VIDEO: 3 Tips for Building Your Used Vehicle Acquisition Team

People are the greatest assets in your dealership operations and Buy Centers are no exception to the rule. With personnel turnover rates exceeding 35-40% in the automotive industry as a whole, it’s imperative to identify […]

Guest Experience: Why It Matters and How it Impacts Your Bottom Line By Mark Curcio

Recently, while traveling for business, the unexpected happened, as it often does. While driving on the freeway at about 75 miles per hour we had a tire blowout. It was a hot day and we […]

The Lasting Effects of This Year’s Hurricane Season

Like everyone else, auto dealers have been watching the news about this year’s onslaught of hurricanes with a weary eye to the future. Moving past the human cost and watching as towns and cities begin […]

Four Ways to Improve Pre-Owned Efficiency

Managing modern pre-owned operations in a profitable manner has become an increasingly difficult venture in today’s competitive and aggressive market. Finding quality vehicles that can be priced to move quickly has become more expensive than […]

This Week in Used Cars: Missing Diesels Turn Up, Dealer Operator Pleads Guilty

Missing Diesel Cars Surface at Auction (WDRB) A clutch of Volkswagon diesel buybacks, which had gone missing from the parking lot of a derelict football stadium in Detroit, surfaced at an auction in southern Indiana.  […]

This Week in Used Cars: Harvey Changes Auto Forecast, CPO Cars see a Dip

Sales Slip as Harvey Changes the Auto Forecast Back in August industry experts agreed that the auto industry was set to see a sales advance for the first time in 2017. But then Harvey came […]

This week in Used Cars: Softening Prices, Used Tesla Vehicles, Used-Only Ventures

As Used Car Prices Soften, Dealers Take a Hard Line (AutoRemarketing) Prices on used cars, trucks, and SUVs may be softening somewhat, but that doesn’t mean dealers are demanding any less. Recent trends indicate that […]

Hurricane Harvey Will Affect Dealers for Years to Come

How Hurricane Harvey Affects Car Dealerships and Local Industry News about Hurricane Harvey has focused mainly on evacuations, forecasts and live reporting on what has been going on in and around Texas over the past […]

‘Alternative’ Perspectives on Sourcing Pre-Owned Inventory

Obtaining clean, preowned inventory that is market oriented is one of the biggest challenges that dealerships face in today’s competitive environment. As pre-owned and CPO sales continue to climb at dealerships, the challenge to keep […]

U.S. Light Vehicle Sales Summary for July 2017

The new vehicle retail sales pace in July is expected to decline for the fourth consecutive month, according to a forecast developed jointly by J.D. Power and LMC Automotive. US Light Vehicle Sales is at […]

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