Attention car sales counters there have been numbers released by various sources showing January car sales. J.D. Power notes that 2018 Model-Year average transaction prices so far in January have risen to $32,169, the highest
Cox Automotive released the findings of its Future of Digital Retail Study, with results showing that the current dealership model needs to change with consumer preferences, but that the dealership remains central to car buying.
New-vehicle sales are expected to decline 7 percent year-over-year to a total of 1.57 million units in December 2017, resulting in an estimated 17.6 million seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR), according to Kelley Blue Book.
Pre-purchase interaction with the salesperson that leads to high sales satisfaction, according to the J.D. Power 2017 U.S. Sales Satisfaction Index Study, even though buyers have more information than ever before. The brands that deliver
People feel increasingly polarized by unrest, upheaval and other changes taking place in the world, and more than 60 percent of adults globally say they feel overwhelmed by things happening around them. Ford’s 2018 Looking
As all car model lines become crowded with similar connected features, one way automakers are attempting to differentiate is through unique twists on HMI, especially displays. A new report from the In-vehicle UX (IVX) group
The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute announced two new initiatives. Working in partnership with the Virginia Department of Transportation, the university unveiled four expansions to the Virginia Smart Road . The university also revealed that it has
Thales, a cybersecurity and data security, announced survey results revealing how respondents feel about the potential risks connected vehicles pose to their safety and the security of their personal information. The survey also shows that
On Monday, the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) hosted its first public demonstration of the technology it plans to deploy as part of the Tampa Connected Vehicle Pilot, a research project that has the potential
Both Hyundai and Toyota announced new research initiatives. Toyota is working with five universities on various driver assistance systems. Hyundai’s CRADLE will research, robotic and intelligent systems, eco-friendly technologies, mobility services, materials and new vehicle
The automotive future will be different—though with some noticeable similarities—as the convergence of disruptive technologies, government policies and new business models usher in a new era of multidimensional competition, says a new major research initiative
The importance of the growing smart home market is drawing in car manufacturers and their development strategies. Mercedes, BMW, Ford, and others are all bringing Amazon Alexa and other smart home voice control platforms into