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All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'CPO' (8)

The Recall Crisis: To a Scared Customer, an Apology can go a Long Way

For many consumers, cars are a necessity. They rely on them to get to work so that they can feed their family. They take their children to soccer practice and their spouses out for nights on the town. Throw in an occasional long-distance road trip to visit a relative or take a vacation, and it’s easy to see how much consumers rely on them. Manufacturers integrate safety messages into their branding. The government tests the vehicles. Consumer agencies review them. And consumers use this data…


Added by Chris Miller on April 20, 2015 at 8:51am — No Comments

Senate Bill Could Force Recall Repairs & How You Can Capture More of That Work

Recalls can be lucrative service work for dealerships. However, when recalls are announced, most consumers aren’t informed that their vehicle is subject to a recall. As a result, an estimated “46 million cars with unfixed flaws” are currently driving around, according to a recent article in Automotive News. A new bill proposed in the Senate would mandate that…


Added by Chris Miller on April 13, 2015 at 6:32am — No Comments

SureSale Makes it Easy to Get Into the Booming Certification Market

Get In Early and Now… the Market Won’t Wait for You!


November was the strongest November for CPO (Certified Pre-Owned) sales – ever! This continues a string of records in the CPO market, including the best October ever last month, according to Autodata.1 And what we are seeing at SureSale reflects this surge, with the new category of certified vehicles that SureSale covers (the millions of vehicles that fall outside the…


Added by Jeffrey Schwartz on December 12, 2012 at 10:26am — No Comments

SureSale(TM) Launches Nation’s First Dedicated Certified Marketplace

SureSale Marketplace offers dealers free express listings of eligible to-be-certified inventory; turnkey process exposes dealership inventory to certified shoppers in minutes


Venice, CA – December 11, 2012 SureSale, the certified pre-owned marketing program that is changing the way used vehicles are bought and sold, today launched the nation’s first dedicated certified…


Added by Crystal Hartwell on December 11, 2012 at 5:45am — No Comments

New-vehicle Sales Up, but Margins are Squeezed: Enter CPO, Bringing New Profits to All!

If there is a bright spot in the economy these days, it’s the auto industry.



Added by Jeffrey Schwartz on August 27, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

As Is is No More: It’s Gone the Way of the Edsel

‘As Is’ – two words that can cover a multitude of vehicle sins and serve to instantly put the buyer on the alert. The time has come to send ‘As Is’ to the scrap heap and switch the tone at the used car dealership from ‘Buyer Beware’ to ‘Buyer Be Sure’ so that dealers can sell with more confidence, move vehicles faster – and at greater value – and so that consumers can buy with peace of mind.

Not so long ago, ‘As Is’ was just the way it was for the…


Added by Jeffrey Schwartz on March 5, 2012 at 3:55pm — No Comments

Bridging the Multi-Billion Dollar Certification Gap

There is a huge ‘certification’ gap in our industry that represents a potential loss of billions of dollars by used car dealers.

Consider: over 35 million used cars were sold last year, but fewer than 2 million of them were certified by OEM-sponsored programs. This is a stunning fact given that consumers are willing to pay, on average, a 12-27% premium on a certified vehicle.

Let’s add the numbers up: the average cost of a used…


Added by Jeffrey Schwartz on December 12, 2011 at 8:09am — No Comments

2008 Used Vehicle Market Report from J.D. Power: More Car Buyers Are Finding The Vehicles They Buy on the Internet (duh)

More and more American used car buyers are finding the vehicles they end up buying on the web... According to a new study released by J. D. Power and Associates, the number of used vehicle buyers who discovered their vehicle purchase online increased substantially in 2008.

The newly released research shows that 61… Continue

Added by Ralph Paglia on December 22, 2008 at 8:00pm — No Comments

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