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Volkswagen India is contemplating launching its Up hatchback model to compete in the country’s highly competitive compact hatchback segment. The upcoming Volkswagen Up is expected to be smallest as well as the most affordable hatchback model that will go against some of the very well established compact hatchback…Continue
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Skoda has premiered its upcoming SUV Kodiaq earlier this month at Berlin which is under development from quite some time. The company first introduced the full sized SUV at the 2016 Geneva Motor show as the Vision S concept. As per sources the SUV would be launched in Europe within the first quarter of 2017, then it would be launched in China, followed by India. The Kodiaq would compete against the immensely popular Ford Endeavour and Chevy Trailblazer in India. Here are seven thing you must…Continue
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As an automotive retailer, you should know the answer to this question about your brand.
A decade ago, market research with Toyota showed that consumers couldn’t recall whether or not a just watched Toyota Camry spot was a Honda Camry. That’s right HONDA CAMRY. MIND…Continue
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Beep, a Florida-based autonomous mobility solutions company, announced today its first expansion out of the state of Florida into the city of Peoria, Ariz. The city…Continue
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Lexus of Sacramento and Lexus of Roseville, the only Lexus dealerships in the greater Sacramento metro area, acquired by Lithia Motors
Irvine, CA, February 19, 2020 – Kerrigan Advisors, a leading sell-side advisory firm to auto dealers in the U.S., represented and advised the owner on the recent sale of Lexus of Sacramento and Lexus of Roseville (RPM Luxury Sales, Inc.) to Lithia Motors. RPM Luxury Sales, Inc. is comprised of the only two Lexus…Continue
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NAVYA’s proven track record, recently acknowledged by the RTA Dubai World Challenge as the designer and…Continue
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eLEND Solutions Digital Retailing Report Card report reveals widespread adoption of Digital Retailing (74%) among dealers surveyed, as well as a positive impact on sales (92%) and profitability (68%) – but challenges with training, leadership and process integration remain.
LAS VEGAS, NV…Continue
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A President’s Award-Winning Honda Dealership in Western Pennsylvania Changes Ownership
Irvine, CA, February 12, 2020 – Kerrigan Advisors, a leading sell-side advisory firm to auto dealers in the U.S., represented and advised partners Bill Barnes and Paul Ritchie on their recent sale of Altoona Honda to Timbrook Automotive. The partners will continue to own and operate Hagerstown Honda and Hagerstown Kia. Timbrook Automotive has 11…Continue
Added by Crystal Hartwell on February 12, 2020 at 7:37am — No Comments
Lease Approval Ratings Dip to 70% in January, a Slight Decrease from December
Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, reports car lease credit applicants registered a 70% approval rate in January, a decrease from the December rate of 72%.
January experienced a slightly lower number of applicants with qualifications for taking over another person’s lease contract during the month, registering at -2% fewer approvals than the month of December. …Continue
Added by John Sternal on February 11, 2020 at 9:43am — No Comments
Groundbreaking technology transforms the online vehicle shopping experience
Urbandale, IA—February 11, 2020—Flick Fusion has launched AutoSpin 360, a ground-breaking Artificial Intelligence and Image Recognition technology designed to transform consumers’ online vehicle shopping experience. AutoSpin 360 makes it easy for dealerships to create 360° Exterior & Interior interactive…Continue
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eBook shares specific guidelines on how to comply with new consumer data privacy laws and protect IT systems from cyber attacks
Timonium, MD – February 10, 2020 – Helion Technologies today released “IT Best Practices for Dealers,” a free eBook that gives specific guidelines for protecting dealerships’ systems and customer…Continue
Added by Erik Nachbahr, CISSP on February 10, 2020 at 5:00am — No Comments
YouTube releases never-before-seen performance numbers -- complete domination with a 36% increase from 2018 to 2019!
Numbers like that slash open the industry and we are diving in headfirst.
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Added by Jim Flint on February 6, 2020 at 2:00pm — No Comments
The city of Peoria is piloting an autonomous shuttle program
Arizona’s first shared-ride, autonomous shuttle operating on a public street is coming to Peoria. Last night, Peoria’s city council approved the funding for a 60-day autonomous vehicle pilot program with Beep, a Florida-based autonomous mobility solutions company.
“This transportation pilot is a unique experiment for our community,” said Mayor Cathy Carlat. “We see this as an important step as we…Continue
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Los Angeles, CA – February 6, 2020 –SureSale, the first and only…Continue
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