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Promoted to Management? 2 Tips to Run Your Dealership Team

   Congratulations, you have now been promoted to run a team. So either you have been brought in from the outside or from the inside...

Dietmar Exler to Step Down from Mercedes-Benz USA

Mercedes-Benz USA CEO Dietmar Exler will be moving on to other ventures, as he announced...

How to Embrace Industry Change and Adapt to the Needs of Your Customers – Natasha del Barrio, CEO of Bert Ogden and Fiesta Auto...

Like many other industries, automotive retail is constantly changing and evolving. From technology to customer...

How Innovation is Expanding Entrepreneurial Opportunities in the Retail Auto Industry

It’s an exciting time to be on the road. Not since the days when humans...

6 Simple Tools To Boost Your Productivity

If you own or work at a company such as a dealership you’re an authorized...

April’s Kerrigan Report Reveals Auto Retailers Continue to Grow Despite Flat New Vehicle Sales

Welcome to the Kerrigan Advisors Market Update with Bridget Fitzpatrick and Erin Kerrigan, managing director...

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How to Embrace Industry Change and Adapt to the Needs of Your Customers –...

Like many other industries, automotive retail is constantly changing and evolving. From technology to customer experience, to service appointments, each area of the dealership needs to continually fine-tune its approach. Here to discuss the importance of embracing change and...
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What an Increased Demand in Used Vehicles Means for Your Dealership’s Wholesale Acquisition Strategy...

It’s no secret to anyone that vehicle affordability issues continue to arise, and that means more customers are looking to purchase used cars. Here to tell us how the increase in used car demand will affect your dealership’s inventory,...
Dr. Randy Rossvideo

Are You Tired of Losing Your Top Performers? Retain Staff and Lower Turnover Costs...

Having a positive company culture is easy to talk about, but difficult to create and maintain. It’s easy to get caught up in the day-to-day grind and only focus on short-term productivity. In this segment, we discussed the importance...
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CADA President Tim Jackson on the State of EV Legislation, Trump Tariffs, and Summer...

Tesla is perhaps the most well known direct to consumer vehicle manufacturer in the US. But now other major manufacturers are looking to sell their EVs without third-party dealerships as well. Colorado is one of the few states currently...
Joseph Michellivideo

Avoid These 5 Outdated Practices to Gain Your Customer’s Trust – Joseph Michelli, NYT...

Every dealer knows that providing clients with an excellent customer experience is the easiest and fastest way to win their loyalty. And while there are many strategies out there to help you build a great customer experience, there might...
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April Car Sales: As New Vehicle Prices Rise, Consumers Continue to Trend Toward Used...

April Car Sales: As New Vehicle Affordability Issues Persist, Consumers Continue to Trend Toward Used Vehicles, But For How Long? - Karl Brauer, Autotrader & KBB While U.S. auto sales softened this past April, and many customers continued to...

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Dietmar Exler to Step Down from Mercedes-Benz USA

Mercedes-Benz USA CEO Dietmar Exler will be moving on to other ventures, as he announced to the board on Thursday that he will be...

How to Embrace Industry Change and Adapt to the Needs of...

Like many other industries, automotive retail is constantly changing and evolving. From technology to customer experience, to service appointments, each area of the dealership...

How Innovation is Expanding Entrepreneurial Opportunities in the Retail Auto Industry

It’s an exciting time to be on the road. Not since the days when humans transitioned from equine transit to machine has there been...

FIXED-OPS

How to Turn your Detail Bay into an Alternative Revenue Stream

Dealerships pay a lot of attention to sales, service and parts, but where does the...

How to Turn Recalls Into Positive Customer Experiences

Recalls are never good news for customers. At best, it means the added inconvenience of...

Customer Retention: They Have to Like You

From dealership standpoint, customer retention for the long term is totally dependent on personal relationships...

The Importance of Having Return Customers in the Service Drive – John Fairchild, Fixed-Ops Expert

According to Cox Automotive’s latest study, Opportunities to Build Customer Loyalty, an estimated 70 percent...

Three Options to Recruit Techs During the Shortage

The automotive industry’s well-documented technician shortage is a serious concern. For the 76,000 technician positions...
Mercedes-Benz USA

Dietmar Exler to Step Down from Mercedes-Benz USA

Mercedes-Benz USA CEO Dietmar Exler will be moving on to other ventures, as he announced to the board on Thursday that he will be stepping down. His exact plans for the future have not been revealed, but according to...
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How Innovation is Expanding Entrepreneurial Opportunities in the Retail Auto Industry

It’s an exciting time to be on the road. Not since the days when humans transitioned from equine transit to machine has there been so much rapid development in the field of transportation. For those who are entrepreneurial-minded, there’s...
productivity

6 Simple Tools To Boost Your Productivity

If you own or work at a company such as a dealership you’re an authorized seller and have a mass amount of business coming through you and or your employees at an almost incessant pace. It can be a...
recon

The Economic Facts for Automated Recon

Dialing in your recon processes to a three-to-five-day time to line (T2L) turnaround is like making money. In fact, it is about making money — real, measurable money that improves used car department profitability. Dealers tell us they make $50...
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Escalating Tariff Threats Still Loom Over U.S.-China Trade Deal

Last week, President Donald Trump fulfilled his promise of raising tariffs on China from 10% to 25% on about $200 billion of Chinese goods. Trump has made it clear that he is a “tariff man” and thinks they are...
APCO Holdings

Larry Dorfman Steps Aside as Chairman and CEO of APCO Holdings, LLC.

NORCROSS, Ga. — May 16, 2019 —After 35 years, Larry Dorfman has decided to step aside as Chairman and CEO of APCO Holdings, LLC. and assume a role as Senior Advisor to the company to allow himself more time...
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