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Drivers searching online for better car deals

August 9, 2011 8:03 pm Posted by - Leave your thoughts

Drivers are scouring web sites of online car sellers convinced they will find better prices than those offered by traditional dealerships. A survey by auto data firm HPI revealed the balance of motorists buying cars is shifting away from bricks-and-mortar showrooms to web sites. Traditionally, motorists would check out cars and prices online and then visit a local showroom to…

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Driverless robot cars crash in to each other on test drive

August 8, 2011 8:04 pm Posted by - Leave your thoughts

Google’s driverless cars may have clocked up 140,000 miles of accident-free motoring – but everything went wrong when a human took over. Three of the robot cars apparently crash in to each other as the result of ‘human error’ near the search giant’s California headquarters. A Toyota Prius, a Honda Accord and an unnamed third car were involved in the…

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Data failings cost business sales and customers

August 5, 2011 8:06 pm Posted by - Leave your thoughts

Businesses are failing to take the simplest of steps to harness the power of the data to win business and boost profits. Many companies admit they lose customers and sales because of simple data management problems like relying on too many manual processes and holding inaccurate information. The top six problems for UK firms and organisations, according to a study…

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