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There's a revolution brewing in the auto industry. For several years now, cars have been moving in the direction of better fuel efficiency with the eventual goal of becoming completely electric. However, the more exciting development is in self-driving…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on December 5, 2016 at 4:12pm — No Comments
I'll always root for a company that got it's start in the car business with the name "ugly duckling".....
And that's where on line only used car dealer Carvana began.....
From humble beginnings as Ugly Duckling Rental Car in 1977.....
Through bankruptcy in 1989.....
To the emergence of Drive…Continue
Added by Barry Neuman on December 4, 2016 at 1:54pm — No Comments
The auto insurance industry is generally competitive. The advent of the internet led to a rise in the number of agents selling auto insurance online, further complicating the nature of the competition in the industry.
However, many top agents and insurance providers are still pulling in the numbers and hitting sales targets. What have they done right that is worthy of emulation?…Continue
Added by Tony Chips on November 7, 2016 at 6:17pm — No Comments
Owning a car means freedom to venture off into the road on weekends and being able to avoid the cramped up bus or train commute every morning. But with this luxury also comes the responsibility of car ownership, particularly the regular maintenance needed to ensure your trusty…Continue
I began this journey about 14 months ago.....
Or more to the point, a shift in the journey occurred then.....
That shift was a switch.....
A simple on/off switch.....
But I wasn't ready to flip it on…Continue
Added by Barry Neuman on October 24, 2016 at 2:40pm — No Comments
In addition to the physical trauma, getting into a car accident can take quite a toll on your finances. Many drivers and passengers find themselves dealing with growing medical bills, lost wages, and expensive damage to their property. Here is a quick look at four steps you can take to recover financially after being involved in an…Continue
Added by Emma Sturgis on October 18, 2016 at 7:30am — No Comments
The result of market inefficiencies.....
The practice of taking advantage of a price difference between 2 or more markets.....
Striking a combination of matching deals that capitalize on that imbalance.....
The profit being the difference between the market…Continue
Added by Barry Neuman on October 9, 2016 at 11:22am — No Comments
Car insurance companies look at a number of different factors when determining what your rates and premiums will be. They start with simple demographics such as age, income, education, and location to get an idea of who you are. Then, they look at driving habits such as lengthy commutes or city driving to get an idea of how…Continue
Added by Freya Gilbert on October 3, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Financing a new car is not always simple. There are numerous reasons you might find your application for financing is denied, or you might just be worried that your application will be denied when it’s time to buy a new car. Worrying is not productive, but that doesn’t…Continue
Added by Dixie Somers on October 1, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments
A simple word - shill.
With so many definitions and contemplations .....
Merriam Webster defines it as:
Shill- "to talk about or describe someone or something in a favorable way because you are being paid to do it"
An auction shill refers to some one who…Continue
Added by Barry Neuman on September 28, 2016 at 4:08am — No Comments
No matter how awesome you believe your vehicle is, there will come a time when it will need a repair. Learning how to work on cars has many benefits to it. The following are five of the most common of those benefits.
1. It Saves…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on September 15, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments
With the summer heat giving way to colder temperatures, now is the time to prepare yourself and your vehicle for the rigors of driving in snowy weather. After all, there’s nothing worse than being stuck on the side of the road during a snowstorm, plus the inevitable towing fees and repair bills can easily strain your…Continue
Added by Brooke Chaplan on September 9, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments
With car owners keeping their car longer than ever, now is the time to take a serious look at how you are marketing your automotive service department. Currently,…Continue
Added by Larisa Bedgood on September 7, 2016 at 7:07am — No Comments
Promoting your business online is mandatory for every industry in today’s era. To generate new business, searching out and converting leads is important. Every type of company in the North Texas area can benefit from hiring a advertisement agency, and car dealerships from Durant to Dallas are sure to enjoy the benefits of hiring an auto advertising agency. However, getting quality traffic for automotive businesses is not always an…Continue
Added by Radio Vision on September 4, 2016 at 11:55pm — No Comments
By now, I’m sure you’ve heard about Amazon’s entry into the automotive world… something I predicted quite a while ago and covered in previous blogs.
For the moment, Amazon is functioning as simply a new…Continue
Added by Joe Orr on August 31, 2016 at 6:06am — No Comments
This week finds us in a state of "overwhelm" .....
With all the moving parts involved in running a wholesale car operation, it's bound to happen.....
Most of the summer, everything has gone according to plan......
We've been doing our…Continue
Added by Barry Neuman on August 27, 2016 at 10:35am — No Comments
If you’re looking to score an incredible deal on a used car, don’t necessarily make the first thing you do a trip to the local used dealership. Instead, take the time to research the many options you have for buying a used car online, especially services like online car auctions!
When you do, though, you’re likely to see a number of so-called “salvage vehicles” that are available for a cut-rate price. These are vehicles that have been, for whatever reason, totaled by an insurance…
Added by Fisk Automotive on August 19, 2016 at 3:30am — No Comments
Among the various insurance products offered by general insurance companies, automobile insurance is the most popular in terms of wide variety of options available. Online insurance aggregators work on presenting simple step by step information and clean user interface wherein the person can evaluate the insurance product, compare the price and check other features as well.
Now, let us have a look at the various factors that determine the premium of your car insurance…Continue
Added by Ravi Khurana on August 18, 2016 at 10:00pm — No Comments
Even a car that starts out cheap can get expensive as the repair bills pile up.
There are times when expensive repairs are unavoidable, but there are also plenty of ways to deal with common car problems without breaking the bank. Even a person working with college student's budget can do a lot to keep their car's maintenance costs…
Added by Brooke Chaplan on August 16, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments
I want to thank all the hearty souls who came out to buy cars this past week.....
I thought all the check writers would melt.....
And not show up.....
Added by Barry Neuman on August 13, 2016 at 8:41am — No Comments