benz dealership located in Boerne, Texas. The dealership, which will operate as Mercedes-Benz of Boerne, is expected to generate $135 million in estimated annual revenues. This dealership also includes a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter commercial vehicle franchise. "We are delighted to strengthen our relationship with...

2014-08-14 23:09:22

DMS provider stands behind leading products and services with money-back guarantee. West Middlesex, PA (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Autosoft, Inc., an innovative managed services provider announces a satisfaction guaranteed program to benefit automotive retailers. Dealers in the market for a dealership management system can be confident in choosing Autosoft’s FLEX DMS, as the company stands behind its quality products and services with a money-back guarantee. “Offering this guarantee was...

2014-08-14 12:20:34

Expanded Facility Will Better Serve Customers and Regional Demand for Catastrophe Services WESTCHESTER, Ill., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc. (IAA), a business unit of KAR Auction Services (NYSE: KAR), and the leading live and live-online salvage auto auction company, today announced the expansion of its IAA Omaha branch located in Springfield, Nebraska, approximately 7.5 miles from Omaha. The expansion adds approximately 11 acres, providing access to...


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