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Sporty Cars Depreciated More

Welcome to this week's edition of Black Book Market Insights, with in-depth analysis of used car and truck valuation trends and insights straight from the auction lanes. Click here to download the full…


Added by Black Book on October 9, 2018 at 9:23am — No Comments

Jumpstart Automotive Media Unveils New Insights On Frustrations That Both Consumers & Dealers Face On Vehicle Pricing, Negotiations

Consumers Negotiate Because They Don’t Believe The Lowest Price Is Truly “The Lowest Price”

A full 86 percent of consumers already have a price in mind for the car they want …


Added by John Sternal on October 9, 2018 at 7:15am — No Comments

Mobile apps to help automotive industry

The automotive industry has undergone a lot of changes, but the app development is the greatest revolution in the recent years. Car manufacturers have become innovative and are always looking for ways to make their products stand out. App development Sydney has played a significant role in enabling car owners to use mobile apps to manage their cars or find the latest news from the auto industry.…


Added by Rahul Paul on October 9, 2018 at 6:26am — No Comments

WardsAuto Named as Media Partner for Auto/Mate’s National Customer User Summit; Larry Schlagheck to Keynote

Albany, N.Y. – October 8, 2018 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems today named WardsAuto, a global leader in automotive intelligence, as media partner for its upcoming User Summit. Additionally, WardsAuto Managing Director Larry Schlagheck will be the keynote speaker at the event to be held Nov. 7-9 in San Antonio, TX.


"WardsAuto has been a respected publication in the auto industry for many years,…


Added by Mike Esposito on October 8, 2018 at 8:35am — No Comments Announces Most Practical Vehicles for College Athletes Announces Most Practical Vehicles for College Athletes Analyzed the Most Practical and Convenient Vehicles for Fall Sports Activities

Cincinnati, OH (October 8, ,2018), the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, today announced their selections on the “most practical vehicles for college athletes” based on an analysis of its automotive customer advisor team. advisors analyzed…


Added by John Sternal on October 8, 2018 at 7:01am — No Comments

Benefits of free car repair manuals: Why you need it?

There were times when repair manuals were exclusive to dealers only. The car manufacturers would provide it to dealerships so that their mechanics can work on identifying and fixing the problems that might occur with a vehicle. However, in modern era, the free car repair manuals are available for almost all the vehicles over the internet. You can download and read them. Here, we will discuss some benefits of reading the car…


Added by Rahul Paul on October 8, 2018 at 12:50am — No Comments

5 Amazing Strategies to Boost Your Car Shops' Marketing Efforts

There are many car shop owners in the industry who are struggling to grab the attention of their customers. The lack of proper marketing campaign is the reason they are unable to generate more leads. You have to know what your customers want because that is the only way you can…


Added by Cynthia Madison on October 8, 2018 at 12:44am — No Comments

Manage Your Customer Data as a Strategic Asset

Did you know the customer data sitting in your DMS is the most valuable asset you own—even more valuable than your real estate and inventory combined? Yet I don’t know any dealers that have a budget or defined strategic objective to invest in, increase and maintain the value of this asset.




Added by Scot Eisenfelder on October 5, 2018 at 7:12am — No Comments

All You Need to Know About the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

A well-appointed interior, long list of advanced safety features, and ample cargo hold at its core, the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport is a showstopper in the midsize SUV segment. The ‘Sport’ in the car’s name does not make it a sports car, but that doesn’t mean the midsize SUV doesn’t offer energetic handling and respectable on-road performance. If you wish to buy a midsize SUV, the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport deserves your consideration. If the price tag for a new Santa Fe Sport does not fit…


Added by SalvageBid, LLC. on October 4, 2018 at 11:00pm — No Comments

What to Do with Your Car during a Cross-Country Move

A cross-country move can offer more than its fair share of headaches, not the least of which is determining what to do with your car during the move. While your car is one of your largest possessions, it can be one of the easiest to overlook during the moving process, since you’ll likely be frequently using your car to get things ready for the move. Fortunately, there are plenty of options to get…


