Category: Used Cars buys Dealer Inspire, Launch Digital Marketing for $165M announced last week it has agreed to purchase Dealer Inspire and Launch Digital Marketing, which are privately held companies providing digital solutions to dealers — including digital retailing, among many other services. The deal is worth $165 million upon closing plus “additional consideration based on future performance,” said… Read more »

This is how classic cars cross the oceans

There are two basic ways for the non-rich to ship a car overseas: Inside a container or roll-on-roll-off (RORO). Not counting automakers shipping cars from overseas factories to the U.S. or vice versa, thousands of cars are transported back and forth between the mainland U.S. and Europe either as part… Read more »

What color cars hold their value best?

If you’ve ever wondered if the color of your car makes a difference in its resale value, here’s the answer: yes, according to a new study from The average car looses 33.1 percent of its value after three years, but yellow cars are down just 27 percent over that time…. Read more »

Buying a Car: Can Dealerships Trade or Swap Cars?

If you’re interested in buying a car — whether new or used — you may find yourself in a situation in which the right model is in another state at a faraway dealership. When that happens, you might consider asking your local dealership to trade with the other dealer to… Read more »