Retail http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53305/more en Used-Car Marketing: Four Modern Strategies http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/used-car-marketing-four-modern-strategies <div class="field-byline"> Eric Weisbrot </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If you’re going to thrive, step it up. Here’s how.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/used-car-marketing-four-modern-strategies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/used-car-marketing-four-modern-strategies#comments Public Industry Voices Dealers North America U.S. Dealerships Remarketing Social Media Wed, 27 May 2015 11:12:00 +0000 1285211 at http://wardsauto.com Car Sharing Same as Bed Sharing? http://wardsauto.com/blog/car-sharing-same-bed-sharing <div class="node-body blog-body">Zipcar cofounder tells how she described the venture to early doubters. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/retail-front">Retail Front</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/car-sharing-same-bed-sharing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/car-sharing-same-bed-sharing#comments Blog Auto Makers Dealers Finance & Insurance Resource Center North America U.S. Auto Makers Dealerships Retail Retail Front Tue, 26 May 2015 11:40:00 +0000 1285221 at http://wardsauto.com Auto Dealers Set for Big Holiday Weekend http://wardsauto.com/dealers/auto-dealers-set-big-holiday-weekend <div class="node-body article-body">Selling used cars requires extra effort but offers higher yields, according to DealerSocket data on last year’s holiday. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealers/auto-dealers-set-big-holiday-weekend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealers/auto-dealers-set-big-holiday-weekend#comments Public Dealers North America U.S. Dealerships Retail Remarketing Fri, 22 May 2015 14:24:00 +0000 1285921 at http://wardsauto.com <p>S<strong>ales brisk during Memorial Day&rsquo;s extended weekend.</strong></p> Predictions and AutoNation’s Predicament at the Top http://wardsauto.com/dealers/predictions-and-autonation-s-predicament-top <div class="field-deck"> 2015 WardsAuto Megadealer 100 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Will Warren Buffett make a bid for the Hendrick auto dealership group?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealers/predictions-and-autonation-s-predicament-top" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealers/predictions-and-autonation-s-predicament-top#comments Public Dealers North America U.S. Dealerships 2015 WardsAuto Megadealer 100 Dealership Management Tue, 19 May 2015 11:04:00 +0000 1276771 at http://wardsauto.com Megadealers Leave Mark on Auto Industry http://wardsauto.com/dealers/megadealers-leave-mark-auto-industry <div class="field-byline"> Phil Villegas </div> <div class="field-deck"> 2015 WardsAuto Megadealer 100 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">An analysis for the 27th annual WardsAuto Megadealer 100 looks at how grand-scale auto retailing started and where it went. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealers/megadealers-leave-mark-auto-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealers/megadealers-leave-mark-auto-industry#comments Public Dealers North America U.S. Dealerships Retail 2015 WardsAuto Megadealer 100 Tue, 19 May 2015 10:35:00 +0000 1275611 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Rick</strong> <strong>Hendrick&rsquo;s group quick to adapt.&nbsp; &nbsp;</strong></p> Not Their Fault, But Many Millennials Become Credit Rejects http://wardsauto.com/finance-insurance-resource-center/not-their-fault-many-millennials-become-credit-rejects <div class="node-body article-body">Traditional credit scores are based on such things as mortgage, installment loan and credit-card payments. That’s a problem for Gen Y.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/finance-insurance-resource-center/not-their-fault-many-millennials-become-credit-rejects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/finance-insurance-resource-center/not-their-fault-many-millennials-become-credit-rejects#comments Public Dealers Finance & Insurance Resource Center North America U.S. Dealerships Retail Mon, 18 May 2015 17:35:00 +0000 1282571 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&ldquo;Tons of safe Millennials out there,&rdquo; Reemts says.</strong></p> What’s the Rush at Car Dealerships? http://wardsauto.com/finance-insurance-resource-center/what-s-rush-car-dealerships <div class="field-byline"> David Ruggles </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Let’s take a deep breath, slow down and stop the silliness.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/finance-insurance-resource-center/what-s-rush-car-dealerships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/finance-insurance-resource-center/what-s-rush-car-dealerships#comments Public Industry Voices Dealers Finance & Insurance Resource Center North America U.S. Dealerships Retail Mon, 18 May 2015 13:00:00 +0000 1279141 at http://wardsauto.com Lincoln Aspiring to Become Luxury Player in China http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/lincoln-aspiring-become-luxury-player-china <div class="field-byline"> Alysha Webb </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Lincoln must clear some hurdles if it hopes to succeed in China’s competitive luxury segment. Fortunately, it does have a head start with its enduring brand image.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/lincoln-aspiring-become-luxury-player-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/lincoln-aspiring-become-luxury-player-china#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific China Lincoln Globalization Internet Marketing Tariffs Fri, 15 May 2015 10:00:00 +0000 1276901 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&rsquo;56 Lincoln Continental displayed at Shanghai Auto Show in front of MKZ sedan on sale in China since November.</strong></p> New Small-Van Segment Finds Commercial Success http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/new-small-van-segment-finds-commercial-success <div class="field-byline"> Tom Beaman </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Car dealers played a big role in encouraging automakers to offer commercial vehicles that are smaller than the standard van.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/new-small-van-segment-finds-commercial-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/new-small-van-segment-finds-commercial-success#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Retail Fri, 15 May 2015 09:30:00 +0000 1277001 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Customized Chevy City Express on lot of Classic Chevrolet in Grapevine, TX.</strong></p> Car Dealers Can Cut Wasted Time http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/car-dealers-can-cut-wasted-time <div class="field-byline"> Mark Rikess </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Here are the biggest time wasters and what can be done to eliminate them.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/car-dealers-can-cut-wasted-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/car-dealers-can-cut-wasted-time#comments Public Industry Voices Dealers North America U.S. Dealerships Dealership Management Fri, 15 May 2015 08:30:00 +0000 1277861 at http://wardsauto.com