8 Car Dealership Success Tips to Conquer Your Market

The good news is that there are tons of profitable car dealerships all over the country that you can learn from—no need to re-invent the wheel. You already know the basics of running a car dealership business, but the most successful businesses drill down to the nitty gritty to truly understand their markets. Here are Read more about 8 Car Dealership Success Tips to Conquer Your Market[…]

4 Dealership Strategies That Create More Sales

Opportunity #1 – Bring your own business To be successful for a long period of time you must create lead generation marketing. Lead generation equals dollar creation. Many dealerships are not effective at advertising and marketing. If you wait for your dealership to provide your leads and you blame them for poor results you are Read more about 4 Dealership Strategies That Create More Sales[…]

Global Auto Report: World Vehicle Sales Expand at a Solid Pace but Gains Soften in Emerging Markets

Global auto sales expanded at a solid pace in the first half of 2018 on the back of strong gains in emerging economies as well as better-than anticipated sales figures in the US. Canada and the US remain near record-highs, and are only set to post a slight decline in 2018 amid a moderation in Read more about Global Auto Report: World Vehicle Sales Expand at a Solid Pace but Gains Soften in Emerging Markets[…]

5 Surprising Marketing Moves From Elon Musk That Are Actually Brilliant

Some of the most successful marketing tactics that Tesla used to build its following seemed completely insane at first. Here’s how to apply them to your own brand. When Elon Musk built his brand, it wasn’t the first automotive manufacturer.  It wasn’t even the first to bring an electric vehicle to market.  So how did he grab our attention? Read more about 5 Surprising Marketing Moves From Elon Musk That Are Actually Brilliant[…]

7 of the Most Brilliant Car Dealership Marketing Ideas We’ve Ever Seen

It seems like every article about dealership marketing ideas have the same vague and boring lists. Email marketing. Responsive websites. Social media. These are all well and good, but they aren’t new ideas, they’re the standard (or what should be the standard). We’ve gotten sick of seeing page after page of the same old, so Read more about 7 of the Most Brilliant Car Dealership Marketing Ideas We’ve Ever Seen[…]

In Trump’s trade battle, this next move could be the heavy artillery that hits global growth for automotive

The U.S. and China each slapped tariffs on $34 billion in goods, but economists say it is just an early volley and doesn’t have the economic impact a trade war involving the global auto sector would have. China and the U.S. did target each other’s vehicles, but it is a small hit compared with tariffs Read more about In Trump’s trade battle, this next move could be the heavy artillery that hits global growth for automotive[…]

Solid Growth in Global Auto Sales but US Protectionism May Stall Further Gains

STRONG EXPANSION IN GLOBAL SALES  Global auto sales expanded by 4.6% y/y in May, bringing the year-to-date total growth rate to 3.4% y/y, in line with the increase recorded during the same period in the previous two years. The growth in sales thus far in 2018 has, as expected, been led by strong gains in Read more about Solid Growth in Global Auto Sales but US Protectionism May Stall Further Gains[…]

3 Key Takeaways From June’s Auto Sales Data

Investors in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F), General Motors, (NYSE:GM) and other major automakers exhaled a sigh of relief as June sales posted a healthy 5.2% gain over the prior year. The good news was welcome as concerns rise about possible tariff implications and as analysts continue to predict a down year for U.S. auto sales. June Read more about 3 Key Takeaways From June’s Auto Sales Data[…]

Strong Economy Masks Auto Market Challenges, According to New Edmunds Report

Trade policy, interest rates, and an influx of younger buyers give auto sales a boost in the first half of 2018, but Edmunds forecasts market will cool later in the year Santa Monica, CA — June 27, 2018 — So far 2018 has been a strong but inconsistent year for the auto industry, and according Read more about Strong Economy Masks Auto Market Challenges, According to New Edmunds Report[…]