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December 28, 2016 - Industry News

Edmunds Releases List of 'Most Researched' Vehicles

The list demonstrates that it will take a major shift in consumer preferences to unseat passenger cars from best-seller lists. Through the first 11 months of 2016, the share of passenger cars has dropped 10%, while the popularity of SUVs and light trucks continues to soar.

Tags: Edmunds.com, Online Marketplace, Vehicle Sales

November 28, 2016 - Industry News

Negative Equity Becoming a Problem as New-Vehicle Sales Close in on 2015 Record

The good news, according to Edmunds.com, is the industry is on pace to top last year's record new-vehicle sales total. The bad news, the firm noted in a separate release, is car buyers are rolling over negative equity from their trade-ins in record numbers.

Tags: 2016, Edmunds.com, new-vehicle sales, SAAR

October 25, 2016 - Industry News

Millennial Car Buyers Busting Gender Stereotypes

Millennials are bucking the stereotype that women are damsels in distress and men are confident decisionmakers, according to new research from Edmunds.com.

Tags: Edmunds.com, Millennials, Study

June 14, 2016 - Industry News

Toyota Earns Top Spot in Customer Experience Study

After asking 10,000 U.S. consumers about their dealership experience, the Temkin Group found that the two manufacturers with the highest customer experience ratings were Toyota and Mercedes-Benz, according to Edmunds.com.

Tags: Customer Experience, Edmunds.com, Toyota, Volkswagen

April 28, 2016 - Industry News

Edmunds Predicts April Record for Industry Sales

The vehicle information site said this week that April sales are on pace to eclipse the April 2005 sales record of more than 1.5 million units. It also believes the industry is on pace to shatter last year’s 17.5 million-unit sales record.

Tags: Edmunds.com, fleet sales, new-vehicle sales, SAAR

April 21, 2016 - Industry News

Edmunds: EV, Hybrid Owners Ditching Vehicles for SUVs

An Edmunds analysis found that only 27.5% of all hybrid and EV trade-ins in 2016 have been applied to the purchase of another hybrid or EV, an 11.3% drop from last year’s rate of 38.5%. A larger percentage, 33.8%, of trade-ins are going toward the purchase of SUVs.

Tags: Edmunds.com, Electric Vehicle, Hybrid Vehicle, Trends

February 25, 2016 - Industry News

2015 a Record Year for Used-Vehicle Market, Edmunds Reports

Automotive dealers sold 38.3 million used vehicles in 2015, the highest single-year total since 2007. And they did so despite the price of an average used car rising 4.6% to $18,600.

Tags: Certified Pre-Owned, Edmunds.com, used vehicles

January 7, 2016 - Industry News

Edmunds, CUneXus Partner to Develop New Car-Buying Solutions

Edmunds is teaming with CUneXus to build new shopping and purchasing solutions. The latter offers a “click-to-accept” consumer loan platform that allows finance sources to deliver loan offers to in-market consumers through their mobile devices.

Tags: Auto Lending, CUneXus, Edmunds.com, Online Buying

December 14, 2015 - Industry News

Certified Pre-Owned Sales Post Best Q3 Performance, Edmunds Reports

The number of consumers willing to pay a premium for the benefits of a certified pre-owned vehicle is growing, Edmunds reported this week. Between July and September, certified pre-owned vehicles accounted for 22% of used-car purchases at franchise dealerships -- the largest share of any third quarter.

Tags: certified pre-owned vehicles, Edmunds.com, Survey

November 16, 2015 - Industry News

Edmunds to Boost Workforce

Crediting the industry's record sales pace, Edmunds announced last week it expects to add 100 new employees

Tags: Edmunds.com, third-party sites

September 23, 2015 - Industry News

Edmunds Announces Four Executive Hires

Edmunds.com has appointed four new executives to its leadership team in the marketing and dealer business segments.

Tags: Edmunds.com, leadership, marketing

August 20, 2015 - Industry News

Used-Car Prices Hit Record High in Second Quarter, Edmunds Reports

Shoppers were increasingly drawn to “near-new” used vehicles with higher price tags in the second quarter, with the average price of a used car increasing 8% from last year, according to Edmunds.

