Industry Voices http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/599491/more en How Dealers Can Cope With Disasters http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/how-dealers-can-cope-disasters <div class="field-byline"> Clint Fransen </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Dealers who have been through disasters say the worst thing to do is to underestimate the damage that can occur. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/how-dealers-can-cope-disasters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/how-dealers-can-cope-disasters#comments Public Industry Voices Dealers North America Retail U.S. Dealer IdeaXChange Miscellaneous Dealerships Retail Fri, 20 Nov 2015 12:49:00 +0000 1392371 at http://wardsauto.com How Surety Bond Claims Can Destroy Your Auto Dealership http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/how-surety-bond-claims-can-destroy-your-auto-dealership <div class="field-byline"> Eric Halsey </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When a claim goes through, the repercussions are serious.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/how-surety-bond-claims-can-destroy-your-auto-dealership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/how-surety-bond-claims-can-destroy-your-auto-dealership#comments Public Industry Voices Management & Strategy Dealers North America Industry U.S. Dealer IdeaXChange Miscellaneous Dealerships Dealership Management Wed, 18 Nov 2015 11:33:00 +0000 1399871 at http://wardsauto.com ‘Credit Invisibility’ Blocks Would-Be Car Buyers http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/credit-invisibility-blocks-would-be-car-buyers <div class="field-byline"> Greg Rable </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Alternative reporting agencies look at different things to assess creditworthiness. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/credit-invisibility-blocks-would-be-car-buyers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/credit-invisibility-blocks-would-be-car-buyers#comments Public Industry Voices Dealers Finance & Insurance Resource Center North America F & I Retail U.S. Dealer IdeaXChange Miscellaneous Dealerships Retail Tue, 17 Nov 2015 11:58:00 +0000 1387411 at http://wardsauto.com Cuban-American Dealer Success Story http://wardsauto.com/dealer/cuban-american-dealer-success-story <div class="field-byline"> Lillie Guyer </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INSIDE VIEW</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mario Murgado, a Cuban immigrant who became a megadealer, in his own words shares his business philosophy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealer/cuban-american-dealer-success-story" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealer/cuban-american-dealer-success-story#comments Public Industry Voices Dealers Retail U.S. Dealer IdeaXChange Dealerships Retail Mon, 16 Nov 2015 12:33:00 +0000 1392341 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Mario Murgado</strong></p> Auto Dealer Bond Renewal: Avoid These Mistakes and Do It Right http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/auto-dealer-bond-renewal-avoid-these-mistakes-and-do-it-right <div class="field-byline"> Vic Lance </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Dealers who wait too late to renew or don’t have their finances in order may have to pay higher bond rates.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/auto-dealer-bond-renewal-avoid-these-mistakes-and-do-it-right" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/auto-dealer-bond-renewal-avoid-these-mistakes-and-do-it-right#comments Public Industry Voices Management & Strategy Dealers North America Industry U.S. Dealer IdeaXChange Miscellaneous Dealerships Dealership Management Fri, 13 Nov 2015 12:33:00 +0000 1396991 at http://wardsauto.com A Fall of Extremes for Automotive Enthusiasts http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/fall-extremes-automotive-enthusiasts <div class="field-byline"> Theo Nissim </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">VW’s diesel scandal put a damper on things at the recent Frankfurt show, but the controversy won’t kill the love affair between man and machine.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/fall-extremes-automotive-enthusiasts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/fall-extremes-automotive-enthusiasts#comments Public Industry Voices Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology North America Industry Diesel U.S. Germany Technology IdeaXChange Miscellaneous Volkswagen Diesel Future Products Thu, 12 Nov 2015 13:00:00 +0000 1398361 at http://wardsauto.com The New Connected Car http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/new-connected-car <div class="field-byline"> Aashish Dalal </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The interaction between technology and driver has to be frictionless, maximizing safety, while also assisting driving. The interface has to be carefully thought through and tested in order for car manufacturers to get it just right.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/new-connected-car" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/new-connected-car#comments Public Industry Voices Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Industry HMI U.S. Technology IdeaXChange Miscellaneous Auto Makers Suppliers Internet Tue, 10 Nov 2015 12:22:00 +0000 1393741 at http://wardsauto.com Prepare for Successful 2016 by Implementing Proven SEO Tactics Now http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/prepare-successful-2016-implementing-proven-seo-tactics-now <div class="field-byline"> Peter Bruhn </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One of the website basics is to write unique content that explains who you are, what makes you special or different, what products and services you sell and anything else that makes you stand out from the competition.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/prepare-successful-2016-implementing-proven-seo-tactics-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/prepare-successful-2016-implementing-proven-seo-tactics-now#comments Public Industry Voices Dealers Sales & Marketing Digital Marketing Industry U.S. Dealer IdeaXChange Dealerships Internet Marketing Mon, 09 Nov 2015 12:33:00 +0000 1384411 at http://wardsauto.com Wharton MBAs Aim to Revolutionize Auto Retailing http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/wharton-mbas-aim-revolutionize-auto-retailing <div class="field-byline"> John Possumato </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Dealers rarely use geo-targeting and geo-fencing marketing. That may change soon.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/wharton-mbas-aim-revolutionize-auto-retailing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/wharton-mbas-aim-revolutionize-auto-retailing#comments Public Industry Voices Dealers North America Digital Marketing U.S. Dealer IdeaXChange Miscellaneous Dealerships Information Technology Internet Marketing Fri, 06 Nov 2015 12:44:00 +0000 1387371 at http://wardsauto.com Embracing Diversity Can Turn Automakers Into Mobility Leaders http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/embracing-diversity-can-turn-automakers-mobility-leaders <div class="field-byline"> Juncal Garrido </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The distinctive profile of the automotive executive may well be a factor in the industry’s success to date. Yet there are elements in this profile that may hinder – rather than enable – fundamental transformation. Today’s “car guys” need to evolve.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/embracing-diversity-can-turn-automakers-mobility-leaders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/ideaxchange/embracing-diversity-can-turn-automakers-mobility-leaders#comments Public Industry Voices Auto Makers Management & Strategy Europe Vehicles & Technology North America Europe - Regional Industry HMI U.S. Technology IdeaXChange Miscellaneous Auto Makers Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Labor & Human Resources Wed, 04 Nov 2015 12:24:00 +0000 1388921 at http://wardsauto.com