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social media ads.....what works?

social media ads.....what works?

 Lets talk a little about social media. The dealership that I have worked at has always focused on Facebook in this area. We would do a dail…

3 Proven Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses

3 Proven Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses

One of the most important things that small businesses need is a marketing strategy that is affordable and produces a high return on investment. There are …

Be More Than A Salesperson

Be More Than A Salesperson

Ease the anxiety and create an experience that is stress-free, encouraging and hopefully ends with sending them home in a new set of wheels. Leverage the …

Car Sales Advice For New Salespeople

Car Sales Advice For New Salespeople

When I started selling cars five and a half years ago there were 3 pieces of advice given to me that have helped me succeed in this business. I want to sha…

5 Avoidable Ways that Car Dealerships Can Reduce Staff or Customer Injuries and Liability

5 Avoidable Ways that Car Dealerships Can Reduce Staff or Customer Injuries and Liability

The National Automotive Dealer Association (NADA) data for 2016, revealed that there are 16,708 franchised dealerships in the United States, who sold a rec…

Green Alternative for Gasoline and Diesel Cars

​There is a push with automakers to have the greenest vehicles around. There are many advances in technology that allow cars to get better fuel consumption than ever.

However, it can always be better. There are limitations that are associated with each of the "green" vehicle choices. But, there are also many, many positives to each as well.

Take the electric car for example. There is no fuel consumption at all, even though the car can only go in short bursts before it runs out of energy. So, long trips are out of the question.

The electric car is limited to how fast it can go. Its top speed may only be 60 MPH. This seems pathetic, especially when you take into account that petrol powered vehicles can go much faster than that. However, there is instant power to the wheels because there is no gasoline engine that has to rev up in an electric car. This may help make up for the lack of a high top speed.

The recharging time associated with an electric car can make some people cringe. It may take several hours to recharge a battery pack like the ones found on electric cars. However, when you think about how technology is constantly paving the way to the future of the automobile, you realize that it is just a matter of time before they nail recharging and driving at the same time.

Each "green" car has its own positives and negatives, but with dwindling crude oil supplies, the wave of the future is the "green" car. It's just a matter of time before our electric cars will be recharged by a never-ending power supply. Namely, the sun.

About the Author: Pat McKemy is the Owner of First Call Auto Glass, a reputed windshield repair and replacement shop located in Oceanside, CA. Pat and the First Class team are known for their ‘Safety First’ approach to their auto windshield replacement, repair and installation services.

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