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BLOG: Incentives prop up sedan-heavy strategies

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 13, 2014

Take a look at who's been increasing incentives lately and you will see a larger trend in vehicle strategy for the United States....
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TrueCar growing at faster pace than strong U.S. vehicle market

5:41 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 12, 2014

TrueCar, the online car-shopping site that went public with its stock in May, is growing its sales and dealer network faster than overall U.S. vehicle sales and faster than analysts expected....
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Stocks stay on target -- with help

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 11, 2014

With a little help from increased incentives, automakers kept U.S. inventories at near-ideal levels to start August....
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Strong retail demand to push U.S. sales higher in July, forecasts show

2:44 pm U.S. ET | July 25, 2014

The pace of auto sales has slowed slightly after hitting an eight-year high in June, but July's results are still shaping up to be at least 9 percent better than a year ago, according to four forecasts. The seasonally adjusted, annualized selling rate is expected to hit 16.6 million to 16.8 million, projections show....
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Shopping sites ratchet up battle against bots

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 13, 2014

Internet bots, nefarious software code masquerading as human Web users, are invading online car shopping sites and skewing traffic and other user data. Distorted data often confounds dealerships that are seeing heavy activity on third-party sites but not receiving a proportionate number of leads....
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Execs find big fish to fry in small pond

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 7, 2014

Executives moving out of top managerial posts at carmakers are finding a nice place to land these days in the industry's high-potential digital marketing world....
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Chrysler, TrueCar offer discounts after crashes

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 30, 2014

Chrysler Group has agreed with TrueCar Inc. to offer discounts to car shoppers whose vehicles are totaled in crashes. TrueCar's marketing program with Chrysler includes auto insurer Geico, said Larry Dominique, executive vice president of TrueCar....
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Musk's EV patent pitch piques Krafcik's curiosity

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 30, 2014

What did John Krafcik do when he heard about those electric-vehicle patents Tesla CEO Elon Musk made available to the public this month?...
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TrueCar to drop 75 franchisees in policy disputes

4:24 pm U.S. ET | June 26, 2014

TrueCar this month plans to drop up to 75 of its 8,000 participating franchisees for failing to honor price guarantees made to car buyers or for other violations of TrueCar policies, President John Krafcik said today. TrueCar also will launch a new app in the coming days that allows consumers to take photos of their trade-in vehicles and seek a price for the vehicles from competing dealers in the TrueCar network, Krafcik said....
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Software systems cut wait times -- if they talk

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 16, 2014

Software vendors are helping dealers in the quest for faster vehicle transactions when they are not tripping over each other....
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