The truth is, the press has some great things to say about TrueCar.
Why Conventional Car-Buying Wisdom Is Costly and Wrong
Consumers have long been told that they should make car deals at months end because thats when dealers will be scrambling to make their sales quotas, but the best deals are actually struck on the first two days of the month, says Painter. Consumers save an average of $390 by striking deals on those days, he says. The most expensive time to buy a car is on the last day or two of the month, he adds, though the final week of the month (aside from those two days) is a pretty good time to shop.
National New Car Prices | August 26, 2014
The Toughest Cars To Negotiate: August 2014
With help from TrueCar.com, we’ve come up with a list of ten of the most difficult cars to negotiate on right now. Our list features vehicles selling at, very near or even above their sticker price.
Aol Autos. | August 25, 2014
How Does Zillow’s CEO Manage? By Learning
Starting with a network of personal relationships with other CEOs, many of whom have appeared at a Zillow-hosted speaker series in Seattle, Rascoff has built out a formal and informal system of sharing ideas and best practices among his peers. The companies include LinkedIn (Rascoff confesses to having a “man crush” on CEO Jeff Weiner), Expedia (which Zillow chairman Rich Barton founded), Yelp, Twitter, TrueCar, Shutterstock, and two companies where Rascoff is on the board, Zulily and TripAdvisor. Rascoff says he and his people are constantly in touch with their counterparts at these companies.
Fortune | August 25, 2014
Best ‘New Car Buying’ Month Revealed
Get all the key facts in about one minute. The very short clip above dishes out the salient points about saving money on a new car purchase. The main things to remember if you are in the hunt for a fresh set of wheels: August is the month to buy.
MyPerfectAutomobile.com | August 25, 2014
Big Demand Once Again for Big SUVs
Despite awful fuel economy (16 mpg in combined city/highway use is typical) the SUVs are used for everyday tasks. Top uses, according to a TrueCar.com anaylysis: shopping/errands (32.2%), commuting (25.3%) and taking kids to school (15.2%).
HispanicBusiness.com | August 25, 2014
LA Startup Scene Builds on Culture of Entrepreneurship
“What’s happening now is that there is an ecosystem of successful entrepreneurs,” said Painter, adding that coupled with LA’s attractive weather and beaches make it a draw for more talent. “The conventional wisdom is that engineers like dark, quiet places. Turns out, they love an ocean-front view.”
vatornews | August 22, 2014