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Infiniti tops prospect satisfaction ranking for second consecutive year

For the second year in a row, Infiniti has taken the top spot in a study on prospect satisfaction.

Pied Piper Management Co. released their study on Monday, measuring how effectively dealerships for different brands sell cars when shoppers visit their stores.

July 10, 2017
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Dealership Inventory Trends – Expert Opinions

One of the hottest issues In automotive retail right now is inventory management. Excess inventory is an issue that has presented itself all across the nation.

July 5, 2017
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GM expecting $1 billion more than initial estimate for Opel sale

Chuck Stevens, General Motor’s CFO, said on Monday that the automaker is now expecting $5.5 billion for their sale of Opel to PSA Group, up from the initial estimate of $4.5 billion. According to Stevens, the increase is due to “additional costs associated with the deal.”

June 27, 2017
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On Trust: The Value of the Emotional Buyer

AMCI, a global automotive consulting agency that specializes in “getting results for the world’s most influential automotive brands,” noticed the discrepancy between customer loyalty in non-automotive and automotive brands and wanted to know why the auto industry was so behind.

June 19, 2017
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Michigan dealership goes viral for response to panhandler

A Honda dealership near Brighton, Michigan went viral on Tuesday with their response to a panhandler, with several photos circulating on social media and one post making it to the top of Reddit’s front page

June 14, 2017
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Spear phishers luring dealership employees to take the bait

In the last few weeks, spear phishing hackers have been hard at work planting malware in social media posts “designed to lure employees of organizations to click” on their posts, Helion Automotive Technologies warned.

June 13, 2017
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Waymo begins testing self-driving cars in an effort to reassure the public of safety

In an effort to combat public wariness, Waymo is beginning a free ride test for the public in Phoenix, Arizona with their Early Rider Program, using driverless Lexus SUVs and Chrysler Pacifica minivans for the test rides.

May 16, 2017
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April Dealership Digital Marketing Report

The April Dealership Digital Marketing Report is here and it’s showing us some valuable insights on website engagement.

May 15, 2017
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BMW Falling Behind as Markets Shift Towards Electric Cars

As reported by Automotive News, BMW recently held a “combination pep rally/horror film” for some 14,000 of their employees in Munich, hoping to scare their employees into caring about electric vehicles.

April 26, 2017
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March Dealership Digital Marketing Report

The March Dealership Digital Marketing Report is here and it’s showing us some valuable insights on website engagement.

This report compares March 2016 to March 2017, showing us how this web engagement is growing and changing.

April 17, 2017
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Grand Theft Auto Is Training Your Self-Driving Car

Grand Theft Auto V is a simulation platform that engineers and researchers are using to train and test the machines that will one day take control of your mini-van. Sound frightening? But experts say you shouldn’t be worried.

April 17, 2017
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Ford’s Updated 2018 Explorer To Arrive At Dealerships This Fall

Ford announced updates to its 2018 Explorer to appeal to American consumers who increasingly favor SUVs over other vehicles.

April 11, 2017
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