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Avoiding traffic tickets seems simple enough: the red light means stop, the green light means go, obey the posted speed limit, and so forth. However, even the most cautious of drivers slip up from time to time and accidentally commit a traffic violation. But there’s…Continue
Added by Freya Gilbert on September 30, 2016 at 8:52pm — No Comments
Restoring a car is not as difficult as one may think. It is not that difficult to work out a plan of action. It will, however, take time, a bit of homework and a little money. If you have the time, you can do it without “breaking the bank” too.
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Working on planes can be tough work, especially engine work. Lithium batteries are required when you start up a plane engine these days because they tend to last longer than a lead acid battery. Lead acid batteries release lead sulfate making it less powerful when left without use for long periods of time. Lithium ion batteries do not release lead sulfate allowing it to keep the full charge and giving your plane a stronger recharge.
Knowing what lithium battery pack is the right one…Continue
Added by Rahul Paul on September 30, 2016 at 3:51am — No Comments
A few minor upgrades and accessories could take your vehicle to the next level with improved horsepower, better fuel efficiency, and an aggressive stance. Here is a look at four add-ons every truck owner should consider.
A tonneau cover is a…Continue
Added by Anica Oaks on September 29, 2016 at 3:13pm — No Comments
Wantalease.com, the nation’s first online car lease marketplace for new lease deals, reports the latest update on new lease offerings, with the Nissan Sentra SV currently boasting the lowest monthly payment price of just $129.00 a month. Additionally, there are two other vehicles in the car segment currently being offered at under $150.00 a month.
The other vehicles in addition to the Nissan Sentra V currently being offered for under $150.00 include the Volkswagen Jetta S at $139.00…Continue
Added by John Sternal on September 29, 2016 at 11:57am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Black Book on September 29, 2016 at 11:05am — No Comments
With both positive and negative perspectives to equipment financing and leasing, it is useful to consider your business' present status and any hindrances, future conditions, and particular qualities to determine which method for getting hardware will be most helpful to your business. The cost is a key issue when settling on a decision and more often than not the first considered. However it isn't the single issue to consider. This is a glance at just a part of the things you ought to take…Continue
Added by Rahul Paul on September 29, 2016 at 6:09am — No Comments
If you haven’t drunk the video marketing Kool-Aid yet. Or, perhaps are overwhelmed by the thought of creating and distributing videos, it’s time to consider the advantages of having a video marketing strategy.
There was a time in my career when dealers used to complain about having to take multiple…Continue
Added by Timmy D. James on September 29, 2016 at 5:32am — No Comments
Service department revenue continues to increase in importance for dealerships. With lower margins, service revenue is the bread and butter for many dealerships.…Continue
Added by Larisa Bedgood on September 28, 2016 at 8:23am — No Comments
The modern car-shopper journey has changed. It’s no longer about spending an entire day—or even multiple days—scouring a variety of dealerships for the right vehicle; instead, it’s about consumers doing smart research, knowing what they want, and determining who can best provide it for them. Once shoppers have done their online detective…Continue
Added by Joey Little on September 28, 2016 at 8:17am — No Comments
In my many discussions with dealers, the one question that invariably comes up is “What is online retailing, really?” They’ll then begin to tell me how consumers can already buy a car online from them. They have a widget with which a consumer can get their trade value. They have an online payment calculator. Customers…Continue
Added by Joe Orr on September 28, 2016 at 5:41am — 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
There’s good news and bad news on this topic…but mostly good. The bad news is AutoHook’s panel of marketing experts had so many dealer-submitted…Continue
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Added by Paul Potratz on September 27, 2016 at 12:25pm — No Comments
Have you ever done research on your mobile device for something you really want to purchase?
Maybe you do all that research on your desktop and make the actual purchase on your mobile phone?
This week on Think Tank Tuesday, Paul discusses something that Google has finally…Continue
Added by Paul Potratz on September 27, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments
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Added by Joey Little on September 27, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments
Audi continues to push the boundaries and grow in market share. The new 171 future now campaign brings two sales events to two key locations in Ireland.
Added by Joe Duffy on September 27, 2016 at 8:05am — No Comments
Albany, N.Y. – September 27th, 2016 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems announced today that its National Customer User Summit was its largest yet, spanning two full days and offering many new events, classes and workshops for the auto dealership employees and managers who attended. This year's User Summit was held September 19-21, 2016 at the Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center.…Continue
Added by Mike Esposito on September 27, 2016 at 7:35am — No Comments