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Auto Tech: How Modern Technology is Impacting the Automobile Industry

Today's automobile industry landscape is exciting... Car manufacturers are embedding connectivity and sensor solutions to deliver more in-vehicle services. Connected infotainment systems and advanced driver assistance systems are two technologies shaping the current car market.Connected Infotainment SystemsLooking at a car maker's advertisement…See More
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Using digital marketing platforms to accelerate growth: Guide for Car Dealers

Car Dealers on the internet these days have a wide array of scopes to promote and grow their business if they only keep an open mind and know the hows and whats of the industry because digital marketing is a trend that is here to stay.This latest trend also requires that you build a strong business brand value online through various categories…See More
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Service Advisors: End Your Day with the Beginning in Mind!

When you first come to work every morning, do you spend time planning your day, or do you dive right in and start working? Depending upon your role in the dealership, it may not matter that much. However, service advisors really don't have a choice. Your service department opens early and it's busy as soon as it opens. Ending your day with the…See More
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Auto Tech: How Modern Technology is Impacting the Automobile Industry

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Service Advisors: End Your Day with the Beginning in Mind!

When you first come to work every morning, do you spend time planning your day, or do you dive right in and start working? Depending upon your role in the dealership, it may not matter that much. However, service advisors really don't have a choice. Your service department opens early and it's busy as soon as it opens. Ending your day with the…See More
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SWAPALEASE.COM REPORTS DECLINE IN LEASE CREDIT APPROVALS FOR THE MONTH OF JULY

Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, reports car lease credit applicants registered just a 54.3% approval rate for July.July’s credit approval rate is showing a decrease from the previous month (68.8%).A year ago the approvals rate was just slightly higher, reaching 57.7%.…See More
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Confirm and Cultivate Your HVA

Your Highest-Value Activity (HVA) will drive your greatest incremental profit! And most retail automotive management professionals acknowledge that the largest potential profit improvement can be achieved by generating additional vehicle sales department gross. So, I have recently made a point to ask my dealer-clients, their CFOs, their GMs, and their sales managers, “How do you ensure that the people that work for you in Variable Operations are spending the right amount of time on the…See More
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SWAPALEASE.COM REPORTS DECLINE IN LEASE CREDIT APPROVALS FOR THE MONTH OF JULY

Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, reports car lease credit applicants registered just a 54.3% approval rate for July.July’s credit approval rate is showing a decrease from the previous month (68.8%).A year ago the approvals rate was just slightly higher, reaching 57.7%.…See More
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If you are using best binoculars on hilly places for doing the journey, you should take care of it too. The hilly places are full of dust and the binocular may get damaged for the reason. You have to be more careful of the binocular when you go on such a places for the journey with binocular. You should keep the binocular safe from the drops of raining as in hilly places it rains. You also need to keep the lens covered to save it from the rays of sun. Here are the facts that may cause problems…See More
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Ralph Paglia commented on Ralph Paglia's blog post Used Car Prices Crash To 2009 Levels Amid Glut Of Off-Lease Supply
"Maybe its because I now live so close to a major port, but it sure looks like a lot of American used cars are being loaded onto ships and sold to people in other countries... Will export demand impact pricing here in the US?"
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Do Used Car Exports From The US Have Any Impact On American Used Car Values?

US EXPORTS OF USED CARS FROM AUCTIONSSTATE OF THE USED CAR EXPORT MARKETWith U.S. new car sales expanding in 2015 and 2016, the used car remarketing pipeline in 2017 and beyond will see a significant spike in U.S. used car exports globally. Demand is also on the rise as economies in developing…See More
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Don Ruguleiski commented on Ralph Paglia's blog post Used Car Prices Crash To 2009 Levels Amid Glut Of Off-Lease Supply
"I think the point is not what's going on now but what is likely going to happen. We all know when the lenders decide to stop sitting on stacked up lease returns that aren't bringing "top dollar" and decide to liquidate we'll…"
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"Look at the sale prices on 2014 Ford F150s and tell me they are down."
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Ralph Paglia commented on Ralph Paglia's blog post Used Car Prices Crash To 2009 Levels Amid Glut Of Off-Lease Supply
"John Roberts - I hear you loud and clear... And when I go to CADE in Anaheim I'm seeing the same thing you see online, used cars bringing top dollar. However, the national data trends on three-year-old vehicle selling prices do not lie. As the…"
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"I am online buying cars at auctions three days a week and I have not seen any evidence of this being true. Prices have not dropped on late model vehicles, in fact they have gone up. "
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Auto Tech: How Modern Technology is Impacting the Automobile Industry

Posted by Lizzie Weakley on August 18, 2017 at 11:00am 0 Comments

Today's automobile industry landscape is exciting...

