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Dealership 2020: Be a Destination Dealer & Increase Sales to Women

Download this white paper and get the insights and real-case scenarios about how your dealership can begin tapping into the magnificent sales to women. Now.

Do you know how many women ups visit your store each week? Each…

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Added by Anne Fleming on May 4, 2016 at 3:52pm — No Comments

5 Tips to Increase Express Auto Service Sales

DEALERSHIP SERVICE DEPARTMENTS: MAKE A GOOD FIRST IMPRESSION

As the recession loosens its tight grip on our economy and businesses, vehicle sales have begun to steadily climb nationwide.  As a result, a very important decision is looming for auto dealers.  Many of the customers that are…

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Added by Jeff Cowan on April 25, 2016 at 1:40pm — No Comments

Report: 50 Years of Women and Cars | From A to Z, A Historical Context, 1966 – 2016

Today's Women's Wednesday is a rich historical look back reflecting on 50 years of women and automobiles. Its is a great way to view the huge industry and cultural shifts that have taken place in five decades. Fom A to Z. Here are just a few of the trends and events that changed the marketplace and…

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Added by Anne Fleming on April 20, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Drive an Affordable Convertible This 2016

In countries where the weather allows it, nothing is more refreshing than traveling in a convertible. Whether it is a sports BMW M4, a luxury Rolls Royce Phantom, or a performance car like the Chevrolet Corvette, you can experience the open road to the fullest only in a convertible car.…

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Added by Simon Hopes on April 15, 2016 at 6:35am — No Comments

Report: Analysis of Top 10 Car Brands and Women Buyers

In its first analysis of the top 10 selling car brands of 2015, Women-Drivers.com provides insights into women car buyers’ preferences and experiences. The report includes the top selling brands by units sold including Ford, Chevrolet, Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Jeep, Hyundai, Kia, Subaru, and GMC (in descending order, with sales volume sourced and provided by GoodCarBadCar.net).

The report includes intel about what women have experienced while shopping, buying and servicing their…

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Added by Anne Fleming on April 6, 2016 at 1:44pm — No Comments

Recalls, Used Cars & Bold Moves

In September 2015, AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson announced that AutoNation would discontinue selling any vehicles – new or used – with open recalls. This new policy includes not just those vehicles intended for retail, but also vehicles headed to wholesale buyers. The decision, while admittedly costly, is one that…

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Added by Chris Miller on March 18, 2016 at 7:59am — No Comments

Is Your Dealership Forward Thinking? Really?

How well do you adapt to new techniques for improving sales? Are you up-to-date on the latest buying trends of the ever-growing women buyers’ market segment? Are you confident your departments meet the needs of women, who now buy half of all cars and influence 80% of the purchases?

Adapting to change to Surge ahead of the Competition

Today’s information-driven world allows dealerships to collect and analyze customer intel to help fine-tune sales and service…

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Added by Anne Fleming on March 16, 2016 at 12:40pm — No Comments

Luxury car rentals - Make it an event unforgettable.

We plan every last detail of those events we plan our whole lives around. Say, you host or put together your own wedding, party, birthday, baby shower, bachelorette or just about anything. Well, you make sure to look after every last detail from the wardrobe to food to the party theme or something as minute as party favors. We want everything to be perfect for those days we are pretty sure everyone will remember for the rest of our lives.

Well, if you’re looking to ensure that…

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Added by Daina Martin on March 7, 2016 at 1:29am — No Comments

Is Your Relationship with Women Customers like a Yo-Yo?

This week we are having a look at relationships with women customers. Traditionally, after women buy their car, they come into your store for mandatory service visits or for a recall. It's a bit like a Yo-Yo effect. What do more meaningful and ongoing interactions with women look like? A dealership might offer free car washes or birthday oil changes? What about a “happy anniversary this-is-the-day-you-bought-your-car-here-and-we-appreciate-you” tire rotation? These are opportunities to build…

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Added by Anne Fleming on February 24, 2016 at 12:39pm — No Comments

Car Stickers Comes With Numerous Benefits

Your car is a priced possession and for passionate drivers it is their best travel partner. Just like decorating your home, cars also can be accessorised. The original people car stickers are a great way to decorate and make your car look unique. Latest trends in stickers include creative designs that match the personality of the car owners. There are so many options that one cannot resist picking them.…

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Added by Simon Hopes on February 16, 2016 at 6:38am — No Comments

How to Sell More Used Cars at Your Auto Dealership

An experienced car salesperson knows the value that a good used car can bring to their paycheck. 

With car owners spending more time on the road and keeping their cars longer, used vehicles that are traded in today normally have more miles on the odometer than they used…

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Added by David Lewis on February 12, 2016 at 8:40am — 3 Comments

BREAKING NEWS: 2016 U.S. Women’s Car Dealership Report | Insights from Progressive Dealers

This week, hot-off-the press, we’ve got the 2016 U.S. Women’s Car Dealership Report, showing how progressive car dealerships make a difference in the experiences of women and families. This national report shows what is important to women when shopping, buying and servicing their vehicles.

The information in this report is drawn from over 4,000 women’s reviews and opt-in surveys. Using the reviews, Women-Drivers.com generates a Women Satisfaction Index® (WSI Score),…

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Added by Anne Fleming on February 10, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments

How Is Buying Used Card More Beneficial

Irrespective of whether you think of buying an old car or a new one, buying cars is always a very serious business. Not only is it expensive, you should be able to justify spending your hard earned money on it. Hence before making the final choice, it is very important to do an extensive research on the same.

