NEW YORK: Aug. 13, 2018 – Today Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) launched the Nielsen Auto Cloud fueled by J.D. Power, a robust marketing and measurement platform that combines the power of the Nielsen Marketing Cloud with J.D. Power’s world-class car-buyer intelligence and insights. This next-generation cloud technology provides automotive advertisers, agencies, and media owners direct access to audience data from Nielsen with buyer insights from J.D. Power, as well as omnichannel advertising and campaign measurement capabilities to help improve marketing performance.
For the first time, automotive marketers can target audiences and personalize their advertising messages based on a diverse set of criteria such as car features and styles, buying stage, brand affinities, as well as media engagement, geo-location and device type. Clients now have the ability to plan and activate these car-buyer audiences across TV and digital. Additionally, built-in campaign measurement and optimization capabilities help clients instantly adapt to changes in buying behavior leading to better marketing return-on-investment.
“The Nielsen Auto Cloud gives us incredible access to granular data from Nielsen complemented by insights from J.D. Power, allowing us to create high-value audiences for our clients,” said Arun Kumar, Global Chief Data & Marketing Technology Officer, IPG. “With this, we will strengthen our Audience Measurement Platform, improving our ability to target car-buyers based on a variety of criteria including their preferred brands, car models, styles and features. That means better performing media investments for our auto clients, more innovative marketing solutions and ultimately, better consumer experiences.”
The Nielsen Auto Cloud provides marketers with exclusive access to the intelligence and insights derived from J.D. Power’s unique vehicle sales data. These car-buyer insights, coupled with Nielsen Data Management Platform (DMP) technology and Nielsen’s gold standard media and purchase-based audience data, enable auto advertisers to reach consumers with greater precision across all media channels.
Clients can use the Nielsen Auto Cloud to measure the efficacy and return-on-investment of their marketing spend to determine sales drivers and media spend allocation using multi-touch attribution (MTA) and marketing mix modeling (MMM) solutions. Additionally, the Nielsen Auto Cloud’s always-on frequency management and in-flight analytics capabilities enable clients to proactively measure and control how often and what types of ads people see throughout the life of a campaign.
“Nielsen and J.D. Power are ushering in a new era for the auto industry,” said Bernardo Rodriguez, Chief Digital Officer, J.D. Power. “We’re empowering auto marketers with immediately actionable intelligence, whether for consumer insights, cross-media planning and targeting or for campaign measurement."
“We are thrilled to launch this game-changing automotive solution with J.D. Power. The Nielsen Auto Cloud’s combination of data, technology and measurement capabilities is unique to the auto advertising world,” said Damian Garbaccio, EVP at Nielsen. “Auto marketers can now be more responsive to changes in buying behavior, more personalized with their advertising and content, better at measuring outcomes, and—ultimately—more efficient with their media investments.”
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ABOUT J.D. POWER
J.D. Power is a global leader in consumer insights, advisory services and data and analytics. These capabilities enable J.D. Power to help its clients drive customer satisfaction, growth and profitability. Established in 1968, J.D. Power is headquartered in Costa Mesa, Calif., and has offices serving North/South America, Asia Pacific and Europe. J.D. Power is a portfolio company of XIO Group, a global alternative investments and private equity firm headquartered in London, and is led by its four founders: Athene Li, Joseph Pacini, Murphy Qiao and Carsten Geyer.