Automotive Digital Marketing ProCom

Professional Community for Car Dealers, Automotive Marketers and Sales Managers

Loading... Be Patient!

All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'used' (339)


Influencer
Dry Erase Reusable Hang Tag Saves Money to Merchandise Inventory

Added by Jim Leman on May 18, 2016 at 11:51am — No Comments

Buying used tractor versus brand new

Are you currently shopping for a tractor and like the idea of saving a considerable amount of money on a used machine, but still bothered about what maintenance problems you might inherit? While investing on a new machine might bring all the difference, if you know what you want, what to look for and where to buy, you can actually get a nice and powerful used tractors and end up saving quite a significant amount of money.…

Continue

Added by Mike Haynes on April 15, 2016 at 6:12am — No Comments

Recalls, Used Cars & Bold Moves

In September 2015, AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson announced that AutoNation would discontinue selling any vehicles – new or used – with open recalls. This new policy includes not just those vehicles intended for retail, but also vehicles headed to wholesale buyers. The decision, while admittedly costly, is one that…

Continue

Added by Chris Miller on March 18, 2016 at 4:55am — No Comments


Influencer
That Darn Recall Refrain Sticks in My Mind and I Can't Get it Out!

'Number Nine' is a repeating lyric in Revolution 9, a "song" on the Beatle's 1968 White Album. It's a mind-numbing little loop, which reminds me of a numbing, repeating refrain we're being continually exposed to today.…

Continue

Added by Jim Leman on February 23, 2016 at 12:49pm — 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…

Continue

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

Are you looking for used airstream?

A lot of people are becoming more and more fascinated with the idea of owning an airstream. This is probably because an airstream is a very iconic item in American history and owning one would be simply cool. There are numerous airstreams that are sold on online stores such as eBay and craigslist. There are several…

Continue

Added by Mike Haynes on January 28, 2016 at 2:30am — No Comments

Why to buy used farm equipment?

Buying used farm equipment is always a good option. You save money. There are always all kinds of treasures out there on the used farm equipment market. Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of buying used equipment.



When lots of big farm operators are trying to improve their efficiency and the big…

Continue

Added by Mike Haynes on January 20, 2016 at 3:00am — No Comments


Influencer
InfoGraphic - 5 Recon BEST PRACTICES to Adopt Now

Added by Jim Leman on December 10, 2015 at 1:13pm — No Comments

Dealers! Get Serious about Buying Directly from the Consumer

Ever wonder why CarMax is the largest seller of pre-owned vehicles, selling more than any other company?  They retail 160,000 used vehicles just about every quarter and make approximately $2,200 per unit front-end profit -- over $350M.  If you do the math on 153 locations, each store averages 348 unit…

Continue

Added by Bruce Thompson on December 10, 2015 at 5:53am — No Comments

New Report Illustrates Proposed Legislation’s Huge Impact on Trade Values

In a newly released report conducted by J.D. Power and commissioned by the National Automobile Association, trade-in value reduction due to proposed legislation could have significant financial impact on both dealers and…

Continue

Added by Chris Miller on December 4, 2015 at 5:06am — No Comments

Margin Compression is for Losers

The National Automobile Dealers Association recently forecast 2016 U.S. auto sales at 17.7 million units. 

Clearly, car sales remain vigorous! 

Yet, margin is being sucked out of every transaction by price transparency, federal regulations, and too many old-school ways of doing business. 

In response, pessimists’ cry:

 

  • “You can’t make money in new car sales anymore.”
  • “Regulators have handcuffed profitability.”
  • “It costs too much to…
Continue

Added by Tony Rhoades on December 1, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments


Influencer
Rapid Recon CEO McGinn Shares 5 Tips for Reducing Used Car Time-to-Market

The most productive reconditioning department runs like an assembly line, using defined processes, timed steps, and streamlined communications to produce more output, eliminate waste, and get buyers looking at cars online and on the lot five to 10 days sooner, notes Dennis McGinn, CEO of Rapid Recon…

Continue

Added by Jim Leman on November 10, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

A Guide to Used Car Extended Warranty

So, you have planned to buy a used car. You might have a question in your mind about whether to buy it from a licensed dealer or from a private party. Both these options have their own pros and cons.

Benefits of buying from a private party are you can save money and save yourself from aggressive salespersons, whereas purchasing from a licensed dealer brings you certain exquisite guarantees and…

Continue

Added by Rahul Paul on October 9, 2015 at 5:30am — No Comments


Influencer
We All May Not Be Getting Any Younger, But the Used Car Fleet Is

The average used car sold in the U.S. is getting younger and pricier, according to the latest Used Vehicle Market Report from car shopping destination Edmunds.com.

