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Lenders must lend or drivers won't drive

Lenders must lend or drivers won't drive

In my opinion, sub prime customers are being considered more risky by the lenders that once targeted them. Even traditional co-signers are proving not to b…

4 Reasons to Improve CRM Utilization in 2017

4 Reasons to Improve CRM Utilization in 2017

Yes, dealers are creating a tremendous amount of data. The problem is, most of it is junk. Data is like this 1958 Tops Baseball Card complete set. You have…

Your Car Repair Shop Should Appeal To Parents Whether It is At a Dealership or Privately Owned

Your Car Repair Shop Should Appeal To Parents Whether It is At a Dealership or Privately Owned

Running an auto repair means that you have to take care of all kinds of details including scheduling, discipline, and customer service. Giving a customer t…

6 more reasons why we MUST move Techs to $40 to $50 an hour soon

6 more reasons why we MUST move Techs to $40 to $50 an hour soon

If you have followed my published articles in the past about retaining Techs (based on being a former dealership Fixed Ops Manager and my 17 years of r…

Auto/Mate Names Patrick Reilly as New Head of Marketing

Auto/Mate Names Patrick Reilly as New Head of Marketing

ALBANY, NY, UNITED STATES, December 5, 2016 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Auto/Mate Dealership Systems announced today that Patrick Reilly has joined its team …

hybrid-parking-onlySaw this at a hotel in Napa Valley, CA. I first thought it was a joke until an employee walked up and said, "Yep, had to have a Corolla towed last month." When I pointed out that the Corolla was not only a very fuel efficient vehicle but also required a lower amount of CO2 emissions to put on the road during its building process, the hotel employee said, "That may be true, but it's the hybrid movement that we're supporting, not the fuel economy." I thought he was joking. I chuckled. He didn't chuckle back. At this point, a little dismayed, I asked, "So what if I were to park an all-electric vehicle here. Technically, it's not a hybrid and falls under the 'All non-hybrid vehicles will be towed' rule." He thought about it for a moment and said, "Let me go ask the front desk." "Don't bother," I said before jumping into my V8, 4x4 Jeep Grand Cherokee. * * * Read more offbeat automotive news on the Blinker Fluid Blog at Driving Sales. Image Source: Fixr

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