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Have you got on the VR bus, yet?

Have you got on the VR bus, yet?

  In a world where the internet sells cars, and videos are a huge part of this - have you got on the bus of using Virtual Reality to sell vehic…

So What is A Dealer Processing Fee?

So What is A Dealer Processing Fee?

At one time or another, we have been asked by a customer "what the dealer processing fee is?" to which most everyone would give a different …

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At A Glance:   A hotel with contemporary and sleek design, Hampton Inn Long Island/Commack is conveniently located nearby business areas and attra…

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Service managers and fixed ops directors, this one is for you. Anyone who has had a role in service management knows how lonely it often is. You&rsq…

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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