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Mobile is king, but third-party sites chart unique paths to connect dealers, buyers

10:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 22, 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....
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TrueCar says more than half of its web traffic now is mobile

8:13 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 21, 2015

As technology plays a more pivotal role in the vehicle-shopping process, mobile shoppers, for the first time, have begun to make up the majority of TrueCar's web traffic....
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2015 AUTOMOTIVE NEWS WORLD CONGRESS

TrueCar says app will help automakers know, target customers

5:43 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 13, 2015

Vowing to build a better relationship with car dealers, TrueCar CEO Scott Painter showed an early version of a new mobile app at the Automotive News World Congress in Detroit that he said will help automakers target customers more efficiently....
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Discounts, falling gas prices driving Nov. sales higher

3:30 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2014

The U.S. auto industry may post its highest November sales volume since 2001, and one forecaster says light-vehicle transaction prices are on pace to reach the highest level ever for a second consecutive month. Year-end clearance sales and the lowest gasoline prices since 2010 are two big factors behind the forecasts....
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TrueCar boosts outlook as Q3 revenue jumps 51%

6:48 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 5, 2014

TrueCar, the online car-shopping platform, raised its outlook for the fourth quarter and full year as it continues to add dealers and draw more customers to its network....
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VW joining with Fiat Chrysler would be 'brilliant' idea, Krafcik speculates

4:18 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 4, 2014

A merger of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Volkswagen would create a well-balanced global automaker that would be highly profitable, John Krafcik, president of auto-buying website TrueCar, said today....
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Fla. dealers are upfront on pricing

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 27, 2014

TrueCar's new bid to increase "transparency" in vehicle purchases is, in my view, nothing more than a marketing scheme for the misinformed and, frankly, distorts the image of the franchise system that I work in and for....
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Edmunds pushes dealers toward Price Promise

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 15, 2014

Edmunds.com, a popular car-shopping site, intends to drop dealers unwilling to join a sales program that guarantees vehicle prices to consumers, President Seth Berkowitz said last week....
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LINDSAY CHAPPELL

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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