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More People Are Buying Electric Vehicles. Why Should Car Dealers Care?

More People Are Buying Electric Vehicles. Why Should Car Dealers Care?


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A recent survey by AAA found that one in five Americans will likely choose an electric vehicle for their next automotive purchase, up from 15 percent in 2017. While there may be a gap between intention and actual behavior (EVs make up only around 1 percent of the market), it’s clear that electric cars are...
Mobile Apps Let Dealers Do Business from Anywhere

Mobile Apps Let Dealers Do Business from Anywhere


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If you’re a car dealer who enjoys the convenience of searching and buying cars online, you’ll love mobile apps. Downloading them directly to your smartphone is quick and easy. Mobile apps allow dealers to search for cars from anywhere—their home, office, even the golf course—with just the tap of a button. Using mobile apps is...
ADESA Launches First-of-Its-Kind Customer Rewards Program

ADESA Launches First-of-Its-Kind Customer Rewards Program


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I am very excited to announce that ADESA has launched the first-of-its-kind customer rewards program. With ADESA Rewards, car dealers can now earn points when they purchase vehicles and specialty units at our U.S. auction locations and on ADESA.com. They can turn their points into ADESA Dollars to use toward buy fees on future eligible...
Catch ADESA at Digital Dealer 23 in Las Vegas

Catch ADESA at Digital Dealer 23 in Las Vegas


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The entire ADESA team is excited and ready to head to the Paris Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas Sept. 18–20, 2017, for Digital Dealer 23. I have the distinct honor of taking the stage at this year’s event to discuss a topic near and dear to my heart: wholesale auctions aren’t what they used...
Why OLOC Is the One Term Every Dealer Should Know

Why OLOC Is the One Term Every Dealer Should Know


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Did you know there’s an entire industry built off buying and selling first-open opportunity vehicles? Here’s how it works. When a car’s lease is up, the grounding dealer gets to decide whether he wants to keep it or not. If he passes on it, the car goes into the franchise network for other dealers to...
What Is the REAL Dealer Profit on Pre-Owned Vehicles?

What Is the REAL Dealer Profit on Pre-Owned Vehicles?


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We all like to celebrate when a high-grossing pre-owned vehicle rolls off the lot. But do you know how profitable it was really? Here are just a few of the questions you may have forgotten to ask: How long was the vehicle in inventory? Did the vehicle get appraised too low as a trade-in? Did...
5 Valuable YouTube Channels For Car Dealers

5 Valuable YouTube Channels For Car Dealers


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For car dealers who don’t have time to read every industry trend article, YouTube videos are a great way to hear about insights and commentary in a more engaging format. But with all the YouTube channels out there, it can be hard to find the ones relevant to car dealers. That’s why we created this...
Accenture Study Explores What Digital Drivers Want

Accenture Study Explores What Digital Drivers Want


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Car buyers are ready to buy online: 75 percent of buyers surveyed in a recent Accenture study said they would go through the entire purchase process online. They’re also interested in demonstrations of digital experiences within a showroom, with more than half saying they’d like information about digital security options and the option of a...
Automotive News honors 2013 Best Dealerships to Work For

Automotive News honors 2013 Best Dealerships to Work For


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Building successful dealerships requires a lot of time, hard work and passion from its management. Providing a rewarding environment for dealership employees and sales staff also takes dedication–but it ultimately leads to a rewarding work life and lifelong career in the automotive industry. Automotive News recently released their 2013 list of the Best Dealerships to...