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Jumpstart Automotive Media Path to Purchase Report: Luxury Sport and Coupe Segments Showing Growth in Shopper Interest with a Spotlight on Toyota

Jumpstart Automotive Media, a leading media, insights, and marketing solutions company, today released its monthly share of shopper interest data. The report reveals that shoppers have recently shown more interest in segments such as Luxury Sport, Coupe, Luxury Sport Sedan, and Large SUVs.

Between July and August, shopper interest in the Luxury Sport segment grew 28%; the Coupe segment grew 15%; Luxury…

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Added by John Sternal on September 19, 2017 at 3:49pm — No Comments

Compact SUVs in Strong Demand

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Added by John Sternal on September 19, 2017 at 11:05am — No Comments

Compact SUVs in Strong Demand

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Added by John Sternal on September 19, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments

Hearst Autos Announces Permanent Location In Chamblee, GA

Hearst Autos, the only full-service consultative resource for connecting automotive marketers with in-market auto shoppers, today announced its new permanent office in Chamblee, GA., just outside of Atlanta.

Located in Chamblee’s Antique Row district, the office has an open floor plan dedicated to optimizing workflow, including whiteboard spaces that allow teams to share ideas openly and track design sprints over multi-day sessions. The decision to move into a new space was based on…

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Added by John Sternal on September 19, 2017 at 9:25am — No Comments

LEASE CREDIT APPROVAL RATES BOUNCE BACK IN AUGUST

Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, reports car lease credit applicants registered a 68.3% approval rate for August, just shy of the “healthy” mark at 70%.

 

The credit approval rate for August saw a noticeable improvement from last month’s rate of just 54.3%. In more complete context, a year ago the approvals rate was much lower, reaching only 57.7% this time last year.

 

The jump in…

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Added by John Sternal on September 14, 2017 at 9:29am — No Comments

BLACK BOOK USED VEHICLE RETENTION INDEX DIPS SLIGHTLY IN AUGUST

Black Book, a division of Hearst Business Media that provides industry-leading used vehicle valuation and residual value forecast solutions, released its Used Vehicle Retention Index for August, showing the Index dipped slightly from 113.0 in July to 112.6 in August. Click here to obtain a copy of the latest index data.

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Added by John Sternal on September 12, 2017 at 3:57pm — No Comments

Best Weekly Performance in Two Months for Used Vehicles

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Added by John Sternal on September 12, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Jumpstart Unveils Latest Path-To-Purchase Stats for Automotive Shopping

Jumpstart Automotive Media, a leading media, insights, and marketing solutions company, today released its monthly share of shopper interest data. The report reveals that there is recent growth in interest for the Entry Luxury Sedan segment, but the segment is also drawing interest in other similar segments (Midsize Sedans, Midsize luxury Sedan), making it one of today’s larger cross-shopped categories.…

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Added by John Sternal on August 30, 2017 at 12:43pm — No Comments

Cars Average Decline is Double the Trucks

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Added by John Sternal on August 29, 2017 at 2:59pm — No Comments

Insights: Length of Marketing Campaign Impacts Dealership ROI

Jumpstart Automotive Media recently analyzed more than 4,000 Tier-3 dealer digital marketing campaigns that ran in 2016. The campaigns were divided into four categories based on length (1, 2, 3, 4 month lengths). Click-thru rate (CTR), and cost per visitor and cost per visit and was then calculated for each category.

1 Month

CTR Rate: 0.06%

Cost Per Visitor:…

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Added by John Sternal on August 29, 2017 at 11:17am — No Comments

What Dealers Had To Say About F&I Products

Protective Asset Protection, which operates dealer-owned warranty programs / F&I products (DOWC) for auto dealers, recently conducted an online survey presented to 1,500 auto dealer professionals in the U.S. Here are highlights of the results, which you may be interested in for a story:

When asked about the biggest challenge with their current F&I products, 29% of dealer respondents said both “too much of an administrative burden, and “doesn’t offer enough…

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Added by John Sternal on August 24, 2017 at 4:10pm — No Comments

SWAPALEASE.COM UNVEILS QUARTERLY AUTO LEASE TRENDS REPORT FOR Q2 2017

Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest online car lease marketplace, today released its quarterly lease trends report for the second quarter, 2017 (click here to access the report). The report shows that only three brands increased in search traffic from the first quarter. Infiniti, Ram and Chrysler saw a rise in search traffic by 10%,…
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Added by John Sternal on August 24, 2017 at 9:57am — No Comments

SWAPALEASE.COM REPORTS DECLINE IN LEASE CREDIT APPROVALS FOR THE MONTH OF JULY

Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, reports car lease credit applicants registered just a 54.3% approval rate for July.

July’s credit approval rate is showing a decrease from the previous month (68.8%). A year ago the approvals rate was just slightly higher, reaching 57.7%. Overall, this year’s credit…

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Added by John Sternal on August 17, 2017 at 11:24am — No Comments

Used Vehicle Depreciation Ticks Up

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Added by John Sternal on August 15, 2017 at 11:17am — No Comments

Car Segment Depreciation Level Increases

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Added by John Sternal on August 8, 2017 at 11:21am — No Comments

Used Vehicle Depreciation Increases

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Added by John Sternal on August 4, 2017 at 11:20am — No Comments

BLACK BOOK USED VEHICLE RETENTION INDEX REMAINS UNCHANGED THROUGHOUT JULY

Black Book, a division of Hearst Business Media that provides industry-leading used vehicle valuation and residual value forecast solutions, released its Used Vehicle Retention Index for July, showing the Index unchanged from June and resting at 113.0. The Index has now moved positive or unchanged in three of the last four months. …

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Added by John Sternal on August 4, 2017 at 10:46am — No Comments

NEW BLACK BOOK WHITE PAPER OFFERS LATEST BEST PRACTICES ON TRADE APPRAISALS

Black Book, a division of Hearst Business Media that provides industry-leading used vehicle valuation and residual value forecast solutions, unveiled today its latest white paper, offering insight and best practices today’s online trade appraisal process during a vehicle transaction. The paper, titled: “Trade Appraisal: How to narrow the gap to close more deals”, can be viewed by clicking…

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Added by John Sternal on August 4, 2017 at 10:29am — No Comments

SWAPALEASE.COM LEASE CREDIT APPROVALS REBOUND FROM PREVIOUS MONTH WITH MORE HEALTHY LEVELS

Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, reports car lease credit applicants registered a 68.8% approval rate during June, a significant rebound from May when only 48.1% were approved. The company saw less of an influx of shoppers applying for higher-end luxury leases, which often drives up non-approval rates.

 

So far year-to-date, 62.4% of transfer applicants have been…

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Added by John Sternal on July 27, 2017 at 9:30am — No Comments

Jumpstart Automotive Media June 2017 Path to Purchase Report: Subcompact SUVs/CUVs Was the Fastest Growing Vehicle Segment in First Half of 2017

Jumpstart Automotive Media, a leading media, insights, and marketing solutions company, today released its monthly share of shopper interest data. The report reveals that Subcompact SUVs and CUVs saw a 37% increase in interest across Jumpstart’s portfolio of sites in the first half of 2017 (H1 2017) when compared to the first half of 2016 (H2 2016).

Additionally, the Subcompact SUV/CUV segment ranked as the 11th most-shopped vehicle category in H1 2017, jumping from…

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Added by John Sternal on July 18, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments

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