The Latest Automotive Press And Insights

Jumpstart Reports

  • June 18, 2015

    It's hard to find great talent. This has always been one of my top challenges, but never more so than now when many tech giants and startups lead recruitment by focusing on the perks. How many job listings have you read that start with: free lunch, a game room, and unlimited vacation? But even though we don't offer complimentary dry cleaning or supply craft beer on tap at our company, we have managed to find A-list people who are excited to work for us. Here's how you can do it too.

  • March 23, 2015

    Insights 2014-15 Cover Graphic To help marketers better understand the fast-moving nature of the automotive industry, Jumpstart Automotive Group releases its fifth annual Insights Book—a yearlong compilation of online auto shopping trends and industry insights gleaned from the company's portfolio of automotive shopping sites.

  • February 3, 2015

    From animated and star-studded to tearjerkers and healthy doses of nostalgia, this year's Super Bowl ads were full of surprises. Jumpstart's overall traffic on Super Bowl Sunday was up 12% (when compared to the previous two Sundays). And smartphone traffic accounted for 46% of all Jumpstart visitors on game day—compared to an average of 38% for the month of January.

  • January 20, 2015

    When I ask potential new hires what they're looking for from their next job, I'm amazed when they respond, "work/life balance." Buzzz—wrong answer.

  • November 24, 2014

    To find out which new vehicle redesigns garnered the highest shopper interest across its portfolio of sites (U.S. News Automotive, Car and Driver, J.D. Power Autos, NADAguides, Autobytel), Jumpstart analyzed shopping traffic to all 2014 (2014 and 2015 model year) redesigns. From new features to brand overhauls—which may or may not have impacted interest—here are the three vehicles that have had the greatest lifts in shopper interest so far this year (plus a few upcoming releases to keep an eye on in the coming months).