While going in for a new car is always a very attractive prospect, it may not be a feasible one. Whereas there are certain practically advantageous reason for buying used cars…

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Added by Simon Hopes on February 8, 2016 at 8:38am — No Comments

Recalls and the Connected Car: Is In-Vehicle Technology the Answer?

Today’s cars come with very sophisticated technology, including live navigation with traffic and obstacle reports, collision avoidance systems, cell phone integration and wireless connectivity. Automakers are now investigating how they can leverage this technology to communicate any vehicle issues to vehicle owners.…

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Added by Chris Miller on February 5, 2016 at 7:59am — No Comments

Women-Drivers.com names 2015 Top Dealership Awards

Top 3 Dealerships are Acknowledged for their High Review Scores from Women

Who made the cut for the Top Dealers in 2015? Women have spoken and the reviews have been tallied.

DAY AUTOMOTIVE GROUP is awarded the 2015 Certified Women-Drivers.com Auto Group Dealer of the Year.

MIDGETTE AUTO SUPERCENTER is awarded the 2015 Certified…

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Added by Anne Fleming on February 1, 2016 at 4:51pm — No Comments

What Leads to Great Chemistry? Check Out The Key Elements

What Are The Elements?

What are the various elements in creating great chemistry with women visiting your dealership? The good news? Half of all women buyers shop at only one (1) dealership. The bad news? 6 in 10 women report that once they leave a dealership and didn’t buy, they never return there. YOU HAVE A SMALL WINDOW TO MAKE…

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Added by Anne Fleming on January 27, 2016 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

How Modern Car Salespeople Are Different From Auto Salespeople of the Past

If you have been in this business a while, you are probably amazed at the changes that have taken place in the auto sales process, especially when it comes to how salespeople view the Customer today.  Over the past 20 years there’s been a concerted effort from the…

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Added by David Lewis on January 25, 2016 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

What’s Your Dealership’s Chemistry with Women? Download Periodic Table

Happy New Year to you all! Now is the perfect time to reflect on your current customer engagement and interactions strategies in order to exceed this past year's business. How to achieve this? Does this sound unreasonable? For starters, with the emerging buying power of women, unemployment at its lowest rate in years, and millennial buyers out in full force, 2016…

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Added by Anne Fleming on January 13, 2016 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Neuroscience: Pay Real Attention to Women & Sell More Cars in 2016, Pt 2

Last week we began a two-part series on the brain. More specifically, the science of how it works, or Neuroscience. This is a hot topic. Leveraging scientific knowledge about the brain can create a better sales process, drive more dollars to your dealership’s bottom line and create happy women customers that remain loyal to your dealership for years to come.

Let's check “under the hood” at the Limbic System and the Neocortex. After…

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Added by Anne Fleming on December 23, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

The New Year + Neuroscience | The Basics of Selling MORE Cars to Women, Part I

As we get ready to embark on a new year, we will dedicate the last two issues of Women’s Wednesdays in 2015 to an ultra-sophisticated topic….the Brain. More specifically, the science of how it works, or Neuroscience. Why? Leveraging scientific knowledge about the brain creates a better sales process, drives more dollars to your dealership’s bottom line and creates happy women customers that remain loyal to your dealership. Toning down the Limbic System and firing up your Neocortex will help…

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Added by Anne Fleming on December 16, 2015 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

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Difference in Price - New vs. Used Lease

Posted by John Sternal on May 5, 2016 at 1:50pm 0 Comments

All the talk in auto leasing lately centers around used lease options. Toyota and Ally Financial recently announced expanded programs for used leases.

But how much would your monthly payments be on a used lease? Consumers would expect…

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BLACK BOOK AND HP360 SIGN DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT TO MARKET BULLSEYE PROSPECTING FOR AUTOMOTIVE DEALERSHIP CLIENTS

Posted by Black Book on May 5, 2016 at 9:16am 0 Comments

Black Book, a division of Hearst Business Media that provides new- and used-vehicle valuation services and custom data licensing solutions, today announced a distribution agreement with HP360 that enables the full-service marketing company to…

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Time for a Change

Posted by Rob Gehring on May 5, 2016 at 8:00am 0 Comments

Time for a Change…

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Dealership 2020: Be a Destination Dealer & Increase Sales to Women

Posted by Anne Fleming on May 4, 2016 at 3:52pm 0 Comments

Download this white paper and get the insights and real-case scenarios about how your dealership can begin tapping…

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BLACK BOOK UNVEILS PULSE OF LENDERS SURVEY & 2016 OUTLOOK

Posted by Black Book on May 4, 2016 at 11:12am 0 Comments

Black Book® today released results of its recent survey taking the pulse of the lender community on the strength of the automotive market, use of data and their outlook for 2016. Black Book Lender Solutions surveyed dozens of automotive lender…

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Truck Values Improved while Car Segments Continued to Decline Last Week

Posted by Black Book on May 4, 2016 at 11:11am 0 Comments

Welcome to this week's edition of Black Book Market Insights, with in-depth analysis of used car and truck valuation trends and insights straight from the auction lanes.…

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