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Debunking Common Myths About Cold Weather Car Maintenance

December 7, 2021
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Cold weather car maintenance tips often get passed on like a game of telephone. Your father teaches you to pull your wiper blades up and away from your car during freezing temperatures, or your friend tells you that turning off your heater can save gas mileage. Over time, some of these misconceptions become widely accepted as the truth.  Though taking...
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Automotive Industry Outlook: The Biggest Challenges Dealerships Will Face in 2022

December 1, 2021
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Dealerships are ramping up production, increasing vehicle sales, investing in electric vehicle production sites, and gearing up for the next phase of the auto industry. However, while dealerships are peeling out of the economic decline and heading down a new path of growth, they may not be in the clear just yet. Industry trends both new and old are reshaping...
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Direct Automotive Marketing: A New Way to Drive Dealership Revenue

September 27, 2021
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Each year, dealerships pour hundreds of thousands of dollars into automotive marketing strategies in the form of television advertisements, organic search marketing, banner ads, and more.  The typical franchised dealership spends $554,292 on advertising each year, allocating over 90 percent of their budget to car sales, which are responsible for less than 52 percent of a dealership’s overall revenue.  These...
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Connected Vehicles and the Features Customers Are Looking For Most

September 13, 2021
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Gone are the day’s when drivers settled for cars that got them from point A to point B. Today’s drivers want connected vehicles with features just as sophisticated as their smartphones.  They want to navigate through their Spotify playlists just as easily as they navigate the road. They want hands-free driving while they drink their coffee on their way to...
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Vehicle Maintenance Software Is Changing the Way Drivers Approach Car Service

August 16, 2021
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Many drivers are “rolling a dice” on their way to work as the average vehicle has three parts functioning below standards. While assessing vehicle health can often be a guessing game, vehicle maintenance software is transforming the way we approach car maintenance.  Humidity, temperature, ratio of night to day driving, tow weight, road quality, and any number of driving conditions...
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Your Ultimate Summer Car Care Checklist

June 1, 2021
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According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, the highest number of fatal accidents occur from July to September. This can be attributed to a number of factors including distracted driving, driving under the influence, and even neglected car maintenance. Summer road trips, off-roading, and extreme weather conditions can wear and tear your vehicle. Before packing up for the beach or...
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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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Your Guide to Car Warning Light Symbols and the Technology Ready to Help

May 18, 2021
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Keeping a car running in pristine condition requires periodic repairs and the occasional scheduled maintenance appointment. More often than not, your vehicle will notify you of any service that it needs to continue performing optimally. Its dashboard contains dozens of lights. When illuminated, each will alert you of an internal mechanism that may need professional attention. While not all these...
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The Penny Test for Tires: What It Is and Why It’s Critical for Tire Maintenance

April 26, 2021
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After months of prolonged lockdowns and desolate highways, the total number of miles driven across the U.S. surged in March 2021 compared to the same time last year, according to new data from Metromile. As driving behaviors start to return to pre-pandemic levels, it’s important that drivers pay close attention to the maintenance they neglected over the last year, beginning...
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5 Ways a GPS Location Tracking Device Can Monitor the Safety of Drivers

March 29, 2021
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Millions of drivers are on the road, all with varying degrees of spatial awareness, reaction times, and attention. While you can’t predict or control the behavior of other drivers, you can take preventative measures in your own life. Installing a GPS vehicle tracking device can assist in analyzing various driving metrics to monitor how your loved one’s safety and driving...
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