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2014-05-14 12:21:12

WESTCHESTER, Ill., May 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 they have opened a new branch in Tulsa, OK. This facility is essential to IAA's continued growth and expansive footprint of facilities across North America to provide buyers and sellers with more options. "IAA continues to focus on providing the best selection and...

2014-05-14 12:21:07

Experts to predict the gasoline price tipping point that will drive green car sales, Tuesday, May 20 LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 20, 2014 the Motor Press Guild (MPG), the largest automotive media association in North America, will hold a special event moderated by John O'Dell, senior editor for fuel efficiency and green vehicles at Edmunds.com. The event will take place on the historic Queen Mary in Long Beach where automotive industry experts will gather to discuss...

2014-05-12 23:03:33

Ralph V. Gilles, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)- Motorsports, Chrysler Group LLC, and Senior Vice President - Product Design, Chrysler Group LLC, will serve as the Opening Keynote Speaker for the 40th annual SAE Convergence. Warrendale, Pa. (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Ralph V. Gilles, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)- Motorsports, Chrysler Group LLC, and Senior Vice President - Product Design, Chrysler Group LLC, will serve as the Opening Keynote Speaker for the 40th...

2014-05-12 08:21:24

DETROIT, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Results of the 14(th) annual automotive industry study on the major US and Japanese automakers' working relations with their suppliers show the US Big Three are once again falling behind their Japanese competitors, with Toyota, Honda and Nissan finishing 1-2-3 respectively in the top rankings. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140509/86083 The study is watched carefully in automakers' boardrooms because an OEM's supplier relations rating can be...

2014-05-01 08:21:19

Average Incentive Reaches More Than $2,750 Per Vehicle SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, the negotiation-free car buying platform, estimated today that the average transaction price (ATP) for light vehicles in the U.S. was $30,868 in April 2014, down $98 (-0.3 percent) from April 2013 and down $689 (-2.2 percent) from March 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110118/LA31413LOGO "Average transaction prices declined in April as a result of...

2014-04-30 23:22:43

Offers robust, flexible technology and affordable dealer management system for Toyota Motor Sales dealers. West Middlesex, PA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Leading dealer management system (DMS) provider Autosoft, Inc., (http://www.Autosoft-asi.com) announced today that Autosoft FLEX DMS has been approved for integration with Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. “Toyota dealers can now benefit from the affordable, feature-rich Autosoft FLEX DMS that helps them operate their dealerships comprehensively...

2014-04-29 16:21:46

NEW YORK, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to its continued dedication to providing the best customer service, Teddy Nissan obtained the highest customer satisfaction rating of all Nissan dealers in the state of New York on DealerRater.com. For this achievement, the dealer-review website rewarded the Bronx-based dealership with a 2014 Dealer of the Year Award. DealerRater's Dealer of the Year Award Program aims to recognize select car dealerships in the United States and Canada...

2014-04-29 08:22:24

LOS ANGELES, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The majority of people consider buying a used car a big issue. That's why researchers have performed a thorough background investigation of the car trade process. They concluded that there are several main domains of car selling through newspapers, printed advertisements (flyers, booklets, posters, billboards), internet and other market places. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140422/77014 You will soon realize that advertisements in...

2014-04-28 16:21:48

CYPRESS, Calif., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) today announced that automotive industry public relations veteran Alex Fedorak has been hired as the new Public Relations Manager for the company effective immediately. "We are very pleased to have Alex join Mitsubishi Motors to oversee our public relations efforts," said MMNA Executive Vice President Don Swearingen. "His venerable and diverse background in automotive public relations will...

2014-04-25 12:21:13

Projected Increase of 10% Over April 2013, Decrease of 7.8% Since March CHICAGO, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cars.com forecasts total April sales will hit 1,414,120, up 10 percent year-over-year and down 7.8 percent from March. An adjusted SAAR of 16.29 million new-car sales is expected for April, which is an increase of 7.2 percent from this time last year, and decrease of 0.7 percent month-over-month. This would mark the highest April SAAR since 2006. "The turbo switch...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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