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Fords CEO, Mark Fields talks about how automation will define the next decade

Fords CEO, Mark Fields talks about how automation will define the next decade Ford CEO Mark Fields talks to CNBC's Phil LeBeau about the automaker...

Enhancing the F&I Performance

Enhancing the F&I Performance Publicly owned dealership groups can provide useful F&I performance comparisons for other dealerships. Recent per-vehicle-retailed F&I-revenue averages for the six public groups...

Attitude matters in Customer Service

Attitude matters in Customer Service I’ve known Dennis Tilko for more than 30 years. In all that time, the only thing that’s changed is his...
Takata

This Weeks OEM Headlines

This Weeks OEM Headlines BMW Q2 results beat consensus thanks to demand for offroaders - BMW's second-quarter operating profit beat expectations thanks to record sales of...

Going Against the Tide

Going Against the Tide Dishon Putz got tired of selling cars. Oh, he liked the dealership business (he’s still in it) and enjoyed watching customers drive...

Tips on how to build a strong Dealership Relationship

Tips on how to build a Strong Dealership Relationship Perfect start to a happy dealership relationship By Rian Locadia That new car smell, the new features, showing off...

Karl Brauer from KBB reviews July’s numbers

Karl Brauer from KBB reviews July's numbers Karl Brauer of Kelly Blue Book talks to CNBC about July's Numbers and how he anticipates the rest...
Takata

A Look At This Week’s Top OEM Headlines

This week's most impactful OEM headlines, including: Porsche to create more than 1,400 jobs for electric cars : Porsche will boost the number of jobs for its...
Future of Transportation

GM Looks into the Future of Transportation

GM looks into the Future of Transportation GM's CEO Mary Barra told Bloomberg that she believes the cars dealers are selling right now we will see...
Takata

A Look At This Week’s Top OEM Headlines

This week's most impactful OEM headlines, including: Fiat Chrysler creates 1,000 new jobs with $1B plant plan Fiat Chrysler Automobiles plans to spend $1 billion...
automotive industry

Top Reasons to Work in Automotive Retail

Automotive dealerships and its dealers are the links to the automotive manufacturers and their consumers. If you have a true appreciation for cars, then...
incentives

Attracting Customers with Better Incentives

Negotiating and haggling when shopping for a car can oftentimes be awkward and frustrating, but it is made even more difficult if dealerships are...
digital retailing

Digital Retailing: Five Advantages of Using It at Your Dealership

Think about the last time you needed to purchase an item online. What comes to mind? Is it the ease of finding what you...
connected car

The Growing Impact of the “Connected Car,”: Four Ways This Can Affect Your Dealership

Today’s cars have become a one-stop-shop for transportation, security, and infotainment. Not only can you drive and play music, but you can now take...
February

February Foretells Slower New Vehicle Sales in 2019

Punxsutawney Phil predicted an early spring on February 2nd, but as we head nearer to the end of the month, it looks like the...

Confirming and Destroying Stereotypes

Every customer has a stereotype about the car-buying experience. It's on you to confirm or destroy that stereotype. Saturday Morning Sales Meeting with Jonathan...

How Customer Perception Can Impact Your Service Department

On this week's episode of the Weekly Tune-Up, Almog Veig of David Lewis & Associates talks about customer perception and how it impacts the...

Getting on Your Customer’s Wavelength

On today's episode of Kain and Company, David shares some ideas he has to help you sell more cars by connecting with your customer...

Toxic Achievers

On today's episode of Hard Truths, Dave Anderson goes over the types of "toxic achievers" that you may have in your staff and holding...