Autotrader inflated vehicle views, New York dealership group's lawsuit says

2:00 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 15, 2015

A New York City dealership group is suing Autotrader in federal court for at least $1.5 million, alleging the online vehicle-shopping site double-counted the number of shoppers viewing its car listings over five years and hid the issue to retain the subscription....
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Cox merges and KBB

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 14, 2015

Cox Automotive merged and KBB into single company with a single leadership structure, but it will keep the well-known brands separate and distinct. Jared Rowe, former head of was named president of the newly minted Cox Automotive Media division....
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Cox working way toward broader role in auto retail

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 24, 2015

Cox Automotive, parent of, Kelley Blue Book and other well-known brands, wants to cross-pollinate its units' tools. In doing so, Cox, along with other so-called third-party vendors, is seeking to navigate its way to a larger role in auto retailing. But missteps in doing so can easily alienate those vendors' dealer partners, as Cox discovered recently....
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AutoTrader is changing name, brand identity

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 15, 2015

AutoTrader is changing its name and logo as part of operational moves aimed at rebranding itself as a broad-line digital marketing company, rather than primarily a vehicle inventory listing site....
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In-store experience lacks online efficiency, panelists say

5:06 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 14, 2015

Car shoppers want a buying experience as efficient in the showroom as it is online -- and dealers are getting that message, a panel of marketing executives said Wednesday....
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Drivers will pay up to $1,499 for tech features, study says

8:40 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2015

A majority of drivers in the United States are willing to pay as much as $1,499 to have high-tech entertainment and safety devices in their vehicles as consumers demand more connectivity, according to a Harris Poll....
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AutoTrader adds dealer reviews

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 22, 2014

Bowing to the popularity of dealer reviews, will add those reviews to its website after long resisting them....
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11:37 am U.S. ET | Dec. 16, 2014

AutoTrader is adding dealer reviews to its website after long resisting them. The giant vehicle shopping site has agreed to post consumer reviews of dealerships collected by DealerRater, the two companies announced today....
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Panelists to focus on retail trends

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

Three experts with rich backgrounds in auto retailing will discuss the convergence of trends and what they mean for the future during next month's Automotive News World Congress in Detroit....
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