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January 23, 2017 - Industry News

Ford Credit Invests in Online Car-Buying Platform

The captive announced a new connection to San Francisco-based AutoFi, which provides a platform that allows customers to purchase and finance a new vehicle via the dealership’s website.

Tags: AutoFi, digital retailing, F&I products, Ford Credit, Online Buying

January 9, 2017 - Industry News

Cadillac Launches $1,500 a Month Subscription Service

Cadillac has launched a subscription-based, on-demand vehicle utilization program that provides access to Cadillac vehicles without a commitment to buy or lease.

Tags: Cadillac, General Motors, Online Buying, Subscription

December 19, 2016 - Industry News

Carvana Partners With Two Georgia Credit Unions

In two separate announcements, Carvana today announced that it has partnered with Associated Credit Union and LGE Community Credit Union to offer their members access to certified and competitively priced vehicles through an online car-buying experience.

Tags: Carvana, Credit Unions, Online Buying

December 8, 2016 - Industry News

Beepi Merges With Scott Painter's Fair.com

Former TrueCar CEO Scott Painter is back. On Wednesday, TechCrunch reported that his newest venture has added online retailer Beepi, which is shutting down its operations outside of California and laying off 180 staffers.

Tags: Beepi, Fair.com, Online Buying, Scott Painter

October 19, 2016 - Industry News

Roadster Adds In-Store App to Digital Storefront Experience

Launched as a California broker site two and half years ago, Roadster took another step in its evolution to dealer solution provider this week. It announced the launch of a mobile app that brings its ecommerce platform into dealer showrooms.

Tags: Digital F&I, Ecommerce, Online Buying, Roadster

October 12, 2016 - Industry News

Carvana Expands to Cincinnati Market

Fueled by more than $460 million in additional funding, online pre-owned retailer Carvana is expanding into Cincinnati, the company announced today.

Tags: Car Sales, Carvana, Online Buying, Online Retail

October 4, 2016 - Industry News

Chase Teams With TrueCar on New Vehicle-Shopping Portal

Chase Auto Direct, which is being powered by TrueCar, will allow current Chase customers to shop for a new vehicle and secure financing on a desktop computer or smartphone. The portal will then connect shoppers to a dealership in the Chase dealer network.

Tags: Chase, Finance Sources, Online Buying, TrueCar

September 20, 2016 - Industry News

Vroom Raises $50 Million in Latest Funding Round

Vroom announced the completion of a $50 million Series E funding round with new investors Altimeter Capital and Foxhaven Asset Management. The new financing brings Vroom’s total funding to $218 million since its founding in 2013.

Tags: digital retailing solutions, Online Buying, Vroom

August 17, 2016 - Industry News

Study: Consumers Want to Buy Big-Ticket Items From Their Smartphones

A new study shows that consumers aren’t just interested in buying cars from their smartphones, they’re interested in completing the F&I process as well. The study was commissioned by Roadster, a company that offers that type of experience.

Tags: F&I process, F&I products, Online Buying, online F&I, Roadster

August 4, 2016 - Industry News

Carvana Enters Washington, D.C., Market

Carvana is continuing its ongoing market expansion with its official launch in Washington, D.C. The online pre-owned retailer now provides next-day delivery to nearly 103.5 million customers nationwide, including more than 13.2 million in the Washington, D.C., area.

Tags: Carvana, Dealership Experience, Online Buying

July 6, 2016 - Industry News

Online Retailer Launches Nationwide Vehicle Delivery

Beepi, an online used-vehicle retailer founded in 2013 by a serial entrepreneur who had a bad car-buying experience, is now offering nationwide vehicle delivery. The cost of the service, according to the company, is determined by the distance between the seller and buyer.

Tags: Beepi, Online Buying, Vroom

April 27, 2016 - Industry News

ChannelNet to Build Customer Management Portals for Hyundai Capital Canada

ChannelNet announced this week it will begin building customer lifecycle management programs and dealer portals for Hyundai Motor Finance and Kia Motors Finance in Canada as part of its new contract with Hyundai Capital Inc.

Tags: Canada, Hyundai, Kia, Online Buying

March 22, 2016 - Industry News

GoMoto to Bring Showroom Experience Online

GoMoto is taking its showroom customer experience platform online. This week, the firm launched GoMoto Digital, a solution that allows car buyers to begin the purchase process online and then continue the process inside the dealership simply by providing their driver's license.

Tags: CRM, Customer Experience, GoMoto, Online Buying

March 15, 2016 - Industry News

Pearl Technology Partners With F&I Express

Pearl Technology will tap into F&I Express' F&I aftermarket product network to power the F&I selling portion of its new ShowroomXpress automotive retail platform.

Tags: F&I Express, Online Buying, Pearl Technology, ShowroomXpress

February 10, 2016 - Industry News

GM's Online Used-Car Purchasing Site Goes Live

The automaker Factory Pre-Owned Collection portal is now live. The site, which will open up the automaker's remarketing channel to consumers, contains more than 30,000 used cars with less than 37,000 miles on the odometer.

Tags: General Motors, Online Buying, Online Marketing, Used Vehicles

January 14, 2016 - Industry News

GM to Launch Online Shopping Portal for Low-Mileage Used Cars

General Motors' decision to open up its remarketing channel to consumers through an online car-buying portal may give dealers pause, but officials said the move is designed to help GM dealers compete with third-party sites that are disrupting the used-car market.

Tags: General Motors, mileage, Online Buying, 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 16, 2015 - Industry News

(UPDATED) Vroom to Acquire Texas Direct Auto

The online startup looking to reinvent how cars are bought and sold has agreed to purchase the pioneer of selling vehicles online. According to officials, the two brands will co-exist and continue to operate online separately.

Tags: Online Buying, online shoppers, pre-owned customers, Texas Direct Auto, used-vehicle sales, Vroom

May 26, 2015 - Industry News

Larry H. Miller Dealerships Introduces Online Buying Experience

The dealer group will now allow customers to select and reserve vehicles online, accelerating the car-buying experience. The new service is initially launching in select stores, but will be available at every location by late summer.

Tags: Larry H. Miller Dealerships, Online Buying, online shoppers

April 23, 2015 - Industry News

AutoNation's PVR Average Surpasses $1,500

For the first time, the public dealer group’s F&I profit per deal average surpassed the $1,500 mark. Officials said the company will continue to emphasize F&I product sales as it preps for the launch of an AutoNation-branded maintenance contract later this year.

Tags: AutoNation, CFPB, Consumer FInancial Protection Bureau, F&I products, First Quarter, Maintenance plan, Mike Jackson, Online Buying, Quarterly Earnings

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