Joe Tareen
  • Dallas, TX
  • United States
  • Drive Alliance, LLC
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Need a list of cost cutting ideas for a dealership.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Shawn Case Nov 1, 2012. 20 Replies

Hello All,I need feedback on how best to cut cost at our dealership. A top ten list or link to a web source will greatly be appreciated!Best RegardsJoe TareenContinue

Shop productivity and Revenue Optimization

Started this discussion. Last reply by Clarence Weizenbach Mar 13, 2011. 1 Reply

I would like to know your thoughts on how we can improve service shop productivity and increase revenue opportunities?

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Fixed Ops professionals at the NADA

Started Jan 21, 2011 0 Replies

Hello Ladies and Gentlemen My name is Joe Tareen and I am the President and CEO of a start up company called Drive Alliance out of Dallas, Texas. Here is our mission statement:For all OEM franchised…Continue

Tags: Drive, Alliance, NADA, Tareen, Joe

Honda abandons Fuel Cell technology for Hybrid.

Started Jul 20, 2010 0 Replies

Here is an interesting link about Honda finally giving up on it's quest to be the pioneer on hydrogen being as the fuel source of the future. As someone who has worked for Honda in the past and…Continue

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5 Ways to Recession-Proof Your Dealership.

Are you in-charge of running a new car dealership and starting to see the signs of slowing car sales? You are not alone. The national news agencies, the Federal Reserve, and industry analysts all agree. The slow down is coming and with it brings immutable changes to the auto industry.Here is what Forbes is saying referrencing a Bloomberg report regarding the coming…See More
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5 Ways to Recession-Proof Your Dealership.

Posted on November 13, 2019 at 8:00am 0 Comments

Are you in-charge of running a new car dealership and starting to see the signs of slowing car sales? You are not alone. The national news agencies, the Federal Reserve, and industry analysts all agree. The slow down is coming and with it brings immutable changes to the auto industry.

Here is what Forbes is saying referrencing a…


The Impending Tsunami of Customer Defections from New Car Dealers and the Role of the Internet.

Posted on June 21, 2011 at 8:00pm 0 Comments

Many new car dealers know that something is not right with their service departments or for that matter with their dealership business model as a whole. Customer loss rates are at all time high, "Right To Repair" legislation is seemingly hanging over like a "sword of Damocles" and profits margins are shrinking across the board. I bet in almost every franchised new car dealership, management meetings are being held to discuss how to tackle these challenges and I can imagine the nature of some…


An end-to-end multi-solution Service platform: Request for Industry comments

Posted on February 10, 2011 at 12:00pm 0 Comments



The Pain


Nation wide, OEM franchised service centers continue to loose hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of revenue everyday. Some service centers may be letting go as much revenue as they are generating, without even realizing the enormity of the loss.


Through our market research and with a substantial number of Repair Order Revenue Gap…


NADA 2011

Posted on February 7, 2011 at 4:37pm 0 Comments

My message of creating Revenue Management based software for Fixed Ops resonated well with some major players at the NADA. Never been so excited to be working on this project then I am now. Many dealers are not looking for bells and whistles they are looking for a solid end-to-end solution that not only improves their profits margins but also their internal operational processes. Isn't that the main objective of achieving total business optimization? Stay tuned for some great news and… Continue

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