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    Report: Krafcik lands new role as president of TrueCar
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    John Krafcik, who stepped down at the beginning of this year from his role as president and CEO of Hyundai Motor America, has just been announced as the new president of online car shopping website TrueCar. The news comes on the heels of an announcement, less than a month ago, that Krafcik was ...

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    New York: John Krafcik eyes Sonata, talks about his new role
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    As hundreds of people gathered to watch the unveiling of the 2015 Hyundai Sonata at the New York Auto Show on Wednesday, John Krafcik, a driving force behind the new vehicle, found himself in a peculiar position. He stood far away from the car, away from the crowd. He watched from the Nissan ...

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    Report: Ex-Hyundai CEO Krafcik joins TrueCar board amidst IPO plans
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    Former Hyundai Motor America CEO John Krafcik has had a tumultuous year. Last June, he won the Automotive Executive of the Year from DNV Business Assurance. Then in December, he suddenly announced he was stepping down from his leadership role at the Korean automaker on January 1, with some ...

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    Report: FTC investigating dealers who opposed TrueCar for collusion
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    TrueCar and automotive dealerships just can't seem to stay out of the spotlight. An investigation is underway by the Federal Trade Commission into a number of dealers that stand accused of "agreeing to refuse to deal with TrueCar," according to an FTC letter obtained by Automotive News. The ...

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    Video: Is TrueCar's new female car shopper ad sexist? [w/poll]
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    TrueCar is getting bashed in both traditional and social media venues over a 30-second ad that's gone viral due to what some perceive as sexist overtones. The ad features a number of women talking about using TrueCar for their latest vehicular purchase, and how the website takes the "anxiety" out ...

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    Report: September sales forecasted to increase 11 percent
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    Despite a spike in gasoline prices, car sales are on track to continue their stable growth, and this September could end up being the best September since 2007. Gas prices usually put a complete damper on car sales, especially bigger trucks and SUVs. The uptick in sales this month could mean the ...

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    Study: These are the best-selling cars in wealthy zip codes
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    Perhaps the most frustrating thing about being mired in the 99% is that due to the prevalence of reality-distorting TV and the booming personal security business, we really have no idea what it's like to be Mitt Romney, Donald Trump or one of the Koch brothers. At least in the olden days, we ...

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    Report: Average price of new car sales transaction hits $30,748, an all-time record
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    If you've looked into purchasing a new car recently, we likely don't need to tell you prices are plenty lofty. According to TrueCar.com's data, the average selling price of a new car sold here in the U.S. last month was $30,748, marking an all-time record (last year's figure was just $28,771). ...

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    Report: TrueCar polishing edges off business model to comply with state regulations
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    TrueCar has attracted much unwanted attention recently, drawing the ire of Honda and torquing off regulators in several states. In response, the company has announced a series of changes to its business model, designed to address the legality of its service, according to a report in Automotive ...

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    Report: State regulators turn up the heat on TrueCar
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    What exactly is TrueCar? That's the question behind recent conflicts between the company and a growing list of foes, which include dealership organizations, automakers and regulators in at least three states. According to a report by Automotive News, TrueCar's business model is under fire by ...

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    Report: Honda fighting below-invoice online pricing deals
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    Let's face it, nobody pays MSRP anymore. In fact, the most savvy car buyers among us don't even pay invoice price. Thanks to Internet pricing sites like TrueCar.com, it doesn't take negotiating skills or friends in the business to get dealers to sell you cars at deep discount. And that fact has ...

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    Study: What Would Grandpa Drive? Apparently, a CTS Wagon or Panamera [UPDATE]
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    What you see here is a list of the cars most often purchased by senior citizens, and thus, the fact that the Lincoln Town Car, Buick Lucerne and Cadillac DTS are the top three spots should come as no shock whatsoever. But look at the fourth place listing – the Cadillac CTS Sport Wagon. ...

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    Study: Scion, Mitsubishi and Mazda top brands among Gen Y buyers
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    Sure, every age demographic is important to marketing and sales teams in the automotive industry. But automakers would love nothing more than to grab hold of a young person and instill brand loyalty at an early age. Which manufacturers are actually doing that? According to a study conducted by ...

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    Volkswagen New Beetle still number one with the ladies
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    Volkswagen New Beetle – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Men, take note: According to a new survey from research firm TrueCar, the Volkswagen New Beetle is (still) the ultimate car for women. Apparently, its combination of cute-as-a-button looks and affordable pricing make the reborn ...

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