U.S. sales of new cars and light trucks fell 12% year-over-year in September, suppressed in part by a Labor Day weekend allotted to August. Few were spared the sting, with all six of America’s and Japan’s biggest factories reporting double-digit declines.
October 3, 2019
Topping Autotrader’s 2018 lists of non-luxury and luxury CPO programs were Hyundai and Lexus, respectively. Both offer unrivaled warranty coverages, along with several perks that make them an ideal choice for shoppers looking for a lightly used model.
May 23, 2018
The online retailer will introduce a series of enhancements designed to deliver higher quality leads to auto dealers and add transparency and speed to the customer experience.
January 29, 2018
The report shows a growing number of consumers believe certain safety technologies, including blind-spot detection and and forward collision warning, should come standard on all vehicles in the United States. Convenience and entertainment options also ranked high on consumers' preferred list of technology features.
January 9, 2017
Autotrader today released its list of the Top 8 certified pre-owned programs for the holiday season. According to the company, these certified pre-owned vehicles offer consumers the reliability and safety of a new vehicle, but at a more affordable price.
December 12, 2016
Generation Z may have grown up with more access to technology than Millennials, but buying online isn't what this emerging demographic prefers, according to a joint study from Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book.
March 17, 2016
Cox Automotive has named Zambezi as its lead creative agency for its Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book brands. Zambezi will work with both companies to help change the way they collectively approach marketing and communications for consumers.
February 11, 2016
AutoTrader's 2016 Car Tech Impact Study showed that 77% of consumer surveyed will make in-car technology a bigger consideration than color on their next vehicle purchase. And what they want most are advanced safety features such as parking assist, collision avoidance and automatic braking.
January 14, 2016
The effects of Volkswagen’s diesel engine scandal are beginning to sink in, with the automaker reporting a 24.72% drop in November sales.
December 2, 2015
Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book reported stronger-than-expected auto sales during the month of November. The overall industry health is looking strong, but the two firms noted several risk factors that could negatively impact the industry as it heads into 2016.
December 2, 2015
Starting Dec. 15, Chip Perry, who helped build Autotrader from a one-person startup to a $1.5 billion online marketplace, will take on the task of restoring TrueCar’s relations with dealers after a tumultuous summer.
November 24, 2015