Tag: auto dealer

safety

Seat belts could be recalled after altered safety data discovered

The Japanese government has told automakers to prepare for recalls after Joyson Safety Systems Japan’s seat belt safety testing data was found to be altered. Japan’s authorities reported that as many as 9 million seat belts “do not meet quality…
Reynolds & Reynoldsvideo

Reynolds & Reynolds CEO Robert Brockman charged with $2B fraud scheme

In the largest tax fraud case against an American in U.S. history, federal prosecutors are charging Robert Brockman, CEO of Reynolds & Reynolds, with a $2 billion tax fraud scheme. Department of Justice officials said in a news conference Thursday…
online

Online consumer engagement showing indications of industry rebound

Car shoppers are continuing a slow but steady push back to normal purchasing practices, according to analysis of marketing data by Comscore in a press release issued Tuesday, and used car shopping is where the greatest interest growth has occurred.…
trucks

Electric trucks expected to dominate in next decade

New market research now predicts that the electric truck market will experience exponential growth by the year 2030. P&S Intelligence forecasts that the U.S. electric truck industry will boom on a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 51.6%. At that…
women of color

Four FCA technical business leaders receive awards at Women of Color STEM conference

As of 2017, only 11.5% of science and engineering employees were women of color. Additionally, this group only represented 14.1% of Bachelor degree holders in STEM fields. Nevertheless, automakers like FCA and events like Women of Color in Science, Technology,…

Automotive startups make big headlines with strong funding rounds and acquisitions

Welcome to another edition of The Friday 5 with Steve Greenfield, Founder and CEO of Automotive Ventures, an auto technology advisory firm that helps entrepreneurs raise money and maximize the value of their companies. NADA Impact on Vendors Big and…

Do people of color have more leadership opportunities in automotive retail...

Welcome back to Diversity in Automotive: Tier 1 spotlight edition, brought to you by TrueCar and CarNow. In today's segment, host Cory Mosley is joined by an esteemed panel of automotive retail professionals including Gary Graves, CTO and founder of InteractiveTel,…

7 ways to increase your dealership website’s local organic search optimization

In this episode of Auto Marketing Now, host Brian Pasch discusses search engine optimization and the problems that he often finds while auditing dealership websites. Most dealers fail to understand that local, organic search is the highest quality, most sustainable,…

Automotive sales for Q3 and strong M&A activity from the Presidio...

Welcome to another edition of The Friday 5 with Steve Greenfield, Founder and CEO of Automotive Ventures, an auto technology advisory firm that helps entrepreneurs raise money and maximize the value of their companies. In this episode, Greenfield takes a…