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Check out the Classic Beetle showrooming at Hiley VW in Arlington, TX

Added by MANNY LUNA on April 6, 2014 at 3:11pm — No Comments

Amaral Auto Sales & Service

Neil is engaged in his Certification Program, he cares about his customers and his business.

Great job Neil.

Penny Krisko

Independent Regional Manager

781-209-4061

DealerRater

Added by Penny Krisko on March 31, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Google Cars Beta Program Ended....

Just went to http://www.google.com/cars/ and was greeted with this:

Interesting. It will be interesting to see the "next…

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Added by Matt Tucker on February 13, 2014 at 10:55am — No Comments

SEO for Car Dealers: Why You Should be Using It

“I have no idea what you are talking about.” That was the response of the dealer who currently signs my paycheck. This was in a board meeting of approximately twenty people who were discussing a planned expansion of the dealership’s operations. Of course this included a renewed push…

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Added by Brian Riesbeck on December 17, 2013 at 11:20am — 4 Comments

Reduction in Value Heightens From Previous Years

Here is the latest Used Car Market Report from Ricky Beggs and Black Book. There were definitely some interesting results from the market study and detail analysis. The initial chart I looked at shows the level of change in…

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Added by John Sternal on December 16, 2013 at 11:19am — No Comments

How many Vendors is YOUR DEALERSHIP Paying who are Selling your Customer Data to Other Vendors for Cash?

So once again I ask the question at the heart of the matter.... Mr./MRS Car Dealer PAY ATTENTION HERE.... How many Vendors are YOU Paying who are Selling your Customer Data to Other Vendors for Cash? AND... is your customer information ultimately being sold by vendors you paid to other car dealers who are your competition?

Isn't it…

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Added by James A. Ziegler on November 23, 2013 at 4:00pm — 50 Comments

Reasons Why Auto Warranties Fail The Most

According to licensed car repair experts, here is a list of the top 5 areas where extended warranty coverage frustrates drivers the most. A new report from Polk showing the average age of today’s vehicles on the road underscores the importance of having the right vehicle service protection.

  • Blaming the driver: Extended warranty customers have a penchant for blaming the needed car…
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Added by Carroll Nguyen on August 12, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Tom Cross Honored As Newest Ring of Honor Member

 

Black Book is proud to announce that Tom Cross, President, was honored as the newest member of the prestigious Ring of Honor for the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA). The award was presented at the National Leadership Awards Banquet during the annual NIADA Convention and Expo in Las Vegas on June 26.

 

Cross has led Black Book as President since 2007, and he becomes the 23rd industry…

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Added by John Sternal on July 1, 2013 at 12:45pm — No Comments

Use Social Media to Educate Consumers (and possibly blow their minds)

The days of businesses focusing their efforts on entertaining their fans on social media are behind us… at least they should be. Today, people expect more out of businesses. They expect to be shown things that they don’t normally see from their friends and family. If they follow…

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Added by Louie Baur on June 15, 2013 at 7:30pm — 11 Comments

Photo Enhancements for your dealerships!

Added by jason keo on April 17, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Used Leases Leave Those With Subpar Credit With More Option For Ownership

Hundreds of thousands of people who suffered a drop in credit have emerged as consumers again – just a few years removed from the dark days of the recession. Many of these people have found a way to shop for a car without going through traditional credit checks at the dealer, and they’re getting some pretty nice wheels, too.

 

Credit is the lifeblood of car shopping. But consumers who acquire a used lease through transfer are…

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Added by John Sternal on March 12, 2013 at 9:08am — No Comments

What Happened to Managers Training Salespeople?

Did you watch Car Lot Rescue on Spike TV last night? I did - it was both entertaining and inspiring!…

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Added by Adam Ross on February 25, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

From the Trenches - New Car Pricing Online - A Trap?

 

What is different about pricing used cars and new cars online?

 

New cars are a commodity... sometimes!  One size does NOT fit all.

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Added by Tom Gorham on January 4, 2013 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Knock, Knock. Who's there? Google Lead. Google Lead WHO?

San Francisco. This is ground zero. Google, it appears, is trying to build the 'bomb'. The new car lead bomb.

Reading Chuck Barker's white paper on Google got me thinking about the current elephant in the room, www.google.com/cars/ . Brian…

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Added by Matt Tucker on September 30, 2012 at 7:05am — 9 Comments

The Game-Changing Google Program Auto Dealers Can’t Afford to Ignore

Google’s online ventures are usually anything but under the radar. Yet recently, in what may be a game-changing play, the search engine giant quietly entered the third-party lead provider business for car dealerships.

The beta version of Google Comparison Ads for Autos (which is unofficially being referred to as “Google Cars” within the industry) was launched to very little fanfare a few weeks ago in the San…

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Added by Arnold Tijerina on July 26, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

Reputation Management Sells More Cars - Dealer Marketing Magazine

Please check out my article on Page 24 of the April 2012 edition of Dealer Marketing Magazine titled:

"Reputation Management Sells More Cars Than Any Other Social Media Strategy"…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on March 31, 2012 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Feds Looking for "Spot Delivery" info

The Story below is a copy of a recent story posted on WardsAuto by Gil Van Over. The link is to the actual story.

Feds Looking for "Spot Delivery" Info...…

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Added by Andy Shambarger on March 7, 2012 at 8:27am — No Comments

NJ Volkswagen - Beetle | Douglas VW | Ken Beam shows Low Mileage Beetle at Douglas VW in Summit NJ!



Watch Ken Beam Show-N-Tell you all about this beautiful, very low mileage 2007 VW Beetle at Douglas Volkswagen in Summit New Jersey! What an awesome color! Gecko Green! Very LOW mileage! *This may very well be the lowest mileage Gecko Green 2007 Beetle on the entire Internet! Only has 26,019 original low miles! Automatic! CFC..... Car Fax Clean! No Accidents!… Continue

Added by Ken Beam on January 27, 2012 at 6:51pm — No Comments

Americans Forced To Drive Old Cars Because YOU Are Not Selling Enough New Cars!

Americans are holding onto cars longer, pushing the average age of a vehicle on the country's road to a record 11 years.…



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Added by Ralph Paglia on January 21, 2012 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

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