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Cox Auto talking, and listening, to dealers

Cox Auto talking, and listening, to dealers

Here’s a great concept: Talk to your customers, and listen to them too. And be honest and upfront with them when things are not as they should be. Like his predecessor, Chip Perry, Sandy Schwartz of AutoTrader / Cox Automotive Group has always been a straight-shooter. So we’re totally unsurprised to see that he was frank and open with 160 auto dealers who attended a VAuto dealer conference in C

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Peter Winter tells Cars.com backstory

Peter Winter tells Cars.com backstory

In an impressive Blast of Winter blog post,  digital-media pioneer Peter Winter reveals some interesting background tidbits about the birth and growth of Cars.com, and gives AutoTrader.com testimonial. Winter has been a  senior executive at Newspaper Association of America (NAA) and Cox Enterprises, founder and owner of AutoTrader.com. "Amid

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AutoTrader.com:Social car shopping rare

AutoTrader.com:Social car shopping rare

In its 2014 Automotive Buyer Influence Study, AutoTrader.com researchers determined that social media has little impact on auto sales, and traditional media as a shopper resource is heading continually downhill. In fact, only 7 percent of millennials turn to print newspapers to look for vehicles. In fact, mobile-addicted millennials are the shoppers spurring the most change in the vehicle purch

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AutoTrader.com, KBB get new presidents

AutoTrader.com, KBB get new presidents

Kelley Blue Book president Jared Rowe is assuming the role of AutoTrader.com president to be vacated by Alan Smith. Steve Lind, KBB VP of operations, will take over as Kelley Blue Blook president.

Here's the announcement:

Kelley Blue Book's Jared Rowe Named President AutoTrader.com
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Trade-in Marketplace goes mobile

Trade-in Marketplace goes mobile

AutoTrader.com has just launched the Instant Cash Offer of its Trade-In Marketplace to the world of mobile, by way of apps for both Android and IOS.  Its sister site, KBB.com just announced a vehicle valuation first as well,  with this week's rollout of range-based used-car valuations. (For an in-depth look

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AutoTrader.com earns call-center kudos

AutoTrader.com earns call-center kudos

For the second year in a row, contact-center training and certification leader BenchmarkPortal awarded AutoTrader.com for its call center's effective and efficient interactions with customers.

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Auto shoppers prefer Edmunds.com, Cars.com, finds J.D. Power

Auto shoppers prefer Edmunds.com, Cars.com, finds J.D. Power

The J.D. Power 2014 Third-Party Automotive Website Evaluation Study, just released, examined the features and content of third-party automotive websites that shoppers find useful when searching for their next vehicle.  The study evaluated shopper satisfaction based on appearance, navigation, speed and information / content. A

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