On December 11, leading U.S. auto vertical Autotrader.com got a new senior vice president and general manager. Cox Automotive, owner of Autotrader.com, appointed Jessica Stafford to the position. She is responsible for product, sales, marketing, and operations and leads the business of Autotrader.
DealersLink, an auto-systems integration and networking technology business in the U.S., added an extra weapon to its arsenal in the form of Josh Dougherty (LinkedIn) in the role of vice-president (VP) for sales.
Stu Arnold, who founded the original Auto Trader magazines in Florida in 1973 and turned it into an empire that he sold to Cox Enterprises, has died at his Florida home at age 82.
Scott Painter’s new automotive classified company is called Fair. It aims to do away with "boring" car leases.
Motors.co.uk, the fourth most popular auto site in the U.K., rolled-out its new pay-per-lead advertising model, which enables dealers to pay for only (and exactly) the consumer engagement their advertisements generate.
The Cars.com spinoff from Tegna is scheduled for completion at the end of May, with a new board of directors including Cars.com CEO Alex Vetter and Scott Forbes, chairman of Rightmove in the U.K., as chairman. The company will pay Tegna a cash dividend of ...
Sandy Schwartz, president of Cox Automotive Group, says he's having fun trying to integrate the 25 businesses that Cox Automotive runs, in a terrific interview by WardsAuto.
Autotrader.com in the U.S. and MSN have inked a deal giving MSN Autos visitors access to Autotrader dealer and private-seller listings.
Newly installed TrueCar CEO Chip Perry has hired Brian Skutta, one of his long-time execs from his days at AutoTrader.com
Chip Perry, who helped build automotive classified website AutoTrader into a $2 billion powerhouse, is the new CEO at TrueCar, leaving a short gig at rental classified operator RentPath.