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End Of Year Shapes Up To Be Prime Car-Buying Time

The December holiday season normally is a good time to buy as dealers clear out old models and sales people feel pressure to meet year-end targets.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2013

Michigan Vehicle Buyers Will Get Tax Break

Buying a new car? You might want to wait until Dec. 15.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/26/2013


Survey: Fuel Economy Most Important Car Buying Factor

With fuel prices at near record levels, consumers are driving less and contemplating a move to smaller, more fuel-efficient vehicles, according to recent survey by Consumer Reports.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/16/2012


Study Finds Women More Interested In Cars; Less Interested In Going To Showroom

The study was conducted among 1,000 female motorists and finds that more than half believe they are more likely to be ripped off by dealers because they’re women.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/24/2011


Ad Summos, Polk Sign Online Automotive Agreement

Southfield-based Polk and New York City-based Ad Summos Tuesday announced an agreement giving Ad Summos access to Polk’s automotive information, helping the company provide insight into whether consumers that have seen an ad online actually end […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/28/2011


Polk Study: Online Vehicle Shopping Influences Dealership Choice

Study shows 58 percent of used vehicle buyers and half of new vehicle buyers said their Internet research was the most influential element in their vehicle search, and ultimately led them to the dealership where they made their vehicle purchase