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Toyota, Lexus Upgrade Tools So You Can Buy New Cars 100% Online

  • Toyota’s SmartPath is meant to let shoppers buy online and have their vehicle delivered from their local dealership without ever needing to go there in person. Or, they can start shopping online, then go in and haggle.
  • Only around 50 Toyota dealers use SmartPath today, but that number will double this spring.
  • Lexus is involved in this, too, with a similar program called Monogram. Only a few dealers use Monogram, but Lexus will “aggressively accelerate availability through 2021.”

    Toyota customers like smart things. Lexus drivers prefer to have their things monogrammed. That’s one way to look at an upgraded online car-shopping service the two brands are offering to U.S. Lexus and Toyota shoppers. The online tool is functionally similar no matter if you’re looking for a new IS or a fresh Prius, but Lexus calls its service Monogram while Toyota’s is called SmartPath.

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    Vroom Super Bowl Ad Piles On Drama to Get You to Buy a Car Online

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    • In this pandemic year, the Super Bowl will have fewer in-person fans, and some ads will be coming from newcomers, like this one from online car shopping site Vroom.
    • Vroom’s spot makes visiting a car dealership look like actual torture, with kidnapping thrown in for emphasis.
    • Instead of going to your local dealer, you can instead pay Vroom $600 to deliver your new used car to you, or $1000 if you want it dropped off in a covered trailer.

      Pretty much everything on TV looks a bit different nowadays, what with talking heads participating in video commentaries from their attic offices and musicians playing “live” in little video boxes all stitched together. This weekend’s Super Bowl between the Tampa

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      Play Free On-line Cars Video games

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      Bring a Trailer’s Online Car Marketplace Joins Hearst Autos

      As you may have noticed if you watch our Window Shop with Us video series, we are constantly shopping for cars. Bring a Trailer has been one of our favorite destinations for a long time, thanks to its curated site of classic, collector, and enthusiast vehicles up for auction. Several Hearst Autos staffers have bought and sold cars on the platform.

      Bring a Trailer’s knowledgeable community of more than 415,000 users and more than 175,000 registered bidders vets each vehicle, giving confidence to potential buyers. The name of the platform is a reference to the familiar shorthand in classified listings urging buyers to “Bring a trailer!” for non-operational projects, race cars, and concours show vehicles.

      The acquisition announcement was made by Hearst Magazines president Troy Young, Hearst Autos CEO Matt Sanchez, and Bring a Trailer co-founders Randy Nonnenberg and Gentry Underwood.

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