Dealer Insight Newsletter June 2013

Bridging The Gap

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June 2013's 2013 Car Shopping Trends Report released an all-new report that mines our extensive data to reveal the most relevant car shopping and purchasing trends in America today.'s 2013 Car Shopping Trends Report shows how Americans shop for cars and what features appeal most to these buyers. These trends offer direct clues to ways that the automotive industry can move toward a more engaging car shopping experience.

Gimme a Price Already! Edmunds Tries to End the Most Aggravating Part of Car Shopping

"The folks at now have a tool that promises to make retrieving car prices as quick and easy as shopping at Amazon," says Brad Tuttle of TIME Magazine.

Jeep, Acura Capture's 2013 Best Retained Value Awards

Jeep and Acura took home the top prizes in's third annual Best Retained ValueŽ Awards, which recognize the brands and new car models that have the highest projected residual values after five years. View the full list of winners.

What Motivates Car Shoppers to Give 5-Star Reviews?

Here are some of the findings from our analysis to illuminate what qualities and experiences motivate consumers to write a 5-star review.

Rising Unemployment Rate Not a Bad Sign for New Car Sales

A higher unemployment rate could further help car sales by delaying cutbacks to the Federal Reserve's current quantitative easing program.

Millennials Take the Wheel

Young adults bought more new cars in 2012 than years prior, showing buying strength for the first time since the Great Recession started. Our chief economist offers a look at the road ahead for this demographic.

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