2013

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  • Buyer Beware: Over Two Million Recalled Cars For Sale Online In 2012

    Feb 4, 2013

    CENTREVILLE, Va., Feb. 4, 2013 -- New research from Carfax shows that consumers are at considerable risk due to auto recalls being ignored. In fact, the number of cars for sale online with unfixed recalls increased an average of more than 25% in Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan. Buyers in these neighboring Midwest...
  • Carfax Unveils Free Online Resource Kit for Dealers

    Feb 4, 2013

    CENTREVILLE, Va. (February 4, 2013) – Carfax has launched a new website to help dealers build more confidence with potential buyers through their advertising. A catalog of free advertising assets that leverage the trusted Carfax brand is available to all Carfax-subscribing dealers and their ad agencies. Dealers can access the site simply by logg...
  • Dominion Dealer Solutions Enhances Real Vehicle Video With Carfax

    Feb 5, 2013

    NORFOLK, Va., Feb. 5, 2013 -- Dominion Dealer Solutions has partnered with Carfax to provide more detailed information about used cars in its Real Vehicle Video solution. Carfax-subscribing dealers now can include Carfax information within the online video ads. This enhancement helps engage more potential buyers and gives them valuable information...
  • Carfax For Dealers Mobile App Surpasses 200,000 Downloads

    Feb 6, 2013

    CENTREVILLE, Va., Feb. 6, 2013 -- Carfax today announced that its 'Carfax for Dealers' mobile app has exceeded 200,000 downloads by Android and iPhone users. Launched a year ago, the 'Carfax for Dealers' app gives dealers anywhere, anytime access to Carfax information with just a few screen taps. Dealers scan a barcode or enter the 17-digit vehicl...
  • Ford Enhances Certified Pre-Owned Programs With Carfax Reports

    Feb 8, 2013

    DETROIT, Feb. 8, 2013 -- Ford Motor Company has made Carfax the vehicle history information provider for the Ford and Lincoln Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) programs. As a key part of its CPO program improvements, Ford is committed to providing Carfax® Vehicle History Reports™ for free to buyers and sellers of Certified Ford and Lincoln vehicles. Th...
  • Carfax Service History Check Helps Shops Increase Ticket Averages

    Feb 9, 2013

    ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 9, 2013 -- Carfax has launched a new product that helps Carfax Service Network members improve customer service and increase ticket averages. Carfax Service History Check gives members access to VIN-specific maintenance details reported by over 25,000 service locations. This valuable information is readily-available to all memb...
  • Carfax Database Surpasses Eleven Billion Records

    Feb 10, 2013

    ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 10, 2013 -- Carfax today announced its industry-leading database of vehicle history information now exceeds eleven billion records. In addition, the database comprises information from more than 75,000 sources, such as U.S. and Canadian motor vehicle departments, service and repair facilities, insurance companies and police dep...
  • Carfax Selected For Volvo Certified Pre-Owned Program

    Apr 1, 2013

    CENTREVILLE, Va., April 1, 2013 -- Carfax has been chosen by Volvo Cars of North America to provide vehicle history information for the Volvo Certified Pre-Owned program. Since 1999, Certified Volvo dealers have run a Carfax Vehicle History Report on all Volvo cars submitted for certification. Under the renewed agreement, Volvo and its Certified d...
  • Millions Of Unfixed Recalled Cars Put Lives At Risk

    Apr 18, 2013

    CENTREVILLE, Va., April 18, 2013 -- New research from Carfax shows that consumers are at considerable risk due to auto recalls being ignored. In fact, the number of cars for sale online with unfixed recalls increased an average of more than 25% in Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan. Buyers in these neighboring Midwes...
  • Carfax Unveils New Car Care Mobile App

    Jun 30, 2013

    CENTREVILLE, Va., June 20, 2013 -- Carfax today introduced a new, free service that makes taking care of your car easier than ever – myCARFAX. Car owners can use this new tool to track their service history and reduce the headache of keeping their car well maintained. Users receive automatic service alerts and get critical information about open...
  • More Than 200,000 Flood Damaged Cars Back On U.S. Roads

    Aug 2, 2013

    CENTREVILLE, Va., Aug. 2, 2013 -- Hundreds of thousands of flooded cars have washed up on the shores of every state in the country. According to new research from Carfax, more than 212,000 cars that were branded as flood damage by a state Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) are on U.S. roads right now.Nearly two-thirds of these flood damaged cars a...
  • AutoTrader.com, Carfax Renew Longstanding Partnership

    Aug 28, 2013

    CENTREVILLE, Va. and ATLANTA, Aug. 28, 2013 -- AutoTrader.com and Carfax today announced the renewal of their eight-year partnership that allows dealers to include Carfax Vehicle History Reports on their AutoTrader.com listings. Today, Carfax has more than 27,000 dealers who already choose to offer free Carfax Reports to build consumer confidence...
  • DATAIUM STUDY: Carafx Reports Help Dealers Sell More Cars

    Dec 3, 2013

    NASHVILLE (December 2, 2013) – According to a new independent study on the impact of Carfax Reports on the automotive shopper buying cycle from Dataium, the largest aggregator of in-market automotive shopper behavior, dealers using Carfax on the Internet get more buyers interested in their cars. Commissioned by Carfax, the initial findings from...
  • Carfax: Odometer Fraud Hits Nearly 200,000 Cars Annually

    Dec 9, 2013

    CENTREVILLE, Va., Dec. 9, 2013 -- New research from Carfax is the first substantial evidence in more than a decade that odometer fraud is a major problem for consumers. The data indicates more than 190,000 cars have their odometers rolled back every year, potentially costing victims in excess of $760 million in lost value and unexpected repairs. W...
  • Edmunds.com, Carfax Partner To Help Dealers Sell More Cars

    Dec 11, 2013

    SANTA MONICA, Calif. and CENTREVILLE, Va., Dec. 11, 2013 -- Edmunds.com and Carfax today announced a new agreement that enables dealers and manufacturers to include Carfax® Vehicle History Reports™ for used cars listed on Edmunds.com. Starting in early 2014, dealers who use Carfax can provide potential buyers with free access to Carfax Reports...

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