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Are you a seasoned special finance professional with a verifiable track record? This is an outstanding opportunity to continue a rewarding career in the automotive sales industry. If you are motivated and driven by a culture where your pay is a by-product of your efforts, this Special Finance Manager position might be your greatest job opportunity.
A Midwest dealership has a highly successful store selling more than 100 units per month and will be expanding to open a special…Continue
What is the Controller's Counsel?
A group of individuals focused on the health and performance of the dealership, who wish to assist the dealership in growth through profitability by generating additional revenue opportunities, restricting expense escalation, or through expansion of operations, all while focusing on reducing turnover and the costs associated with turnover through the exchange of current advice. The Controller's Counsel is scheduled to launch on July 6,…Continue
Welcome to this week's edition of Black Book Market Insights, with in-depth analysis of used car and truck valuation trends and insights straight from the auction lanes. Click here to download the full report.
In this week’s report, the Black Book editorial team reports on data trends straight from the auction lanes that may be showing signs of a tired tax season. Comments from the lanes and data show that used vehicle…
My son is 20 yrs old and just got bonded and started his small car lot a month ago. Mistake or success? He was in college and dropped out for the car biz. I taught him about credit and he started building it at 18 and maybe that was a mistake as a father as he would probably be in school still. Thoughts? He seems to be doing things successfully and selling cars. He has not gotten a website just a face book page and it is working. He is a unconventional dealer but maybe the new generation of…Continue
Born in the late '80s and early '90s, Gen Y, accounts for about 21 percent of the total population, and 40 percent of the car-buying population. And this doesn't even account for who they are influencing. They are the most influential car buying population after the baby boom. Not only do they influence other Gen Y buyers, but they also influence their parents.
We have seen an interesting shift in buying dynamics over the past few years. While Gen X turned to their parents for advice…Continue
I JUST OPENED A SMALL RETAIL USED CAR OPERATION IN LONGWOOD,FL. AND WOULD LIKE FEED BACK
ON POSTING RETAIL PRICES ON MY WEBSITE AND CRAIGSLIST. WHAT IS THE CONSENSUS. POST CONTACT
DEALER OR PUT RETAIL PRICES ON WEBSITE AND CRAIGSLIST?
I JUST OPENED 2 WEEKS AGO AND AM ON VERY TIGHT MARKETING BUDGET SO IF ANYONE OUT THERE
COULD GIVE INSIGHT ON WHAT HAS BEEN EFFECTIVE TOOL TO GET PHONES RINGING AND PEOPLE ON THE LOT?
I am seeking suggestions on warranty companies who service VW and Audi units. thanks
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First off, just wanted to formally introduce myself and give a little bit of a background as to how I became a dealer. My name is Murad and I am 28 years old residing in NYC. I've operated my family's business of automotive repair for the past 13…Continue
Hello,We are independent dealer in Nashville Tennessee area, we have some cars on the lot with rebuilt titles but I currently signed up with United Auto Credit, unfortunately they don't finance rebuilt title. Any information will be very helpful.Continue
Hello everyone. I would like to thank anyone who comments to this first and foremost. I am a one week old dealer and have several questions as you might already have guessed. My dealership specializes in classic/vintage vehicles, and I am having…Continue
I was just curious to the process to increase a floor plan limit with AFC? Anyone have experience on the process and how often you can increase the line. For example, do they run your credit again? or do they just automatically increase it? Also,…Continue
Took a call from a dealer this morning asking the following questionsIs anyone using Auction Genius? If you are can you please share your experience with us?How do you use it? How effective is it for you? How is the cost compared to the…Continue
I'm completely flabbergasted that Manheim believes they need access to ALL information on my computer.To use several services on their site you are required to use their media player, and although it's not uncommon for some sites to need specific…Continue
Hi Folks, I just opened up a used car dealership here in California and I couldn't be more excited. As I cope with all the crazy feelings and emotions bouncing around my body I'm working hard to offer my customers a great buying experience. In doing…Continue