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How to Boost Your Dealership’s CSI Score

July 27, 2021
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The Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI score) was initially implemented across services and operations as a method of measuring to what extent businesses were meeting customer needs. A car dealership or other business would close a deal and then issue a survey of calculated questions to assess customer satisfaction with the sales process, including customer service, knowledgeability, and closure.  What began...
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A Car Service Maintenance App Is Key to Protecting Your Lot During Extreme Summer Heat

July 13, 2021
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The Pacific Northwest and Western Canada experienced record-breaking heat waves in June, and they’re only going to continue as August approaches. Oregon reached an all-time high of 116 degrees Fahrenheit. Seattle also reported an all-time high of 108 degrees. This record breaking heat is especially problematic for car dealerships who invest in lots with over 1200 vehicles, all of which...
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IoT-Based Technology for Stolen Vehicle Recovery

June 14, 2021
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Car theft remains a huge problem for auto dealerships across the United States. In 2020, 873,080 vehicle thefts were reported to authorities, an almost 10 percent increase from the year before. Thieves regularly exploit vulnerabilities in keyless entry systems using sophisticated technology and can drive automobiles away in a matter of minutes. However, the emergence of the Internet of Things...
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How Elo GPS Can Help Turn Car Dealership Challenges into Opportunities

June 7, 2021
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Car dealerships across the country face a myriad of challenges. From lot maintenance to inventory management, there are a ton of tasks that owners and managers are responsible for on a daily basis. Investing in proper technology to streamline processes is the most effective and efficient way to tackle car dealership challenges while remaining focused on growth and profitability. In...
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How Connected Vehicle Technology Is Recouping COVID-19 Dealership Losses

May 25, 2021
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The global pandemic shifted the way the average American engaged in transportation. Employees were unable to commute to work by public transportation, and the closure of offices reduced commuting. Cars sat in driveways or were sold to pay rent, and incentives to purchase new vehicles disappeared. New car sales plummeted as mass layoffs ensued and disposable income depleted – leaving...
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How to Save Your Lot’s Batteries with a Smart Alert System

May 10, 2021
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When a car remains stationary for days or weeks on end, the battery’s charge starts to diminish. When the battery is unable to provide the electrical power to start the vehicle, it either requires a jumpstart to recharge or is outright drained. When you’re the manager of a dealership lot (or multiple), maintaining the health of hundreds of batteries can...
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How Inventory Tracking Software Streamlines Dealership Audits

April 30, 2021
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It’s a familiar scenario. You’re going about your daily business when your bank’s floor plan associate walks through the floor. Your heart starts racing as you unnecessarily crunch numbers in your head, hoping all inventory is in place and accounted for. While a dealership audit is nerve-wracking, advanced technology has made it easier than ever to streamline audits and ensure...
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What Is Geofencing Technology? How Businesses and Consumers Can Leverage Virtual Perimeters

April 5, 2021
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Have you ever been shopping in a mall only to later receive an ad on Facebook for the exact store you entered? How about when you attend a public event and get a notification prompting you to download their featured app? If you answered yes to either of these – or simply have a smartphone – you likely have already...
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How A Vehicle Recovery Device Can Help the State of Car Theft

March 22, 2021
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Car theft is a significant issue reported by the FBI annually. Even though auto theft had reduced by 43 percent between the years of 1991 and 2019, auto theft cases reported in 2020 have risen, according to the Insurance Information Institute. In 2020, cases of auto theft in the US were up by 9.2 percent, from 721,885 to 873,080 vehicles....
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5 Ways to Leverage Connected Vehicle Technology in the Automotive Industry

March 8, 2021
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Internet of Things (IoT) solutions have crept into just about every industry and corner of the world. Even the simplest of technologies, such as your vacuum, now have the capability to provide smartphone connectivity. But for the automotive industry, connected vehicle technology is driving a safer, more connected future while fueling a multi-billion-dollar movement.   Connected cars are a result of...
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