Tag: Flexdrive

holiday

More drivers back to routine as holiday season approaches

At the start of the pandemic, traffic volumes were noticeably lower nationwide with states like Florida reporting a 47.5% decrease in volume in March 2020 compared with March 2019. A recent survey shows that many of the drivers have returned…
innovation

Five factors that drive innovation in auto retail

Dealership gross profits have declined from 3.3% to 2.4% between 2015 and 2018. Over that same time frame, an average dealership’s operating profits saw an even more drastic decline – from 8.9% to just 1.7%. The decline in profitability coincides…
digital marketingvideo

How to start planning your digital marketing strategy for 2021 – Brian Pasch

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, experts we’ve talked to say the retail auto industry is booming. Digital marketing and retailing has played a large role in making that possible. However, many dealers still have not brought their marketing budgets back 100%.…
video

Minimalist marketing techniques to try at your car dealership – Paul Potratz

There is a lot of talk surrounding advertising techniques and the best way to reach consumers, especially in today’s climate. Paul Potratz, owner of Potratz Partners Advertising is taking his own unique approach, yet again, with his latest venture, Helderburg.…
Biden

Trump vs. Biden on the future of the American automotive industry

The current 2020 presidential candidates diverge on many issues, and the US auto industry is no exception. For undecided voters, it can be challenging to sort out who takes which position. Here are some points to consider as we head…

Robust Q3 earnings and aggressive hiring for automakers signal industry resilience

Welcome to another edition of The Friday 5 with Steve Greenfield, Founder and CEO of Automotive Ventures, an auto technology advisory firm that helps entrepreneurs raise money and maximize the value of their companies. Q3 Earnings We’re in the middle…

How diversity and inclusion can help your car dealership’s bottomline

Welcome back to Diversity in Automotive, brought to you by TrueCar and CarNow. In today's segment, host Cory Mosley is joined by Tony Chatman, president of Chatman Enterprises, and an acclaimed corporate relationship expert. Today, our esteemed host and guest discuss…

Tekion makes a big splash in the DMS space and public...

Welcome to another edition of The Friday 5 with Steve Greenfield, Founder and CEO of Automotive Ventures, an auto technology advisory firm that helps entrepreneurs raise money and maximize the value of their companies. Public Group Reporting We’ve entered Q3…

Tekion makes a big splash in the DMS space and public...

Welcome to another edition of The Friday 5 with Steve Greenfield, Founder and CEO of Automotive Ventures, an auto technology advisory firm that helps entrepreneurs raise money and maximize the value of their companies. Public Group Reporting We’ve entered Q3…