Jones Motor Company Taps Cox Automotive Capabilities to Launch Used Car eCommerce Platform

Jones Motor Company Taps Cox Automotive Capabilities to Launch Used Car eCommerce Platform

ATLANTA and SAVANNAH, Tenn., March 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Jones Motor Company announced today the launch of Jones Direct Auto powered by Cox Automotive Esntial Commerce™. The innovative, fully online, automated used vehicle retail website powered by Cox’s Automotive’s Esntial Commerce™ platform allows consumers to select from Jones’ high-quality, pre-owned vehicles and complete their purchases completely online.

Jones Direct Auto is a new retail channel that complements Jones Motor Company’s brick and mortar locations and honors the retailer’s four-decade long commitment to giving car buyers choice. This fully online, automated platform gives consumers the local connection and personalized support from a retailer they trust with the convenience of completing their purchase online.

“Our mission is to give car buyers in Savannah and across the Southeast the choice to purchase any way they want through Jones Direct Auto—in

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Toyota to launch its own automotive software platform by 2025

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The Toyota logo is seen at a booth during a media day for the Auto Shanghai show in Shanghai, China, April 19, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo

(Reuters) – Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corp is planning to launch its own operating system, which would be capable of handling advanced operations such as autonomous driving, for its vehicles by 2025, reported on Monday.

Software is playing an increasing role in vehicles, from managing electric motors and batteries to supporting functions such as autonomous driving, entertainment and navigation.

Toyota’s automotive software platform Arene will compete with German rivals, Volkswagen (DE:) AG and Daimler AG (DE:), with Volkswagen working on its ‘VW.OS’ software and Daimler planning to roll out its own ‘Mercedes-Benz Operating System’ in its cars by 2024.

The Japanese carmaker aims to put the operating system in its own vehicles by 2025, with plans to make it available

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McLaren Artura launch delayed due to chip shortage

See you next year — hopefully.


Deliveries of McLaren’s new Artura supercar will be delayed, a company spokesperson confirmed Tuesday. Originally reported by Automotive News, the Artura was expected to hit the road by the end of this year but will now arrive in July 2022.

The reason won’t come as a surprise. “We’ve had to delay the delivery of customer cars until July because of the ongoing semiconductor shortage that all OEMs are struggling with,” a McLaren spokesperson told Roadshow.

The Artura marks a new chapter for McLaren. It’s the first car to ride on McLaren’s new lightweight vehicle architecture and the company’s first series-production hybrid following the limited-run P1 and Speedtail. Power comes from a 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 and 7.4-kilowatt-hour battery pack, producing a total of 670 horsepower and 531 pound-feet of torque. All told, the Artura is said to weigh just 3,303 pounds.

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Car Keys Express to Launch Exciting New Products at 2021 AAPEX

Company to present new innovations disrupting the key replacement industry

Published: Nov. 2, 2021 at 9:25 AM MDT|Updated: 3 hours ago

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Car Keys Express, the US-based global leader in discount, automotive key replacement for businesses and consumers, plans to release four major innovations at AAPEX (Automotive Aftermarket Parts Expo) at the Sands Expo and Caesars Forum Conference Center in Las Vegas, November 2-4, 2021.

Car Keys Express to Launch Exciting New Products at 2021 AAPEX.
Car Keys Express to Launch Exciting New Products at 2021 AAPEX.

For the first time in 30 years, real automotive key replacement is coming back to retailers. Retailers can finally entire the high-margin, modern car key replacement business with these ground-breaking technologies from Car Keys Express:

Simple Key
Consumer-friendly kits include a universal key and a do-it-yourself EZ Installer to easily “pair” new keys. Retailers can replace 600 OEM keys with two dozen

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