Industry Voices http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/599491/more en Avoid Confusing Language in Arbitration Clauses http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/avoid-confusing-language-arbitration-clauses <div class="field-byline"> David R. Missimer </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Well-worded contract clauses can prevent complaints from escalating into class actions. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/avoid-confusing-language-arbitration-clauses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/avoid-confusing-language-arbitration-clauses#comments Public Industry Voices Retail Dealerships North America U.S. Dealerships Dealership Management Laws/Law Enforcement Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:11:00 +0000 1087921 at http://wardsauto.com How Dealers Can Make Things Just Ducky http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/how-dealers-can-make-things-just-ducky <div class="field-byline"> Tony Noland </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">September is when dealers need to work a little harder to accomplish desired retail results.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/how-dealers-can-make-things-just-ducky" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/how-dealers-can-make-things-just-ducky#comments Public Industry Voices Retail Dealerships North America U.S. Dealerships Dealership Management Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:30:00 +0000 1084101 at http://wardsauto.com Customers Demanding an IMDS? You Have Options http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/customers-demanding-imds-you-have-options <div class="field-byline"> Derrik Snider </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Most international automakers are participating in IMDS, and eventually the entire global auto industry will as well. That means compliance is a must for any supplier.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/customers-demanding-imds-you-have-options" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/customers-demanding-imds-you-have-options#comments Public Industry Voices Politics Auto Makers Supply Chain Suppliers World Auto Makers Suppliers Regulations Materials Supply Chain Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10:45:00 +0000 1072161 at http://wardsauto.com Fuel-Economy, Emissions Requirements Creating Hotbed for Vehicle Innovation http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/fuel-economy-emissions-requirements-creating-hotbed-vehicle-innovation <div class="field-byline"> Karl-Heinz Bauer </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Our customers and end consumers will continue to require a diverse portfolio of technologies and a more dedicated application of these technologies to meet their needs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/fuel-economy-emissions-requirements-creating-hotbed-vehicle-innovation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/fuel-economy-emissions-requirements-creating-hotbed-vehicle-innovation#comments Public Industry Voices Management & Strategy Supply Chain Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Product Development Supply Chain Turbocharger Fri, 08 Aug 2014 12:03:00 +0000 1080391 at http://wardsauto.com Quick Service a Must, No Matter How It’s Done http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/quick-service-must-no-matter-how-it-s-done <div class="field-byline"> Lee Harkins </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Dealers can offer express operations in all sorts of ways. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/quick-service-must-no-matter-how-it-s-done" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/quick-service-must-no-matter-how-it-s-done#comments Public Industry Voices Retail Dealerships North America U.S. Dealerships Fixed Operations Thu, 07 Aug 2014 12:07:00 +0000 1073741 at http://wardsauto.com So Many Regulations, So Little Time http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/so-many-regulations-so-little-time <div class="field-byline"> Terry Dortch </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Managers who learn about complying with regulations rarely become bad examples. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/so-many-regulations-so-little-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/so-many-regulations-so-little-time#comments Public Industry Voices Retail Dealerships North America U.S. Dealerships Dealership Management Laws/Law Enforcement Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:02:00 +0000 1057161 at http://wardsauto.com Four Steps to Increased Internet Sales http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/four-steps-increased-internet-sales <div class="field-byline"> Tamie Nuxoll </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Designated staffers, quick response time and relevancy matter, says a dealership’s Internet sales manager. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/four-steps-increased-internet-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/four-steps-increased-internet-sales#comments Public Industry Voices Retail Dealerships North America U.S. Dealerships Internet Marketing Thu, 17 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 1060751 at http://wardsauto.com Despite Initial Opposition, NAFTA Proven Winner for All http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/despite-initial-opposition-nafta-proven-winner-all <div class="field-byline"> Antonio Madero </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In October 2013, trade between NAFTA partners totaled $103.1 billion, up 4.5% from a year earlier, marking the first month in the pact’s history in which trade exceeded $100 billion in a single month.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/despite-initial-opposition-nafta-proven-winner-all" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/despite-initial-opposition-nafta-proven-winner-all#comments Public Industry Voices Politics North America North America - Regional Trade Wed, 16 Jul 2014 12:00:00 +0000 1056881 at http://wardsauto.com No Sale Left Behind http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/no-sale-left-behind <div class="field-byline"> Richard F. Libin </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Customers who say, “Let me think about it, I’ll be back” are potential sales waiting to happen.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/no-sale-left-behind" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/no-sale-left-behind#comments Public Industry Voices Retail Dealerships North America U.S. Dealerships Dealership Management Mon, 14 Jul 2014 12:19:00 +0000 1057231 at http://wardsauto.com Action Needed to Secure Jobs, Boost Competitiveness in Europe http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/action-needed-secure-jobs-boost-competitiveness-europe <div class="field-byline"> Stephen Odell </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Economic recovery is weak and gradual, unemployment remains stubbornly high and Europe faces a growing and acute economic challenge from other global regions. We will only deliver the full potential benefits of the Single Market if we set a genuinely new course for Europe.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/action-needed-secure-jobs-boost-competitiveness-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry-voices/action-needed-secure-jobs-boost-competitiveness-europe#comments Public Industry Voices Politics Auto Makers Europe - Regional Ford Trade Fri, 11 Jul 2014 09:07:00 +0000 1057151 at http://wardsauto.com