FROM WARDS AUTO: Pandemic Fast-Forwards Digital Auto Retail to New Reality
As dealers fast-tracked implementation of digital tools and processes, satisfaction among digital customers has steadily increased, all signs pointing to digital retail and remote buying being the industry’s new reality.
FROM AUTOMOTIVE WORLD: Is Car Ownership Back in the Driving Seat?
Consumers are heading into 2021 with a fresh perspective on car ownership. 80% of U.S. city residents consider it to be essential, despite the major shifts 2020 brought.
FROM CAR AND DRIVER: The Electric Year: In 2020, We Charged toward Electric Vehicles
As the majority of production and launch timelines came to a halt, EV development surged ahead in 2020. Bold rollout plans remain on track for even the most traditional automakers who plan to bring electric vehicles to market.
FROM FORBES: The Coronavirus Holds Down Auto Sales, But It’s Still A Seller’s Market
Despite the slight decline in U.S. sales and inventories, analysts are optimistic that it’s still a seller’s market, indicating that the industry is in store for a lucrative 2021.