I first met Ralph (officially) at the Automotive Leadership Roundtable and as he stated he was polite, but calling his response a fairly strong rebuttal is like saying General George Patton was fairly outspoken. His responses were…"
TrueCar's business model, simply put, is to provide consumers and dealers with data that supports where they should price and buy cars in a market. When the Toyota Prius was bringing over MSRP; we priced over MSRP. Scott Painter…"
I respect your position but disagree that TRUECar's business is a death spiral. I would have agreed that may have been the case previously had TC not implemented many of the recent changes including; not displaying the lowest dealers…"
There was a lot of discussion with the AutoCon team and other industry leaders in considering the sponsorship, Jim was first on my list. He will be a keynote speaker at the event and I personally am looking forward to hearing him. I hope…"
"@Jim, I certainly wasn't disappointed by our presence at Digital Dealer or the overwhelming professionalism displayed by vendors, TRUECar dealers and non TRUECar dealer alike. Our team met with some great dealers, answered many questions,…"
Great article. There have been many changes to the business with the advent of the internet but what hasn't changed is that price is just a ticket to the game. We need to sell the product, dealership benefits and ultimately ourselves. As…"
"@Matt, There are no AutoNation stores represented in the council. Gary was chosen, not for his former affiliation with AutoNation, but because he is a very well respected automotive executive.
As for the question of TRUECar and DMS access.…"
"The TrueCar National Dealer Council is comprised of dealer principles, automotive executives, general managers and also internet sales managers that are using our product daily. We tried to invite members from all areas of the business and four of…"
"Todd, I believe you touched on the key component and that is to continuously train our sales staff to meet the needs of all customers. With that said, customers are different and men and women buy differently and for different reasons. In my last…"
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Unique insight on all facets of the automotive industry; new/used car sales, F&I, wholesale and management
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25 year automotive professional with jobs ranging from auto salesman to executive officer for the largest public dealer group. Passionate about making a difference in the future of the automotive industry.
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