Auto Remarketing Staff

Cars.com has brought back Andy Jacobson, who will be its new senior vice president of national sales.  Jacobson most recently served as vice president of client development at digital media company Conversant, but held several sales and marketing posts at Cars.com from 2004 to 2012.  In his new role,... Read More

Auto Remarketing Staff

Cars.com announced recently that the company has improved its search experience and enhanced its vehicle inventory pages via an expansion of its suite of pricing tools with the rollout of "Badging," which uses machine learning to assess the closest comparable vehicle for shoppers. The site’s latest... Read More

CarGurus is now publicly traded company

Joe Overby, Senior Editor

CarGurus is now officially a publicly traded company. The online automotive marketplace announced pricing on an initial public offering of 9.4 million shares of its Class A common stock on Wednesday ($16.00 per share before underwriting discounts), and then on Thursday, the shares began trading on the Nasdaq Global Select... Read More

Auto Remarketing Staff

Fastlane announced it has chosen Market Scan to be the company’s financial data supplier. Market Scan will provide the company with both real-time payment and rebate information tracked from car manufacturers, banks and credit unions. Fastlane offers dealers both an Amazon-like checkout process and a customized... Read More

Auto Remarketing Staff

Car Keys Express announced Wednesday that the company is extending its service by offering consumers on-site, instant automotive key replacement via an Uber-inspired webpage where users can choose from one of three service levels. The levels of service include the following three options: Priority— receive... Read More

Carvana expands into Albuquerque

Auto Remarketing Staff

Albuquerque is Carvana’s latest new market, the company announced Wednesday. Residents within 100 miles of the Albuquerque metro area can now shop the company’s around 7,000 vehicles online and get their car delivered, free as soon as the next day. “As the largest metro area in the state,... Read More

AutoWeb finalizes license agreement with DealerX

Auto Remarketing Staff

A day after officially changing its name, dealership lead provider AutoWeb — formerly Autobytel —  on Tuesday entered into a license agreement with DealerX Partners,a provider of data-driven marketing products for car dealerships and OEMs. Under the terms of the agreement, AutoWeb will receive a... Read More

Will consumers buy a used Tesla Model 3?

Joe Overby, Senior Editor

Tesla has ramped up its used-car sales this year, and based on discussion in its latest quarterly earning filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, it is expected to continue emphasizing this area of its business. But are consumers ready to go used with these electric vehicles? That’s a tough... Read More