Category: Feature

SURVEY: 58% WILL SHARE DATA UNDER THE RIGHT CIRCUMSTANCES

Most US consumers are ‘data pragmatists’ who, under the right circumstances, will trade personal information for incentives or benefits, a survey has found. Millennials are even more likely than other groups to share their data. This is not exactly news,…

SMART EXPENSE MANAGEMENT

In the second of our series, thanks to legendary fixed operations trainer and consultant, Lloyd Schiller of LloydSchiller.com, and Brooke Samples of Profit Blueprints, Brooke looks at five practices you can implement to keep on top of expenses at your…

THE LINK BETWEEN EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT AND SUCCESS

On a national level vehicle sales continue to rise; however, BDO have noted that dealership profits appear to have peaked in 2015/2016. Dealers are feeling the impact of margin pressures, regulatory changes and an increasing cost environment. Couple this with…

WHAT IS INDUSTRY SPECIALIST MENTORING FOR AUSTRALIAN APPRENTICES?

The Australian Government has recognised a decline in apprenticeships and has committed to a mentoring program designed to deliver support to Australian apprentices. This program is available to eligible apprentices and provides additional support throughout the first two years of…

FASTER QUOTES TAKES PARTS SALES TO THE NEXT LEVEL

Faster Quotes is used by Penfold Motors Melbourne, who are extremely impressed by its fast and efficient method of preparing accurate parts quotations, which has helped push the Parts side of their business up to the next level. Parts Dealers…

AUTONOMOUS LUXURY SEGMENT TO GROW

The autonomous vehicle market for the luxury segment will grow significantly in the next decade, and exponentially after that, according to a report. The Markets And Markets report titled “Autonomous Vehicle Market for Luxury Segment by Body Type (Sedan/Hatchback &…

More than a million have used new airbag safety website

More than one million Australians have taken advantage of the new website designed to let them know whether their vehicle’s airbag inflator is affected by the Takata recall. The www.IsMyAirbagSafe.com.au website, launched on 29 July, was developed as a simple…

UNDERSTANDING THE TAKATA COMPULSORY RECALL

On 28 February 2018 the Federal Government initiated the largest compulsory recall in Australian history – for all vehicles fitted with ‘affected Takata airbag inflators’ (Takata Compulsory Recall). At present the Takata Compulsory Recall affects approximately five million vehicles in…

DEALERS ARE A ROADBLOCK TO ELECTRIC UPTAKE: STUDY

A new study has found that car dealerships and sales personnel are a major obstacle to the switch to electric vehicles (EVs) in the Nordic region and possibly beyond. The study, undertaken by Aarhus University, Denmark, and the University of…