General Motors on Tuesday included a revised profit forecast for 2023 in its third-quarter earnings report, published hours before the United Auto Workers union announced a new strike against the company’s Texas SUV plant. Although analysts had worried the United Auto Workers strike would impact its bottom line, General Motors finished the third quarter ahead of projections. Read More
Over the past 11 months, used and electric vehicle affordability improved following years of sharp price increases, according to iSeeCars.com. While used vehicle costs declined by 5.4% and household income climbed by 3.7% since October 2022, there has been a significant increase in interest rates. Read More
Hudson Automotive Group is set to acquire South Carolina dealership group Vic Bailey Automotive. According to a Monday press release, the two businesses have already signed an agreement, with a purchase date set in early December. The transaction includes Vic Bailey Automotive’s five dealerships and one service center. Vic Bailey Automotive has been in business for over 54 years and has achieved substantial success within South Carolina. Read More
The share price of Toronto-based Li-Cycle Holdings Corp., which is expected to receive support from the Biden administration, dropped almost 50% when the company said it would pause building a first-of-its-kind lithium-ion battery recycling plant. Read More
Uncover hidden opportunities: Elevate your car sales strategy with data mining
Auto dealers can strategically employ data mining techniques to enhance their sales, service, and retention efforts. By analyzing customer interests and retention efforts, purchase histories, and demographic trends, dealerships can tailor their marketing campaigns and inventory offerings to match customer demands precisely. Read More
Where does generative AI fit into dealership operations?
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been revolutionizing different industries, and the dealership sector is not immune to its impact. Generative AI, a specific type of AI, focuses on generating new data that closely resembles a given dataset. In the context of dealerships, this translates into personalized customer experiences, optimized marketing strategies, and improved website content. This article explores the transformational possibilities of generative AI in enhancing dealership operations. Read More