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Conference & Expo: October 8-10, 2024

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Digital Dealer Conference & Expo Registration

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Agenda At-A-Glance

Agenda-At-A-Glance is a summary of sessions and networking events at Digital Dealer this Fall.

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Unlock Efficiency: Streamline Your Document Management Process

Dealerships create thousands of documents every day, from deal jackets and repair orders to parts tickets and accounts payable paperwork– it’s an endless stream. Managing these documents is cumbersome and time-consuming, as dealers know very well. Even with a process in place, whether it be staff turnover, vacations, or simply human error, all of this […]

New-Vehicle Inventory Dropped to Start June

Four days. That is the amount of time that new-vehicle inventory declined, sitting at 74 days when the month of June started according to  an analysis of Cox Automotive’s vAuto Live Market View data. Spurred by Memorial Day Sales, the reduction of the previous model year’s supply by two percent was offset by the arrival of 2025 […]

Used EVs Require CPO Process

While some identify the increasing number of used electric vehicles (EVs) as a problem for the industry, others view it as an opportunity. It could be regarded as both, and the result will depend entirely on how auto manufacturers and retailers respond to the current situation. One thing is clear—the used EV market is still […]

May New-Vehicle Sales Price Continue to Trend Lower, Down Nearly 1%: Kelley Blue Book

New-vehicle prices continued an eight-month streak of being lower than the month before, aided by high incentives. According to estimates by Kelley Blue Book, the average transaction price (ATP) in May for a new vehicle in the U.S. was $48,389, statistically unchanged from the downwardly revised price of $48,368 in April, and lower year-over-year by […]

How to Use Video to Merchandise CPO Vehicles

The average price for a new vehicle in March 2024 was $47,218 according to Kelley Blue Book. Combined with high interest rates, that price range is out of reach for many car shoppers, who are instead opting to purchase pre-owned and certified pre-owned (CPO) vehicles. Because certified vehicles are more expensive than similar, uncertified vehicles, […]

2024 Digital Dealer Awards: Best Dealer

As part of our continuing efforts to celebrate the auto industry and those involved, Digital Dealer is proud to announce the Digital Dealer awards program for 2024. Among the six categories is Best Dealer. The award contest is open to submissions from businesses or individuals based in the continental U.S. only. Entrants must be at […]

Morgan Auto Group, Firelands Auto Group, Fisker and Craig Zinn Automotive Group: Dealership Sales Roundup

Morgan Auto Group Purchases Hollywood Kia in Florida Hollywood Kia has been sold to Morgan Auto Group, according to Haig Partners LLC who served as the exclusive sell-side advisor on the sale. Hollywood Kia is located in Hollywood, FL and was owned by Joe Levy and Steve Gutstein. The sale of Hollywood Kia sets a […]

How Are Stagnant Auto Sales Impacting Organizational Digital Transformation Strategies?

As we near the mid-way point of the 2024 year, there are many fascinating characteristics of today’s auto industry. Some of these are defined by the broader macro economy, and yet others are a result of organizational evolutions continuing to take place from ongoing lessons learned during the pandemic. Many industry observers continue to believe […]

Politics Increasing Concern for Dealers in Cox Sentiment Index

The Cox Automotive Dealer Sentiment Index (CADSI) remained stable in the second quarter despite dealer uncertainty in politics, market and economy. The Q2 score of 42 released June 10 indicates most U.S. auto dealers see the market as weak, three points lower than a year ago. The second quarter historically shows a decline in market […]