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What You Should Focus On Instead of Service Sales in the Final Quarter

What You Should Focus On Instead of Service Sales in the Final Quarter

Well into the last quarter of 2018, most service managers are looking at the DOC and wondering if they’re going to achieve their target. And if n…

How to win the BIG Pot of Money in Today’s New Car Game

How to win the BIG Pot of Money in Today’s New Car Game

This is a guest post from Brian Finkelmeyer, Senior Director of Business Development of vAuto.  He'll be speaking at the 2018 DrivingSales Ex…

Mercedes Celebrates New $1 Billion Electric Car Battery Plant

Mercedes Celebrates New $1 Billion Electric Car Battery Plant

On October 5, Mercedes Benz held a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the beginning of construction on a new $1 billion battery factory in Tuscaloosa, Al…

Understanding the Three Tiers of Automotive Marketing

Understanding the Three Tiers of Automotive Marketing

According to a recent study, U.S. advertisers spent more than $205 billion in 2017 alone. This means that although digital marketing is changing the face o…

How Much is Your BDC Agents Overtime Truly Costing Your Dealership

How Much is Your BDC Agents Overtime Truly Costing Your Dealership

Designing a pay plan focused primarily on commission on the dealer level is not uncommon; in fact, the entire premise of the pay plan is “the more ap…

VIDEO: Era of Uncertainty for Automotive, feat. Cliff Banks

This is a preview of my conversation with DrivingSales Member Cliff Banks that aired live on May 9, 2018. To listen to the complete conversation visit the podcast

For the last 100 or so years, five fundamental aspects of the industry have stayed relatively the same: Product, Manufacturers Distributors/Dealers, Buying Experience, Ownership Experience.

However, all signs point to change, serious change, and disruption. But when, and how? Who will be the winners? Who will be the losers? 

Cliff Banks, from TheBanksReport.com and a well-respected industry veteran and insider, sits down with me for a discussion around the forthcoming Era of Uncertainty, how the franchise dealership model will be affected, and what the real meaning is of the idea of "disruption" in the automotive industry.

Enjoy!

 

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