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The Scalability of Electric Vehicles in the U.S.

The Scalability of Electric Vehicles in the U.S.

Electric vehicles are nothing new.  In fact, the first mass-produced electric car was a Studebaker released in 1902.  In the past few years, elec…

The Scalability of Electric Vehicles

The Scalability of Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicles are nothing new.  In fact, the first mass-produced electric car was a Studebaker released in 1902.  In the past few years, elec…

How is Your 'Why Buy Here' Messaging?

How is Your 'Why Buy Here' Messaging?

What type of 'Why Buy Here' messaging are you using to drive in customers? Watch the video to learn more.   …

Announcing the DSES Breakout Speakers for 2019

Announcing the DSES Breakout Speakers for 2019

    The 10th anniversary of DrivingSales Executive Summit is October 6-8 in Las Vegas.  We are excited to announce this year&#3…

Millennials Aren't Abandoning Brick and Mortar

Millennials Aren't Abandoning Brick and Mortar

According to a new article by Automotive News, young car shoppers are not ditching the dealership. Online shopping trends are continually growing but for l…

Tips for Sourcing Cars

Tips for Sourcing Cars

Tim Scoutelas, Director of Strategic Accounts at MAX Digital, discusses the best ways for your store to source vehicles. Learn how to save money …

Convert Lookers into Buyers

Convert Lookers into Buyers

YouTube is not just for watching cat videos. According to this article from Google, “90% of people say they discover new brands or products on Y…

The Ever Evolving VDP

The Ever Evolving VDP

  Tim Scoutelas, Director of Strategic Accounts at MAX Digital, talks about the ever evolving VDP. Watch the video to learn why it is changin…

Amy Hughes Talks Targeted Marketing

Amy Hughes Talks Targeted Marketing

      Amy Hughes, Sr. Director of Dealer Intelligence for Experian Automotive, has some unique insights into the reasons that peopl…

The Service Sweet Spot

The Service Sweet Spot

Experian Automotive’s most recent market trends data for VIO, or Vehicles in Operation, tells the story of the total number of vehicles currently on …

DSES: We're on a Collision Course with Branding

DSES: We're on a Collision Course with Branding

This is a guest blog by Paul J Daly, Creative Director at Congruent. He is speaking at the DrivingSales Executive Summit on A Crash Course in …

4 Facebook Advertising Strategies You Need to Utilize

4 Facebook Advertising Strategies You Need to Utilize

This is a guest blog by Silvia Potempa, Social Media Manager at Saxton Horne. She is speaking at the DrivingSales Executive Summit on 4 Facebook Ad…

The Future of Artificial Intelligence

The Future of Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence. It’s the buzzword of the year in automotive! It’s used on multiple ends of automotive journey. It’s the technolo…

Labor Day Online Sales Predictions

Labor Day Online Sales Predictions

We’re coming up on a three day weekend thanks to Labor Day, America’s 3rd favorite holiday! Behind Christmas and Memorial Day, Labor day excite…

Weekly Forum Recap

Weekly Forum Recap

Technology is always changing…. Google analytics is no different. There are always new programs and certifications coming out. Chris Leslie…

Weekly Blog Recap

Weekly Blog Recap

It’s time for another weekly blog recap. Today I’ll be recapping blogs about where to spend your marketing budget, Millennial problem …

VIDEO: Increasing Dealer Rights Over OEM's

VIDEO: Increasing Dealer Rights Over OEM's

The California New Car Dealers Association is fighting for more dealer rights when it comes to manufacturer mandated rules. They are the main spon…

Millennial Problem Solvers: How to Lead the New Generation to Their Success and Yours

Millennial Problem Solvers: How to Lead the New Generation to Their Success and Yours

This is a guest blog by  Nicolle Lamb, SVP Client Services at Dealer Inspire. She is speaking at the DrivingSales Executive Summit on Millennial Pr…

Weekly Forum Recap

Weekly Forum Recap

Every Wednesday I’ll be posting a recap of our forum discussions! This week three forum posts with some good back and forth caught my eye. Fir…

DSES 2018: How to Win the Fixed Ops Talent War

DSES 2018: How to Win the Fixed Ops Talent War

This a guest blog written by Dave Druzynski, Chief People Officer, Auto/Mate. He is a breakout speaker at the 2018 DrivingSales Executive Summit un…