According to the report, the trends suggest a shifting tide in used car inventories, which are skewing more toward newer off-lease vehicles and certified pre-owned (CPO) programs.

Edmunds' analysis found that average used car prices hit a record high of $18,800 in the second quarter, up 7.6 percent — or $1,300 per…

Continue

Added by Jeannine Fallon on August 24, 2015 at 1:22pm — No Comments

When You Buy Used You Won't Just Be Getting A Great SUV

The Honda Pilot is an affordable, stylish, and useful mid-sized SUV. Its built-in driver assist technology (like cross-traffic monitors and lane departure warnings), roomy cabin space, and 280-HP V6 engine make it an ideal SUV for you and your family, wherever you need to go and whatever you need to store. But when you buy the Pilot second-hand, you’re getting much more than just an amazing vehicle.…

Continue

Added by Angela Smith on August 2, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

North Texas Volkswagen dealer extends services to residents in Clovis, Lubbock and beyond

Residents in Clovis, N.M. and Lubbock, Texas who are looking for a Volkswagen dealer are sure to find that Street Volkswagen of Amarillo is one of the top options. As there are not many Volkswagen dealerships in the North Texas area,Street…

Continue

Added by Bradley Paschal on June 30, 2015 at 2:07pm — No Comments

Exotic Collectibles Feeling The “Instagram Effect”

Black Book, the provider of independent valuation data for cars, trucks, collectibles and specialty vehicles, has analyzed auction prices of exotic collectibles, with particular emphasis on the Aston Martin DB5 Coupe, the Ferrari 250 GTL Lusso, and the Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing. From 1977 through 2008, each vehicle appreciated in value roughly 5% annually. Since 2008, these vehicles have appreciated between 20% - 60% annually. A new, younger generation of collector has taken to this genre…

Continue

Added by Black Book on May 13, 2015 at 6:07am — No Comments

Car Values Starting To Slide While Truck Values Remain Stable

 

Welcome to this week's edition of Black Book Market Insights, with in-depth analysis of used car and truck valuation trends and insights straight from the auction lanes. Click here to download the full report.

 

The Black Book editors identified an increasing number of car segments displaying greater week-over-week depreciation from data within the auction lanes. In fact, Near Luxury Cars was the only car segment…

Continue

Added by Black Book on May 12, 2015 at 11:38am — No Comments

BLACK BOOK DATA SHOW USED VEHICLE DEPRECIATION UNCHANGED IN APRIL

According to Black Book® data, the average price of a used vehicle for model years 2009-2013 was largely unchanged in April, with 0.0% registered depreciation during the month. Domestic cars increased +1.1%; import cars changed -0.8%; domestic trucks increased +1.5%; and import trucks changed -0.2%. Average pre-recession annual depreciation was continually recorded between -15% and -18%, and Black Book expects 2015 depreciation near -14.5%.



Premium Sporty Cars saw the…

Continue

Added by Black Book on May 7, 2015 at 2:55pm — No Comments

Truck Market Continues to be Strong

Welcome to this week's edition of Black Book Market Insights, with in-depth analysis of used car and truck valuation trends and insights straight from the auction lanes. Click here to download the full report.

 

The Black Book editors are tracking a continued pattern of strength across several truck segments, with particular emphasis on crossovers. For car segments, the Black Book editors are noticing growing weakness among…

Continue

Added by Black Book on May 5, 2015 at 1:42pm — No Comments

Monthly Archives

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

1999

ADMPC is a Network for Car Dealers, Automotive Marketing, Advertising and Management Pros sharing Digital Strategies and Execution Tactics.

Please Consider Automotive Marketing Professional Community Sponsors

ADM Badge

Loading…

Based On Your Interests...

Onsite/Offsite Combination ADM Consulting & Coaching
Select the maximum amount you want to pay each month
$ USD
Sign up for

Automotive Marketing Tools

Get ADM Toolbar

Click here to take the ADM Member Survey

 

Getting too many emails from ADM? Click mailbox below to control which types of alerts and updates you are sent......


Instagram

Top 5 Automotive Marketing Forum Discussions - 30 Days

1. Capturing customers on video

Posted by Nate Wiener on November 19, 2013

Share the Best Content w/AutoMarketing Community

Google Automotive Network Targeted Placement Ads

© 2016   Created by Ralph Paglia.   Powered by

ADM Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service