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2013-11-04 08:20:17

The myth that pricing transparency erodes value and gross for dealers is pervasive, but new data from AutoTrader.com shows that dealers who price new vehicles below MSRP attract more buyers. ATLANTA, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New data from AutoTrader.com® debunks the pervasive myth that online vehicle pricing transparency erodes value and gross for dealers by showing that dealers who price their new vehicles below MSRP attract buyers--and more of them. An AutoTrader.com digital...

2013-11-01 04:20:11

Honda Shows Greatest Transaction Price Gains, Korean Brands Drop More Than 2 Percent IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the month comes to an end, the estimated average transaction price for light vehicles in the United States was $32,184 in October 2013, increasing $367 (1.2 percent) from last month and down $63 (0.2 percent) year-over-year, according to Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the leading provider of new and used car information. (Logo:...

2013-10-25 16:22:33

KBB.com Reports This Month's Hottest Lease Deals on New Models; Cash Back Deals Reaching $5,500 IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It's officially fall, and time to start thinking about all the money you'll be spending in the upcoming holiday months. Helping new-car shoppers to avoid breaking the bank, expert editors from Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the leading provider of new and used car information have highlighted this month's new-car lease and cash back deals...

2013-10-24 12:21:00

October Sales Show Strength Despite Government Shutdown IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New-vehicle sales are expected to improve 11.7 percent in October to a total of 1.22 million units, according to Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the leading provider of new and used car information. Following the first year-over-year decline in 27 months in September, new-car sales should begin to bounce back in October, despite the federal government's shutdown earlier in the month. Helping...

2013-10-15 04:20:11

Range-Based Market Pricing Debuts on KBB.com; Site Highlights Key Dealership Information IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the industry leading provider of new-car pricing since 1966 and a legacy of price guidance going back to 1926, Kelley Blue Book, today announces the national launch of its innovative new-car pricing tool. Now available on its top-rated consumer website, www.kbb.com, the Kelley Blue Book® Price Advisor features a new range-based pricing layout and...

2013-10-11 08:20:06

AutoTrader.com's Multi-Device Car Shopping Study shows how the usage of smartphones and tablets is changing car shopping and provides insights into what OEMs and dealers need to do to influence shoppers across devices. ATLANTA, Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, AutoTrader.com® released the findings of its new "Multi-Device Car Shopping Study," which provides deep insights into how consumers use a combination of their personal computer, smartphone and/or tablet to shop for vehicles....

2013-10-07 12:20:14

As the weather cools down, shoppers seek out all-wheel drive security without SUV size ATLANTA, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the weather begins to cool across the U.S., an increasing number of shoppers are starting to think about purchasing a vehicle that's capable of handling the upcoming winter road conditions. Shopper interest in all-wheel drive sedans on AutoTrader.com increased sharply in September, reaching the highest levels so far this year. To meet this demand, AutoTrader.com's...

2013-09-26 12:21:22

Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate at 15.7 Million IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New-vehicle sales are expected to decline 1.8 percent in September 2013 to a total of 1.17 million units, according to Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the leading provider of new and used car information. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121108/LA08161LOGO) "September 2013 new-vehicle sales represent the first year-over-year drop since May 2011, due to slower retail sales, two fewer sales...

2013-09-26 12:21:00

Dozens of search filters and intuitive design make it easy to explore more than three million new and used vehicles ATLANTA, Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new AutoTrader.com® iPad app gives car shoppers the ability to find their perfect vehicle quickly and easily - even if they don't know exactly what they're looking for. This addresses a demonstrated consumer need; according to AutoTrader.com research, 67% of AutoTrader.com visitors haven't identified a specific model and 58%...

2013-09-26 04:20:14

KBB.com Reports This Month's Hottest Lease Deals on Popular Models; Some Luxury Car Leases Under $300 Monthly IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Temperatures cool as summer comes to an end, but expert editors from Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the leading provider of new and used car information, have identified red-hot lease deals available nationwide from a variety of auto manufacturers for September. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121108/LA08161LOGO)...