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I spend a lot of weekends at the track, either working with my friends on their cars, racing my car, or helping them race their car.
When I was younger, I was lucky enough to live next to a rally driver, and he took the time to actually teach me the basics of how to handle a car,…
SAN DIEGO, Ca. (November 30, 2017) – CSB Technologies has expanded its relationship with Carfax to enhance its Shop Boss Pro automotive business management software. Now, service and repair…Continue
Added by Ralph Paglia on November 30, 2017 at 5:00pm — No Comments
I am a reluctant mechanic at the best of times. I hate fiddling under the hood of my car and I am sometimes tempted to give it to the mechanic to top up my water and oil. I know, I know – fairly pathetic, right? But, I guess there are more of us than you think.
When it comes to headlights – I have no great desire to have any look or to go beyond the safety offered by my cheap little halogen filament bulb (mostly because the mechanic changes this when I put the car into…
Added by Fisk Automotive on July 17, 2016 at 4:30am — No Comments
1. Sales wise 2013 seemed like a strong comeback year for the industry. What activities or trends do you think helped dealers this year?
This year has been great and the auto industry will probably finish with an annualized selling rate of close to 16 million vehicles. This strength is due to several reasons; consumers replacing their…Continue
Added by Phil DuPree on January 1, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Booth #326, Digital Dealer Conference & Exposition
Fort Lauderdale, FL – October 14th, 2013 — AutoUSA Internet Sales Solutions (www.AutoUSADealers.com) today announced that Nielsen Auto Group is achieving better closing rates and lower cost-per-sale on leads generated by Payment Pro℠ than on leads generated by any other source. The five-store group based in northern New Jersey delivers closing rates from…Continue
Added by Josh Vajda on October 14, 2013 at 8:19am — No Comments
In the initial days of the Internet, it was fairly straightforward. There were few options for the consumer online, and most leads arrived showing their points of origin. Now, more than 90% of your customers head…Continue
As our industry looks to the future, many experts claim the next logical step from online marketing is online sales: that is, completing the car sales process, or as much of it as possible, online. According to an IBM study last year, 21% of new car buyers never test drove a car before purchasing it, that percentage is likely to grow. In 2012, CNW Research stated that only 13% of millennials say a new vehicle ranks as the number one product projecting enviable status. This utilitarian…Continue
AutoUSA Internet Sales Solutions (www.autousadealers.com) announced today that its recently launched website conversion tool, Payment Pro℠, is transforming the customer buying experience on auto dealership websites.
A vital part of the buying process for…Continue
Added by Josh Vajda on February 4, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments
Fort Lauderdale, FL – November 6th, 2012— AutoUSA Internet Sales Solutions (www.autousadealers.com) announced today that Tarry Shebesta, President of DriveItNow®, will present at the Kain Automotive Training’s 8th annual “Clients & Friends Workshop” to be held November 13th – 15th in Lexington, Kentucky.…Continue
Added by Holly Forsberg on November 6, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments
Fort Lauderdale, FL – September 24th, 2012— AutoUSA Internet Sales Solutions (www.autousadealers.com) announced today the availability of a free white paper for auto dealers, titled Pre-Qualified Payment Marketing: Converting Online Car Shoppers to Customers.…Continue
Added by Josh Vajda on September 24, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Cincinnati, OH and Fort Lauderdale, FL – August 21st, 2012—AutoUSA Internet Sales Solutions (www.autousadealers.com) and DriveItNow® announced today they will be presenting a workshop at the upcoming AutoConnections Conference & Exposition (AutoCon 2012) to be held in Las Vegas September 5th-7th. The workshop is titled Payment ProSM: The Game Changer. Real…Continue
Added by Josh Vajda on August 21, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments
Pictures sell things. We see it everyday, when we turn the page of magazine, when we purchase a burger at a restaurant and MOST importantly when a customer purchases a new or used vehicle or even a home. A vehicle is a BIG purchase for a working family. American's are still in love with the automobile. Just like burger picture, a picture of car should be there to ENTICE a customer into looking further into their purchase. You don't know why it looks so good in the picture but it always does.…Continue
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