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IS YOUR SERVICE DEPARTMENT VERSED IN ELECTRIC VEHICLE MAINTENANCE?

August 9, 2022
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Electric vehicle sales have exploded on a year-by-year basis over the past half decade, and for good reason. Not only do electric vehicles save drivers thousands of dollars each year on gas costs—they also help owners save big on service and maintenance expenses. Electric vehicle powertrains have much fewer parts than their internal combustion counterparts. For example, electric vehicles do...
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HOW DOES A CAR TRADE-IN WORK? EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TRADING IN YOUR OLD VEHICLE

August 2, 2022
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The auto industry is no longer as stable as it was a few years ago. Due to new car supply shortages, the demand for used vehicles has skyrocketed. Used vehicles have never had more value and now might be the perfect time to consider selling. We’ll take you through the benefits of dealership car trade-ins and the disadvantages of selling...
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HOW A CAR BATTERY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM CAN SAVE YOUR DEALERSHIP THOUSANDS

July 26, 2022
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One of the most significant—yet often ignored—sources of lost income at a car dealership can be battery replacements. A vehicle’s battery charge starts to reduce when it sits on a lot without being started or driven for days or weeks at a time. Once the battery can no longer provide sufficient electricity to start the vehicle, it must either be...
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IS YOUR AUTOMOTIVE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM UP TO DATE?

July 19, 2022
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The automotive industry is undergoing significant changes and advancements as it continues to transition towards electric vehicles. Consumer trends are constantly changing, automotive technology is rapidly improving, and vehicle pricing fluctuates daily. These variables—and many others—can cause your automotive inventory management system to become out-of-date faster than ever before. What’s more, nearly 46 percent of small businesses don’t have a...
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Benefits of Offering Digital Dealership Insurance Coverage

July 12, 2022
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Over the last few years, the automotive industry has been experiencing a rapid shift toward digital car buying processes. End-to-end online car sales and used car buying apps have been gaining traction among younger generations. And with recent inventory shortages and low showroom foot traffic, these are unpredictable times for dealerships. One thing we know for sure moving forward is...
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4 Benefits of Implementing a Direct to Consumer Marketing Strategy

June 14, 2022
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Direct to consumer marketing is completely revolutionizing the way we buy products and services. Instead of relying on crowded retailer environments and expensive advertisements to sell a product, brands are leveraging the vast digital landscape to reach customers.  This marketing tactic isn’t just for selling subscription boxes and packaged mattresses—auto dealers can utilize direct to consumer (DTC) marketing to connect...
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Stay Prepared—What to do if Your Car Breaks Down

June 7, 2022
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We’ve all seen it, some of us have even experienced it first-hand—a driver parked on the side of the road, looking helpless as they stand beside their broken-down vehicle. It’s a situation no one wants to find themselves in.  But vehicle breakdowns happen. Instead of fretting about worst-case scenarios, the best thing you can do to ensure your safety and...
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How to Combat the Vehicle Inventory Shortage

June 1, 2022
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Whether you own a car dealership or simply own a car, you’re probably familiar with the semiconductor chip shortage that has been plaguing the automotive industry for the last couple of years. The chip shortage has had detrimental effects on the production of new cars in the US and experts don’t expect a full pre-pandemic recovery until 2023.  The federal...
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