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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...

Why Your Team Should Be Certified

Certifications, regardless of what they are for, tells your professional peers and employers that you are well-qualified to take things seriously. It can help...
Finlayvideo

Tariffs or Technology: What Will Have the Biggest Impact on Retail Auto? – Steve...

Steve Finlay, Editor of WardsAuto joins Jim Fitzpatrick in a great discussion about the current effect import tariffs and technology are having on the...
tires

Want to Increase Tire Sales? Here’s How to Do it!

With Amazon’s recent purchase of the online pharmacy company Pillpack, it is hard to ignore the thought:  is there any industry Amazon founder Jeff...
shoppingvideo

The Evolution of On-Lot Shopping – Larry Dorfman

  The role of the salesperson on the floor has changed over the years and now engaging with customers extends far beyond the reach of...
Sales Language

It’s Time to Modernize your Dealership Sales Language

It’s kind of nostalgic to listen to car salespeople talk with customers on the phone, either in live calls or when leaving voicemails, and...

What Are You Motivated By?

We all need motivation to keep us going and push us forward. On today's episode of Straight Talk, David Lewis asks, What keeps you...

A House Divided Will Not Stand

"A house divided will not stand." Make sure your heart and mind are in the same place when you come in today. Jonathan Dawson...

What Does Digital Retailing Have To Do With F&I?

On this week's episode of F&I Today Becky Chernek talks about digital retailing and what it has to do with F&I. Why should you...

The Power of Right Example

On this week's episode of Hard Truths with Dave Anderson we talk about the power of right example. Everybody is already leading by example,...