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The Recall Crisis: To a Scared Customer, an Apology can go a Long Way

For many consumers, cars are a necessity. They rely on them to get to work so that they can feed their family. They take their children to soccer practice and their spouses out for nights on the town. Throw in an occasional long-distance road trip to visit a relative or take a vacation, and it’s easy to see how much consumers rely on them. Manufacturers integrate safety messages into their branding. The government tests the vehicles. Consumer agencies review them. And consumers use this data to…See More
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Despite Auto Vendors' Promotion of Mobile Tablet Solutions, 80 Percent of Dealers Don't Use Mobile Tablets

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEALBANY, N.Y. – April 20th, 2015 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) today announced the results of an informal survey it conducted from November 2014 to April 2015. More than 100 dealership employees responded to questions about mobile usage in the dealership, and it turns out that despite the auto industry's promotion of mobile tablet software solutions, only 20 percent of auto dealerships use mobile tablets in…See More
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Building Buy In - Work On Yourself Wednesday - Cory Mosley

Season III, Episode VII - Building Buy In Watch this video on Cory's blog: http://mosleyautomotive.com/work-on-yourself-wednesday-building-buy-in/ Mosley Aut...
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Winners Say, "I am good, but not as good as I can be." - by David Lewis

David Lewis shares his Automotive Sales Training with you on innovative ways to increase your Sales through his concept of “Inspirational Selling”. Each week...
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"A company is always an "it" not a "they".  If Dealership x does something "it" does it, not "they."  Also, the subjunctive case always uses a plural predicate, even when the subject is singular. In…"
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So You Think You Could Sell Cars?

So You Think You Could Sell Cars? Did you ever wonder if you would be good at selling cars in today's market?Does the sales applicant in front you have the traits needed to succeed in Sales at your dealership ?Why do some Sales Consultant's succeed when others don't?dE asked Hire The Winners for the use of their Car Sales Simulator for the month of November  dE members now have an opportunity to find out! dealerElite  believes we found the World's Most Effective Sales Aptitude…See More
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Winners Always Make Time; Losers Often Wast Time - by David Lewis

David Lewis shares his Automotive Sales Training with you on innovative ways to increase your Sales through his concept of “Inspirational Selling”. Each week...
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Your Inner Circle - Work On Yourself Wednesday

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Why did Apple adopt 360º views for their new Watch?

Finally, the long-awaited Apple Watch is available for preorder with initial deliveries on April 24th. Interestingly, for the first time, Apple has chosen to display their new products with stunning 360º displays. …See More
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20 Time-Management Lessons Everyone Should Learn In Their 20s

BY : Richard Feloni When you're just starting your career, you need all the help you can get managing your time. Shared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource for the Automotive Sales Consultant Even when you're working hard, you could be wasting a tremendous amount of time either by trying to…See More
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We Invite all BMW Dealers to come to Our Internet Sales 20 Group in NYC

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We Invite all BMW Dealers to come to Our Internet Sales 20 Group in NYC

EXAMPLE of Car Dealer's Value Package / Why Buy From Us Video - "Here Is Why You Should Buy Your Next Car From RK Chevrolet Subaru Kia "

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EXAMPLE of Car Dealer's Value Package / Why Buy From Us Video - "Here Is Why You Should Buy Your Next Car From RK Chevrolet Subaru Kia "

Make Money Mondays With Sean V. Bradley - Investing Your Money

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eLEND Solutions™ Wins Dealer Marketing Magazine’s 2015 Technology Leadership Award

Posted by Crystal Hartwell on April 20, 2015 at 1:25pm 0 Comments

 

eLEND Solutions named highest rated in Auto Finance category

 

 

Mission Viejo, CA – April 20, 2015 – eLEND Solutions™, the leader in next-generation consumer finance for the auto industry, today announced that it is the winner of Dealer Marketing Magazine’s 2015 Technology Leadership Awards in the Auto Finance category.

 

“This award is…

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Gubagoo’s Latest Release Includes Responsive Web Platform, Chat-to-Text Functionality and Customizable User Interface

Posted by Crystal Hartwell on April 20, 2015 at 1:15pm 0 Comments

 

Enhancement to popular smart chat platform includes Google Adwords integration for better ROI optimization and an improved mobile experience

 

West Palm Beach, FL - April 20, 2015 – Gubagoo Inc., the fastest growing chat and website engagement provider for automotive dealerships, today announced significant upgrades to its popular “smart”…

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The Recall Crisis: To a Scared Customer, an Apology can go a Long Way

Posted by Chris Miller on April 20, 2015 at 12:07pm 0 Comments

For many consumers, cars are a necessity. They rely on them to get to work so that they can feed their family. They take their children to soccer practice and their spouses out for nights on the town. Throw in an occasional long-distance road trip to visit a relative or take a vacation, and it’s easy to see how much consumers rely on them. Manufacturers integrate safety messages into their branding. The government tests the vehicles. Consumer agencies review them. And consumers use this data…

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Despite Auto Vendors' Promotion of Mobile Tablet Solutions, 80 Percent of Dealers Don't Use Mobile Tablets

Posted by Mike Esposito on April 20, 2015 at 10:54am 0 Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ALBANY, N.Y. – April 20th, 2015 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) today announced the results of an informal survey it conducted from November 2014 to April 2015. More than 100 dealership employees responded to questions about mobile usage in the dealership, and it turns out that despite the auto industry's promotion of mobile tablet software solutions, only 20 percent of auto dealerships…

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Houston auto dealership plans statewide expansion

Posted by Jon Floyd on April 20, 2015 at 10:30am 0 Comments

Houston auto dealership plans statewide expansion

FROM Houston Business Journal https://twitter.com/HBJMartin

A Houston-based car broker aims to disrupt an industry in need of some fine tuning.

