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Super Bowl XLVIII: The post-game stats

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 10, 2014
Now that this year's Super Bowl commercial frenzy is over, what did automakers get for the $133,333 they plunked down for each second of airtime?... Read More »

 

Edmunds guarantees lease prices

7:01 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 25, 2014
Dealers offering vehicles on Edmunds.com can now offer guaranteed lease prices to shoppers in addition to guaranteed purchase prices. A year ago, Edmunds.com, which attracts about 22 million unique visitors per month, launched its Price Promise. It allows subscribing dealers to provide guaranteed prices on a vehicle backed by a certificate that the shoppers can download and bring to the dealership.... Read More »

 

NICK BUNKLEY

Is a no-haggle sales strategy a no-brainer?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 2, 2013
Edmunds.com's new Price Promise program sounds bizarre: Basically, dealers tell a customer the price of a car, then -- try to stay with me here -- actually charge that price when the customer comes in to buy the car.... Read More »

 

CLA reviews: Can you make a real Mercedes-Benz for $30,000?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 4, 2013
By pricing its new entry-level CLA sedan under $30,000, excluding destination charges, Mercedes-Benz got a ton of attention.... Read More »

 

Dealers embrace price-guarantee sites

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 14, 2013
Online shopping sites that offer customers guaranteed prices on new vehicles and trade-ins are growing more popular with dealers.... Read More »

 

Edmunds, reputation manager settle dispute over bogus reviews

2:19 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 28, 2013
A reputation-management company that Edmunds accused of submitting fraudulent auto dealership reviews has agreed to permanently stop registering accounts and posting on Edmunds as part of a legal settlement announced today.... Read More »

 

DAVID BARKHOLZ

Edmunds warns it's on the prowl for fake reviews

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 19, 2013
Edmunds.com is carrying on where Google left off a year ago in policing what it considers to be fraudulent reviews of dealerships. the giant third-party auto research site could have just filed a civil lawsuit last month against a Texas review company. But Edmunds.com decided to make more noise about it by flagging other third-party sites potentially targeted by the review company. And it put out a press release to tell the world about the lawsuit.... Read More »

 

Edmunds.com's Anwyl leaves as family succession plan plays out

9:00 am U.S. ET | Aug. 9, 2013
Jeremy Anwyl, vice chairman and former CEO of car-shopping Web site Edmunds.com, has retired from the company. The move completes a succession plan that returns management of Edmunds back to the founding Steinlauf family.... Read More »

 

Edmunds.com alleges puffery-for-pay scheme

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 29, 2013
Glowing online reviews boost a dealership's reputation and move it up the ranks on Google search results. But Edmunds.com, alleging some of that anonymous exuberance is just puffery for pay, is claiming in court that a Texas company is attempting to bombard the Edmunds site with fake reviews.... Read More »

 

Edmunds.com sues over fraudulent reviews of dealerships

12:56 pm U.S. ET | July 23, 2013
Edmunds.com has filed a lawsuit against online reputation management company Humankind Design for attempting to post fraudulent reviews on the site, according to a petition filed today. Edmunds filed the suit in Texas after it discovered that Humankind tried to register almost 2,200 fake members on the site, the company said.... Read More »

 

Edmunds joins TrueCar's push into online pricing

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 10, 2013
Edmunds.com is joining a consumer-driven push to provide guaranteed vehicle price information over the Internet. TrueCar Inc. pioneered the online practice of getting dealers to bid guaranteed prices for vehicles, but 18 months ago ran afoul of brokering and advertising laws in some states.... Read More »

 

Edmunds launches price guarantee for online car shoppers

12:12 pm U.S. ET | June 5, 2013
Online car shoppers want enough price information from dealers before they get to the showroom to feel assured that a fair deal will result so Edmunds.com has launched a price-guarantee plan that allows consumers to lock in a vehicle price online quoted by dealerships participating in the program.... Read More »

 

U.S. used-vehicle sales drop 6% in first quarter

4:04 pm U.S. ET | May 14, 2013
Industry-wide used-vehicle sales dropped 6 percent in the first quarter of 2013 compared to the same quarter last year, according to Edmunds.com's new Used Market Quarterly Report.... Read More »

 

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