automotive

A Glimpse in the Rear View Mirror: The Automotive Market

Posted on Mar 18 2015 by
Just as looking in the rear view mirror can help you navigate your next move, looking into recent trends can serve as a guide to where the industry should head in the future. With that in mind, let’s take a...

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Are You Loyal or a Defector? An Overview of Consumer

Posted on Jan 08 2015 by
Just how loyal are consumers to a particular make or model of vehicle? A new Experian Automotive study answers this question by highlighting the loyalty behavior of consumers who got rid of their previous vehicle to purchase a new one....

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Car buyers choose fuel-efficiency

Posted on Dec 23 2014 by
If you’ve driven a vehicle in the past few months, then you’ve most likely had to stop by your local gas station. And, if you’ve filled up the tank while you were there, then you’ve probably experienced the sensation of...

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New sales for alternative-powered vehicles dip for first time since

Posted on Sep 15 2014 by
Over the last few years, there has been a plethora of attention around hybrid and electric vehicles, from both consumers and media alike. Whether it’s due to the fact that consumers have become more environmentally conscience, or that fuel economy...

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Consumers purchasing an electric vehicle are younger and more affluent

Posted on Apr 22 2014 by
In honor of Earth Day, Experian Automotive released findings from an analysis comparing electric and hybrid* vehicles. Findings from the analysis showed that in 2013, more than 45 percent of hybrid car buyers were 56 years old or older, while...

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A year in review: A look back at 2013 automotive

Posted on Mar 17 2014 by
Over the years, one of the lessons that I’ve learned is, to prepare for the future you must understand the past. The same lesson can and should be applied to the automotive industry. As manufacturers, aftermarket companies and retailers continue...

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What’s the rest of your generation driving?

Posted on Jan 06 2014 by
Experian’s State of Credit report recently highlighted the credit savviness of four generational groups, and showed how differently they manage their financial obligations. As you’d expect, there were several intriguing findings, so we extended the research to see how these...

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Top five models show Northeast and Midwest on opposite ends

Posted on Oct 29 2013 by
Grab a pen and paper. Jot down some differences between the Northeast and Midwest. What came to mind? Maybe it was the bright city lights of the Northeast versus the Midwest’s starlit farms? Or maybe it’s the city’s busy streets...

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