TrueCar in the news.
Chevy Volt Priced at $41,000
The Volt’s purchase price, even after tax incentives, isn’t a real bargain, said Jesse Toprak, an analyst with the auto pricing website Truecar.com. “I don’t think that is attractive, by itself,” Toprak said, “but the lease payments they’re putting out, that opens it up to virtually everybody in America.”
CNNMoney.com by Peter Valdes-Dapena | July 27, 2010
July Car Sales Head for Strongest Month Since ’09 Clunkers Program
The actual retail demand has been quite strong in July, and that happened without incentive spending going up, said Jesse Toprak, vice president of industry trends for researcher Truecar.com. “It seemed like there was a lot of pent-up demand.”
Detroit Free Press by Brent Snavely | July 27, 2010
GM, Nissan Compete for Best Deal on Electric Car
The average U.S. new-car payment is about $450, so most new-car buyers can afford a $350 lease, especially when they factor in what they won’t pay for gas, said Jesse Toprak, vice president of industry trends at the car pricing website TrueCar.com.
Associated Press by Tom Krisher | July 27, 2010
Ford to Unveil Redesigned Explorer
It is a pivotal vehicle for Ford right now, especially at a time when there is so much competition and people are worried about price and fuel economy, said Brandy Schaffels, an analyst at auto information company TrueCar.com.
Los Angeles Times by Jerry Hirsch | July 26, 2010
Lincoln Hybrid Costs the Same as a Gas-Only Car
Hybrids like the MKZ cost carmakers more to produce because they require additional batteries, electric motors and other technologies that regular gasoline-only cars don’t have. “It’s an unprecedented move and I think it’s very smart,” said Jesse Toprak, vice president of industry trends for the auto pricing Web site TrueCar.com.
CNNMoney.com by Peter Valdes-Dapena | July 23, 2010