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AutoTrader Carology Talks: Consumer Psychology

In this latest AutoTrader Carology Talks special, our Chief Marketing Officer, Ian MacDonald, sits down with longtime friend of our business and four-time guest at Carology, Nick King, Insights Director at AutoTrader UK. Together they explore and engage in a stunning discussion about the psychology of consumerism, the influencers of decision-making, the interpretation of advertising

Maximize Success & Drive Lasting Customer Relationships with Effective Lead Management

Successfully managing leads is the cornerstone of a sound dealership experience. A lead represents the first "real" touchpoint a car shopper has with your dealership, offering a glimpse into the quality of service. In today's fast-paced digital world, where consumers initiate contact online well before visiting a dealership, rapid response, maintaining engagement, and equipping your
AutoTrader Carology Bitesize: March 2023 Price Index

AutoTrader Carology Bitesize: March 2023 Price Index

The automotive industry is constantly evolving, and staying up to date with the latest pricing trends is crucial to success. Through our AutoTrader Carology Bitesize video series, we host industry experts to discuss the latest news and trends in Canadian automotive. In this episode, we’re joined by Baris Akyurek, Vice President of Insights & Intelligence

AutoTrader Carology Bitesize: December 2022 Price Index

Through our AutoTrader Carology Bitesize video series we host industry experts to discuss the latest news and trends in Canadian automotive. In this episode we’re joined by Baris Akyurek, Director of Marketing Intelligence at AutoTrader.ca, to get a view of the latest AutoTrader Price Index, detailing the vehicle pricing trends from December 2022. Baris gives
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AutoTrader Study Finds Vehicle Purchase Intentions Remain Steady Despite Economic Uncertainty

The big question on nearly everyone’s mind these days is if economic activity has declined, and we have or will move into a recession. It’s an important one for the automotive industry overall – especially for car dealerships – in judging consumer vehicle purchase intentions in light of the economic uncertainty. The findings from our
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Carology Bitesize: 5 Key Findings – AutoTrader Vehicle Path to Purchase Research Study

Car shoppers follow a path throughout their buying journey that is constantly changing and evolving. Taking the time to understand the consumer mindset is an essential component to finetune your marketing and sales processes while addressing the needs of your customers. In this episode of AutoTrader Carology Bitesize we are joined by Tiffany Ding, Senior
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Car Shoppers Turn to Automotive Marketplaces at Each Stage of their Purchase Process

Car shoppers follow a path throughout their buying journey, but consumer research shows that, alike most aspects of modern society, over time, this purchase journey evolves, looking distinctly different from the one that’s traditionally been taken. By keeping these pivots in trends to vehicle purchase behaviours top of mind, you can tailor your strategy to