Shopping portals could move into salesMon, 27, Mar 2017
Third-party shopping sites are consumer-research havens. But the executives who run them are considering whether those sites could become platforms where people purchase vehicles -- without visiting a dealership or dealership website.
Cars.com adds VIN scanning to appMon, 19, Sep 2016
Cars.com looks to grow after spinoffSat, 10, Sep 2016
Cars.com to spin off from TegnaWed, 07, Sep 2016
Tegna Inc., the broadcaster once part of Gannett, will spin off auto-sales website Cars.com and is evaluating a sale of its CareerBuilder job-hunting unit. Alex Vetter, a longtime Cars.com executive, will lead the independent company as CEO.
Watching but not worryingSat, 27, Aug 2016
Third-party sites are keeping an eye on Amazon Vehicles. The new site offers photos, reviews and other vehicle information, but doesn't sell vehicles or offer links to dealerships, so sites such as Cars.com and Autotrader don't see Amazon's site as a direct competitor -- yet.
Cars.com wants to amplify store reviewsMon, 01, Aug 2016
Cars.com will buy DealerRater to create review giantTue, 26, Jul 2016
Third-party shopping site Cars.com will buy DealerRater -- a platform where consumers can write reviews about salespeople, dealerships and service shops -- creating what Cars.com says will be the largest dealer-review forum in the industry.