The chairman and CEO of Crown Automotive Group has lived the American dream, created opportunities for thousands of employees, and offered countless car buyers a fair deal, all while devoting time, money, and resources to a long list of charitable causes.
October 15, 2019
Expert shares the four essential components dealers should look for in outside training programs for sales and F&I professionals, each of which contributes to improved morale, productivity, and profits.
October 2, 2019
Kelley Blue Book has introduced a redesigned Dealer Admin Tool as part of a series of enhancements to its dealer- and customer-facing Instant Cash Offer platform.
September 20, 2019
Stock are on the rise following the second quarter-point reduction to the federal funds rate in less than two months. No further cuts are planned for this year or next, guaranteeing further pressure from the White House.
September 19, 2019
A new infographic from LoJack illustrates how GPS-powered inventory management maximizes front-end profits, drives customer retention and service revenue, and reduces lost loyalty.
September 16, 2019
Kerrigan Advisors’ latest Blue Sky buy/sell report counts 49 transactions in the second quarter, a slight decline from Q1 but enough to maintain a 200-plus-transaction pace for 2019.
September 11, 2019
A new DealerPolicy study finds 83% of customers would buy auto insurance as part of their car-buying process — but only 9% were given the opportunity.
September 11, 2019
A new report makes the case for chasing value over price, a strategy that auto dealerships nationwide are adopting to generate higher front-end & back-end grosses while earning lifelong service customers.
September 10, 2019
Five F&I professionals will attend Industry Summit as a guest of IAS and veteran trainer Eric ‘Frenchy’ Mélon, who will select finalists for the third annual objection-handling competition and F&I training session.
September 6, 2019
NuVinAir Global has named former AutoNation and CarMax executive Troy Blackwell senior vice president of global operations.
August 14, 2019
Ritch Wheeler, vice president of training at American Financial & Automotive Services, will serve as master of ceremonies at Industry Summit in November.
August 9, 2019
Dawn Walston worked her way up from service cashier to vice president and general manager of Titus-Will Toyota in Tacoma, Wash., forging a career path that shattered stereotypes and earned national and international recognition for herself and her family-owned dealer group.
July 16, 2019
Despite headwinds threatening dealership profitability, Kerrigan Advisors’ first-quarter report indicates 2019 is trending toward another 200-plus transaction year for the auto retail buy/sell market.
June 7, 2019
This year’s Industry Summit will be held Nov. 4–6 at the New Orleans Marriott, offering the nation’s premier advanced F&I training curriculum, new and returning tracks and events, and free admission for the first 100 dealers and general managers who sign up when registration opens this summer.
May 2, 2019