WardsAuto e-Dealer 100 http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/71131/more en The Power of the Web http://wardsauto.com/power-web <div class="field-byline"> Cliff Banks </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Internet is getting to be old news now. This is our 8th Ward's e-100 issue and frankly, not much has changed since the beginning. Dealers still grapple with how to report or measure Internet sales. Responding to online leads quickly and effectively is an ongoing challenge — even for the dealerships on the Ward's ranking. We say it every year — response time is critical. The dealers on the list understand that, and while not perfect, they have developed and demand processes that enable them to interact with their customers online.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/power-web" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/power-web#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Dealers Industry 2008 WardsAuto e-Dealer 100 Dealer AutoNation Honda Toyota WardsAuto e-Dealer 100 Automotive Honda Toyota Tue, 01 Apr 2008 16:01:00 +0000 52255 at http://wardsauto.com Web's Ugly Side http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/webs-ugly-side <div class="field-byline"> Cliff Banks </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If you're not paying attention, the Internet can reach up and bite you without warning. The Husker Automotive Group learned this lesson recently when</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/webs-ugly-side" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/webs-ugly-side#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Dealers Industry Retail 2008 WardsAuto e-Dealer 100 Dealer BMW Retail WardsAuto e-Dealer 100 BMW Internet YouTube Tue, 01 Apr 2008 16:00:00 +0000 38822 at http://wardsauto.com Like a Relay Team http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/relay-team <div class="field-byline"> Cliff Banks </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Telephony is the first area Shaun Kniffin mentions when asked what three areas he considers most critical for dealers wanting to strengthen their Internet</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/relay-team" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/relay-team#comments Public News & Analysis Industry 2008 WardsAuto e-Dealer 100 WardsAuto e-Dealer 100 Internet Tue, 01 Apr 2008 16:00:00 +0000 39995 at http://wardsauto.com Internet Myths Are Debunked http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/internet-myths-are-debunked <div class="field-byline"> Steve Finlay </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Think again if your image of a typical Internet car shopper is someone in the market for a shiny new vehicle. The chances are more than twice as great</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/internet-myths-are-debunked" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/internet-myths-are-debunked#comments Public News & Analysis Dealers Industry Retail 2008 WardsAuto e-Dealer 100 Dealer Retail WardsAuto e-Dealer 100 Internet Sales Tue, 01 Apr 2008 16:00:00 +0000 44580 at http://wardsauto.com No Down Year for Paragon http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/no-down-year-paragon <div class="field-byline"> Cliff Banks </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Don't laugh when you read what Brian Benstock did a couple of years ago because most of you have been burned making similar moves. The question is, did</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/no-down-year-paragon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/no-down-year-paragon#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Industry Insights & Analysis 2008 WardsAuto e-Dealer 100 Data & Insights Honda Inventories WardsAuto e-Dealer 100 Honda Internet Inventory Sales Tue, 01 Apr 2008 16:00:00 +0000 45369 at http://wardsauto.com Your Dealership.com http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/your-dealershipcom <div class="field-byline"> David Kain </div> <div class="node-body article-body">You likely shop or research online with the expectation that the websites you visit will have the information you seek. When the sites you select don't</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/your-dealershipcom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/your-dealershipcom#comments Public News & Analysis Dealers Industry Retail 2008 WardsAuto e-Dealer 100 Dealer Retail WardsAuto e-Dealer 100 Internet Tue, 01 Apr 2008 16:00:00 +0000 49860 at http://wardsauto.com 10 Trends in '08 http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/10-trends-08 <div class="field-byline"> Cliff Banks </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One of the benefits of putting together the Ward's e-100 is that it gives us the ability to pinpoint new trends. And this year, there are several trends</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/10-trends-08" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-analysis/10-trends-08#comments Public News & Analysis Dealers Suppliers Industry Retail 2008 WardsAuto e-Dealer 100 Dealer ADP Retail WardsAuto e-Dealer 100 ADP Dealers Tue, 01 Apr 2008 16:00:00 +0000 52216 at http://wardsauto.com