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All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'history' (11)

Welcome to the Circus...See Cars, Elephants and the Wolf Boy!

When automobiles were first introduced into society, people didn’t know what to think. For the most part, early automobiles were reserved for the wealthy, while everyone else continued their transportation needs with the use of horse and carriage.

 

However, people were very curious about this strange…

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Added by Ujj Nath on August 7, 2018 at 6:44am — No Comments

NAFTA, Donald Trump & the Chicken Tax: History has come home to Roost!

The election of Donald Trump has created a mixture of hope and trepidation amongst dealers, automotive manufacturers, parts suppliers, and in the whole automotive ecosystem in general. 

Will the Trump administration lower taxes, deregulate the industry and usher in an economic boom time? Or, will the auto…

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Added by Josh Blick on April 10, 2017 at 5:39am — No Comments

Come on – Does Video REALLY sell cars?

Technology has drastically changed the way businesses and auto dealers operate.

Hey, think about it. It was not too far in the distant past that we did just about everything via fax machine. Leads came in, financing was secured and, well, just about everything was via fax.

 

Consider…

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Added by Timmy D. James on February 16, 2017 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

How to Look for a Reliable Used Car

Used car shopping can be very frustrating. It's difficult to know if a used car is reliable and worth the cost. A good used car can be a valuable investment and there are some ways to ensure that you get your money's worth when buying used. Some research before the purchase is…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on June 7, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

5 Ways to Find the Right Car for you

If you are getting ready for your first car, then you probably have no idea where to start. The excitement of buying a vehicle is probably overwhelming you into a frozen state of mind. All you know is that you need to find the right car so you don’t get stuck with something disappointing. The following are five tips that you can use to find a car that is right for you:

1. Write a List of Qualities That You Desire

The first step in the process of finding a car that is…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on April 24, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

5 Reasons to Get a Vehicle History Report Before Buying a Used Car

Just as you wouldn't buy a home with paying for a title search, you shouldn't buy a used car without obtaining a vehicle history report on it. Rather than view a vehicle history report as an unnecessary expense, consider it an insurance investment that may save…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on February 21, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments


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Memories of Technology in the Automotive Industry mid ‘70's

About to really date myself with this blog but considering it was before most folks in the industry were around I hope you will find it interesting.

 

Let me take you back to the automotive industry in the mid 1970’s. It was the dawning of the use of technology in the dealership.…

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Added by Ken Luna on January 4, 2016 at 5:25am — 2 Comments

Those Were the Days

Remember the days when television actually closed for the night? In those days, if you were up late enough, inevitably you’d hear the Star-Spangled Banner followed by that creepy off-the-air snow that is a potent reminder of the movie Poltergeist.

 

Television has been a part of most people’s lives since…

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Added by Brian Cox on May 11, 2015 at 5:00am — No Comments


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Three Steps to Buying a Good Used Car

Buying a used car can be stressful, intimidating and takes many out of their comfort zones. Decreasing the risk of purchasing a car that does not run well is paramount when looking to invest money in a used car. The used car industry can be rife with those trying to take advantage of potential buyers. Typically, used car salesmen are not always known to tell the truth, which almost always ends up costing the purchaser money. There are three things one can do to be successful at buying a good…

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Added by Jirakee jones on April 28, 2015 at 9:42pm — No Comments

What History Can Tell Us about Loyalty

The British are coming” shouted Paul Revere in his famous midnight ride frantically trying to warn colonists of the impending attacks by England.

 

Did you know that statistically only 4 in 10 people cared about this news? Only 40% of colonists supported the revolution, with some…

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Added by Mike Gorun on July 2, 2013 at 7:08am — No Comments

Jim Ziegler asks: Is It Time For the Retail Automotive Community to Rise Up and Get Rid of CarFax?

Enough is Enough!

Haven't you had it with all of these Data Pirates using our own customer information to defame us, lower our profits, alienate our customers... while at…

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Added by James A. Ziegler on October 29, 2012 at 2:30pm — 215 Comments

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