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Carfax Expands Role in Nissan, Infiniti CPO Programs

The expanded role is designed to boost customer retention at certified dealerships. Now, all Nissan and Infiniti CPO buyers get enrolled in the free myCarfax service so they can receive service and recall alerts from Carfax.

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IHS Acquires Canadian Provider of Vehicle History Reports

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.

Experian’s AutoCheck Integrates with AutoAlert

Experian Automotive’s AutoCheck vehicle history reports are now integrated with AutoAlert’s Deal Sheet function, cutting down the time needed to prepare customer presentations.

California Dealers Join Suit Against Carfax

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.

Dealer Group Says Salesmen Didn’t Know ‘Clean’ Car Had 3 Claims

Birchwood Auto Group has offered compensation to a customer who was told a car was “clean" despite a vehicle history report indicating otherwise.

IHS to Acquire R.L. Polk & Co. for $1.4B

IHS signs definitive agreement to acquire the market research firm and its subsidiary, Carfax. The addition of Polk would put IHS at center of today’s most critical business decisions for the automotive industry.

Experian Vehicle History Reports to Appear on AutoTrader.com

Experian Automotive's AutoCheck dealer subscribers will be able to access Experian vehicle history reports on the AutoTrader.com site starting in September.

121 Dealers File $50M-Plus Suit Against Carfax

Dealers filed a mass action lawsuit Tuesday against Carfax for monopolizing the market. They claim the quality of the firm’s vehicle history reports is lacking, but dealers also say the exclusive agreements the firm has with OEMs and merchandising sites has forced them to be paying customers.

BMW Adds Experian Vehicle History Reports to CPO Programs

The addition of AutoCheck gives BMW and MINI dealers the ability to choose the vehicle history report that best meets their needs

instaVIN Partners With Classiccars.com

ClassicCars.com is now offering instaVIN classic car history reports and becomes an authorized agent of the service.