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All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'Guy' (6)

Is being a "Car Guy" bad for sales?

Just got a call from a "car guy" vendor trying to sell my store on his product. Right away I could picture the gold chains, chest hair and large rings he must be wearing. Apparently, his assumption is that all car guys are like him and the best way to sell is to be gruff, fast talking and constantly cursing in conversation all while giving a take-it or leave-it approach (really? You're gonna hard sell me?)



Last I checked, most people (myself included) want to be talked to like people,… Continue

Added by Matt Tucker on September 9, 2010 at 11:05am — 6 Comments

Automotive Leasing Terminology Explained...

Leasing a vehicle is based entirely on the idea that you only pay for what you use. Most modern leases will guarantee the value at the end of the lease term. The purpose of this article is to familiarize you with the terms you will see and hear when you visit the dealership.



Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price = MSRP
MSRP is the full price for a vehicle as displayed on its window sticker, including optional packages and…
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Added by Richard Hamel on May 7, 2010 at 9:17am — No Comments

What are the advantages of leasing an auto?

Although not for every prospective buyer, vehicle leasing can offer certain advantages and be an very attractive alternative to a traditional purchase. You must consider a few important factors and make sure a lease would be beneficial to you.




What are the advantages?




Lower Monthly Payments


Because you only pay…
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Added by Richard Hamel on April 29, 2010 at 9:37am — No Comments

NEW YORK DEBUT OF SCION iQ...

Wellington Pereira, Acton Toyota of Littleton's Scion Manager returned from the New York Auto Show this weekend with reports on the new Scion tC and the upcoming 2011 Scion iQ.



Making its debut in New York is the 2011 Scion iQ, which is the world’s smallest four-seater.



Wellington points out the iQ’s hip nature and young target audience, noting, “we were told that the iQ represents a ‘new dimension,’ and is a vehicle for a ‘progressive buyer.’"



The iQ…

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Added by Richard Hamel on April 5, 2010 at 7:35am — No Comments

Best Dealership on the Planet

Some dealerships earn distinction among their peers, in particular, in areas of dealership performance such as sales, service or customer satisfaction. Very few dealerships, however put it all together as Acton Toyota has done.



I just saw where they won the awards for:



*President’s Award

*Board of Governors

*Customer Service Advisory

*Sales Excellence

*Service Excellence

*Parts Excellence

*Customer Relations Excellence

*Best… Continue

Added by Richard Hamel on March 29, 2010 at 8:36am — 2 Comments

Toyota did the right thing...

After all of the bashing by the Government and National Press, news now surfaces that Toyota had sent its first warning to 1500 Lexus and Toyota dealerships over three years ago. Toyota notified it's dealership network and the public through an established industry method known as a "Technical Service Bulletin".



(A Technical Service Bulletin (TSB), is a communication between a manufacturer and its dealerships that can serve as an update to publications, describe parts updates, or… Continue

Added by Richard Hamel on March 29, 2010 at 8:34am — No Comments

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