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We are in the first week of October when the summer season is just winding down and the leaves on the trees are ready to change their color and becomes yellow.
The crisp of the autumn season can be felt quite easily, which is also a confirmation that the winter season is on…
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Jumpstart Automotive Media, a leading media, insights, and marketing solutions company, today announced a joint study with research firm, Ipsos: “Today’s Auto Buyer and the Digital Retailing Experience."
The report looks at points of view of both the…Continue
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However, when they click on one of the licks, another facet takes over – descriptions. A great description can be the deciding factor when it comes to getting a…Continue
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Are the headaches associated with bringing vehicles up to certified pre-owned (CPO) program standards worth it? For dealers, there’s certainly more work, money and time involved with finding, reconditioning and certifying vehicles for CPO programs.
On the surface, it may seem like the higher margins don’t really justify the higher…Continue
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Ford announced at the NAIAS in January that the Ranger pickup would return to the U.S. market, and shopper interest in the nostalgic pickup has been picking up, according to shopper interest data from Jumpstart Automotive Media.
Added by John Sternal on May 1, 2018 at 7:30am — No Comments
Recruiting and hiring quality personnel for vehicle sales has never been easy, but according to most dealers I talk with, it’s never been as difficult as it is today. Even most of those in the job market with an interest in a “sales” career state that they want to stay away from selling…Continue
Added by Garry House on March 29, 2018 at 10:00am — No Comments
For sure, college students will never go wrong with buying their own car. Besides, it’s the most convenient way to get around campus. Aside from that, there’s a certain level of prestige attributed to owning car, so much so that students are very much eager to get their hands on their own set of…Continue
Added by Derek Crowden on March 1, 2018 at 6:00am — No Comments
As a seasoned road warrior, I don’t always look forward to the next airport, cab ride or hotel destination.
There are definitely some aspects of traveling that are forgettable. However, over the years I have developed a list of favorites, as in favorite restaurants and hotels…
Added by Bill Wittenmyer on January 30, 2018 at 5:30am — No Comments
A huge topic of interest within the industry centers on the question “How many bays per tech should I have in my shop?” The bays per tech enigma has existed for years, and as with any such large and ambiguous question, there is no one clear cut answer for all businesses. There is however, a common…Continue
Added by Michael Pokora on January 9, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments
ALBANY, N.Y. – Jan 8, 2018 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) will present a free Automotive News PowerTRAINING webinar titled “Turnover Costs Dealerships Billions: How to Retain Your Best Employees.” The webinar is scheduled for…Continue
Driving your vehicle in rainy weather can increase your risk of accidents. Federal data suggests that rainy weather is more dangerous than snow, wind, fog or other weather-related factors and causes an average of…Continue
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Car repairs can be extremely costly, even if they are relatively minor.
When it comes to the vehicle’s upholstery, a “quick fix” is rarely quick. Instead of spending a fortune having someone redo your car’s interior, you may be able to tackle…
Added by Ben Jansen on October 27, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments
Now is the time to start preparing for cold weather, especially if your vehicle's windshield sustained a crack or two over the summer. You probably already know that cracks can spread, sometimes seemingly overnight. What you might not be aware of is how the winter elements can affect windshield glass, causing you even further problems…Continue
Added by Dixie Somers on August 28, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Innovation is a broad idea that has come to allude to achievements in science that take into account a superior or robotized arrangement. While the clearest advantage to change in a private venture is expanded profitability - which converts into a lower cost structure- - some…
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