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August 25, 2016 - Industry News

Amazon Enters the Vehicle-Shopping Business

Photo: Business Wire

The ecommerce site stopped short of saying it's looking to compete against lead sites like, TrueCar, and, describing its new web page as a car research destination and automotive community designed to help 'customers get the information they need when shopping for vehicles, images, videos, customer reviews.'

Tags: Auto Research, Car Shopping, Online Shopping, Web Tools

June 29, 2016 - Industry News

Mobile Phones, Online Research Shrinking Shopping Window, Study Shows

From start to finish, the time it takes consumers to pull the trigger on a vehicle purchase is shrinking. And according to a new study from Jumpstart Automotive, Millennials are the reason.

Tags: Car Shopping, Consumers, Dealership, Jumpstart Automotive, Study

October 27, 2015 - Industry News

Integration Connects VinConnect CRM With GoMoto's HUB

VinSolutions announced new integration between its VinConnect CRM tool and GoMoto’s Digital HUB technology.

Tags: Car Shopping, CRM, Customer Experience, GoMoto, HUB, VinSolutions

January 29, 2015 - Industry News

Fewer Consumers Sticking to New-Car Budgets, CNW Reports

The number of consumer strictly adhering to their budget is dropping to pre-recession levels, according to the firm’s monthly report. And the number of car buyers for whom price is no object is on the upswing.

Tags: budget, Car Shopping, CNW Research, recession

December 16, 2014 - Industry News

‘Great Deleveraging’ Has Ended, Equifax Reports

Consumers are back in the borrowing business, with November consumer credit data from Equifax showing that nonmortgage credit balances rose to their highest level in five years.

Tags: auto finance, Auto Loans, Car Shopping, Consumer Credit Balances, Equifax, New-Car Sales

October 16, 2014 - Industry News

Women Less Confident in Car-Buying Process, KBB Reports

A new study from Kelley Blue Book found that 58% of men are confident in the car-buying arena, versus 38% of women. As a result, women take longer to make a purchase decision.

Tags: Car Shopping, Kelley Blue Book, Study

May 20, 2014 - Industry News

Edmunds: Car Shoppers Don’t Focus on Rock-Bottom Price

Most car shoppers don't fixate on a rock-bottom price, especially if they can avoid long and tense negotiations with fair upfront pricing, according to a report from

Tags: car prices, Car Shopping,, Mobile, used vehicles

January 30, 2014 - Industry News

Industry Must Focus on ‘Dealership Experience,’ Says

New research from shows that the “dealership experience” and “customer handling” are leading factors that determine where consumers make their purchases.

Tags:, Car Shopping, Customer Service

November 7, 2013 - Industry News

Edmunds Accepting Applications for Annual Hackomotive

Applications are now being accepted until Feb. 7 to participate in the second annual Hackomotive, scheduled for Feb. 25-27, at’s Santa Monica headquarters. The vehicle information site will award $35,000 in cash prizes to winners.

Tags: Car Shopping, contests, Edmunds,

October 29, 2013 - Industry News

Dataium ASI: Retiring Models Attracting Attention

Dataium reports this week that automotive shopper intensity declined across all segments for the second consecutive month in September. But the research firm believes shoppers are adjusting their browsing behaviors in preparation for the holidays.

Tags: BMW, Car Shopping, Dataium, Dodge, Ford, Honda, Volkswagen, Volvo

October 17, 2013 - Industry News

eBay Motors: Car Shoppers Want Streamlined Experience

Nearly half of consumers who purchased a vehicle in the last five years want a confirmed price on a car before heading to the dealership. They also only want to spend only 30 minutes to an hour shopping.

Tags: Car Shopping, Dealer Websites, ebay, eBay Motors, Mobile, Survey

October 17, 2013 - Industry News

Don’t Neglect Mobile Strategies, Edmunds Warns Dealers anticipates mobile devices will become a bigger part of car-shopper behavior, and the company wants dealers to be ready.

Tags: Car Shopping, Edmunds,, Internet Shopper, Mobile, Report

February 21, 2013 - Industry News Set to Give Customers Fresh Car-Shopping Experience

Launched in December, is a new vehicle search service offering consumers more options to find the vehicle they want. For dealers, the site promises low prices to market inventory.

Tags: Car Shopping, inventory merchandising, Online Marketplace

July 19, 2012 - Industry News

AOL Autos and CarWoo! Forge Partnership

The new partnership is expected to put 10,000 U.S. dealers in front of car shoppers.

Tags: AOL Autos, Car Shopping, CarWoo!, Chris Eschenburg, Tommy McClung

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