Beepi's new service will buy older carsMon, 26, Sep 2016
Beepi, an online used-car marketplace that competes with dealerships, is looking to expand into older used cars. The new service, called Beepi Blue, will buy those cars from private individuals and sell them at wholesale auctions.
BMW reprises its role as filmmakerTue, 20, Sep 2016
BMW will produce a short film to mark the 15th anniversary of its original series. The 10-minute film is called “The Escape,” and features Hollywood stars. The teaser was one of the highlights of the Automotive News Marketing Seminar in New York.
How to avoid these pitfalls of marketing on FacebookMon, 19, Sep 2016
Marketing consultant Kathi Kruse says the opportunities to market dealerships and vehicles through Facebook are huge, but warns dealers to avoid these common mistakes.
Cars.com adds VIN scanning to appMon, 19, Sep 2016
Cars.com is making shopping more interactive for consumers perusing dealership lots.
Cars.com looks to grow after spinoffSat, 10, Sep 2016
Cars.com CEO Alex Vetter says the planned spin-off from broadcast and digital media company Tegna Inc. will position the company for growth, including acquisitions.
Liberty Media takeover offers a longer-term vision for F1Fri, 09, Sep 2016
Liberty Media's takeover of Formula One promises a long-term strategy for the cash-rich sport with a sharper focus on new media markets and another attempt to expand in North America.
BMW beats Ford for August Twitter engagementsThu, 08, Sep 2016
The BMW brand beat out Ford in the August Twitter engagement race after Ford won four straight months since Automotive News started tracking the data in May.
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.
Car-shopping sites need not fear Amazon -- yetMon, 05, Sep 2016
Internet car-shopping sites say they're not worried about competition from Amazon's new automotive venture. They should be.
Store shows how Facebook ads sell vehiclesMon, 05, Sep 2016
Pride Chevrolet of Lynn was able to close the loop on a Facebook campaign and prove that its digital outreach was moving metal. Here's how it did so.
Jaguar Land Rover extends the Jeep Wave via TwitterMon, 05, Sep 2016
When Jeep drivers greet each other on the road, they often do so with a silent, friendly gesture known as the Jeep Wave Last week, as Jeep entered India officially for the first time in its 75-year history, the brand received an equivalent gesture from rival Jaguar Land Rover, via Twitter.