Auto News with Dealer Perspective

J.D. Power Study Finds Dealership “Rejectors” Are...

Tracey E. Schelmetic Judging from the amount of publicity online vehicle retailers like Carvana get – and their popularity with a younger demographic group –...

Buy Here, Pay Here: A Growing Revenue Stream for Many U.S. Dealerships

By Desiree Homer Buy Here, Pay Here (BHPH) is a polarizing subject for dealers. You either love it or you don’t want to know about it. If you’ve considered adding a BHPH operations...

Could Public EV Charging Stations Find a Place at Auto Dealerships?

By Al Bredenberg If your dealership is selling electric vehicles (EVs), you most likely already have a charging station in your service area. However, could publicly-available charging stations find a place at the...

Cooperation Stems Supply Disruption during GM/UAW strike

By Kevin Donovan The spirit of cooperation helped General Motors-branded dealerships across the country survive the sudden dearth of supply resulting from the GM/United Auto Workers (UAW) strike, dealer sources reported. With UAW...


Voices from the Automotive World

Stories From the Field: Does Your Dealership Need A Marketing Director?

By Bruno Lucarelli We all know that dealerships love to outsource.  In the days of newspaper domination, many dealerships relied on local agencies to act...

Stories From the Field: Are Dealers Leveraging the Purchase Funnel?

By Bruno Lucarelli It seems there’s a different version of the purchase funnel for every industry, and rightly so. Business to Business (B2B) is certainly...

The Five Questions of DCG Capital: Question Five

Would you rather spend time running your business or spend it arranging for the financing you need to grow your business? The answer is likely...

Stories From The Field: How Dealers Can Step Up Their Social Media Game

By Bruno Lucarelli There seems to be a disconnect from reality in the automotive advertising world regarding social media. Agencies have somehow convinced dealers that...

The Five Questions of DCG Capital: Question Four

Is your bank giving you the absolute best rates? Unless you are constantly comparison shopping interest rates, it is impossible to know. “Banks are in business...

Dealer of the Month

Dealer of the Month: A Roller Coaster Ride

Ask anyone in the auto dealership industry about running a successful business, and you’ll be met with similar answers: it is full of its...

Case Study Spotlight

Case Study Spotlight #1

Category: Customer Email Deliverability Vendor: Dealer EFX Dealer: Ken Grody Automotive Group Overview: In business more than 60 years, Ken Grody Automotive Group is a Southern California based...

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