Looming tariffs on new vehicles would likely cause many consumers to buy a used vehicle instead, according to a recent study by Autolist.com. Forty-one percent of current car shoppers polled said that tariffs on new vehicles would cause them to buy a used vehicle. This was the most common response by a wide margin, Autolist found. Twenty-two percent of consumers said they … [Read more...] about Tariffs on New Cars Would Push Consumers to Buy Used, Poll Finds
San Francisco — July 24, 2018 — Chinese automakers will face an uphill battle earning the trust—and attention—of U.S. car shoppers, according to a recent poll by Autolist. With several Chinese brands eyeing an entry into the U.S. market in the coming years, Autolist polled 1,565 consumers in July about their awareness of and openness to a Chinese brand … [Read more...] about Most Consumers Are Wary of Chinese Automakers Ahead of Planned U.S. Launch
It seems that just when we wrap our heads around one new innovation, another one pops up. Between the continuing development of electric and autonomous vehicles, the rise of ridesharing, and the emergence of Carvana and other online car sellers, it’s easy to think the auto industry of 2019 will look nothing like that of 2017, with all of the changes poised to take place this … [Read more...] about Are Subscriptions the Next Big Automotive Disruption?
Santa Clara, CA — January 4, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Telenav[miscellaneous type="superscript"]®[/miscellaneous], Inc. (NASDAQ:TNAV), a leading provider of connected-car and location-based platform services, is launching an In-Car Advertising Platform that enables automotive OEMs to generate revenue by delivering ads to cars in a safe, user-friendly, and contextually-relevant … [Read more...] about Telenav Launches Connected In-Car Advertising Platform for Automotive OEMs
Dealership inventory management has long been an imprecise science that combines precedent, data, and dealers’ intuition. And that’s before all the variables are added in that affect inventory decisions: economic trends, changing consumer preferences, manufacturer demands and allocations, unforeseen events that affect supply and demand, and more. This year has certainly been … [Read more...] about December Q&A: Inventory Management Is a Question of Balance