Topic: CarGurus news

Next wave of Navigate speakers announced: hear from leaders at TripAdvisor, Google, and more

Posted by Meg Bernazzani on August 8, 2019

We hope you have your calendars marked for Navigate, CarGurus’ first-ever automotive conference coming this October.

This one-of-a-kind event is designed for dealers and is sure to become the go-to place to get inspired and gain valuable industry insights, year after year. We’ve got an outstanding agenda planned, networking opportunities galore, and we’re thrilled to announce a new wave of top-notch speakers at Navigate. They come from some of the most recognizable brands and others that are pushing the envelope in marketing and sales.

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Topics: CarGurus events, CarGurus news, Navigate

Navigate 2019 early bird ticket pricing extended until July 31st

Posted by Meg Bernazzani on July 18, 2019

Regret missing the early bird ticket sale for Navigate 2019? Due to popular demand, we’re extending the deadline. From now until July 31st, a limited number of early bird tickets will be available online. That’s about two more weeks to save 30% on tickets to Navigate, CarGurus’ inaugural automotive conference packed with industry trends and insights for helping your dealership get better results.

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Topics: CarGurus events, CarGurus news, Navigate

Daymond John to take the stage at Navigate 2019

Posted by Meg Bernazzani on July 9, 2019

This October, hundreds of dealers, partners, and industry experts will flock to Boston for Navigate 2019. CarGurus’ first-ever automotive conference, the event will be two days packed with learning and networking, including a captivating keynote session from Daymond John, CEO and Founder of FUBU and co-star of Shark Tank on ABC.

An entrepreneur in every sense of the word, Daymond John has come a long way from taking out a $100,000 mortgage on his mother’s house and moving his operation into the basement. Today, he runs FUBU, a much-celebrated global lifestyle brand, and is a pioneer in the fashion industry with over $6 billion in product sales.

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Topics: CarGurus events, CarGurus news, Navigate

Automotive News on the impact of the dearth of recession-era vehicles

Posted by Meg Bernazzani on June 26, 2019

Because of the new-vehicle sales slowdown during the Great Recession, finding affordable used-vehicle inventory has been a challenge for today’s dealers. Automotive News dug into CarGurus analysis to offer insight into the impact on the current car-buying market. Check out the full article:

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Topics: CarGurus news, industry news, trends

Announcing Navigate 2019: CarGurus’ first-ever automotive conference

Posted by Meg Bernazzani on June 1, 2019

UPDATE: Tickets now available!

It’s official: Navigate 2019 is coming to Boston! In October, hundreds of car dealers, partners, and industry experts will converge at the Hynes Convention Center for two days of inspiring discussions, educational sessions, entertaining networking, and more.

Designed specifically for car dealers determined to sell more cars, we’ll share everything from actionable marketing tactics to high-level strategies from industry executives. Navigate will give you all the information you need to accelerate growth at your dealership.

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Topics: CarGurus events, CarGurus news, Navigate

Meet the winners: CarGurus announces third annual Best Used Car Awards

Posted by Meg Bernazzani on May 9, 2019

CarGurus yesterday announced the winners of its third annual Best Used Car Awards. The awards recognize the best recent-year used models across 16 body style categories and our analysis of factors including long-term projected value retention, driver satisfaction, expert reviews, and both model popularity and availability.

If your dealership sells any of these vehicles, share the award on social media and use it as an additional selling point for each of the winning vehicles. Here’s the full list of this year’s winners:

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Topics: CarGurus news

CarGurus teams up with Capital One Auto Finance to deliver even more ready-to-buy shoppers to dealers

Posted by Meg Bernazzani on April 30, 2019

At CarGurus, we understand that financing is critical for dealerships so we’re thrilled to announce our partnership with Capital One Auto Finance, which brings even more ready-to-buy and financially-prepared shoppers to eligible dealers.

Through our partnership with Capital One Auto Finance, consumers will be able to get pre-qualified for financing on cars from dealerships that already offer Capital One financing. This experience creates a more transparent and efficient process for buying a car while allowing dealers to maintain financing flexibility in their dealership. Dealers will benefit by getting better-prepared customers who have more data about financing options and are ultimately closer to their decision on buying a vehicle.

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Topics: CarGurus news

Announcing the 5th annual CarGurus Top Rated Dealer Awards

Posted by Meg Bernazzani on March 13, 2019

Congratulations to the dealers that were recognized in the 5th annual CarGurus Top Rated Dealer Awards today!

Based on reviews from car shoppers across the country, these annual awards celebrate a select group of car dealers for their exceptional service and commitment to customer satisfaction. The winning dealers have the highest average review ratings from shoppers on the CarGurus platform.

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Once again, CarGurus wins two “Highest Rated” DrivingSales Dealer Satisfaction Awards

Posted by Meg Bernazzani on January 30, 2019

For the third year in a row, CarGurus is proud to have won top honors in the DrivingSales Dealer Satisfaction Awards for both Used Car Advertising and New Car Leads.

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Topics: awards, CarGurus info, CarGurus news, driving sales

CarGurus dives into car shopping journey in new 2018 Buyer Insight Report

Posted by Meg Bernazzani on January 25, 2019

What goes into the car buying journey for the average auto shopper?

At a time when consumers are more indecisive than ever about key decisions, from what vehicle to purchase to which dealership to buy from, this question is crucial. The 2018 CarGurus Buyer Insight Report, released today, provides an answer. The report analyzes the digital purchase paths of more than 3,000 auto shoppers, giving an in-depth look at today’s complex car shopping process. Key findings include:

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Topics: car shoppers, CarGurus data, CarGurus news, dealer insights