Edison Research’s quarterly “Share of Ear” study is the authoritative examination of time spent with audio in America. Edison Research surveys 4,000 Americans annually to measure daily reach and time spent for all forms of audio. “Share of Ear” can report audio time use among auto brands’ drivers. Since the inception of the study in 2014, Edison has asked, "What is the model year and brand of your primary car or truck – that is, the one vehicle you spend the most time driving or riding as a passenger?”
The Cumulus Media | Westwood One Audio Active Group® recently retained MARU/Matchbox to conduct a study in March/April 2023 of 600 Dallas Ft. Worth auto buyers. Auto intenders were asked, “How likely are you to buy or lease an electric vehicle?”
In the context of encouraging national auto market trends, Cumulus Media sought an in-depth understanding of Dallas-Ft. Worth auto buyers. The Cumulus Media | Westwood One Audio Active Group® retained MARU/ Matchbox to conduct a study in March/April 2023 of 600 auto buyers.
It was just a month ago that Nielsen revealed compelling insights on the power of the AM radio audience from their Fall 2022 survey. Now, Nielsen is releasing a deeper dive on the vitality of AM radio in local markets with new data at the state and local DMA level.
Recently, Ford made a fast decision to recommit to AM radio in its vehicles. Now attention turns to other automakers who need to follow Ford’s lead on ensuring AM radio’s role in the car dashboard. Now, Nielsen is releasing a deeper dive on the vitality of AM radio in local metro markets.
Independent data analysis agency Colourtext and Radiocentre, the UK commercial AM/FM radio industry group, recently released the largest and most comprehensive AM/FM radio ad effectiveness report in the world. As part of this massive study, 59 tier one auto campaigns were measured for brands like Toyota, Honda, Land Rover, BMW, VW, Nissan, Volvo, Lexus, and Jaguar.
The Cumulus Media | Westwood One Audio Active Group® commissioned MARU/Matchbox to conduct the fifth installment of a comprehensive auto aftermarket category study to determine the current state of America’s auto parts retailers. 810 auto parts shoppers were surveyed in June 2022. Here are the key findings.
For some advertisers, the primary marketing strategy is “buy now,” a relentless series of sales events and promotions. Ad copy is rational, product and price focused, with limited time offers. Some call this “performance marketing” or “converting existing demand.” The goal is to target people who are in the market.
As the U.S. continues its emergence from the pandemic, the Federal Reserve finds auto sales are recovering. In January of this year, the seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) was 15 million vehicles, up from a dip in Q3 and Q4 2021. Cox Automotive forecasts a total of 16 million vehicles sold for 2022. Americans are spending and the time for auto dealers to advertise is now.
For the fourth year, CUMULUS MEDIA | Westwood One commissioned MARU/Matchbox to conduct an annual study of the auto aftermarket category to determine the current state of America’s auto parts retailers.
As the economy recovers and consumer confidence is restored, auto dealers have the opportunity to ramp up advertising efforts to sell cars. An AM/FM radio attribution report released by LeadsRx shows how AM/FM radio campaigns generate significant auto dealer website traffic.
To measure the impact the Southeast Michigan Ford Dealers Association smart speaker campaign, CUMULUS MEDIA | Westwood One retained MARU/Matchbox to conduct a campaign effect study. Here are the key findings.
CUMULUS MEDIA | Westwood One completed the third annual study of the auto aftermarket category conducted by MARU/Matchbox to determine the current state of America’s auto parts retailers.
As online shopping for auto parts picks up steam, CUMULUS MEDIA | Westwood One has commissioned MARU/Matchbox to conduct consumer studies to better understand the buying habits of the American auto parts consumer. Here are the results from studies conducted in 2017 and this year.
Do disclaimers ruin tier two radio ads? How do tier two auto radio ads perform when subjected to rigorous creative testing benchmarked against thousands of other radio ads? We found out.
Today we are releasing results from a case study for another auto aftermarket brand, Rain-X, the windshield wiper manufacturer. Rain-X worked with Westwood One and MARU/Vision Critical to measure the awareness and brand images of Rain-X as well as how AM/FM radio could help the brand drive sales.