The True Vendor Difference: NADA Used Car Guide is integral to the automotive industry.
We have a rich history of providing every value, everywhere you need them. Through our research and service, we have developed close relationships with a variety of companies and customers. Follow the links below to learn more about who we are and the range of resources and value we bring to the industry.
The True Vendor Difference: Manheim has set the industry standard for buying and selling used vehicles at live auctions and online.
Manheim brings together qualified sellers and volume buyers of used vehicles that include automotive dealerships, banks, car rental agencies, car manufacturers and government agencies. Manheim offers its customers a reliable and secure market in which to purchase a variety of vehicles and services that no other remarketing provider can match.
The True Vendor Difference: J.D. Power is a global marketing information services company operating in key business sectors across a variety of industries, providing customer satisfaction research, market research, social media research, and performance improvement programs.
Established in 1968, J.D. Power has been listening to consumers and business customers; analyzing their opinions and perceptions; and refining research techniques and study methodologies to offer some of the most advanced product quality, customer satisfaction, and tracking research available today. The company’s quality and satisfaction measurements are based on responses from millions of consumers annually. J.D. Power is a business unit of McGraw Hill Financial.
The True Vendor Difference: Consumer Reports is an expert, independent, nonprofit organization whose mission is to work for a fair, just, and safe marketplace for all consumers and to empower consumers to protect themselves.
The organization was founded in 1936 when advertising first flooded the mass media. Consumers lacked a reliable source of information they could depend on to help them distinguish hype from fact and good products from bad ones. Since then Consumer Reports has filled that vacuum with a broad range of consumer information. To maintain its independence and impartiality, Consumer Reports accepts no outside advertising and no free samples and employs several hundred mystery shoppers and technical experts to buy and test the products it evaluates.
The True Vendor Difference: The most trusted provider of vehicle history information, CARFAX is used by millions of consumers each year. CARFAX Vehicle History Reports™ are available on all used cars and light trucks model year 1981 or later. Using the unique 17-character vehicle identification number (VIN), a CARFAX Report is instantly generated from our database of over ten billion records.
CARFAX receives information from more than 34,000 data sources including every U.S. and Canadian provincial motor vehicle agency plus many auto auctions, fire and police departments, collision repair facilities, fleet management and rental agencies, and more.
The True Vendor Difference: The magazine is notable for its irreverent tone and habit of “telling it like it is”, especially with regard to underperforming automobiles
CARandDRIVER.com is published by Hearst Communications, Inc. Hearst Magazines, a unit of Hearst Corporation, is one of the world’s largest publishers of monthly magazines, with 20 U.S. titles and more than 300 international editions. The Company also publishes 20 magazines in the United Kingdom through its wholly-owned subsidiary, National Magazine Company.
The True Vendor Difference: Black Book’s custom applications and cutting-edge mobile applications provide insight that saves time, builds portfolios and facilitates sales.
The auto industry is evolving. How vehicles are bought, sold and financed is also changing. One constant: the industry and its various markets continue to trust Black Book insight and its innovative delivery systems to make the right business decisions faster. Since 1955, we’ve been sharing what we know with other car people. It all began with three Georgia businessmen pooling their notes on local auto auctions. These sessions became a weekly publication made available to other dealers.
The True Vendor Difference: Kelly Blue Book is the longest running valuation of cars available to consumers today.
While the Kelley Blue Book brand has remained focused on providing the trusted information needed in the buying and selling of vehicles, the breadth of what information is necessary has grown considerably. At one time, new car buyers used just MSRP as a reference point and later, the invoice price. But studies showed that there was a desire to know actual transaction prices for new cars. Kelley Blue Book went to work gathering and analyzing transactions from thousands of dealers across the United States, and in 2002, introduced kbb.com visitors to the Fair Purchase Price for new cars – what are smart buyers are really paying for them.
The True Vendor Difference: Edmunds.com has relationships with automakers, dealers and a number of auto industry companies, and receives from them data on vehicle transactions, specifications, incentives and other topics of interest daily.
Edmunds Inc. was founded in 1966 for the purpose of publishing new and used automotive pricing guides to assist automobile buyers. In 1994, before the World Wide Web became mainstream, our new car pricing data was first posted on the Internet through a “gopher site” that was known as “The Electronic Newsstand.” This was the first time consumer automotive information had been provided through the Internet. In early 1995, Edmunds.com launched as the first automotive information Web site.