Dealers with a Carfax Advantage account can now use Carfax information when searching for inventory through manufacturers’ digital sales platforms powered by RMS Automotive. BMW Financial Services NA LLC is the first company to incorporate the search function into its RMS-powered digital marketplace.
September 28, 2017
Carfax's Snapshot Tool is now available to dealers on the DealerSocket website platform. The feature puts key vehicle history details for specific vehicles on search results pages and VDPs
January 30, 2017
The $350 million mass action lawsuit against Carfax, which listed nearly 500 dealers and stalled the sale of its parent company R.L. Polk & Co. before its eventual sale to IHS three years ago, has been dismissed.
December 14, 2016
Dealerships using the DealerStar DMS can now join the Carfax program and take advantage of free resources like Carfax Service History and Carfax QuickVIN.
December 6, 2016
With open recall information from Carfax integrated into the Unotifi Communicator platform, dealerships and service shops can alert new and existing customers about safety recalls on their vehicles.
November 1, 2016
Carfax Snapshot is designed to help consumers shopping on third-party websites make faster buying decisions by putting key vehicle history details — including reported accidents, number of owners, service records, and open recalls — on the search results and vehicle details pages.
August 2, 2016
As part of an enhanced partnership, key details such as reported accidents, number of owners and open recalls now instantly appear onscreen for vehicles listed in MAXDigital's inventory management platform.
April 5, 2016
TrueCar led the way in J.D. Power’s 2016 Third-Party Automotive Website Evaluation Study, followed by Carfax and Cars.com. Visual web and minimalist navigation tools were the main drivers of shopper satisfaction.
March 24, 2016
IHS Inc., the company that purchased CARFAX in 2013, has purchased CARPROOF Corp. for approximately $460 million. The Canadian company is a provider of vehicle history reports, vehicle appraisals and valuations.
December 29, 2015
Ford and Carfax announced this week that they are expanding their relationship. Now, all Ford and Lincoln CPO vehicles will be listed on Carfax Used Car Listing.
October 14, 2014
An antitrust lawsuit against Carfax has garnered 700 plaintiffs, up from just 124 when the suit was originally filed in May last year.
September 3, 2014
The lawsuit, which was filed last April, now lists 530 dealer plaintiffs, with the firm leading the case reporting that new dealers are being added every day.
March 11, 2014
The mass action, antitrust lawsuit against Carfax now lists more than 500 dealers as plaintiffs. The suit, which originated on the East Coast, has now reached California.
August 1, 2013