Dealer news: CDK, Group 1 relationship extended; NY dealers’ donation to outfit Red Cross emergency response vehicle

Two of the giants of the auto retail industry are renewing the vows of their marriage. Dealership software provider CDK Global and Group 1 Automotive have announced an extension of their agreement to provide the massive dealership group’s U.S. franchise ... [Read More]


Auction news: NAAA opens convention registration; TPC to work with Airport AA

Fresh off its annual lobbying event in Washington, D.C., the National Auto Auction Association announced it has opened registration for its 2024 NAAA World Remarketing Convention. The convention, set for Oct. 1-3 at the Hilton Bonnet Creek Resort in Orlando, ... [Read More]


Repairify donates diagnostic tools to Collin College auto technology program

Repairify is investing in the future of auto repair. The auto service/repair technology and data provider announced a donation of more than $180,000 worth of diagnostic tools to the automotive technology program of Collin College in North Texas as part ... [Read More]


DCG launches AI data-mining software for dealership valuations

Artificial intelligence is everywhere these days. Now it’s coming to the auto dealership buy-sell market. Retail automotive advisory firm Dave Cantin Group has launched an AI-powered data-mining software designed to provide data-driven valuations for U.S. new-car dealerships, regardless of brand, ... [Read More]
S&P Global finalizes Visible Alpha acquisition


To avoid getting pancaked by used-car price hikes, shoppers wise to stop waffling on purchase

When that shopper is waffling over whether the timing is right to buy a used car, here’s a selling point a dealer can pass along to that indecisive consumer, courtesy of CARFAX. “It’s time to get off the fence if ... [Read More]