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2014-04-17 08:21:53

Cars.com Shares Insights on Dealership Challenges and Opportunities in the Service and Repair Sector, Announces Service Feature Roll Out on Website CHICAGO, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a growing vehicle service market, auto dealerships are at risk of losing a substantial portion of their fixed operations revenue to national chains and local repair shops, according to an independent study commissioned by Cars.com. In the 2014 Service and Repair Report, leading market research firm GfK...

2014-04-15 08:20:54

DMEautomotive study provides fresh evidence that dealership avoidance is a new car buying "normal" DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It may be the second most expensive purchase of most people's lives, but new research from DMEautomotive (DMEa) reveals that a growing number of Americans are bypassing test-drives - and making strikingly few visits to dealerships - in their car-buying process. The latest survey of roughly 2,000 automotive consumers(1) found that,...

2014-04-09 23:24:41

Complete Auto Loans gives drivers top tips for assessing the value of their car before taking it to a dealer for a trade-in. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Consumers looking to trade in their used car for a bad credit auto loan are may find themselves getting less than what they bargained for unless they’ve diligently done their homework on the actual trade-in value of their vehicle. Complete Auto Loans makes understanding a car trade-in easy. Read their latest post here. Auto loan...

2014-04-09 12:21:41

Wholesale auction prices increased by highest rate in three years. McLEAN, Va., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wholesale prices for used cars and light trucks up to eight years in age increased by 3.7% in March, well above February's 2.2% increase, according to the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Used Car Guide in the April edition of Guidelines, a monthly report on new and used vehicle sales trends and price movement....

2014-04-07 12:22:47

Despite Harsh Weather, Insurance Vehicle Replacements and Tax Refunds Keep Demand High ATLANTA, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Used vehicle sales for dealers went from good to even better in the first quarter of the year with strong demand that held up through the harsh winter. The Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index, a measure of wholesale prices adjusted for mix, mileage and season, increased 2.2% during the quarter and was 3.3% higher than a year ago. Tax refunds as of late March were up 3%...

2014-04-01 12:23:58

Economic expansion and a supportive credit environment will keep used prices stable. McLEAN, Va., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Average wholesale prices of used cars and light trucks up to eight-years-old will decrease by a range of 0.5% to 1% in 2014, according to the NADA Used Car Guide in its latest report, 2014 Used Vehicle Price Forecast. This modest drop will keep levels on par with 2012 and 14% higher than 2010....

2014-03-25 08:21:10

From car loans to buying autos, Driven Motorsport Sales has formed a niche BURR RIDGE, Ill., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Car loans are often associated with new vehicle purchases. But the truth is, a large amount of the loans that are secured in the United States are for used vehicle purchases. In the Chicagoland area, one of the pre-owned dealerships that is well known for getting consumers the loans they need is Driven Motorsport Sales. Photo -...

2014-03-10 08:21:08

Unique Vehicle Listings Site Helps Consumers Find the Right Car with the Right History from Dealers CENTREVILLE, Va., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carfax has unveiled an innovation in online car shopping that helps consumers find the right car with the right history. At carfax.com, online shoppers now can search for used cars with specific vehicle history details - things like no accidents reported to Carfax, service records, Carfax 1-Owner and more. Used cars for sale from...

2014-03-04 12:20:46

NADA MarketValues, available for mobile devices and tablets, operates without a WiFi connection in the auction lane. MCLEAN, Va., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NADA MarketValues, a mobile-optimized app to help dealers make buying and selling decisions at auctions, has been enhanced with several new features. They include: -- A customizable dashboard to view selected values; -- A save-to-clipboard functionality to store and manage vehicles; -- Email reports for...

2014-02-28 23:02:34

Kings Auto Show’s new credit programs and flexible payment options can get almost everyone approved for financing on a used car. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Kings Auto Show, the Brooklyn used car leader, is making it easier than ever for those with poor credit to obtain auto financing with their brand new Easy Qualify Financing programs. The new programs come with eased qualifying requirements and can finance those who did not qualify previously. Kings Auto Show has a...