KBB, Cars.com top third-party sites in satisfaction, J.D. Power saysThu, 30, Mar 2017
For Kia Niro launch, Messenger is the mediumSat, 07, Jan 2017
Kia is the first automaker to deploy a chat bot through Facebook's Messenger platform that presents shoppers with photos and descriptions of the new Niro crossover, and a chance to get their questions answered in real time.
Edmunds ramps up mobile strategy, redesigns siteWed, 04, Jan 2017
Edmunds, kicking off the new year with a mobile-first strategy, has unveiled a new logo and launched a redesigned website. It also dropped the “.com” from Edmunds to signify that the company “has grown beyond a pure website.”
Honda CR-V is Edmunds' most-researched vehicle in 2016Wed, 28, Dec 2016
Average U.S. transaction price hits record $34,077, Edmunds saysThu, 15, Dec 2016
Cars.com wants to amplify store reviewsMon, 01, Aug 2016
Sales rise 5.3% on hardy crossover, truck volumeMon, 03, Aug 2015
U.S. light-vehicles sales -- fueled by healthy truck demand and gains at most major automakers -- rose 5.3 percent in July, helping the industry begin the second half of 2015 on a strong note. Ford Motor Co., Nissan Motor Co., Honda Motor Co., GM, Fiat Chrysler and Hyundai-Kia all had gains between 5 percent and 8 percent while Subaru scored its sixth double-digit advance of the year.
Edmunds tool speeds price dataMon, 24, Aug 2015
Edmunds launches faster way to show buyers if price is rightWed, 19, Aug 2015
Edmunds.com has launched a new tool that it says will bring more transparency to the car-buying process. Edmunds Express, launched this week, allows the 13,000 U.S. franchised dealers who use Edmunds' products to tap the third-party site to verify to their customer that the vehicle they're considering is fairly priced.
Toyota tops in retained value, Edmunds.com awards showThu, 18, Jun 2015
Toyota Motor came out on top in Edmunds.com's annual Best Retained Value Awards, nabbing a brand-level award and four model-level awards. The awards recognize brands and nameplates that have the highest projected residual values after five years compared to their average transaction prices when sold new.
Mobile is king, but third-party sites chart unique paths to connect dealers, buyersThu, 22, Jan 2015
Mobile is king when it comes to car shopping, representatives of third-party shopping sites say. But the sites will take different approaches to help automakers and dealers connect with potential customers as they compete for users and the industry's good will.
Edmunds to offer CarCode free at NADAThu, 22, Jan 2015
Edmunds will offer its CarCode texting technology free to dealers at the NADA convention, including those who are not current dealer partners. CarCode is a mobile app that plugs into a dealership's website to facilitate text messaging between sales associates and potential customers.