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Supreme Court Patent Case Could Benefit The Auto Industry

The result of a Supreme Court case between two food companies has the potential to benefit the auto industry and its technology suppliers.

March 28, 2017
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Mar
27
2017
Uber Suspends Self-Driving Car Program Following Crash In Arizona

Reports indicate that Uber is suspending its entire self-driving car program while it investigates a crash involving one of its vehicles in Tempe, Arizona.

March 27, 2017
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Mar
24
2017
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GM To Make Digital Signage Mandatory At U.S. Dealerships

Starting next year, General Motors plans to make digital signage part of its U.S. dealership facility requirements for the first time ever.

March 24, 2017
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Mar
21
2017
Sheriff Loaned Dealership $150,000 Using Funds From Inmate Food Account

Lawyers for Ana Franklin, a sheriff in Morgan County, Alabama, have admitted in a federal court filing that Franklin’s $150,000 investment in a used car dealership that went bankrupt came from the Morgan County Jail inmate food account.

March 21, 2017
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Mar
20
2017
Uber Turmoil Increases With Departure Of President Jeff Jones

The turmoil surrounding ride-hailing company Uber is increasing with the departure of president Jeff Jones, a marketing expert who was hired to help soften the company’s often abrasive image.

March 20, 2017
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Mar
17
2017
Report: Google Continues To Dominate U.S. Search Ad Revenues

According to a report by eMarketer, Google’s domination of the U.S. search ad market shows no signs of slowing down.

March 17, 2017
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Mar
14
2017
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Study: Fuel Economy Rules Threaten Jobs And Vehicle Prices

As the Obama administration was winding down, federal regulators reiterated the goals over requests from the industry for more time.

March 14, 2017
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Tesla Owners Waiting Months For Repaired Cars

The Economist reports that Tesla makes many of the vehicle parts in house. That means that their manufacturing plant has to keep up with demand, and the over 80,000 cars that Tesla produced in 2016.

March 13, 2017
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EPA Plans To Review Its Methods For Detecting Vehicle Emissions Fraud

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Inspector General said it plans to review whether or not the agency’s internal controls are effective at detecting vehicle emissions fraud, according to a report by Reuters.

March 13, 2017
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WikiLeaks Documents Illustrate CIA Concerns Over Connected Car Security Vulnerabilities

WikiLeaks documents indicate that the CIA considered a “mission” against connected car technology, thereby underscoring auto industry concerns that the science behind the next generation of vehicles could lead to attacks from hackers.

March 9, 2017
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Mar
8
2017
Dealer Digital Marketing Report February 2017

The February Dealership Digital Marketing Report is here, and we’re learning some important things about traffic from the results.

March 8, 2017
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Google AdWords’ View-Through Conversion Window Will Soon Shrink To One Day

Those who track and report on view-through conversions for display or video campaigns in AdWords may start seeing much lower numbers starting in April.

March 8, 2017
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