September was quite the month. In just a handful of days, the automotive industry went from the acceptance of its downward spiral to a new reality of increased demand, higher pre-owned vehicle prices, and a need for more inventory. It’s another example of the indelible impact hurricanes can have on
Throughout November, we’re spotlighting the winners of Dealer Marketing Magazine‘s first-ever Acceleration Awards, which recognize automotive vendors that stand out by offering unique products and services for increasing dealership sales, maximizing efficiency, streamlining processes, and most importantly, rapidly increasing profitability. Today: Rapid Recon Rapid Recon Category: Reconditioning Workflow Accountability
Lawrenceville, GA — November 3, 2017 — Black Book, a division of Hearst Business Media that provides industry-leading used vehicle valuation and residual value forecast solutions, released its Used Vehicle Retention Index for October, with the Index increasing 0.6% MOM from 113.9 to 114.6, its second straight monthly increase dating back
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AutoBuy Expands to 8 Locations: Adesa and Manheim Partnerships Increase AutoBuy Inventory Stream to Nation’s Auto Dealers
West Palm Beach, FL — October 3, 2017 — AutoBuy, the disruptive car-buying company focused on delivering fresh, high-quality used vehicle inventory to dealers, today announced it has opened two new locations, bringing the company’s total bricks and mortar locations to eight, and increasing its buy/sell capacity by over 40%.
San Francisco — September 28, 2017 — Instamotor, the San Francisco-based online used car marketplace, announced today that it will allow automotive dealers and private sellers in California and Texas to list their available inventory for free on the company’s iOS, Android, and web platforms. By listing on Instamotor, dealers will
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Familiarity is often a dealer’s friend. You arrive at work at the same time, greet customers the same way, negotiate deals the same way, and leave work at the same time. This routine may even play into the cars you’re stocking on your lot. For example, a dealer who’s consistently able