Tag: Brian Benstock

Ford

Breaking: Jim Hackett Stepping Down from Ford Oct. 1, Jim Farley Named Next CEO

After three years of service, Jim Hackett is stepping down from his role as CEO of Ford Motor Company. Hackett will be succeeded by Jim...

Fitting an Off-Road Presence into Your Dealership’s Marketing

In General Motors’ second-quarter earnings call, Mary Barra pointed to GMC and Chevrolet models that will continue to build upon demand for popular off-road...
ReconVelocityvideo

ReconVelocity CEO David Penney Discusses the Importance of a Seamless Recon Process

When it comes to used vehicle operations, inventory turn has never been more important than it is now. Typically, service managers are mostly concerned...

Peter Welch on Black Representation Among Dealer Body, ‘Absolutely Room For Improvement’

Homer B. Roberts was the first African-American new car dealer beginning in 1923 according to research conducted by historyofaacardealers.com. Roberts opened the gate for...
sales

Carmakers Remain Hopeful Despite Disappointing Q2 Sales Results

Though not unexpected, the continued downward trajectory of car sales this year still hurts. Overall, top brands such as Ford, Fiat Chrysler, and General...

Generate More Be-Backs with this Step-by-Step Guide

  Before the age of the internet and smartphones, be-backs were done with voicemails and letters. However, today there is so much technology at a...

Mastering Your Vehicle Service Contract Sales

Listen up, F&I managers: When was the last time you took a long, hard look at your service contract sales? Were you happy with...

Eliminating Your Customers’ Fears

 On this episode of the Saturday Morning Sales Meeting, David Lewis of David Lewis and Associates talks about understanding and eliminating your customers' fears...

June Kerrigan Report: Retail Automotive Bounces Back Strong

After some tumultuous activity, the Kerrigan Index settled down for the month of June. The index was up five percent that month, which means...