Car manufacturers are embedding connectivity and sensor solutions to deliver more in-vehicle services. Connected infotainment systems and advanced driver assistance systems are two technologies…

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Using digital marketing platforms to accelerate growth: Guide for Car Dealers

Posted by Sujain Thomas on August 15, 2017 at 5:30am 0 Comments

Car Dealers on the internet these days have a wide array of scopes to promote and grow their business if they only keep an open mind and know the hows and whats of the industry because digital marketing is a trend that is here to stay.

This latest trend also requires that you…

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Service Advisors: End Your Day with the Beginning in Mind!

Posted by Josh Blick on August 18, 2017 at 6:30am 1 Comment

When you first come to work every morning, do you spend time planning your day, or do you dive right in and start working? Depending…

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SWAPALEASE.COM REPORTS DECLINE IN LEASE CREDIT APPROVALS FOR THE MONTH OF JULY

Posted by John Sternal on August 17, 2017 at 8:00am 0 Comments

Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, reports car lease credit applicants registered just a 54.3% approval rate for July.

July’s credit…

Continue

Used Car Prices Crash To 2009 Levels Amid Glut Of Off-Lease Supply

Posted by Ralph Paglia on August 16, 2017 at 3:00pm 5 Comments

With Increased Volumes of three-year-old vehicles coming back into the market at the end of their Lease Terms, Used Car Prices are Crashing to their Lowest Levels Since 2009.…

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A Successful Rewards Program Should Not Be All About Rewards

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Let’s face it, for every 10 businesses that exist, 9 have some sort of rewards program. While they used to be novel and exciting, customers are …

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Simple Tips To Increase Newsletter Signups For A Car Dealership

Posted by Derek Crowden on August 16, 2017 at 12:30am 0 Comments

There are countless marketing strategies that automotive industry businesses can use but the truth is that some of the older ones are still among the most effective.

This does include creating newsletters and driving promotion through them. Unfortunately, this does not mean that…

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3 Ways To Prepare Teen Drivers For The Real Rules Of The Road

Posted by Brooke Chaplan on August 15, 2017 at 11:30am 0 Comments

Teaching your teen to drive is an interesting experience.

While you're largely teaching them to follow certain rules, you also know that these aren't the real rules of the road. If you want them to know how to really…

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Seller Integrity: How to Assess the Honesty of a Car Dealership

Posted by Anica Oaks on August 15, 2017 at 10:00am 0 Comments

Car salesmen are often characterized as slick con artists who seek to take unfair advantage of their customers.

In truth, many businesses that specialize in selling pre-owned and new vehicles do not deserve this reputation and go out of their way to…

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Confirm and Cultivate Your HVA

Started by Garry House in Uncategorized or Does Not Fit Into Any Pre-Defined Category on Thursday. 0 Replies

Your Highest-Value Activity (HVA) will drive your greatest incremental profit! And most retail automotive management professionals acknowledge that the largest potential profit improvement can be achieved by generating additional vehicle sales department gross. So, I have recently made a point to ask my dealer-clients, their CFOs, their GMs, and their sales managers, “How do you ensure that the people that work for you in Variable Operations are spending the right amount of time on the…Continue

Do Used Car Exports From The US Have Any Impact On American Used Car Values?

Started by Ralph Paglia in AUTO INDUSTRY NEWS - Discussions about Auto Industry, including dealerships, car companies and government, but not about suppliers (see cetegory) on Wednesday. 0 Replies

US EXPORTS OF USED CARS FROM AUCTIONSSTATE OF THE USED CAR EXPORT MARKETWith U.S. new car sales expanding in 2015 and 2016, the used car remarketing pipeline in 2017 and beyond will see a significant spike in U.S. used car exports globally. Demand is also on the rise as economies in developing…Continue

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Internet Sales Lead Coverage - Is New Store Policy Equitable & Productive for Dealership?

