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Added by Ralph Paglia on March 30, 2018 at 12:00pm — 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
Added by Paul Rushing on March 18, 2018 at 11:30pm — No Comments
Added by Ralph Paglia on February 14, 2018 at 2:00pm — No Comments
The way consumers can pay for goods has dramatically changed over time. From bartering, to cash, to checks, to debit cards, all these shifts had one thing in common: More convenience and reduced friction.
Well, what are consumers doing now?
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
New data from SpringboardAuto reveals that consumer likelihood to provide the dealer a 5-star rating increases by 133% and the percentage stating they would return to the dealer for future service visits nearly doubles when financing is completed online; 86% surveyed prefer to…Continue
Added by Crystal Hartwell on January 9, 2018 at 6:30am — No Comments
The growth of the Internet of Things, and research being done on autonomous cars and self-diagnostics, and growing interest in a car-as-a-utility model is about to change the auto rental industry.
In the foreseeable future, auto rentals will no longer be limited to something offered to consumers who are traveling.…
Added by Dan Blacharski on December 18, 2017 at 8:30am — No Comments
The BMW X5 serves as one of the primary 4x4s that prioritizes on-road performance over off-road ability,…Continue
Added by Rahul Paul on October 26, 2017 at 10:00pm — No Comments
Carbon emissions remain a key concern across the globe today.
Motor vehicles are one major area of conflict, contributing to man’s carbon footprint on a daily basis. Electric cars are touted as a greener alternative to mainstream fuel-based models, but what about the trucks countless…
Added by Thomas Lee on October 16, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Added by Ralph Paglia on October 13, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments
Accidents are called that for a reason: Sometimes they just happen and are unavoidable. But plenty of what we call automobile accidents actually could easily be avoided. Most accidents on the road happen because one or both drivers is doing something wrong. Here are five types of auto…Continue
Added by Eileen O'Shanassy on October 1, 2017 at 5:30pm — No Comments
Whether your car is a commuter vehicle or your prized possession, it is important that you take good care of it.
The littlest things can cause problems if left unattended over time. You know to check your oil, wash it regularly, check your tire pressure, and not run the gas too…
Added by Eileen O'Shanassy on September 6, 2017 at 3:30pm — No Comments
If you're in dealership management you're probably familiar with the routine. No matter how great your intentions are to keep a steady sales pace all month, it’s month-end and you're playing catch up. Even worse, sometimes you believe it's going to be a great month until a nasty number shows up on your balance…Continue
Added by Josh Blick on May 18, 2017 at 6:47am — No Comments
PLANO, TX, January 9, 2017 – DealerDoc, the solution for out-of-state titling made easy, said today its one-stop online process helps new and used car dealers capture more business from millennial-aged buyers wanting to buy…Continue
Added by Jim Leman on January 9, 2017 at 7:00am — No Comments
Even a minor car accident can cause thousands of dollars in damage and lead to significant injuries. Therefore, it is important to understand the cause of car crashes and what you can do to avoid them. Let's take a look at some specific ways in which you can stay safe while on the road.
Added by Hannah Whittenly on December 8, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments
4R70W is a modified version of the AODE (Automatic Overdrive Electronic). It was released with the Lincoln Mark VII in the year 1993. 4R70W was designed for improved strength of gearset and in comparison to AODE it has better acceleration during launch as well as low 1st and 2nd gear ratios. Usually for a vehicle with a power of a 5.4 L V8, compared to…Continue
Added by Sherlock Brandon on September 25, 2016 at 11:30pm — No Comments
Added by Josh Whitlatch on September 9, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Ask a hundred different people what the word "car" means to them, and you're bound to get more definitions than you can count on both hands. With the evolution of…Continue
Make your next car buying experience a breeze. Car dealers are ready and eager to work with you. Effectively negotiating the lease or purchase agreement for your new or used car is not as scary as you think. There are several things to remember and this article will help you to prepare for negotiating with car…Continue
Added by Rahul Paul on March 7, 2016 at 5:30am — No Comments