TrueCar in the news.
Is Bigger Better? Demand Soars for Trucks, SUVs
“I’m not surprised SUVs and crossovers are so popular right now,” said John Krafcik, president of TrueCar.com. “People love these vehicles because they want more space, they like to sit higher and SUVs and crossovers get far better mileage than they did in the past.”
CNBC | September 18, 2014
Your Next Airline Ticket Purchase Should Be Like Buying a Car
nally, he stumbled upon TrueCar.com, a service that offered something no one else could: an upfront price on a Mercedes E350. It promised no haggling and no hidden fees.
“It was one of the easiest purchases I’ve ever made for a car,” says Witkin, who runs an environmental consulting firm in Glendale, Calif.
Courier-Post | September 18, 2014
Subaru Hits the Sweet Spot with the 2015 Forester
The Motley Fools story says, analysts at TrueCar report that through the first eight months of 2014, the small and midsize utility market segments have gained 1.8 percentage points of market share in the U.S., while their sedan counterparts have lost 1.4 percentage points. The big shift has benefitted the Subaru brand in a big way.
Torque News | September 16, 2014
TrueCar (TRUE) Renews Partnership With AAA
“We founded TrueCar to help the members of our affinity partners get fair deals on vehicle purchases. Over the course of our relationship with AAA, its members have saved more than $100 million off MSRP through the auto-buying program,” said Scott Painter, founder and CEO of TrueCar.
StreetInsider.com | September 15, 2014
On the IPO On-Ramp
Before he left Wall Street in 1999 to co-found TPG Ventures, Michael Guthrie had participated in many IPOs as an investment banker. Earlier this year he found himself on the other side of the process—as CFO of TrueCar, a car buying and selling platform, which went public in May, raising $70 million.
CFO | September 15, 2014