Added by Brooke Chaplan on October 4, 2018 at 5:22pm — No Comments

Check Before Investing in Private Registration Plates

Buying a private registration plate becomes extremely intricated if the car is stolen and not recovered. The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) re-issue a private number plate 1 year (12 months) after the vehicle to which it was regarded and was proclaimed as pilfered. The drivers…


Added by Kent Charlie on October 4, 2018 at 12:29am — No Comments

The Bad News About Customer Greetings at Dealerships

How do your consultants greet women customers when they come in the door? Does the content, context and tone of a greeting make a difference in the interaction? How about from your BDC with internet leads?

Dealerships spend so much time working toward showcasing a positive resumè of reviews – usually on several platforms. However, a…


Added by Anne Fleming on October 3, 2018 at 10:33am — No Comments

Buying a Car? How the Pros Organize Their Finances Accordingly

If you lead a busy, productive life, it only makes sense to make sure you have access to your own car. However, it’s pretty clear that a car is no easy purchase. In fact, most cars cost tens of thousands of dollars. If you’d like to make sure you’re in the best position to purchase a car of your own,…


Added by Rachelle Wilber on October 3, 2018 at 10:26am — No Comments

The Best Machines for Commercial Tyre Changing in 2019

When dealing with large format tyres such as Bus, HGV and PSV. You need tyre machines that can handle both the size and weight.

With many brands to choose from and a drastic price difference from a few thousand to over £20k, how can you choose easily while ensuring smooth operation and efficient changing?

Our handy guide below explains the difference in machines from normal tyre changers and the available options.

A standard…


Added by Rahul Paul on October 3, 2018 at 1:03am — No Comments


Index Up +1.9% Over Last Twelve Months


Black Book, a division of Hearst that provides industry-leading used vehicle valuation and residual value forecast solutions,…


Added by Black Book on October 2, 2018 at 11:49am — No Comments

Car Segments Declined More

Welcome to this week's edition of Black Book Market Insights, with in-depth analysis of used car and truck valuation trends and insights straight from the auction lanes. Click here to download the full…


Added by Black Book on October 2, 2018 at 9:17am — No Comments

The Next Big Thing in Video Testimonials

Media272 videographer capturing footage for a client

You may already be familiar with the idea of the “shared economy,” or “sharing economy.” Odds are, you’ve participated in it. Airbnb, Lyft, Uber, TaskRabbit, or SideCar, to name a few, have succeeded in similar business strategies, where people can offer their homes, cars, time, or space to those who want affordable rates and better choices. These companies offer competitive prices and more customized…


Added by jon nigbor on October 2, 2018 at 9:00am — No Comments

How to Align Sales and Marketing for B2B Companies

Most business owners and employees often see sales and marketing as two separate entities that sometimes come together. Depending on what type of a B2B business you are running and how far along you have come in perfecting your marketing campaigns and sales pitches, aligning these two elements might be the smart approach.…


Added by Eric Lum on October 2, 2018 at 1:32am — No Comments

Top 7 Causes That Can Distract While Driving

Top 7 Causes That Can Distract While Driving

Why car accidents occur? Well, we commonly say we, the human, commit an error and face the circumstances, but it is not as simple as we described here. Let’s figure out the causes!

According to several kinds of researches and surveys conducted internationally, distracted driving is one of the most prominent reasons that help the drivers collide and face the injuries and financial consequences. According to the…


Added by Angelica Dowson on October 1, 2018 at 11:47am — No Comments

Two Buzz-Worthy Terms You Need to Know Today

No doubt, you have noticed that the usage of the terms Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) has skyrocketed in the last decade.

Today, every industry is strategizing about how to leverage AI and ML to improve business. The automotive industry is no exception.…


Added by Natalie Born on October 1, 2018 at 7:00am — No Comments

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