Dealer Insight Newsletter July 2014

Bridging The Gap

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Edmunds Dealer Newsletter
July 2014

The 2014 Best Retained Value Awards

Honda and Acura captured the top prizes in's fourth annual Best Retained ValueŽ Awards, which recognize the brands and 2014 models that have the highest projected residual values after five years based on their average "cash" True Market Value® (TMV®) price during their first five months in the market (or, for vehicles introduced in November or December of 2013, through March 2014). Visit for a full list of awarded vehicles. Promise Partners should contact their local Account Executive for a Digital Media Kit and begin promoting this accolade today.

Parents Magazine and Name the 10 Best Family Cars for 2014

For the seventh year in a row, Parents magazine and car-shopping site are revealing their list of the year's 10 Best Family Cars, a trusted guide for moms and dads who are in the market for a new car. Learn more.

Adam Carolla Surprise Test Drive With Edmunds Car Week Shoppers

Adam Carolla surprises car shoppers during #CarWeekLA at Keyes Audi in Van Nuys, CA. See what happens on their test drives in our exclusive video!

Drive by Numbers ? Then and Now

Jessica Caldwell, Edmunds Senior Analyst, talks about what the car market was like the last time new car sales were so high. Learn more.

Nissan Salesman in Ohio Reworks the Traditional Car Sales Process

Dave Siebenaller, the Internet sales consultant at Warner Nissan, has reworked the sales process at his dealership to create a better experience for his customers. Read more.

Ford Sees Potential Market for Solar Car

Ford says that advances in solar panel efficiency and continuing high prices for gasoline, along with federal requirements for ever-improving fuel efficiency help make a case for cars that can charge for free during the day. Read more.

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