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Info on Truecars.com

     I have been hearing quite a bit lately about a website called truecar.com. I know enough about the company because of the information that I have read on their website.

 

     One of the features that they offer is to show an average of the previous transactions on the same unit that you are considering buying. I really like the sound of a tool like that and I am starting to think that it could have a few similarities to Vauto.  We would like to see if that data of previous transactions is accurate and how they get the information. I would also like to know where they are getting the information from. Does anybody know anything about this company above and beyond what you can read on their website?

 

     Also, they have a feature where dealers can sign up with them and the dealer will receive leads that will send the people to their store. Next question: Does that work? Is it worth the money for how many leads they send you? Let me know if you can shed any light on the subject please!

Jordan Molstead
http://www.drivingsales.com/blogs/InvestigativeReporting/2011/12/14/breaking-news-group-1-automotive-drops-truecar http://www.drivingsales.com/blogs/InvestigativeReporting/2011/12/13/digging-into-the-truecar-controversy http://www.dealerelite.net/profiles/blogs/true-car-and-zag-cyber-bandits-or-good-for-the-car-business?xg_source=activity You may want to read those articles and and the hundreds of posts (mostly negative) about this company in those threads and many others over the past few weeks. I have never seen a vendor generate the type of negative buzz that this company has among dealers over the past month or so. The state of Colorado also issued a letter yesterday saying that any dealers currently using TrueCar could be opening themselves up to major penalties due to TrueCar advertising methods on their website, and there is speculation many other states will be issuing the same sort of statements. This site along with dealerelite.net has many articles regarding TrueCar that have been published in the past few weeks. Just search or scroll down a ways on either site and you will find all the information you could want to know.
Larry Doremus Jr.
Are we being trolled? If not, definitely read the information on Driving Sales about TrueCar...and even more important READ THEIR CONTRACT.
Jordan Molstead
Ya, I had the same thought but was giving him the benefit of doubt. Anyone who hasnt seen all the craziness surrounding this company recently obviously hasnt been spending a whole lot of time reading about the car industry over the past month or so.
Alex Hamblin
You literally said "I know enough about the company because of the information that I have read on their website." Then go on to demonstrate that you don't know ___. Is this a joke?
Jason Courter
Are you serious?

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