Cox Automotive’s 2019 Dealership Staffing Study finds approximately 20% of dealership staff are likely to look for another job in the next six months, a problem that could be solved with a greater focus on attracting younger generations to dealership work.
July 23, 2019
Despite the expected volume decline, the firm put September’s seasonally adjusted annual sales rate at a healthy 17.1 million, down from last September’s 18.1 million SAAR. The company said higher interest rates and talks of tariffs may be having some pull-ahead impact in the market.
September 26, 2018
The announcement marks Rowe's return to the company where he started his digital marketing career nearly 20 years ago. It also marks his return to the car business.
April 13, 2018
It’s not just the wave of off-lease vehicles expected to return to the market this year and next, it’s the type of vehicles returning that could stunt new sales. Rising interest rates, however, could turn the tide for the new-vehicle market.
March 29, 2018
The fourth-quarter reading of the Cox Automotive Dealer Sentiment Index shows dealers are optimistic about the next three months. Concerns about price pressure and showroom traffic persist.
December 11, 2017
Sentiment speaks to recent auto finance data showing prime and superprime car buyers shifting toward used, where the average monthly payment was $139 less than the record $504 average monthly payment for new in the second quarter.
September 22, 2017
Cox Automotive’s Jason Barrie, who has helped drive Dealertrack’s evolution from credit application portal to an enabler of sales and F&I workflow since 2005, says technology won’t kill F&I. He will be at Industry Summit 2017 to explain why.
July 11, 2017
It was the second consecutive month that Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index reached a record high. Officials said strong retail demand for recent model-year used vehicles is encouraging dealers to buy more vehicles at auction, and the increased demand is more than offsetting the high supply.
July 10, 2017
Cox Automotive and Holman Enterprises have announced the launch of Flexdrive, a joint venture designed to offer a subscription option to new-car buyers.
June 1, 2017
Tom Webb will retire on June 30, ending a more than four-decade career. Cox Automotive officials said a replacement will be named in the coming weeks.
March 30, 2017
Tom Webb will retire on June 30 as Cox Automotive's chief economist, ending a more than four-decade career.
March 11, 2017
Cox Automotive this week announced two executive promotions. Rock Anderson Jr. has been promoted to executive vice president of people strategies and John Kovac has been promoted to executive vice president and CMO.
January 12, 2017
The perception that millennials are content with a carless, ride-hailing life may not be true after all, at least according to new data from Dealertrack.
October 11, 2016
Mobile WiFi provider Vinli has reached agreements with Cox Automotive and Meineke Car Care to offer Cox's 40,000 dealer clients the ability to sell connected car capabilities to their customers as an aftermarket product.
September 14, 2016
Cox Automotive has named Shane O’ Dell president of financial solutions. The former Manheim exec will oversee NextGear Capital, where he served as COO before joining Manheim as senior vice president of vehicle solutions.
September 6, 2016