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Conference & Expo: October 8-10, 2024

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Paradigm Shift: The New Way of Selling Using Configuration Tools

It’s not news to anyone that the world has changed a lot in the last few years. Global pandemic shutdowns meant that we all needed to change the way we operate: to a new, virtual way of doing business. And while the pandemic may be over, it’s not
May 13, 2024

Price Cuts Alone Won’t Solve EV Adoption Dilemma

In 2023, the electric vehicle (EV) industry experienced a significant milestone, with global sales surpassing 1.1 million units, marking the first time that annual sales exceeded the seven-figure threshold. This represented a surge of nearly 50% in E
Apr 30, 2024

Washington Top State for Auto Loan Delinquency Increases

A recent Wallet Hub report identify the states where auto loan delinquency is increasing the most as the overall rate for the last three month of 2023 was 4.17 percent. According to WalletHub officials, the year-over-year overall comparison showed a
Apr 29, 2024

More than 9 Million Vehicles Recalls Issued According to BizzyCar Report

An inaugural quarterly report detailed recalls dealerships are having to deal with to begin 2024. BizzyCar, a software platform that automates recalls for auto dealerships, published their first quarterly recall report that found more than nine milli
Apr 15, 2024

Presido Report: Dealers Coming to Grips with Post-Pandemic Business

The Great Normalization is well underway and accelerating for certain brands in the automotive sector. That is one of the main takeaways from the recently release of “Presidio Perspectives: A Quarterly Outlook on Auto Retail and M&A Trends” f
Apr 8, 2024

Handling The Trade: Double Sales Appointments by Talking about the Trade-In

Picture this: It’s training day at a high-volume Toyota dealership somewhere in the U.S. and Michael and I are training a team of 60 salespeople. It’s a mixed bag; some vets, some newbies, lots of in-betweeners and COVID babies. I’m discuss
Apr 4, 2024

Auto Industry Survey Shows Improvements in Leveraging Automation, AI For Lenders

While they are still trying to understand all of its benefits, auto finance leaders are beginning to incorporate artificial intelligence (AI) into their daily workflow. Informed.IQ, a developer of AI-based software that verifies, streamlines and opti
Apr 3, 2024

Tire Industry Drives Digital ID Standards

This story was original published at RFIDJournal.com. Legislation in Europe is focusing on sustainability and tracking how products are made, used and recycled. One mammoth group paying close attention is the tire industry. With 1.2 billion tires in
Apr 1, 2024

Cox Forecast: New-Vehicle Sales in March to Jump 4.5% from Last Year

The first three months of new car sales is shaping up to be a winner. Cox Automotive is forecasting U.S. new-vehicle sales for the first quarter of 2024 will increase 5.6% compared to last year, reaching 3.8 million units. The year-over-year increase
Mar 26, 2024