Auto Remarketing Staff

Search Optics announced Wednesday it has appointed Tabi Elbahou as senior vice president of global enterprise sales to oversee the company’s continued international expansion. For almost a decade, Elbahou most recently served as director of operations for AutoAnything.com, a subsidiary of AutoZone, where he... Read More

Auto Remarketing Staff

INFINITI drivers in the U.S. can now control vehicle features such as unlocking, locking, remote-start and more using newly integrated Amazon Alexa Skills designed to interact with their vehicles, the company announced Tuesday. INFINITI said it has expanded already-available features within INFINITI InTouch Services and... Read More

Auto Remarketing Staff

CarStory announced Tuesday general availability of CarStory Leaderboard, a new service that uses AI and machine learning to predict both when and for how much a vehicle will sell in a local market. CarStory Leaderboard uses the same advanced technology that it built into CarStory Insights and is currently available for... Read More

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

With more shoppers spending time online before ever arriving at the showroom, Cars.com highlighted the six improvements the vehicle listings site recently completed. Cars.com explained that it has unveiled an improved search experience for its users, streamlined its search results pages, enhanced its vehicle inventory... 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