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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
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Timonium, MD – March 14th, 2016-- Helion Automotive Technologies, a leading provider of information technology (IT) solutions to auto dealerships, announced that its president, Erik Nachbahr, was recently appointed as a new member of the Automotive Resource Network (ARN) Auto Retail Committee. The committee is charged with delivering auto retail educational programs and in-house customized training to auto…Continue
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The American auto industry's sizzling sales pace this past…Continue
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As customer expectations increase, so does the pressure on retail dealers to communicate quickly, effectively and personalize content so it is relevant to each individual consumer, wouldn't you agree?
In order to best support the experience there are a number of tools available to dealers using email, text, voice mail, social media and even fax.
Based on growing technology within the automotive industry there are now solutions that integrate all of these channels into one…Continue
Added by Shawn Ryder on August 21, 2013 at 12:06pm — No Comments
Everything IS Connected:
The world is changing. Marketing is no longer defined by lip-service promotions. Instead consumers are flocking to the Internet, seeking information about their favorite brands and products. They want the…
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Written by: Steve Hall
Dealers know you must provide fast, convenient, and competitively-priced service in order to retain your customer base. They also know that oil changes and light maintenance are the most requested service items by customers. Knowing this, why do dealers continually fight express service?
I’ve heard all the excuses: it hurts my hours per repair order; it hurts my gross profit percentage; it hurts my effective labor rate; I can’t make any money in express…Continue
Added by Garry House on May 16, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments
Written by: Thomas Bear
Realizing the dealer/general manager’s day is full of interruptions, if you could wave a magic wand and create the perfect day, what would you do during this day?
Which activities do you wish you did every day? Which activities are the top ten for you to do every day? Here’s an exercise we use in our 20 Group meetings from time to time that might be helpful for you to realign your daily priorities.…Continue
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Written By: Tony Albertson
Did you ever perform this calculation for your dealership Service Department? Whenever we do this exercise, either in the field with one of the NCM Retail Operations clients or in the NCM Instituteclassroom, the result always knocks the socks off the dealership management team. Here’s how…Continue
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