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gas prices

Are Prices At the Pump Influencing The Industry?

What gives automobile dealership owners chills at night? Stiff competition. A threat from Mother Nature. Rising gas prices. Gas prices, indeed, are on the rise,...
Ford

Ford Prepares for 2020 EV Push

Here's a question nobody ever thought to ask: What would happen if the decision makers at one of America's big three automaker's announced one...
Nissan

Dealership Upgrades At Nissan Embrace The Future

The familiar circular logo is staying, but Nissan Motor Company said that many showroom changes are afoot with the company aiming for upgrades in...
electronic pricing

Pros And Cons Of Electronic Pricing Hang Tags

Question: What do grocery stores and automobile dealerships have in common? Answer: Lots and lots of price tags. And what does that mean for your dealership?...
sales events

Sales Events – Are They Losing Their Purpose?

With the coming of spring, dealerships around the country will be sprucing up their showrooms and getting that lot full of cars to sparkle...
Raj Nair

Appropriate Behavior in A Dealership Starts at The Top

Ford Motor Company sent a strong message to employees and the public this week, sending one of its top executives packing after investigations revealed...
dealertrack

Dealertrack Expands Hyundai Motor Finance and Kia Motors Finance Contracting Partnership Driving Increased Efficiency

NORTH HILLS, NY, October 22, 2018 – Dealertrack announces the expansion of its partnership with Hyundai Motor Finance and Kia Motors Finance making Dealertrack...
recall

Are OEM Recalls Effecting Overall Dealership Sales?

Last week the Center for Auto Saftey (CAS) published a demand for a recall of faulty KIA and Hyundai vehicles. Their demand is due...
fixed operations

Fixed-Ops’ Slant on Reconditioning

If a car dealership has a punching bag for frustration, it’s Fixed Operations. So much happens under the Fixed Operations umbrella critical to vehicle...
distractions

The Most Common Dealership Workplace Distractions and How to Avoid Them

Getting distracted at work regardless of the job is an extremely common occurrence, but it can have consequences and affect business. Of course, basic...
peak

How to Take Advantage of the Peak Season Sales

Like most sectors, the automotive industry has its cycles. Generally, those selling cars can expect slumps in the winter and summer, with things picking...

How You Should View Your Customers

 On this week's episode of Straight Talk, David Lewis talks about how you should view your customers and how you should treat everyone you...

Make This a Transformational Day

Do what you can to make everyone and everything around you better. Rob Shallenberger is inviting you to make today a transformational day on...

Are You Using Menu Selling for Compliance?

On this week's episode of F&I Today, Becky Chernek asks the question, "Are you using menu selling for compliance?" and goes over other ways...

Competitive Analysis

 Many times you can't see the picture behind the frame. We often get caught up in our own dealership bubble and can't see past...