DrivingSales Weekly Blog Recap

DrivingSales Weekly Blog Recap

Every Friday I will be doing a weekly recap of the best blogs … get ready for 90 seconds of information! Subi Ghosh, Senior Director of Dea…

Everything you Need to Know About Gen-X Leaders

Everything you Need to Know About Gen-X Leaders

Baby Boomers are on their way out. That means Millennials are the next in charge right? WRONG. There’s an entire generation in between …

The Car Generation Z Will be Known For

The Car Generation Z Will be Known For

If Generation Z-ers aren’t on your mind yet, they will be. By 2020 they are expected to make up 25-percent of the Nations population. And that me…

Delivering a Car Buying Experience Your Customers Want

Delivering a Car Buying Experience Your Customers Want

The traditional 12-step "Road to the Sale" guidelines are out, and the Path to the Customer Purchase is in. In a DrivingSales Webinar,&nbs…

DSES Speaker Introduction: Katie Wagner

DSES Speaker Introduction: Katie Wagner

The DrivingSales Executive Summit is nearly two months out. To get you ready for the conference, we're giving you a taste of the presentations eac…

Are You Ready to Start Selling Flying Cars?

Are You Ready to Start Selling Flying Cars?

While electric and autonomous vehicles remain in development, Germany is pushing the envelope when it comes to futuristic tech: exploring the possibility o…

DrivingSales Announces Media Sponsors for 2018 DrivingSales Executive Summit #DSES

DrivingSales Announces Media Sponsors for 2018 DrivingSales Executive Summit #DSES

Media outlets from around the automotive industry show their support for the DrivingSales Executive Summit #DSES 8/8/2018 - Salt Lake City, UT. -- Drivi…

The Key for Women to Land More Leadership Positions

The Key for Women to Land More Leadership Positions

Women aren’t even represented by 1 in 5 employees inside the dealership world. And that number is even smaller when it comes to women in posi…

Tips to Hiring Sales People From an Industry Expert

Tips to Hiring Sales People From an Industry Expert

It’s a common question, are salespeople born or made? According to one automotive VP It’s a little of both. But one is more impor…

Industry Experts Predict Decreased July Sales

Industry Experts Predict Decreased July Sales

Although official numbers aren’t in yet, new car sales for July are expected to be lower this year than they were last year. The July LMC Automoti…

Augmented Reality Advertising

Augmented Reality Advertising

Soon there will be new ways for you to advertise on a few platforms that will create an experience for customers using augmented reality (AR). Recen…

#DontTaxMyRide

#DontTaxMyRide

Automotive manufacturers in the United States are protesting potential tariffs and taxes on imported auto parts with the hashtag #DontTaxMyRide. The…

AIADA's Cody Lusk Testifies at Commerce Investigation Hearing

AIADA's Cody Lusk Testifies at Commerce Investigation Hearing

Today the President and CEO of the American International Automobile Dealers Association (AIADA) testified in front of the U.S. Department of Commernce&nbs…

Actor Mark Wahlberg now Owns a Dealership

Actor Mark Wahlberg now Owns a Dealership

In a move to grow his business portfolio, Marky Mark Wahlberg is breaking into the automotive world with a dealership in Columbus, Ohio. Yes, you read that…

Searching for Fresh Talent in the Automotive Industry

Searching for Fresh Talent in the Automotive Industry

For today’s story auto manufacturers are looking to track down its next generation of employees, as a key section of its workforce ages and retir…

CDK Global to Acquire ELEAD1ONE

CDK Global to Acquire ELEAD1ONE

CDK Global has officially announced today that they have bought EleadOne. Over the weekend there were rumors this was going to happen. But this mornin…

Women Offering Support in the Workplace

Women Offering Support in the Workplace

Times are changing inside the automotive industry. From increasing technology to an increase of women being hired. In this edition of Women In Autom…

Are Millennials Killing The Car Industry?

Are Millennials Killing The Car Industry?

Where have all the drivers gone? Something shifted with regards to our driving behaviors during the mid 2000's and we simply started driving less even …

BMW Partners With Veterans and Camp Pendleton

BMW Partners With Veterans and Camp Pendleton

A new program is helping our Nation’s Veteran’s get jobs… AND it’s helping the automotive service labor shortage at the same …

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