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Michael Boyd replied to Timothy Brillant's discussion 57 Year old Dealership to be run by 24 YO HELP! Process and structure PLEASE!
"Tim, with 32 years in the auto industry, I would be happy to answer your questions, I was a dealer up till 2000 and recently completed 7 years being a GM  with 5 locations, 2 which were preowned, 3 with Mazda,Hyundai,Buick, GMC, There are a…"
Jun 28, 2012
Michael Boyd posted a status
"Given the chance, in todays market place, with the $$ and knowledge available, would you open a used car operation?"
May 1, 2012
Michael Boyd posted a discussion

Risked Based Pricing Effective 01-01-11

With the new Risk Based Pricing rule in effect 01-01, I would like to know, your thoughts on who should present the required document to our guest, F&I, Sales manager, or sales person.Consider that this document must be signed off by the guest that you pulled credit on. and that it will state there score, and what apr rate they should expect based on there grade.we already have in place a company that will track our data, and print, aside from other venders willing to do the same…See More
Dec 13, 2010
Michael Boyd joined Mitch Berndt's group
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Dec 13, 2010
Michael Boyd replied to Ken Mahlka's discussion WHO HAS A GOOD D.B.C. PROGRAM?
"We brought in New Vision Sales, Glynn Rodean Company to implement his Own the Phone program for our BBC people,Glynn@NewVisionSales.com I highly recommend his company, we also have Higher Gear and Promax online as our desking, Crm, Bdc, and internet…"
Oct 22, 2009
Michael Boyd joined Craig Lockerd's group
Aug 17, 2009
Michael Boyd replied to Harlene Doane's discussion Cash for Clunkers - The latest information available
"what about a site where we sign up ??"
Jun 23, 2009
Michael Boyd replied to Greg Goebel's discussion The Chrysler Cut List
"thanks Greg can You get the GM list 4 Friday???? and post it?? A sad time in our industry Never thought I'd see the day that a manufactor would shove it so hard to dealers who have supported them thru thick and thin."
May 14, 2009
Joe Carlson commented on Michael Boyd's blog post GM The Hit List
"Michael: The answer to your question is that GM doesn't care one little bit about the old faithful dealerships that sold their product in good times & bad times. GM wants numbers & only numbers from their dealer body & GM thinks…"
May 13, 2009
Michael Boyd posted a blog post

GM The Hit List

This week several dealerships in our country will recieve the PINK Slip from GM, Where do we go from here?? How many months do we recieve to operate our stores as a new car dealership, what happens to our customer base when we cant service warranty related issues, what is a brand worth to a family operated, 2nd or 3rd generation dealership?I fear the landscape across America will change greatly during the next 6 months, yet I question how closing so many stores will make any provider of…See More
May 13, 2009
Michael Boyd replied to Greg Goebel's discussion D-Day is Here
"SAD First 100 days as our commander ,and our goverment , who wanted the auto industry to thrive ,is pulling us apart, 1 at a time, maybe the oil companies should back the car manufactors, instead of the goverment. we are 72 years with Pontiac, 21…"
Apr 30, 2009
Michael Boyd replied to Greg Goebel's discussion GM and Bankruptcy
"Time to revolt!! Cancel all cable access in your stores, If we can only view BAD news in our lounge why waste money on cable for our Guest, Bankruptcy makes sense, it's long overdue, the UAW is what has killed GM, Chrysler,& Ford,they need…"
Apr 24, 2009

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Company
Freysinger Hyundai,Mazda,Pontiac,Buick,GMC
Position
General Manager
Dealership, Allied Industry or Finance Company?
Dealership
If Dealership, Franchise or Independent
Franchise
Your web site
http://freysinger.com
Biography/Work Summary
32 year veteran in auto industry, previous Saturn Retail Enterprise Executive manager/owner,General Manager overseeing Hyundai store, and 3 million in preowned inventory in 4 locations. Employee for 75 year old family owned dealership, 84 yr old dealer principal and 2 sons.
Favorite Quote
The Gateway to wisdon & knowledge are always open.
Life is very simple.
what we give out, We get back.
Activities Away From Work
20 grandchildren, do I need to explain what my week- end consist of??
Birthday
November 21

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GM The Hit List

Posted on May 13, 2009 at 1:37pm 1 Comment

This week several dealerships in our country will recieve the PINK Slip from GM, Where do we go from here?? How many months do we recieve to operate our stores as a new car dealership, what happens to our customer base when we cant service warranty related issues, what is a brand worth to a family operated, 2nd or 3rd generation dealership?

I fear the landscape across America will change greatly during the next 6 months, yet I question how closing so many stores will make any provider of… Continue

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At 10:19am on February 28, 2009, Greg Goebel said…
Hi Michael! Great photos you have posted here!
 
 
 

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