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Added by Jon Hedges on October 12, 2018 at 7:30am — No Comments
The facts are, however, that the phrase started because sometimes there is money…Continue
Added by Todd Smith on September 13, 2018 at 6:30am — No Comments
ADM members are invited to attend an exclusive webinar presentation on technical search engine optimization (SEO), designed specifically for automotive websites. Hedges & Company will be presenting the free webinar on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm EDT.
The focus of the webinar, Part 1 of a two-part series, will be on optimizing for technical SEO.
We wanted to start with technical…Continue
Added by Jon Hedges on July 13, 2018 at 10:30am — No Comments
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Added by Chris Miller on October 4, 2017 at 6:54am — No Comments
Car repairs can be daunting. On one hand, it feels like you are getting taken to the cleaners whenever you use a professional mechanic. On the other, many people don't know enough about cars to perform their own repairs. You may be surprised at how many simple car repair activities are easy to do yourself. The following are four that anyone with some simple tools and…Continue
Added by Dixie Somers on August 14, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments
Whether you are restoring an old classic car or just have to fix a problem with your antique car, it can be challenging to find parts. You may try to get brand new parts but there are times when it is simply not possible, and used parts may be your only option.
So, where can you buy classic car parts? Here are some places you should look…Continue
Added by Julia Ross on August 4, 2017 at 7:18am — No Comments
The process of tricking out a truck is easy if a few automotive toys are used during the modification phase.
Although many products that can enhance an automobile are available, most truck drivers always strive for increased performance and efficiency, and this is why there are five cool products…
Added by Rachael Murphey on May 22, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Recalls have reached epidemic levels and stretch the resources of everyone involved – dealers, manufacturers and parts suppliers – as well as the patience of consumers faced with a recall, or who contemplate the purchase of a new or pre-owned vehicle. While it may be tempting to imagine a world where recalls aren’t such a burden to dealers and customers, the fact is, recalls…Continue
Added by Chris Miller on January 18, 2017 at 8:29am — No Comments
I recently participated in a customer service loyalty conference – the FCA MOPAR Parts & Service Conference – and it was wonderful as I watched a sales through service…Continue
Added by Tom Cannata on October 21, 2016 at 5:38am — No Comments
Harley Davidson motorcycles are, without question, some of the most attractive and desirable motorcycles in the entire world, and truthfully, they have been arguably the most popular type of motorcycle for many decades now. Harley Davidson have been in operation for more than one century, and have gone from strength to strength in that time,…Continue
Added by Jerome Berrebi on February 29, 2016 at 11:30pm — No Comments
Hey Everyone, Happy New Year!
Just Bolt-Ons - Just letting you know about a new Performance Auto Parts business catered to working with both consumers and auto dealers to provide them all the performance parts that they may want. Whether it's as simple as an exhaust setup, cold air intake, or a supercharger/turbo upgrade.
Added by Jonathan Morales on January 4, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments
As reported by Automotive News, Volvo is rolling out a lifetime warranty on parts and labor for all vehicles serviced after the factory warranty at any Volvo dealership. Volvo claims that “the lifetime parts and labor warranty is a commitment to both…Continue
Added by Chris Miller on July 24, 2015 at 5:00am — No Comments
For many consumers, cars are a necessity. They rely on them to get to work so that they can feed their family. They take their children to soccer practice and their spouses out for nights on the town. Throw in an occasional long-distance road trip to visit a relative or take a vacation, and it’s easy to see how much consumers rely on them. Manufacturers integrate safety messages into their branding. The government tests the vehicles. Consumer agencies review them. And consumers use this data…Continue
Added by Chris Miller on April 20, 2015 at 8:51am — No Comments
Recalls can be lucrative service work for dealerships. However, when recalls are announced, most consumers aren’t informed that their vehicle is subject to a recall. As a result, an estimated “46 million cars with unfixed flaws” are currently driving around, according to a recent article in Automotive News. A new bill proposed in the Senate would mandate that…Continue
Added by Chris Miller on April 13, 2015 at 6:32am — No Comments
ALBANY, N.Y. – October 21st, 2013 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) announced today that Scott Volkswagen, the largest Volkswagen dealership in New England, has saved more than half a million dollars since switching to Auto/Mate's dealership management system (DMS) in 2006. Scott Volkswagen's employees enjoy Auto/Mate's premier customer service while using the DMS system to streamline processes within their dealership; most…Continue
Added by Mike Esposito on October 21, 2013 at 8:33am — No Comments
In the car business, just about every dealership has "that" employee. You know, the one that complains about everything. The one that's never happy. The one most sales trainers, consultants and managers would call "cancer". The advice that 99% would give in regards to "that guy" who, no matter what you tried, just isn't positive and seems to hate everything would be to fire him. The last thing you need is some jaded veteran salesman spreading dissension and negativity around your…Continue
Added by Arnold Tijerina on April 4, 2013 at 5:45am — No Comments
According to Rand Fishkin, Founder and CEO of SEOmoz.org, *there is an increase in blog readership as of late but a dramatic decrease in the amount of people blogging. This sets the stage for a powerful…Continue
Added by Michael Cirillo on January 5, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments
Finally someone takes parts, accessories and auto gift cards as serious Christmas gifts. Take look at this article http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/personalfinance/2012/12/19/auto-parts-for-christmas/1754643/
Dealers could make these suggestions as gifts year round for a constant flow of sales.
Added by Roosevelt Gist on December 20, 2012 at 6:38am — No Comments
As a dealership, we know your main job is to sell vehicles to the customers that want your product. You also sell parts and accessories along with maintenance and service needs. However, there are slow times during the year where you could use another source of income to keep your dealership going strong at all times of the year. Well, Multichoice Digital has the answer: E-Stores!
An e-store is an online marketplace where you…Continue
Added by Dmitriy Goroshin on October 29, 2012 at 4:01pm — No Comments