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Implementing New Tools in Fixed Ops

Implementing New Tools in Fixed Ops

    We spoke to Brandon Nixon, National Sales Director at Update Promise, to talk about implementing new tools in Fixed Ops and how you…

The Untapped Potential of the Infotainment for Dealers | KPI Cafe Season 4 Bonus 2

The Untapped Potential of the Infotainment for Dealers | KPI Cafe Season 4 Bonus 2

KPI Cafe Host Dane Saville dives into the untapped potential of the infotainment in each of your dealership's vehicles for sales and customer retention…

The Value of a Better Buying Experience

The Value of a Better Buying Experience

    We met with Steve Roessler, Vice President of Sales at DriveCentric, at NADA 2020 to discuss how dealerships can nail their customer experience…

Managing Remotely: the Daily Check-in

Managing Remotely: the Daily Check-in

In the last post of this series, we talked about the necessity of determining the activities that will get you the results when you have a team working rem…

Put Your Marketing Focus on Fixed Ops

Put Your Marketing Focus on Fixed Ops

March 2020 felt like the longest decade in modern history, didn’t it? In the automotive industry, dealerships in most states have gone from flour…

Now Coming to the Ring..... Amazon

Amazon is slowly making their transition into the Automotive Industry.  They have in depth Vehicle Detail Pages for almost every make and model.  These pages include, Reviews, MSRP, Color choices, Trim and style levels, IIHS safety inormation, and much more.

Amazon has just given us an amazing third party tool for evidence manuals.  These VDP pages with no pressure and loads of information are transparent and easily shared.  While there is something bigger in play here in the meantime they are a great resource to build rapport and gain some third party validation.

Jim Dykstra

Amazon is looming on the horizon with Jeff Bezos desperate to get into the car business. Allowing Amazon to sell new cars would create a nationwide competitor with virtually unlimited capital and a completely differnent objective - growing Amazon Prime members - than traditonal dealership's to grow sales, service & loyalty. Would Amazon open brick & mortar stores to service as well as sell? Amazon getting into the business raises myriad questions for franchised dealers as well as consumers.

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