It Just Got Easier to Track Consumers’ Offline Car Dealership Visits Commented on: 1 week ago (July 12, 2017)

If you are in market and indicating that by your online activity, you will likely receive digital marketing. Some of it can be useful. I say that as a consumer who has benefited from it during my...

Potential Lean Car Dealer Stocks Defy Customer Wants Commented on: 4 weeks ago (June 21, 2017)

Jimbo, you really nailed it.

He Stopped ‘Selling’ and Sold More Cars Commented on: 48 weeks ago (August 12, 2016)

This from a reader (who gave permission to post it here):

This article couldn’t be more correct and spot on. Back in 1994 I found a Chevy
dealer in southwestern Michigan having a...

Car-Sharing Concept Traces Roots to ’60s Counterculture Commented on: 1 year ago (July 16, 2016)

Kid in the photo. Not a "hippie." Just a young American in a white t shirt in the late 1960s who loved his music of the time. And there was some great stuff there to love. I was one of those 60s...

Mystery Shoppers Put Tesla Dealerships in Cellar – Again Commented on: 1 year ago (July 11, 2016)

A reader shares this via email:

Just wanted to point out that there is no such thing as a Tesla dealership. They are Tesla stores. It's not a third party. Also the one reason they don't...

Dealer of the Year Had Humble Start Commented on: 1 year ago (April 3, 2016)

I might point out, as the story mentions, her charity work and community service is extraordinary.

Hyundai’s Colossal Global Business Center a Go Commented on: 1 year ago (March 1, 2016)

Looks a tad out of scale compared with the rest of the surroundings.

Does Fiat Chrysler Employ Racketeers? Commented on: 1 year ago (January 19, 2016)

A reader writes:

As an ex-dealer you should know almost all the manufacturers do this, especially the high-lines BMW and Mercedes. The pressure on dealers is ridiculous. This has been going...

Shocking News: Dealers Don’t Give It Away Commented on: 1 year ago (January 4, 2016)

I recently bought a car, and indeed asked what the loan markup was. The F&I manager readily told me. (1%) I'm not sure my local supermarket or service station would be so forthcoming with...

More Dealer Effort Needed for Borderline Credit Cases Commented on: 1 year ago (November 12, 2015)

Even though the subprime mortgage industry collapsed because of so many bad loans, the auto-loan industry stayed relatively strong. Throughout the recession, the pay-back performance for vehicle...

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