By now, most dealers are familiar with the “dealer-owned warranty company” or “DOWC” concept and, more likely than not, have reviewed a presentation touting the benefits of this structure. Providers promoting this structure often highlight certain benefits that are very enticing and alluring to dealers that are currently in reinsurance. However, providers regularly fail to
Most OEMs have plans for EVs in the pipeline. It is vital to get your service, parts and sales staff trained and prepare your facilities to accommodate this inventory-type change.
Reconditioning cars to prepare them for the used car market is no easy task. The labor hours, harsh chemicals, awkward angles, and use of sharp blades, wire brushes, and rags really add up. What if there was a way to recondition a car – inside and out – in a fraction of the time without
Keeping track of your high-value, moving assets can be tedious, haphazard — and high risk to your efficiency and competitiveness. It need not be that way.
Learn how recall verification and monitoring data science from AutoAp integrated with reconditioning identifies and catches all open recalls and often reports them before OEMs notify their dealers
Your dealership is a treasure trove of data. Think about it… names, phone numbers, addresses, work details, salary, and social security numbers for hundreds, if not thousands, of consumers. Financial details about their vehicle purchases. Credit card information from service. The list goes on and on. All of this data makes dealerships a prime target
Discover how auto advertisers can build effective marketing strategies for reaching connected consumers.
From microchips to lithium batteries, technology is revolutionizing the future of ground transportation. Electric vehicles (EVs) have now become top of mind for many US households. About 40% of new vehicle shoppers are considering purchasing an EV within the next 12 months.1 With the rise of pioneers and challenger automakers, incumbent automakers are off to the
As summer comes to a close, you may have noticed more changes than just the cooling weather. Odds are, if you think back to your most recent customer interactions, you notice the demographics, wants, and needs of your customers changed slightly from what they were even a few months ago. While collective habits of your
DPF Nox sensors are a vital part of any diesel emissions system. Picking the right one is essential to keeping your system running smoothly. Diesel particulate filters (DPFs) are vital for any emissions system. They help reduce the number of pollutants emitted by diesel engines, and they play a crucial role in keeping our air
There is plenty of maintenance and repair work your customers need done, and that means your service drive is full and your techs are busy. But for most, standing still isn’t an option, so what can you do to continue to grow? You’ve done everything you can to decrease one line ROs. You’ve seemingly maxed
It’s no secret that dealers are enjoying record-breaking margins right now. Thanks to the squeeze on new inventory combined with soaring demand as we move into post-pandemic life, it’s never been more common for consumers to have to pay MSRP (or higher) to avoid missing out on a vehicle purchase altogether. This isn’t inherently a