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In a past blog, I discussed how AutoNation instituted a policy to not wholesale or retail any vehicles with open recalls until they were repaired. Sadly, as recently reported by Automotive News, AutoNation’s efforts have met with tough consequences,…Continue
Added by Chris Miller on December 16, 2016 at 5:09am — No Comments
Hi, It's me again. Me who you ask? Stan Sher, founder and President of Dealer eTraining.
Yes, I know it has been a while since you have heard from me. But I am still here. I never left and I never will. I just enjoyed my peace and quiet for 2 years while working and doing my thing. But guess what...
I am here to tell you that…Continue
Added by Stan Sher on July 22, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments
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 Jackson believes is the right decision as consumers buying…Continue
Added by Chris Miller on March 18, 2016 at 4:55am — No Comments
In an unprecedented move, AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson recently announced that AutoNation will no longer sell any vehicle with an open recall – new or used. According to Automotive News, this effectively grounds up to 10 percent of AutoNation’s…Continue
Added by Chris Miller on September 24, 2015 at 5:30am — No Comments
The largest complaint that consumers have when considering a vehicle purchase is the fact that the process takes too long. Even with all the new technology processes that dealerships have employed over the past few years, the purchase process is still as long and cumbersome as it was twenty years ago.
AutoNation recently started to roll out a vehicle purchase…Continue
Added by Mike Gorun on November 26, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments
With the push to “go green” there’s been a lot of talk about hybrid and electric vehicles—or just cars that get better gas mileage in general. We’re all up to date—more or less—on that trend, but have you heard about the push for solar-power roads? If you’re selling a hybrid vehicle like the 2015 Prius Plug-in to a future-savvy shopper, the possibility of solar-power roads popping up down the line…Continue
Added by Brad Simmons on November 25, 2014 at 11:48am — No Comments
Former AutoNation Senior VP of Marketing will advise 3 Birds with over 25 years of industry experience
Marcotte is most noted for his 13-year-tenure with AutoNation, Inc., America’s largest automotive retailer. Most…Continue
Added by Brian Pasch on April 22, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments
In a class action lawsuit filed on June 21, 2011 against AutoNation (Santa Clara Superior Court, entitled Lilly v. AutoNation, Case No. 1-11-CV-203569), attorneys are claiming that AutoNation is in violation of the California Labor Code by misclassifying commissioned sales reps as exempt from overtime and, in addition, issuing deduct vouchers post-sale for losses in commissionable gross due to repair or…Continue
Added by Arnold Tijerina on July 25, 2011 at 11:54am — No Comments