TrueCar Q1 earnings: revenue up, losses down by Brian Blum in Automotive 11 May 2017 TrueCar lost $6.8 million for the quarter, but that’s good news compared to the $11.7 million loss a year ago. Plus revenue was up 22 percent. This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share chip perryIPOtruecar Brian Blum Brian Blum covers the U.S., Canada and Israel for Classified Intelligence Report, and contributes to our special reports and research projects. Originally from San Francisco and now based in Jerusalem, he has been with the AIM Group since 2004. He is the president of Blum Interactive Media, specializing in writing and multimedia content development for online, print, video and audio. His clients include newspapers, universities and non-profits. He is currently working on a book about the billion-dollar bankruptcy of a once high-flying Israeli startup.