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Services vs. Products

As an automotive retailer, you should know the answer to this question about your brand.

  • Is your brand promise a Product or a Service?

A decade ago, market research with Toyota showed that consumers couldn’t recall whether or not a just watched Toyota Camry spot was a Honda Camry. That’s right HONDA CAMRY. MIND…

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Added by Jim Flint on February 21, 2020 at 10:09am — No Comments

Beep Announces Autonomous Shuttle Expansion In Peoria

The Driverless Shuttle Will Begin Its First Routes in Arizona on the Weekend of February 22nd

 Beep, a Florida-based autonomous mobility solutions company, announced today its first expansion out of the state of Florida into the city of Peoria, Ariz. The city will launch Robo Ride, a pilot program with Beep, that will begin routes on Saturday, February 22nd, and will operate daily from noon to 6…

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Added by John Sternal on February 20, 2020 at 11:23am — No Comments

The Truth About Being Insta-Famous

Here's why insta-famous shouldn't be your game plan for 2020. #localsearchgroup #jimflint…

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Added by Jim Flint on February 20, 2020 at 10:30am — No Comments

Kerrigan Advisors Represents RPM Luxury Sales, Inc. in Sale of 2 Lexus Dealerships; Marks 6th & 7th Lexus Dealership Kerrigan Advisors has Sold since 2015

 

Lexus of Sacramento and Lexus of Roseville, the only Lexus dealerships in the greater Sacramento metro area, acquired by Lithia Motors

 

Irvine, CA, February 19, 2020 – Kerrigan Advisors, a leading sell-side advisory firm to auto dealers in the U.S., represented and advised the owner on the recent sale of Lexus of Sacramento and Lexus of Roseville (RPM Luxury Sales, Inc.) to Lithia Motors. RPM Luxury Sales, Inc. is…

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Added by Crystal Hartwell on February 19, 2020 at 10:35am — No Comments

How to Promote Your Car Dealership?

Are you looking for brilliant car dealership marketing ideas to promote your business and increase your sales? If you are tired of seeing the same content on every website and social media page, try to use these new, brilliant car dealership marketing ideas. If you can’t accomplish all, at least you can be inspired by them.…

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Added by Cynthia Madison on February 19, 2020 at 8:51am — No Comments

Values And Change

What will the power of change provide for you in 2020? #localsearchgroup #jimflint…

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Added by Jim Flint on February 18, 2020 at 10:26am — No Comments

South Florida’s Rick Baker Elected Chairman of the Automotive Trade Association Executives

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Added by DealerELITE on February 14, 2020 at 6:48pm — No Comments

NADA Makes Second $50,000 Donation to Benefit Service Members at Nellis Air Force Base

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Jared Allen, Vice President, Communications

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Added by DealerELITE on February 14, 2020 at 6:30pm — No Comments

NAVYA Honed By Frost & Sullivan With 2019 Leadership Award In Global Autonomous Shuttle Industry

NAVYA (FR0013018041- NAVYA), a leading company in autonomous driving systems, recently received the 2019 Global Autonomous Shuttle Product Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan.

 

NAVYA’s proven track record, recently acknowledged by the RTA Dubai World Challenge as the designer and maker of the most reliable fully electric autonomous shuttle with the best consumer experience, enabled the innovative company’s rise to the top among the independent analysts from Frost &…

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Added by John Sternal on February 13, 2020 at 4:41pm — No Comments

2020 Vision Interviews

Do you have 2020 vision? #localsearchgroup #2020vision…

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Added by Jim Flint on February 13, 2020 at 10:39am — No Comments

New Digital Retailing Survey: Increased Adoption, Sales and Profitability, But Integration, People and Process Challenge Success

eLEND Solutions Digital Retailing Report Card report reveals widespread adoption of Digital Retailing (74%) among dealers surveyed, as well as a positive impact on sales (92%) and profitability (68%) – but challenges with training, leadership and process integration remain.

