Automotive

Amazon, EBay vie with service marketplaces?

The rumor we first reported back in June has come to fruition – Amazon has launched a service marketplace. This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want to know more about becoming a client? Click...

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Milanuncios acquisition cleared in Spain

This must have been news Schibsted kept for itself all weekend. This Monday morning, before the stock market opened, Schibsted sent out a message that the Milanuncios acquisition had been cleared… This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want to know more about becoming a...

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WeGoLook, IFS team for online auto sales

In yet another totally online auto-sales venture, WeGoLook’s local inspection service for long-distance online shoppers, and auto finance service Innovative Funding Services team up. Here’s the announcement:  WeGoLook and Innovative Funding Services (IFS) Forge Partnership For Online Car Shopping WeGoLook and Innovative Funding Services (IFS) announced the launch of their new...

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TrueCar’s Tom Tang now Beepi VP

Tom Tang, who was most recently VP 0f analytics at TrueCar for 15 months, has been hired by competitor startup Beepi, as VP of digital growth. Tang also directed marketing analytics at EBay for nearly seven years. Here’s the announcement: Beepi Hires Tom Tang as Vice President of Digital Growth Former TrueCar VP and eBay Exec Joins Leading Online Peer-To-Peer Marketplace to Buy and Sell...

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Digital Air Strike adds executives

Digital Air Strike, which powers review management for dealers on Edmunds.com and Cars.com, has just hired several key executives. Here’s the announcement: UPDATE – Digital Air Strike Expands Leadership Team Technology and Auto Industry Veterans Join High-Growth Social Media and Digital Response Company SCOTTSDALE, AZ–(Marketwired – November 18, 2014) – Digital...

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AutoTrader.com: Tech tools rule car buys

blackjack games More than half of shoppers will walk away from a new car or truck they like if it doesn’t have the technology they want,  and nearly half will reject the car if the technology is there but it’s not easy to use. AutoTrader.com found out this and much more about how technology influences vehicle sales. Here’s the announcement:    AutoTrader.com Study Shows...

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