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Fisker Bankruptcy Update: Inventory Bought by American Lease, Second Recall

EV startup Fisker has agreed to sell its remaining inventory of Ocean SUVs to a leasing firm as the company’s co-founder reduced his salary to $1. According to a filing made July 2, Fisker will enter an agreement to sell the remaining 3,231 Ocean
Jul 16, 2024

Mid-Year Review: Enhancing Your Dealership’s Marketing Strategy for 2024

As dealership managers and marketers, it is essential to periodically evaluate your progress and strategize for the remaining months of the year. With the mid-year here, now is the perfect time to assess your dealership’s performance and make d
Jul 15, 2024

Join Proctor Dealerships’ Don Monda and Will Beckedicks for a Mastermind at #DDCE2024

The session schedule for the 2024 Digital Dealer Conference & Expo (#DDCE2024) is now live! The Proctor Dealerships’ Don Monda, Senior Fixed Operations Director, and Will Benedicks, Variable Operations Director, will facilitate a Mastermind tai
Jul 15, 2024

Report: CDK Paid $25 Million to End Ransomware Attack

According to a published report, the price tag that CDK Global paid to cyber terrorists is believed to $25 million. The story from CNN comes as CDK’s CEO Brian MacDonald has promised that the company’s customers will receive financial compensatio
Jul 15, 2024

Empowering Dealerships in the Digital Age: Adapting to the New Customer Paradigm

Transparency, responsiveness, informativeness, friendliness, and helpfulness—these are the attributes dealership customers have always wanted. It’s what we all want anytime we go to a store to buy anything. When I started in the business in t
Jul 12, 2024

Mark Miller Subaru’s Ashley Bales to Speak at #DDCE2024

The session schedule for the 2024 Digital Dealer Conference & Expo (#DDCE2024) is now live! Ashley Bales, Social Media and Special Projects Manger with Mark Miller Subaru, will host a session titled Engaging Audiences on the Move: How to Fuel Bra
Jul 12, 2024

KBB: New-Vehicle Prices Hold Steady in June

New-vehicle prices were lower year-over-year for the ninth straight month in June, according to data released by Kelley Blue Book (KBB). The average transaction price (ATP) for a new vehicle in the U.S. was $48,644—$266 (0.6 percent) higher from th
Jul 12, 2024

Mismatch Between Consumer Perceptions of Electric Vehicles and Reality Creates Opportunities

Electric vehicles (EVs) have been getting plenty of attention recently, and mostly for the wrong reasons. Their sales growth has slowed, automakers are resetting expectations and timetables, and concerns persist about their viability as a replacement
Jul 11, 2024

Inaugural Digital Dealer Scholarship Available to New Conference Attendees

Digital Dealer is proud to announce the inaugural offering of a scholarship for new attendees to the Digital Dealer Conference & Expo 2024 (#DDCE2024)! The Shape the Future Scholarships program supports dealership professionals fairly new to thei
Jul 11, 2024