Teens and millennials are taking longer to get their licenses these days, according to a report from Traffic Injury Prevention. The number of teens getting their licenses has dropped from 87.3% in 1983 to 69.5% in 2010. Some barriers to entry with teen drivers include super high insurance rates, a lack of time and massive expenses associated with owning a car. This has car dealers and automakers in a tizzy because who will buy all those Nissan Versas or Chevrolet Sonics?!
Some states are seeing with more lax teen driving requirements that teens are more open to getting a license. Some solutions include allowing teens to get permits earlier, test for licenses sooner and prevent insurance companies from charging ludicrously high premiums on new drivers. Here are three states that have done this right. [keep reading]
Mojo Motors has been serving up used cars for sale over three years now. We’ve added some new geographic offerings, too, including L.A., San Fran, Detroit, Chicago, D.C., Seattle and Kansas City. We’ve never included used car reviews with our offerings, however.
We made excuses. If we show the price history of every car AND have car reviews, won’t that overwhelm shoppers?What if the reviews take too long to write and our writers become malnourished because they forget to eat?[keep reading]
PCG Consulting has honored MojoMotors.com with a 2014 Rising Star Automotive Web Award
Each year we find search for new products and companies that haven’t been discovered before our AWA research. Industry peers and advocates for the AWAs gave us tips for companies that we should review and consider for the Rising Star awards. The Rising Star winners are picked based on the length of product release, number of dealers using the product, what is needed for the product to catch fire and more. One of three great companies to take home the award this year is Mojo Motors. [keep reading]
A couple weeks ago, Autoblog published the Top 10 Best Selling vehicles in 2013. The best-selling vehicles doesn’t always equate to what shoppers Follow the most on Mojo. Why? Because shoppers Follow cars they aspire to buy. Almost everyone would love a Wrangler or 3-Series or a Mustang, but for a family of five taking a road trip, those cars sound like a nightmare. [keep reading]
The Honda Civic has been one of the most Followed cars on Mojo Motors the past couple of years because it’s reliable, safe and affordable.
Shoppers considering a used Honda Civic for sale will likely find the prices to range thousands of dollars depending on the trim, whether it is an EX, EX-P, LX, etc. We took a look at the most popular Civics from the model year 2010 to find their average price and mileage. We also found out how many times they drop in price and how much before they’re sold, too. [keep reading]
Many websites are experiencing an increase in mobile traffic, but Mojo Motors is seeing some serious needle movement. According to Mary Meeker’s 2013 Internet Trends, mobile made up 15% of website traffic. Mojo Motors saw about 30% of traffic from mobile in the first half of 2013. By the end of 2013, however, we’re seeing over 50% of traffic on mobile.
In three months, from October to December 2013, there was a jump from 35% to nearly 55%. There are a couple of reasons for the substantial growth. [keep reading]
Some car dealers have fancy signage and amazing waiting rooms. Those are the types of stores updated once every few years with LED TVs, magazine racks filled with iPads and waiting rooms that smell like morning lilies.
For every dealer that’s all hoity-toity, there is a store that’s a little rough around the edges. They’re the used car lots off the mile roads. They haven’t changed with the times, the televisions are analog and the waiting rooms smell like cigarettes and stale coffee. Those are the stores, however, that rock old-school and vintage used car signs that are like time machines, gaudy time machines. [keep reading]
Mojo Motors has an updated feature that is helping used car shoppers get the latest news on the car they wanted. It’s real-time alerts that ping a potential buyer with new information on a particular used car. [keep reading]