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May 23, 2017 - Industry News Names Jennifer Newman Editor-in-Chief

Newman has served in various roles of increasing responsibility since joining the company nine years ago, most recently as managing editor. She will lead efforts to expand and grow's content and innovate the way its packaged and delivered.

Tags:, Jennifer Newman, third-party sites

May 4, 2017 - Industry News

TEGNA Board Approves Spin-Off of

With the approval, the separation of the two brands is expected to be completed on May 31. While the spin-off still requires regulatory approval, shares are expected to begin trading June 1 on the New York Stock Exchange.

Tags:, digital marketing, TEGNA, third-party sites

December 13, 2016 - Industry News

Reputation Butler to Shake Up the Online Review Game

The company’s directors say Reputation Butler tackles a problem that dealerships face almost daily: monitoring and keeping track of online consumer reviews on countless platforms.

Tags:, Customer Reviews, Dealerrater, Edmunds, online reputation management, reputation management, SureCritic, Yellow Pages, Yelp

October 18, 2016 - Industry News Readies for IPO With New Hire has appointed James F. Rogers as the company’s chief legal officer. He will be responsible for directing all areas of legal and compliance, including legal-related aspects of strategic initiatives and acquisition-related legal and integration matters.

Tags:, CTO, hiring, IPO

September 7, 2016 - Industry News

TEGNA to Spin Off

Almost a year after purchasing full ownership of, the company formerly known as Gannett announced on Wednesday plans to spin-off the digital automotive marketplace into an independent publicly trade company.

Tags:, digital marketing, Gannett

July 26, 2016 - Industry News to Acquire DealerRater

Once the acquisition is approved, will add the automotive industry’s largest dealer review site to its platform.

Tags: Acquisition,, Customer Reviews, Dealerrater

May 23, 2016 - Industry News

ADT Names 2016 Dealers’ Choice Award Winners

The publishers of Auto Dealer Today announced the winners of the 12th annual Dealers’ Choice Awards. The awards are based on a comprehensive survey that allowed dealers and dealership personnel to recognize their favorite vendors, suppliers and finance companies in 34 categories.

Tags: ActivEngage, Ally, American Financial & Automotive Services, AUL Corp., Auto Credit Express, Autotrader,, CDK Global, Client~ConneXion, CNA National, Contact At Once, Dealer Synergy,, DealerClickz, DealerLink, DealerRefresh, Dealers' Choice Awards, DealerStrong, Dealertrack, Digital Air Strike, DMEautomotive, Dominion Dealer Solutions, eBizAutos, ELEAD1ONE, IAS, Jim Ziegler, Mosaic, Naked Lime, National Auto Care, Portfolio, ProMax Online, Protective Asset Protection Division, Reahard & Associates, Reynolds & Reynolds, RoadVantage, United Development Systems, vAuto, Zieger Supersystems

March 29, 2016 - Industry News

DealersLink’s New Site to Compete With, TrueCar

DealersLink will be entering the retail classified space with a new website it will showcase at this month’s NADA Convention & Expo. According to company officials, the site will promote ‘dealership prestige’ utilizing cloud-based and mobile app technologies.

Tags:, DealersLink, third-party sites,, vehicle information

September 15, 2015 - Industry News to Sponsor DealerSocket’s Independent Dealer Conference will be the title sponsor of Innovate: The Independent Dealer Industry Conference, which features industry education for independent dealers nationwide.

Tags:, DealerSocket, Independent Dealerships

August 5, 2014 - Industry News

Gannett Co. to Acquire

Gannett Co. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire full ownership of for $1.8 billion in cash. Under the agreement, the media company will acquire the firm’s remaining 73% interest from its current owner, Classified Ventures LLC.

Tags: Acquisition,

July 3, 2014 - Industry News

BBB Warns Consumers of Fake Dealership

Customers reported that they found listings for the dealership on, but the dealer was using a fake address.

Tags: BBB,, fraud

February 27, 2014 - Industry News Projects Highest February SAAR Since 2008 analyst predicts that new-vehicle sales in February will be up 1.1% from a year ago. He also put the industry SAAR at 15.4 million — the highest selling rate since February 2008.

Tags:, Jesse Toprak, SAAR

February 6, 2014 - Industry News

Digital Air Strike Names Winners of Social Media and Reputation Awards

The reputation-management company announced the winners of its second annual Social Media and Reputation awards, recognizing dealers and vehicle OEMs in 15 categories.

Tags: Awards,, Digital Air Strike,, google+, NADA Convention & Expo, National Automobile Dealers Association, online reputation management, social media, Yahoo! Autos, Yelp, YouTube

October 22, 2013 - Industry News

Digital Air Strike Partners With

Digital Air Strike and are partnering on a new “customer verified” review integration. The new platform pulls from the dealer’s DMS to identify customers who are likely to write a review on

Tags:, Digital Air Strike, DMS

September 17, 2013 - Industry News Combats Top Mistakes of Automotive Marketing

In a webinar titled, “The Seven Digital Sins of Attribution,” offered a guide to the most common metrics mistakes and how dealers can correct the misconceptions.

Tags:, digital marketing, Kirsti Correa, webinar

June 4, 2013 - Industry News Launches Online Marketing Tool

Cars360 draws upon’s vast audience of in-market car shoppers to drive new traffic to a dealership’s website or Dealer Profile.

Tags: advertising,, marketing, Online, remarketing, web marketing

April 16, 2013 - Industry News Welcomes New Vice President of Product

Barbara Mousigian was appointed to vice president of product at She will oversee the company’s product strategy development and launches.

Tags: Barbara Mousigian,, William Swislow

March 14, 2013 - Industry News Issues List of Top 10 Cars for $10K

For customers on a budget, lays out its Top 10 list of used vehicles for around $10,000. Ford has four models on the list, while Hyundai has two.

Tags:, Used-Car Sales

February 14, 2013 - Industry News Invests in Online Repair Source's investment in online auto repair solution RepairPal positions the company to enhance its service category, according to company officials.

Tags:, Maintenance, Mitch Golub, Repair, RepairPal, Service

November 15, 2012 - Industry News

Kia, Scion Partner With on CPO Programs

Kia and Scion to promote CPO vehicles on's online marketplace.

Tags:, CPO, Kia, Scion

November 13, 2012 - Industry News Gets New VP of Technology named Kevin Steele, the site’s former senior director of enterprise services, as its new vice president of technology.

Tags:, Kevin Steele

September 14, 2012 - Industry News

Study Evaluates Dealer Online Advertising Mix

Dataium reports in its study with that digital marketing strategies employed by dealers may not be worth the price.

Tags:, Dataium, dealer website, digital marketing, SEM

April 10, 2012 - Industry News

RoadLoans to Finance Customers was tabbed as the exclusive lender for visitors of, and

Tags:, Internet Shopper,

January 24, 2012 - Industry News Mobile Apps Integrate With Carfax

Carfax and announced the integration of Carfax Vehicle History Reports into the mobile app for the Android and iPhone platforms.

Tags: Carfax,, Mobile Applications, Vehicle History Reports

October 4, 2011 - Industry News

Facebook Becoming Strong Traffic Driver for Automaker Sites

Facebook is driving just as much traffic to automaker Websites as sites like, and, according to a new report from J.D Power and Associates and Compete Inc.

Tags:,,, Facebook, J.D. Power and Associates, Web traffic

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