Automakers, Pinterest show mutual attractionMon, 03, Apr 2017
Dealerships bleed too much dataMon, 26, Dec 2016
The digital world challenges dealers' capabilities for gathering and analyzing market insight faster than other data acquirers. Every marketing company wants to have the customer information that's generated at the retail level.
Mining service customers' data can lead to more new-vehicle sales, but less repair workMon, 15, Aug 2016
Big data stirs visions of 'mobile machinery'Mon, 01, Aug 2016
Vehicle-shopping app swipes a dating ideaMon, 25, Jul 2016
Your data, your responsibilityFri, 01, Apr 2016
Bigger plan behind Inrix Traffic appMon, 04, Apr 2016
Who owns vehicle-generated data?Mon, 11, May 2015
Determining who owns data generated by motor vehicles keeps getting more complicated. And it's going to get worse. As more companies develop and test autonomous vehicles, we'll have to sort out how to handle the inevitable malfunctions and crashes that come with adopting any new technology.
Will drivers need logins for tomorrow's cars?Mon, 09, Mar 2015
Might drivers someday need to log into their vehicles instead of just unlocking and starting them? Such a day may be drawing closer as vehicles begin to collect enough information to raise the privacy and data security concerns that have long existed with computers.
Big data could ease dealer, lead site tensionMon, 09, Feb 2015
Dealers and third-party shopping sites have had at times a rocky relationship. Dealers are looking for proof of the return those sites provide for the rising monthly subscription rates they charge. Trust remains an issue, says Autobytel CEO Jeff Coats. But he sees big data as the bridge that gets the third parties back on track with dealers.