Latest R. L. Polk Stories

2011-07-20 09:00:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthony Pratt has been named director of forecasting, Americas of the Polk business unit at R. L.

2011-05-19 11:47:00

CHICAGO, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Polk, the recognized leader in data-driven solutions and automotive aftermarket intelligence, presented the 2011 Polk Inventory Efficiency Awards during a ceremony at the Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium (GAAS) held today at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare near Chicago.

2011-02-16 15:02:00

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Expanding its portfolio of world-class vehicle data and digital retailing solutions, DealerTrack Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: TRAK), today announced the acquisition of Polk's U.S.

2010-09-20 08:00:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Tim Rogers has been named president of the Polk business unit at R. L. Polk & Co., the company announced today.

2010-09-16 10:59:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Global demand for heavy commercial vehicles exceeded 1.7 million units during the first six months of the 2010 calendar year, an increase of nearly 50 percent from the comparable period in 2009, according to Polk.

2010-09-15 09:00:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. and MONARCH BEACH, Calif., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- R. L. Polk & Co., the premier provider of automotive information and marketing solutions, was named to the 2010 InformationWeek 500, an annual listing of the nation's most innovative users of business technology.

2010-08-30 10:45:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- There were 354,400 used commercial vehicles (GVW Class 3-8) registered in the U.S. during the first two quarters of 2010, according to Polk, the recognized leader in data-driven solutions for the commercial vehicle industry.

2010-06-08 12:00:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. and MARINA DEL REY, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- In today's automotive retail climate, effective consumer communication is key to shoppers in the market for new vehicles. Mike Spadafore, manager, consumer and commercial marketing of R. L. Polk & Co.

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