Blinker was founded in 2016 by a team of industry veterans from US Bank, CarMax, GM Financial, and Cox Automotive. With this week’s announcements, the startup is quickly gearing up to take on private-party marketplaces like Craigslist, Letgo, Autotrader, Cars.com and Facebook Marketplace.
ELEAD1ONE’s ‘game-changing’ application was designed to keep dealerships central to the online car-buying process.
Credit scores in the fourth quarter of 2017 were only a half a point higher than the median score recorded during the first quarter of 2009. And according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 2017 auto loan origination volume reached the highest level it has ever observed.
A new partnership with CarStory gives Ford and Lincoln dealers who own FordDirect websites access to CarStory’s AI- and analytics-based market reports.
ACV Auctions has become a national corporate partner of the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association, giving member dealers access to ACV’s inventory management platform.