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customers

Teaching Customers About Maintenance in the Information Age

Owner’s clinics are nothing new in the car business. Dealerships have been trying to teach new buyers about their vehicles (and the dealership’s service...
employee

Employee Feedback: Four Metrics You Should Keep Track of to Promote Engagement and Profitability

"Employees who believe that management is concerned about them as a whole person – not just an employee – are more productive, more satisfied,...
turnover rate

Perks and Policies that Drive Retention

Cox Automotive’s Dealership Staffing study pointed out some worrying hiring trends in the auto industry. It found a 40% overall dealership staff turnover rate,...
F&I

Dull F&I Meetings? Here are 4 Ways to Make Them a Can’t Miss Experience

Meetings. Love them or hate them, they are a necessary evil in any business. Dealerships are not immune, and most meetings seem to revolve...
leasingvideo

Data Indicates Leasing is at an All Time High: What This Trend Means for...

According to the most recent industry data, vehicle leases accounted for 34% of all new car retail sales in March 2019, making it the...

Pinpointing Why the Customer Is Saying No

On this week's episode of F&I Today, Becky Chernek talks about what to do when a customer wants to stick to the base payment...

How to Increase the Effective Labor Rate of Your Shop

On this week's episode of the Weekly Tune-Up, Almog Veig of David Lewis & Associates talks about how to increase the effective labor rate of...

Responding to Out of Line Objections

On this week's episode of Straight Talk, David Lewis talks about how you can deal with out of line objections by asking the customer...

Don’t Be Like Everyone Else On The Demo Drive

The demo drive is where the customer falls in love with the vehicle. Don't be like everyone else. Let the customer decide where they...