From tips for promoting online reviews to the official sale of Cars.com, here’s a recap of this week’s top stories featuring Cars.com.

Online Reviews

In a new video on CBT News, anchor Russell Brown shared five simple tactics dealers can use to promote online reviews on Cars.com and other reviews sites.

GM

Chief Analyst Jesse Toprak shared thoughts related to GM’s ongoing recalls in a recent article on Bezinga.com. Within the post, Toprak cites how GM’s Mary Barra still has an uphill battle in changing consumer perception related to recalls and resolving outstanding litigation.

2014 Worry-Free Index

Featured on USA Today, the Cars.com Editorial Team announced their picks for the 2014 “Worry-Free” index, vehicles that are most likely to provide a worry-free ownership experience based on reliability, maintenance costs and strength of warranty.

Gannett

Following the announcement made earlier this summer, Gannett finalized the deal to take sole ownership of Cars.com. As reported by Bloomberg, Cars.com, which formerly operated under Classified Ventures, is now officially part of Gannett Digital Ventures.

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