Started by Bobby Morales in PROCESS MANAGEMENT- CRM, BDC and lead Management Processes, Emails, Phone Scripts, Facility Design, Tools and Suppliers Aug 1. 0 Replies

What is the standard policy for Internet Sales incoming lead coverage? How many days should an Internet Sales Manager be covered after responding to an inbound lead? Do they need to make direct contact with the customer or is their constant follow up enough to qualify for a half deal, if they do not help the customer when they arrive at the dealership?PLEASE COMMENT AND LET ME KNOW YOUR OPINION ON WHAT SHOULD BE FAIR COVERAGE.  I have worked that past four years as an Internet Director and…Continue

How Is THIS For a Meeting Roster?

Started by Ralph Paglia in CONFERENCES, SEMINARS, EVENTS - Gatherings, Trade-Shows, Speakers, Offsite Training, etc. - Anything you go to outside the dealership to get information and contacts Aug 1. 0 Replies

I am about to participate in a meeting that includes some fairly heavy hitters in the automotive vertical... Check it out and let me know what you think, or any questions you might have about the discussion that ensued.Discussion Topics:Update on summer traffic and performanceFeedback on OEM incentives across brands and…Continue

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Toyota's safe-driving app plays parents' uncool music when teenagers speed

How can terrified parents of newly qualified teen drivers persuade them to drive safely? Toyota has come up with what could be an ingenious method -- embarrassing them.

Detroit 3 to tout performance and vintage cars at Woodward Dream Cruise

Ford, Chevy and Dodge will turn to the Woodward Dream Cruise, a classic-car celebration in suburban Detroit, on Saturday to generate some marketing buzz on their offerings.

Hyundai highlights sedan for India market

In the latest new video to join our viral video charts, Hyundai shows off the Verna sedan for the Indian market. The subcompact sedan is sold as the Accent in the United States.

Germany's Merkel reaffirms her million EV pledge

Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed to speed up Germany's transition to electric vehicles, saying that efforts would need to be increased if a target of having a million such cars on the roads by 2020 were to be met.

Dodge deletes 'Roadkill' posts after social-media backlash

After taking flak on social media, Dodge took down posts promoting drag races that took place the same day the driver of one of its vehicles killed a protester in Charlottesville, Va.

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Even used-vehicle buyers are going online

This past year we saw a massive increase used automotive Internet usage (AIU) rate, as 68% of all used-vehicle buyers went online during the vehicle shopping process versus 63% in 2009.  The dramatic rise has narrowed the gap between used- and new- AIU rates. There are many fac tors at work.  One is the poor […]

Automotive iPad apps

This week I decided to check out automotive iPad apps.  These first-generation entries are at times engaging, but ultimately I often found than frustrating and rather limited. Let’s start with one of my favorite usability rants: hot spots.  They’re quick, which is probably why three OEM iPad apps incorporate them.  They’re also dirty – pretty […]

Some reliability perceptions are changing (and that’s not a good thing for Toyota)

It’s no secret that auto manufacturers are creating better vehicles than ever before – safer, more feature-rich, higher quality, and more reliable.  Data from our Vehicle Dependability Study, which surveys owners of three-year-old vehicles regarding the number of problems experienced in the prior twelve months, backs the assertion of improved reliability.  As illustrated below, these […]

The Future of Satellite Radio

As more in-vehicle audio and entertainment options become available to consumers, the question of satellite radio’s relevance has become more prominent. Most vehicle sold today have satellite radio at least as an option, if not standard, and most new car buyers are given a trial subscription, usually anywhere from one to six months. This gives […]

Bringing in younger buyers

The average age of new-vehicle buyers increased dramatically from 46.5 in 2008 to 53.4 in 2010 (Source: 2010 Auto Offline Media Report – Summer) as lower income buyers – who are often younger – were forced out of the market due to the poor economic environment.  This shift has impacted almost every automotive brand, including […]

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