Dealers http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53467/more en September 2014 Sales Thread: Sales through Q3 Up 5.4% http://wardsauto.com/blog/september-2014-sales-thread <div class="node-body blog-body">Detroit companies were the three top-selling automakers in the U.S. in September, as Fiat-Chrysler outsold Toyota in the market for the first time in three years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/counting-cars">Counting Cars</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/september-2014-sales-thread" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/september-2014-sales-thread#comments Blog Data Center Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing North America Auto Makers Sales Results Counting Cars Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:35:00 +0000 1128181 at http://wardsauto.com Mitsubishi Charts Course for Recovery in Thailand http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/mitsubishi-charts-course-recovery-thailand <div class="node-body article-body">The automaker’s target of a 9% share of the Thai market in the current fiscal year would equate to 81,000 to 82,800 sales, down more than 20% from prior-year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/mitsubishi-charts-course-recovery-thailand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/management-strategy/mitsubishi-charts-course-recovery-thailand#comments Premium Management & Strategy Politics Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Thailand Mitsubishi Retail Sales Results Trade Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:59:00 +0000 1126711 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Automaker&rsquo;s marketing push includes free insurance, low-interest loans.</strong></p> The Dealer 5 | September 28, 2014 http://wardsauto.com/dealers/dealer-5-september-28-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">Lenders deploy remote repos; consumers return to market and Acura puts a Vicious song to use. Dealer news from WardsAuto and around the web.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealers/dealer-5-september-28-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealers/dealer-5-september-28-2014#comments Public Dealers U.S. Dealerships Retail Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:59:00 +0000 1126821 at http://wardsauto.com Toyota to Expand, Upgrade Retail Outlets in Malaysia http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/toyota-expand-upgrade-retail-outlets-malaysia <div class="node-body article-body">UMW Toyota says it will need more dealer showrooms to hit its target of a 15% market share.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/toyota-expand-upgrade-retail-outlets-malaysia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/toyota-expand-upgrade-retail-outlets-malaysia#comments Premium Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Malaysia Toyota Retail Sales & Marketing Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:29:00 +0000 1126601 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Demand for Toyota vehicles on rise in Malaysia.</strong></p> Dead Rockers Enliven Today’s Car Ads http://wardsauto.com/blog/dead-rockers-enliven-today-s-car-ads <div class="node-body blog-body">Acura draws pans, praise for TV spot featuring the voice of Sid Vicious </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/dead-rockers-enliven-today-s-car-ads" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/dead-rockers-enliven-today-s-car-ads#comments Blog Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing U.S. Acura Advertising Retail Front Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:56:00 +0000 1125151 at http://wardsauto.com Dealership Stresses Employee Togetherness http://wardsauto.com/dealers/dealership-stresses-employee-togetherness <div class="node-body article-body">Bozard Ford and Lincoln uses various ways to encourage worker interactions. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealers/dealership-stresses-employee-togetherness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealers/dealership-stresses-employee-togetherness#comments Public Dealers North America U.S. Dealerships Retail Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:02:00 +0000 1123511 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Dealership&#39;s monthly &ldquo;Rock Star Friday&rdquo; events honor existing employees and welcome new ones. </strong><br /> &nbsp;</p> Seven Ways to Lower Bond Premiums for Auto Dealers http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/seven-ways-lower-bond-premiums-auto-dealers <div class="field-byline"> Todd Bryant </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Highly rated personal credit scores and years of experience in the business are among the trump cards dealers can play to reduce bond premiums.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/seven-ways-lower-bond-premiums-auto-dealers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/seven-ways-lower-bond-premiums-auto-dealers#comments Public Industry Voices Management & Strategy Dealers U.S. Dealerships Finance Fri, 26 Sep 2014 12:11:00 +0000 1123641 at http://wardsauto.com The Dealer 5 | September 25, 2014 http://wardsauto.com/dealers/dealer-5-september-25-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">Dealer news from WardsAuto and around the web: Dealer robberies in San Francisco, Cadillac's New York State of Mind, China dealership gets some legs up on the competition ....</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealers/dealer-5-september-25-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealers/dealer-5-september-25-2014#comments Public Dealers Dealerships Thu, 25 Sep 2014 09:59:00 +0000 1124561 at http://wardsauto.com How to Turn Declined Service Into Repair Orders http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/how-turn-declined-service-repair-orders <div class="field-byline"> Lee Harkins </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Unduly pressuring customers doesn’t work, but a phone call can do the trick.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/how-turn-declined-service-repair-orders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/how-turn-declined-service-repair-orders#comments Public Industry Voices Dealers North America U.S. Fixed Operations Wed, 24 Sep 2014 12:13:00 +0000 1122741 at http://wardsauto.com Dealerships Flub Lots of Phone Calls http://wardsauto.com/dealers/dealerships-flub-lots-phone-calls <div class="node-body article-body">Study results indicate some callers are lucky the phone is even answered. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealers/dealerships-flub-lots-phone-calls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealers/dealerships-flub-lots-phone-calls#comments Public Dealers North America U.S. Dealerships Information Technology Tue, 23 Sep 2014 17:08:00 +0000 1123501 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&quot;Critical for auto industry,&quot; Zhao says.</strong></p>