LAS VEGAS, NV –February 13, 2020 – The Digital Retailing Report Card Report from eLEND Solutions, released today at NADA 2020, indicates…

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Added by Crystal Hartwell on February 13, 2020 at 10:19am — No Comments

Wasting Time

The most precious thing that we all have is our time. It fascinates me that we all have equal amounts yet use it so differently. Take smoking as an example. We all understand it’s not healthy however imagine the amount of wasted time is taken for smoke breaks. Scanning…

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Added by Rob Gehring on February 13, 2020 at 9:21am — No Comments

Kerrigan Advisors Represents Altoona Honda in Sale, Marks 11th Honda Dealership Kerrigan Advisors has Sold Since 2015

A President’s Award-Winning Honda Dealership in Western Pennsylvania Changes Ownership 

 

Irvine, CA, February 12, 2020 – Kerrigan Advisors, a leading sell-side advisory firm to auto dealers in the U.S., represented and advised partners Bill Barnes and Paul Ritchie on their recent sale of Altoona Honda to Timbrook Automotive. The partners will continue to own and operate Hagerstown Honda and Hagerstown Kia. Timbrook Automotive has 11…

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Added by Crystal Hartwell on February 12, 2020 at 10:37am — No Comments

Lease Credit Approval Rates Dip Slightly to 70% Entering the New Year

Lease Approval Ratings Dip to 70% in January, a Slight Decrease from December

Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, reports car lease credit applicants registered a 70% approval rate in January, a decrease from the December rate of 72%.

January experienced a slightly lower number of applicants with qualifications for taking over another person’s lease contract during the month, registering at -2% fewer approvals than the month of December. …

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Added by John Sternal on February 11, 2020 at 12:43pm — No Comments

Flick Fusion Introduces AutoSpin 360 Artificial Intelligence for Auto Dealers

Groundbreaking technology transforms the online vehicle shopping experience

Urbandale, IA—February 11, 2020—Flick Fusion has launched AutoSpin 360, a ground-breaking Artificial Intelligence and Image Recognition technology designed to transform consumers’ online vehicle shopping experience. AutoSpin 360 makes it easy for dealerships to create 360° Exterior & Interior interactive…

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Added by Timmy D. James on February 11, 2020 at 10:50am — No Comments

Ford Vs. Ferrari - When A Challenge Presents Itself...

Ford vs. Ferrari took home 2 Oscars last night! When a challenge presents itself, what brings you to the finish line? 
#localsearchgroup #jimflint #oscars #fordvsferrari #2020 #dealers #dealerships #digitialmarketing

Added by Jim Flint on February 10, 2020 at 3:59pm — No Comments

Armatus Dealer Uplift Now a Certified Opentrack Partner with Dealertrack DMS

HUNT VALLEY, MD, FERUARY 6, 2020 – Armatus Dealer Uplift, the industry leader in retail warranty reimbursement submissions, is now a Certified Opentrack Partner and integrated with Dealertrack DMS. Dealertrack provides industry-leading software solutions that give dealerships, lenders, and partners the confidence to thrive in an ever-changing automotive market.

 “Earning this certification from Dealertrack further enhances the services we perform for auto dealerships throughout the…

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Added by Linda Snyder on February 10, 2020 at 1:48pm — No Comments

Visit Armatus Dealer Uplift at NADA

The Armatus Team is looking forward to meeting auto dealership managers and dealers at booth 5859N. With nearly 7,000 approved submissions with 28 manufacturers in 49 states, Armatus Dealer Uplift is the industry leader specializing in Retail Warranty Reimbursement submissions. …

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Added by Linda Snyder on February 10, 2020 at 1:00pm — No Comments

FIXED OPS DIGITAL // BOOTH #1521C // Caffeine ☕️ & Great SEO

Don't Miss Us at NADA 2020.

Fixed Ops Digital is excited to be exhibiting for our first time at this year's 2020 NADA SHOW in Las…

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Added by DealerELITE on February 10, 2020 at 12:10pm — No Comments

Helion Technologies Defines IT Best Practices for Dealers in New eBook

eBook shares specific guidelines on how to comply with new consumer data privacy laws and protect IT systems from cyber attacks

Timonium, MD –­ February 10, 2020 –­ Helion Technologies today released “IT Best Practices for Dealers,” a free eBook that gives specific guidelines for protecting dealerships’ systems and customer data. As…

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Added by Erik Nachbahr, CISSP on February 10, 2020 at 8:00am — No Comments

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