Jim Ziegler

Ward's Correspondent, WardsAuto

Jim Ziegler, president of Ziegler Supersystems, is a trainer, commentator and public speaker on dealership issues.

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Feb 18, 2015

Mexican-Owned U.S. Dealerships Raise Questions

It’s unclear how will Nissan’s plan will affect its existing dealers, but Jim Ziegler is worried for them....More
Dec 30, 2014

AutoNation Reinvents Itself, Again

The country’s No.1 dealership chain invests in an ambitious initiative to generate its own sales leads, not buy other’s....More
Nov 12, 2014

We’re Not Going to Take It Anymore

Some consumer car-buying website companies want to do business with the dealers they scorn....More
Oct 14, 2014

Serial Cadillac Buyer Miffed at GM’s Luxury Brand

Must U.S. luxury brands act like German counterparts to beat them in America?....More
Sep 15, 2014

Who’s Afraid of Elon Musk?

And the answer is: Just about everybody....More
Jul 29, 2014

Go Mobile or Go Home

Dealers should realize people are engrossed with their smartphones....More
Jul 01, 2014

GM Blues, Sergio Walks the Line, 97-Month Loans

Where do you begin with the telling of these crazy stories?....More
May 27, 2014

Can GM Get Its Mojo Back?

Recalls deliver body blows to potential conquest sales....More
Apr 28, 2014

Stonewall Mike Jackson Takes a Stand

The CEO of AutoNation says the largest dealership chain in the country might start generating its own sales leads, rather than relying on others....More
Mar 19, 2014

I’ve Seen This Movie Before

Another automaker faces safety allegations about what was known and when....More
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