How do we get ahead? As dealers. As auto retailers. What are some ways to adapt to disruption? To minimize the risk of adapting too soon or the wrong way? To hedge our bets in a timely fashion to avoid obsolescence and falling behind, but not prematurely? Join AutoConverse Editor Ryan Gerardi at this year’s CarGurus Navigate Panel, Tips for Adapting to Disruption in Auto Retail with forward-thinking auto industry experts to talk about what’s in store for the automotive industry.
This week on the Mobility Tech & Connectivity Show: Apple Vertical Cinema; Conversation with Bitesize CEO Jess Lee about text message (SMS) marketing in Auto Retail; Joe Biden selects Senator Kamala Harris as running mate; Mayor de Blasio tells New Yorkers to stop buying cars; Chicago to use social media to track tourists violating quarantine – Advanced Auto Retail Marketing Panel Discussion.
In this episode of the Mobility Tech & Connectivity Show: Tesla picks Austin for $1 billion auto factory; Covid Outbreak interrupts sports’ return; Joe Biden’s campaign tells staffers to delete TikTok from personal, work phones; and Emptier Roads Not Resulting in Increase in Safety, Data Says; Plus…Digital Retail Champions, and the Future of Virtual Industry Conferences.
Most dealerships know about the warranty reimbursement process available through OEMs, but not all dealerships take advantage of it. Some think it muddies the relationship between the OEM and the dealership, others think it’s more…
In this session, we talk at length about how increased competition is driving a need for better data and a focused marketing strategy. The first segment focuses on CPO sales forecasts and pricing, and the impact that OEMs have on the market. The second segment focuses on how Google My Business can be utilized to help sell more used cars.
A mashup of conversations about fixed operations from January through March that reveals how undetected COVID-19 was and how quickly it became the unassuming disruptor that it was. In it we review the online auto parts business of 2019, hear how dealers recruit and develop service technicians, and we see first-hand how dealers are adopting COVID-19 protocols and safety measures.
Despite the presently twisted scenario we find ourselves in right now due to the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, today’s market still demands strong relationships with your clients. From acquisition to retention, the growth of your business…
This week in the Mobility Tech & Connectivity Hour we are not doing a featured guest interview like we normally would, and so immediately after the news segment we will go right into our new Mobility Mastermind discussion, which will expand on two themes. 1) How shared mobility is transforming service operations; 2) How shared mobility offers a new revenue channel and customer acquisition source for auto retailers.
When you’re operating a service and parts department day in and day out, year after year, it can be difficult to see things about your business from an outside perspective. You service vehicles and supply…
Live webcast featuring a conversation with 321 Ignition Founder & CEO Lyamen Savy talking about what’s wrong with auto retail website platforms today and why and how today’s automotive consumer needs a mobile-first consumer-centric experience.