ADESA Canada Names New Vice President of Dealer Sales
The firm named Steve Langdon, who joined the KAR family 15 years ago, to the role. The more than 20-year industry veteran will be responsible for implementing the ADESA Canada dealer sales strategy and promoting KAR’s integrated digital, mobile and physical auction services.
Car and Driver Partners With Contact At Once!
Through a new partnership with Hearst Autos, Contact At Once! is outfitting Car and Driver’s vehicle listing platform with its web and mobile messaging solutions to enable direct consumer-to-dealer connections.
Mercedes-Benz, FCA to Offer Three-Tier Subscription Programs
Mercedes-Benz customers can choose between Signature, Reserve, and Premier, with the automaker’s three-tier subscription program costing subscribers between $1,095 and $2,995 per month. Jeep Wave will also offer subscribers three tiers from which to choose. Pricing has yet to be released.
KAR Names New Leader for Autoniq
Joe Oliveri, a 20-year industry veteran, was named vice president of KAR's Autoniq business unit, which provides mobile and digital vehicle pricing and evaluation reports.
Fiat Chrysler to Electrify 30 Models by 2022
The company's executive leadership, including outgoing chief executive Sergio Marchionne, outlined the new investments during a June 1 investors meeting. Marchionne presented a five-year plan for the company, even though he has said he will retire in 2019.