The Auto Industry & the Internet: Better Late Than Never
- Crystal Ball 2010: Shapes of Things to Come. Upham, Scott D. // Automotive Manufacturing & Production;Sep2000, Vol. 112 Issue 9, p18
Provides information on an in-depth analysis conducted by Providata Automotive regarding the status of the global automotive industry in 2010. Top five manufacturing groups; List of the 2010 markets for automotives; Overview of the top automotive growth centers.
- GM must not let internet disrupt its core business. // Automotive News;8/23/1999, Vol. 73 Issue 5834, p12
Editorial. Comments on General Motors' desire to coordinate its expanding array of online vehicle shopping, automotive services and parts and financial services. Reminder to GM not to let the Internet distract it from producing the `best-built' vehicles.
- GM set for more web deals. Miller, Joe // Automotive News Europe;01/31/2000, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p17
Reports on General Motors (GM) Corporation's adoption of the Internet. Deal of GM with Bell Atlantic Mobile and GTE Wireless; View of GM on the Web; Web site launched by GM in December 1999.
- Car Internet Expands From Autonet Mobile. GILROY, AMY // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;3/30/2009, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p41
This article reports on the plan of automobile manufacturer General Motors to add an Internet access to its products. Starting in April 2009, the Cadillac CTS Sports sedan will offer a "mobile hot spot" supplied by Antonet Mobile, which also supplies the product to Chrysler and to the...
- Analyst sees Web as loyalty instrument. Couretas, John // Automotive News;1/24/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5858, p26
Focuses on car companies' use of the Internet as a marketing tool. Background on the partnership between Ford Motor and Yahoo! Inc.; General Motors' deal with America Online Inc.
- We quiz our whiz on GM price cuts. // Automotive News;2/28/2005, Vol. 79 Issue 6136, p66
The article informs that General Motors Corp.'s (GM) February price cuts for its three mid-level SUV nameplates raise questions. Many customers start their shopping on the Internet. When they see that GM stickers are higher, they click off GM. The automaker assessed where its vehicles are in the...
- AUTO NEWS: digest. // Automotive News;10/13/2003, Vol. 78 Issue 6061, p40
Presents news items related to developments in the automobile industry and trade as of October 13, 2003. Increase in the prices of sport wagons and sedans by Infiniti; Results of the J.D. Power and Associates annual study on appealing vehicles; Rationale behind the termination of online selling...
- Huge response to Net sweepstakes takes Buick aback. Henry, Jim // Automotive News;3/29/1999, Vol. 73 Issue 5812, p8
Reports on the growth of Internet response to Buick's sweepstakes in which the division is giving away 45 cars in 45 days. Estimated number of Internet responses since the contest began in March 17, 1999; Buick's offering of a rebate on Regal via the Internet.
- Web again draws bigger share of cash. Stoll, John // Automotive News;4/14/2003, Vol. 77 Issue 6033, p2M
According to Competitive Media Reporting in New York, automakers spent $110.7 million on Internet marketing programs in 2002. The Internet spending of the industry's budgets reflects much of the trend in the industry, with automakers putting the bulk of their money on sites such as MSN.com and...