Tag: Michael Roppo

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...
auto retailers

A Glance at 2nd Quarter Results for Auto Retailers Across the Industry

2020 has brought twists, turns, and challenges of every sort. Auto retailers have certainly felt the unpredictability as they’ve tried to navigate through the...

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...
APEAL study

J.D. Power APEAL Study Reveals What Drives Customer Satisfaction

Regardless of which make or model a car shopper is interested in, quality in manufacturing remains the qualifier. A well-laid-out interior, performance that meets...
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J.D. Power’s Tyson Jominy Reviews Auto Retail Sales and Trends for July

According to data from J.D. Power, the retail automotive industry is looking at a 14.3 million SAAR for July, which is about 2.5 million...

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...