Autos Articles

Content Experience In Cars Could Drive Apple
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No, Apple isn’t getting into the car business. Yet. But it is believed that the Cupertino-based company may be working on the development of an in-dash system for the automotive industry. A Chinese headhunting firm was recently hired by Apple …

Yahoo Autos Study Uncovers Interest In AFVs
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Record increases in gasoline prices seem to have had an effect; according to a new Yahoo Autos study, 69 percent of American consumers are interested in purchasing an alternative fuel vehicle (AFV).

Cars.com, Yahoo Autos Team Up

This development relates to coupes, and could, at the same time, be seen as a coup: Yahoo Autos will now receive about 2.5 million new and used vehicle listings from Cars.com.

Yahoo Autos Condemned For Cloaking

The automotive world can get pretty shady, but it still came as a surprise when Yahoo was recently caught “serving keyword stuffed pages to the SE crawlers and regular pages to the average users.”  This is known as “cloaking,” and it took place on the Yahoo Autos site.

Variable Monitoring with Autos, Locals, and Watch Windows

This article is an excerpt from the book: Murach’s ASP.NET 2.0 Web Programming with C# 2005.

Google Real Estate? Google Autos? Not?

Steve Rubel, in two seperate posts, links to new types of searches Google is serving, from auto searches to real estate searches.

Yahoo Snuffing Focus Groups

The portal company decided in September to do away with traditional focus groups for research, and switched to the use of “immersion groups” instead.

Yahoo Helps Pimp Your Ride

On Halloween, the portal company launched Yahoo Autos Custom, a beta site focused on car enthusiasts and their automobiles. Yahoo has had an Autos site for a while, where it helps users find more information on buying new cars.

Yahoo Teams with AutoTrader.com
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AutoTrader.com and Yahoo Autos announced a new strategic relationship that makes AutoTrader.com the exclusive provider of used car classifieds on Yahoo Autos.

Yahoo Launches Enhanced Yahoo Autos

Today, Yahoo launched Yahoo Autos offering consumers a new way to search for comprehensive automotive content online. The site was designed based on consumer and advertiser input.