TrueCar in the news.
Ford’s Airbag Recall Could Blow Up in its Face
I think Ford is flexing its strength here a little bit, said Scott Painter, chief executive of the automotive Web site Truecar.com. … “Ford is doing what any automaker should do and saying ‘Safety has to be balanced with reason,” said Painter.
CNN Money by Peter Valdes-Dapena | February 28, 2011
Big February Sales Results on Tap for Autos
Toyota’s increase was helped by the auto maker being at the epicenter of their recall crises last year and before their incentives push, TrueCar.com analyst Jesse Toprak said. “Toyota will have a hard time increasing market share until later this year, when new models are expected to hit the showroom floor.”
Market Watch by Shawn Langlois | February 25, 2011
Toyota Recalls 2.17 Million More Cars
The responses reflect the different positions each automaker is in, said Scott Painter, chief executive of the automotive website Truecar.com. Given its recent history, Toyota had to respond strongly in the face of even the slightest question about safety.
CNN Money by Peter Valdes-Dapena | February 24, 2011
Higher Car Prices Helped General Motors Profit
Jesse Toprak, an analyst and vice president with TrueCar, says cost-cutting, better production management and more desirable products also played major roles in the company’s move toward recovery. Such factors combined to make 2010 “a remarkable year” for a company that filed for bankruptcy law protection in 2009, he says.
The Wall Street Journal by Jonathan Welsh | February 24, 2011
Resurgent G.M. Posts 2010 Profit of $4.7 Billion
G.M.’s improvement in terms of their sales and profitability has been far better than we would have hoped for a year ago, Jesse Toprak, vice president for industry trends and insight at TrueCar.com, said. “The main change in the company has been their renewed emphasis on profitability versus blindly going after market share.”
The New York Times by Nick Bunkley | February 24, 2011
Sales of New Vehicles Continue to Rise
Presidents Day is a popular weekend for car buyers and the average savings can exceed seven percent, said Jesse Toprak, VP of Industry Trends and Insights for TrueCar.com. “Discounts will be available on most models,” Toprak said.
The Oakland Press by Joseph Szczesny | February 21, 2011