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2014-08-08 16:20:37

ALBANY, N.Y., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) is celebrating its fortieth anniversary as a leader in dealership management system (DMS) technology. Auto/Mate was originally developed as an F&I system and was introduced to auto dealerships by Wang Laboratories in 1974. Over the past forty years Auto/Mate has evolved into one of the industry's premier DMS solutions and has twice been voted the "highest rated" DMS in the...

2014-08-08 16:20:27

Nearly 400 vehicles available; preview period to run from Aug. 15-18 HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Classic and luxury vehicles seized by Pennsylvania law enforcement agencies will be available as part of an offering of nearly 400 vehicles when the commonwealth holds its fourth state fleet auction on Tuesday, Aug. 19 at the Manheim Central Penn Auto Auction, 488 Firehouse Road, Grantville, Dauphin County at 10 a.m. In addition to regular passenger...

2014-08-06 20:20:27

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 6, 2014 WHAT: Motor Press Guild (MPG), the largest automotive media association in North America, will kick-off a new format of exclusive one-on-one interviews with influential members of the media called "Media in the News." The first event will focus on Angus MacKenzie, Chief Content Officer of TEN: The Enthusiast Network, who will provide...

2014-08-06 12:20:48

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) presented Gov. Rick Snyder (R-Mich.) with its State Leadership Award on Aug. 6 in Traverse City, Mich., during the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) Management Briefing Seminars. "Gov. Snyder's leadership to address a stable and fair state tax system is critical to our members," said MEMA President & CEO Steve Handschuh. "His ongoing recognition of the...

2014-08-05 23:06:11

The second annual Vincentric Best CPO Value in America™ Awards were announced today with strong performances from Ford and Toyota, with each manufacturer winning seven awards, while Best CPO Brand Value Awards went to Honda, Buick, and Chevrolet for passenger cars, luxury vehicles, and trucks. Based on total cost of ownership and overall value, Vincentric’s CPO awards recognize vehicles that provide the best value in their market segments. Bingham Farms, Michigan (PRWEB) August 05,...

2014-08-02 12:20:14

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds "Global and China Automotive Seat Motor Industry Report, 2013-2014" to its store. DALLAS, Aug. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- China has been the world's largest automobile and auto parts markets for five consecutive years since 2009. In the context of such favorable conditions, the world's leading vehicle and auto parts companies have made more efforts to explore the Chinese market, with key global seat motor manufacturers having set up factories or...

2014-08-01 08:20:40

Estimated Incentive Spending at $2,731 Per Vehicle SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug.1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, Inc., the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform, announced today the estimated average transaction price (ATP) for light vehicles in the U.S. was $30,636 in July 2014, down $368 (-1.2 percent) from July 2013. Estimated incentive spending this month is the highest July since 2010. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110118/LA31413LOGO "Incentive spending in...

2014-07-30 12:23:41

LONDON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Automotive Plastics Industry 2014-2019, Trend, Profit, and Forecast Analysishttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2185213/Global-Automotive-Plastics-Industry-2014-2019-Trend-Profit-and-Forecast-Analysis.html Background: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...

2014-07-29 23:08:04

Making both “high” and “low” tech enhancements to the auction facility this summer is Dealers Auto Auction of the Southwest (DAASW), where, effective August 1st, customers will see significant changes involving Simulcast, the auction’s website, mobile technology and the way invoices are handled on the block. (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 “DAASW is expanding its technology base and converting to Whann Tech auction software,” reports Stephanie Gingras, Auction General Manager. “We...

2014-07-29 08:22:48

Lack of consumer education also allowing Connected Car privacy concerns to persist NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Move over George Jetson. You're not the only one able to transition from favorite at-home or in-office technology to the car, where a 'personal assistant' makes dinner plans, reads messages, converts verbal replies into emails and Facebook posts, and re-routes the commute to avoid congestion on the road. Owners of so-called "Connected Cars" can do all that today...


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