Tags: Auto Loan Terms, certified pre-owned vehicles, CPO, Edmunds, Edmunds.com, prices, used car sales, used-vehicle values

August 18, 2015 - Industry News

Edmunds Launches Pricing Platform for Dealers

Edmunds’ new Edmunds Express tool allows salespeople to access the site's True Market Value reports from their desktop, allowing them to easily confirm with skeptical shoppers that a dealer’s offer is a fair deal.

Tags: Edmunds.com, Pricing

July 21, 2015 - Industry News

Millennials Prefer Leasing, Edmunds Finds

Millennial car buyers are leasing vehicles at a higher rate than the overall car-buying population, according to analysis from Edmunds.com.

Tags: Edmunds.com, leasing, Millenials

July 8, 2015 - Industry News

Edmunds Opens Registration for Used+ Program

Edmunds.com has opened registration for its Used+ used-car sales program, which offers shoppers a vehicle-protection plan and a $200 gas card. Asked if the program might lead Edmunds into F&I product sales, a spokesperson said '... It is an option we would be open to exploring.'

Tags: Edmunds.com, incentives, used car sales, warranty

May 14, 2015 - Industry News

Edmunds Updates App with Messaging Platform

Edmunds.com updated its mobile app with a new feature that allows shoppers to send text messages to dealers.

Tags: Edmunds.com, mobile app, texting

February 18, 2015 - Industry News

CPO Sales Reach Record High in 2014

Sales of certified pre-owned vehicles hit an all-time high of 2.3 million units sold in 2014, according to the latest Used Vehicle Market Report from Edmunds.com.

Tags: certified pre-owned vehicles, CPO, Edmunds.com, used car sales

February 3, 2015 - Industry News

Mercedes-Benz, BMW See Boost from Super Bowl Ads, Edmunds Reports

Mercedes-Benz and BMW saw significant traffic spikes on Edmunds.com after ads from the two companies ran during the Super Bowl, according to real-time analysis from Edmunds.com.

Tags: BMW, commercials, Edmunds.com, Mercedes-Benz, Super Bowl

October 30, 2014 - Industry News

Edmunds Buys Dealer Texting Startup

Edmunds.com has acquired mobile startup CarCode, a service that lets customers and dealers engage in one-on-one text messaging. It is the first acquisition for the online car-shopping website.

Tags: Edmunds.com, Mobile Applications, mobile leads, text-message marketing

October 23, 2014 - Industry News

Edmunds Pulls Ad Campaign, Says It ‘Missed the Mark’

Edmunds' 'Absurdity of Haggling' campaign included four YouTube videos that depict a cashier trying to overcharge customers for items at a grocery store, then haggling with shoppers who refused to pay. 

Edmunds pulled an online ad campaign last week for its Price Promise program after dealers complained it portrayed them as ‘bad guys’ in the car-shopping process.

Tags: Edmunds, Edmunds.com, haggle, Price Promise

September 25, 2014 - Industry News

September Sales to Maintain Healthy Growth in 2014, Edmunds Predicts

Projected September sales would be an 11% increase from the previous year, with Edmunds predicting that about 1.26 million new cars and trucks will be sold during the month.

Tags: Edmunds.com, SAAR, Vehicle Sales

July 24, 2014 - Industry News

Auto Sales to Reach Highest July Mark in Eight Years, Edmunds Predicts

Edmunds.com forecasts that about 1.46 million new cars and trucks will be sold in the U.S. market in July, the highest July total since 2006.

Tags: Edmunds.com, July Auto Sales, new-vehicle sales

June 26, 2014 - Industry News

June New-Car Sales Strong Despite Forecasted Decline, Says Edmunds

Edmunds.com forecasts that about 1.36 million new vehicle will be sold in June, a 15.4% decline from May and a 3.1% decline from June 2013. Analysts, however, say the declines don’t mean June will be a bad month for car sales.

Tags: Edmunds, Edmunds.com, June Sales, SAAR

June 18, 2014 - Industry News

Digital Air Strike Integrates With Edmunds

The integration allows a dealership’s DMS to trigger a customer survey and seamless feed that feedback to Edmunds.com.

Tags: Customer Reviews, Digital Air Strike, Edmunds.com, Systems Integration

June 17, 2014 - Industry News

Honda, Acura Earn Edmunds’ Best Retained Value Awards

Honda won in the nonluxury division with a projected residual value of 50.1% after five years, while Acura took home the luxury crown with a projected five-year residual value of 45.4%.

Tags: Acura, Awards, Edmunds, Edmunds.com, Honda

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