The car-selling process today is antiquated and tends to favor…

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5 Things You Can Do Right Now to Be a Better Leader

Started by I.C. Collins in dealerELITE Professional Experience on Wednesday. 0 Replies

BY : Anese CavanaughThese five things will change your game in any room.Shared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource for the Automotive Sales ConsultantI woke up this morning thinking about my readers and came up with five things you need right now to optimize your leadership.…Continue

20 Time-Management Lessons Everyone Should Learn In Their 20s

Started by I.C. Collins in General Forum for dealerELITE Members on Wednesday. 0 Replies

BY : Richard Feloni When you're just starting your career, you need all the help you can get managing your time. Shared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource for the Automotive Sales Consultant Even when you're working hard, you could be wasting a tremendous amount of time either by trying to…Continue

Is Germany making too many luxury cars?

Started by I.C. Collins in General Forum for dealerELITE Members on Wednesday. 0 Replies

BY : Kyle Stock(Bloomberg) -- Chalk it up to cabin fever, a burgeoning economy or the dulcet drone of Mercedes pitch-man Jon Hamm. Sales of German luxury cars have never been better.Shared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource for the Automotive Sales ConsultantIn the first three months of the year, Audi, BMW and…Continue

Two Opposing Skills No Leader Can Do Without

Started by I.C. Collins in dealerELITE Professional Experience on Sunday. 0 Replies

BY : Sims WyethFind the best balance between being assertive and being empathetic. You will be better at leading and influencing others.Shared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource for the Automotive Sales ConsultantYears ago I attended a course at Harvard's Kennedy School of…Continue

Five signs Honda cares about enthusiasts, again

Started by I.C. Collins in dealerELITE Professional Experience on Wednesday. 0 Replies

BY : Greg MiglioreThe New Civic Is Hot, The Hatchback Returns And Acura Doesn't SuckShared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource for the Automotive Sales ConsultantIt's a great time to be an enthusiast. From high-horsepower Hellcats to the purist BRZ, engaging automobiles are found in nearly…Continue

Mastering Your Own Life in 19 Difficult Steps

Started by I.C. Collins in dealerELITE Professional Experience on Sunday. 0 Replies

BY : Paul JarvisLife is full of great days and supremely awful days. It's on those bad days that we need a little lift. A logical pick-me-up, if you will, that gets us out of a slump.Shared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource for the Automotive Sales ConsultantThis guide works…Continue

The One Thing You Should Never Do When You Negotiate

Started by I.C. Collins in dealerELITE Professional Experience on Sunday. 0 Replies

BY : Thomas KoulopoulosStaying away from compromise is the key to getting the most out of a negotiation.Shared: From your friends TechAutoCareers.com® the online resource for the Automotive Sales ConsultantNegotiation may well be the single most important and yet least understood business and life skill. Most people…Continue

Traditional Advertising, is it truly over as many might say?

Started by Bobby Compton in Ask an AUTOMOTIVE PROFESSIONAL. Last reply by Willis Williams Oct 18, 2013. 87 Replies

Traditional Advertising, is it truly over as many might say?I've found that there are different environments, climates and demographics that call for traditional advertising! Although Social Media is on the move and in my opinion will be sooner than later, the #1 source to reach a customer, traditional advertising must not be counted out!In some towns the paper is still King, while in others a local T.V. station is King and believe it or not in some towns Radio is King.While the hot topic of…Continue

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Test Drive TV mobile app delivers official car videos to enthusiasts

A new mobile video app that curates official Web videos posted by automakers on sites such as YouTube and organizes them into individual channels on the app is now live.

Musk nearly sold Tesla to Google in 2013, new book says

A book titled Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future says Musk had a deal with Google's Larry Page to sell Tesla to the technology giant before the electric-car maker saw a turnaround in its fortunes.

BMW cutting production, prices in China as market slows

BMW has reduced the prices of some of its vehicles in China and will cut local production in the country to ensure that dealers are not overstocked as luxury demand in the world's largest auto market slows.

VW says it could cut battery costs with single design

Volkswagen's randd boss says using a single type of lithium ion battery cell for all VW, Porsche, Audi and other group electrified vehicles could lead to a two-third reduction in what the automaker currently spends on the technology.

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PACE Award winners take on the fuel economy challenge

Auto suppliers are responding to automakers' needs for better fuel economy, claiming half of this year's Automotive News PACE Awards with innovations that cut weight or make powertrains more efficient.

Chevrolet explores autonomous driving with FNR concept

Having just declared its goal of hitting 1 million vehicle sales in China by 2020, Chevrolet revealed a futuristic concept car at the Shanghai auto show meant to showcase its technical prowess to young Chinese buyers.

ZF sells bonds to help finance TRW acquisition

ZF raised $2.4 billion with the company's first bond sale in its 100-year history to help pay for its acquisition of automotive safety components supplier TRW Automotive Holdings Corp.

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