Automate Repair Orders with Camera-Based Inspection Systems
UVeye vehicle-inspection data recently added to CDK’s Fortellis DMS platform allows dealers to automatically create repair orders.
New-Car Dealers Open for Free Safety Recall Repair
The Chicago Automobile Trade Association is reminding the public that due to excess service capacity, now is a good time to have safety recalls addressed at local dealerships.
3M Tech Talk: Best Practices for Adhesive Application
Some OEMs are very specific about which adhesive to use and the exact locations on the panel it should be applied to.
Lincoln Service – Tune-Ups and Repair
Many people tend to think a dealership service center is expensive. Share this article with your customers and potential customers to spread the word on the importance of routine maintenance and how most dealerships are highly competitive with independent shops.
Collision Repair Marketing for the Franchise Dealership
The collision and auto body repair department is a huge opportunity for franchise dealerships to improve revenues and support profitability in a slower-than-normal selling environment. With economists predicting an economic downturn for the next few years, it has never been more important to consider how body shop digital marketing can help support total revenues and profitability for the franchise dealership.
MAX Digital Adds Service Upgrades to Platform
Dealerships using the MAX data platform, including MAX Digital Showroom and MAX Ad products are able to feature the work the dealership has done to get a used-car frontline ready.
Mitchell 1 Enhances Wiring Diagrams in Latest ProDemand Software Release
The new “smarter wiring diagrams” contain the content that ProDemand users are familiar with and appreciate, but with enhanced navigation that improves the user experience and speeds up the search process.
Breaking It Down: Making Large Repair Costs More Manageable
Like a ton of bricks. Like a smack in the face. Like an unforeseen major auto repair.
Maybe that last one isn’t as well known a cliché as the first two, but it’s just as relevant and, for many drivers, just about as uncomfortable.
Podcast: Improving the Customer Experience
Aaron Burton, regional sales manager for KeyTrak, joins us to discuss improving the customer experience.
How ‘Sleepy’ Is Your Service Department?
After you check out your service department you will find the problem areas that need to be addressed and possibly form an action plan as to how you can make a difference in the upcoming months.
Mitchell 1 Brings Back its ‘Fabulous Las Vegas Sweepstakes’
One lucky winner will receive an all-expense paid trip for two to attend this year’s Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week (AAIW) events, including the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) and Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.
How To Check Out Your Service Department
To formulate an action plan for improvement you must first realize that you can’t manage what you don’t measure.