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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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Minnesota dealership overcharges law enforcement agencies for standard vehicles

Law enforcement agencies across Minnesota are looking over invoices and inspecting vehicles after the news that they maybe have been overcharged by a Fergus Falls dealer.

May 1, 2017
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Delray Beach Hyundai dealership burglarized twice in six months

A Hyundai dealership in Delray Beach, Florida, was burglarized on Wednesday night.

April 27, 2017
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Feb
21
2017
Auto Dealership Sued Over Allegations Of Bank Fraud And Racial Profiling

An auto dealership in Victorville, California is being sued by a former employee over allegations of systemic bank fraud and fostering a work environment rife with racial discrimination.

Feb. 21, 2017
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Dealer Group Lawsuit Against FCA Moves Forward

When the lawsuit was originally filed FCA responded in a press release.

Oct. 4, 2016
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Sonic Automotive Settles Lawsuit, Ends Ban on TrueCar

TrueCar has settled their lawsuit with Sonic Automotive. The result of this settlement could be very good news for TrueCar in the wake of their dissolved business relationship with AutoNation.

July 29, 2015
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BMW Using ‘No Sales Stores’ To Improve Customer Experience

While Tesla and Apple are widely known for their boutique gallery stores, BMW isn’t. The German automaker has actually been in the business of refining its retail setup for over three years and the result looks very familiar.

March 23, 2015
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117 Dealers Suing TrueCar For $250 Million Dollars

TrueCar is being sued by dealers, 117 of them. In NY District court, this group of dealers wants $250 million to make up for what they feel is lost revenue from TrueCar. But could this lead to an even larger lawsuit?

March 10, 2015
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Preventing Turnover: How Do You Hire For Your Store?

With a turnover rate of about 70 percent, dealerships are often hiring. The question of if theres’s a better way or how to find the best employees was addressed at NADA 2015. The DrivingSalesNews team spoke to an industry Thought Leader who feels that small changes can help dealers upgrade their hiring decisions and employee retention.

Feb. 5, 2015
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Ford Dealer in Minnesota Makes Local Teen Part of the Team

A Ford Store in Apple Valley Minnesota has made difference in the life of Jake Nelson. No, they didn’t get him a great deal on a Ford Mustang, however, they did help him become part of their team. Jake, a 17-year-old Apple Valley resident, has some disabilities and a real love of cars. What Apple […]

Oct. 28, 2014
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Oct
27
2014
Edmunds Tells DrivingSales News About Their “Haggling” Ad

In a report from last week, we shared a video news story about a controversial Edmunds commercial. In the ad, a grocery clerk pretended to “haggle” with customers over the price of food items. The clerk was meant to be mimicking the price negotiation, which can occur at retail automotive dealerships. Fast forward one week and […]

Oct. 27, 2014
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Jun
19
2014
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Showrooming: If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them

The new scary topic of the day is “showrooming.” For those of you not in the know, showrooming is the practice of shopping a competitor’s products online while standing in a retail store. Imagine a customer searching Amazon while at Best Buy, or perusing AutoTrader while waiting to have their car appraised. Now you get […]

June 19, 2014
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