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2014-07-08 16:20:51

Strategic, Independent New Board Member Brings Fortune 150 Leadership Experience From TrueCar's Largest Affinity Group Marketing Partner SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRUE), the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform, today announced Chris Claus has been named to its board of directors and will also serve on its audit committee. Claus is a former executive at TrueCar affinity group marketing partner USAA, which services the...

2014-06-23 12:22:01

Car Buyers Believe Auto Dealers Make About 5 Times More than the Actual Average Reported Profit Per New Car Sold SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers believe car dealers make about five times more profit on the sale of a new car than they actually do based on a survey commissioned by TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRUE), the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform. The company today announced the results of its first annual TrueCar Buyer Study, which...

2014-06-19 16:20:38

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRUE), the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform, today announced that its founder and CEO Scott Painter has been awarded the 2014 EY Entrepreneur of the Year((TM)) Award in Consumer Services in the Greater Los Angeles area. This award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in areas such as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment...

2014-06-13 16:20:14

TrueCar Now Has Exclusive Partnerships With 13 Of The Top 20 Auto Insurance Companies In The U.S. SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRUE), the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform, and Farmers Insurance have partnered to create a new auto buying program designed to save Farmers customers time and money at the dealership. Through the new Farmers Car Buying Service, the more than 10 million households served by Farmers will gain...

2014-06-10 08:21:42

TrueCar Affinity Auto Buying Programs surpass 1 million car sales, providing consumers with over $3 billion in savings SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRUE), the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform, today announced that over 1 million new and used vehicles have been purchased through its Affinity Auto Buying Programs (ABP). TrueCar is the leading auto buying platform in the affinity auto buying space and operates virtually all...

2014-05-01 20:20:58

Krafcik Poised to Operate Business at Scale and to Help Deliver on TrueCar's Commitment to Make Automotive Retailers Top Priority SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar today announced that John Krafcik, former Hyundai Motor America President and CEO, has joined the company as President, a newly created position. Just last month, Krafcik was appointed to TrueCar's board of directors. Krafcik led Hyundai to record sales and boosted the automaker's U.S. market share...

2014-04-03 16:20:23

Krafcik's Appointment Demonstrates TrueCar's Commitment to Building Trust Between Consumers and Retailers SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, the negotiation-free car buying platform, today announced John Krafcik, former Hyundai Motor America President and CEO, has been named to TrueCar's board of directors. Krafcik, who led Hyundai to record sales and boosted the automaker's U.S. market share by more than 50 percent during his five-year (2008-2013) tenure,...

2014-02-26 08:21:16

Acquisition of Domain Will Promote Existing Business and Support Potential Future Brand Expansion SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, the negotiation-free car buying platform, today announced that is has acquired the domain name True.com. True.com will be used as an umbrella domain name to promote existing operations, underscores the company's long-term commitment to brand expansion, and serves to further TrueCar's mission to prove that truth and transparency...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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