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Van and Car sales have changed a lot in the past few years. Digital has a significant impact on how we buy and sell cars today.
If you have been selling cars online for a while, you’ll have observed that…Continue
Added by Tony Chips on January 12, 2017 at 3:44am — No Comments
Wantalease.com, the nation’s first online car lease marketplace for new lease deals, reports the latest update on new lease offerings, with prices on most of today’s popular leases increasing slightly entering January. While there are sixteen models being offered for $199 monthly or less, only one (Nissan Sentra SV at…Continue
Added by John Sternal on January 11, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Skype has become the go-to standard for most video conversations, but their IM tool is very effective for one-on-one chat conversations, as well as for groups and work teams. A huge advantage of the platform is that it is available on virtually…Continue
Added by Big Tom LaPointe on January 11, 2017 at 9:09am — No Comments
Timonium, MD – January 11th, 2017-- Helion Automotive Technologies announced today it's celebrating the company's 20th anniversary. For 20 years Helion has been a Managed Services Provider for auto dealerships, designing and implementing proactive information technology (IT) strategies to support…Continue
Added by Erik Nachbahr on January 11, 2017 at 6:58am — No Comments
There are a lot of choices for consumers as far as where to take their vehicle for maintenance. And, while consumers are required to visit franchise dealerships for warranty and recall work, the majority of service revenue lies in regular maintenance. That is why a great and consistent customer experience is so important each and…Continue
Added by Tim Clay on January 11, 2017 at 5:30am — No Comments
Cars are still the main way of transportation, so their number is increasing each year. There are more than a billion cars on the planet right now. A small number of them are sports cars that offer impressive performances. A few years back, we had an opportunity to see the first ever electric sports car. It was Tesla. Now, Tesla is going to get the first rival. The name of a new car in question is the FF 91.
FF 91 has been developed by Faraday Future and it has been revealed in Las…Continue
Added by Emily Lopes on January 10, 2017 at 8:30am — No Comments
Many dealers and managers outside of the service department don’t realize how incredibly busy a service advisor (SA) is throughout their day. Keep in mind that these are front-line employees dealing directly with your customers. They have an extremely important role in the dealership. In fact, it could be argued that a…Continue
Added by Ujj Nath on January 10, 2017 at 6:10am — No Comments
Added by Ralph Paglia on January 10, 2017 at 12:30am — No Comments
Buying your first car is an exciting time. Owning a car means truly having freedom to travel. You can go where you want when you want to. However, owning a car is also a significant responsibility. It’s a big investment. You don’t want to make any serious mistakes. With that in mind, here are a few things…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on January 9, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments
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Added by Joey Little on January 9, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments
When it comes to video, most dealerships tend to think of it for purely sales department use, and sometimes in service. From communicating with customers via personalized emails, to live video walkarounds, video is certainly an excellent way to engage customers and increase VDP views. It is also a great tool for the…Continue
Added by Timmy D. James on January 9, 2017 at 7:44am — No Comments
PLANO, TX, January 9, 2017 – DealerDoc, the solution for out-of-state titling made easy, said today its one-stop online process helps new and used car dealers capture more business from millennial-aged buyers wanting to buy…Continue
Added by Jim Leman on January 9, 2017 at 7:00am — No Comments
Added by Steve White on January 9, 2017 at 6:36am — No Comments
Reviver reinvents the 125-year-old metal plate as an Internet of Things, connected car platform; rPlate™ hits the road in California, Florida, Arizona and Texas in 2017, other states to follow
Detroit, MI - January 9, 2017 – The first-ever, interactive digital license plate debuts today at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit during Automobili-D, a new event showcasing…Continue
Added by Crystal Hartwell on January 9, 2017 at 6:19am — No Comments
I get it.....
The Automotive Industry has to embrace emerging technologies.....
Mobile technology is no doubt at the forefront of this movement.....
We, as professionals, need to educate ourselves to understand the impact of mobile tech.....
Specifically, mobile app…Continue
Added by Barry Neuman on January 8, 2017 at 5:19pm — No Comments
Changing your tires for the winter season might be a hassle that you don't want to deal with, but snow tires are a benefit while driving and could save your life while on the road. It only takes a short time to change the tires, and you'll be able to see a difference in how the car drives almost immediately, even if you're not…Continue
Added by Emma Sturgis on January 8, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments
When driving in the snow, there’s always the chance that you could spin off the road and wind up stuck. Even if you don’t go far off the road, your car can still be trapped in the slush and snow that piles up on the shoulder. Additionally, it’s very easy to get stuck when you’re trying to back into your driveway and the snow is…Continue
Added by Dixie Somers on January 8, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments
As we make our New Year’s resolutions and reflect on 2016, which was a less than perfect year for our industry, filled with recalls and declining consumer confidence due to lack of parts availability to quickly fix these recalls, I thought it may be a good time to look ahead to 2017. In that spirit, I’d like to offer some simple tips…Continue
Added by Chris Miller on January 8, 2017 at 7:00am — No Comments
Today, the Big 3 automakers account for only 44% of the market – a 26% decline from 2 and a half decades ago. In this short amount of time, consumer loyalty is no longer within reach, as the average customer retention rate across the industry has sunk below 50%. This amounts to dealers losing more than half of their customers each…Continue
Added by Doug Van Sach on January 8, 2017 at 6:00am — No Comments
With just about everyone driving these days, you'll probably get into at least a couple discussions about the driverless cars, top AZ traffic school questions and advice about how to drive.…Continue
Added by Freya Gilbert on January 7, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments