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Automotive Industry News For 3/8/2014
All of Today's News ARI is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 ARI Regional Auctions of the Year award.
Each year, ARI recognizes outstanding vehicle auctions in seven regions across the United States. Auctions are chosen based on their statistical performance and superior customer service in their handling of vehicles for ARI clients.
READ MORE Manheim, ADESA and independent auctions have made significant progress toward the creation of a multiplatform bidding solution that would facilitate simultaneous bidding on vehicles listed on multiple online auction sites. It’s said to be different from any other technology solution out there; a consigned car can receive bids from multiple online auctions from the moment it’s [...] Ford, America’s truck leader sets a new standard in medium-duty commercial work trucks with the all-new Ford F-650/F-750 – the toughest, great value and work-ready Ford medium-duty trucks ever.
The new F-650/F-750 joins America’s broadest commercial vehicle lineup, delivering an impressive combination of commercial-grade quality, capability and convenience that now includes segment-exclusive Ford gasoline and diesel engines, outstanding performance at an affordable price, and comfortable and modern interiors.
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More People in the Industry Rich Coutu has been named vice president of commercial sales at Manheim. Most recently, Coutu served as Manheim’s market vice president for the North Central market. In this role, he was responsible for leading the market’s six operating locations while driving business strategy, maximizing market returns and enhancing customer relationships. In Coutu’s position as vice president of commercial sales, he will work closely with a team of experienced account executives to build upon existing relationships with commercial customers across Manheim.
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Kevin Collins talks about Fiserv's mission to lower costs and increase financing capabilities through the efficient delivery of complex technology and processing services that dealerships and dealer groups could not affordably develop on their own.
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View All Market Research The findings from a newly-released distracted driving study that monitored 151 licensed U.S. drivers - 42 novices and 109 experienced drivers – reveal that the things that allow a driver to talk - such as dialing or reaching to get to a ringing phone – are the real danger.
For the novice driver, dialing a phone is more dangerous than retrieving text messages, and reaching for an object while driving is more likely to produce an accident than eating behind the wheel.
Even experienced drivers face a dangerously-high risk of getting into an accident while manipulating a cell phone.
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View All Test Drives One of the top-selling luxury crossovers in the U.S., the Cadillac SRX boasts unique styling, luxurious cabin appointments, a powerful engine, and a ride that's smooth and able. The 2013 Cadillac SRX gets a revised interior that incorporates Cadillac's CUE touchscreen interface. An acronym for Cadillac User Experience, the large screen uses proximity sensors, haptic feedback and voice recognition to control phone, audio and navigation functions.