Category: Showroom

LOST SALES DON’T HAVE TO BE A TOTAL LOSS

In the latest of our series, thanks to legendary service adviser trainer, Lloyd Schiller, of LloydSchiller.com and Brooke Samples of Profit Blueprints, Brooke shows you how to turn a lost sale into an opportunity to improve. We know we can’t…

WE WANT YOU! SPEAK AT THE AADA CONVENTION

With plans underway for the rebooted AADA National Dealer Convention & Expo we are creating a dynamic and engaging program to meet the new challenges that the COVID-19 crisis has brought to the front of our operational agenda’s. It is…

DIGITAL FOCUS IN EXPO

It is no longer sufficient for dealerships to have a token online presence. They must become expert in the methods, technologies and strategies required to bring customers through their digital front door. Designing the best, most interactive and complete experience…

Disruption is normal: Mills

Disruption is not “the new normal”, it has always been normal, delegates at the AADA National Dealer Convention heard on Tuesday morning. In his address, titled ‘Mobility Is and Always Will Be the Dealer’s Business’, guest breakfast speaker Charles Mills…

‘VENDING MACHINE’ CAR RETAILER TO GO PUBLIC

A US used car retailer that allows customers to buy cars online and pick them up from towers resembling giant vending machines has, according to reports, approached investment banks for an initial public offering. The company, Carvana, has supposedly hired…

TESLA TO TARGET UTE MARKET

Tesla founder Elon Musk’s plan to diversify his electric vehicle stable beyond luxury vehicles to utes is gathering interest among Australian tradespeople. The Toyota Hilux was Australia’s biggest-selling car in 2016 while, in the US, Ford’s F-150 ‘pickup truck’ is…

CADILLAC JOINS VIRTUAL SHOWROOM MOVEMENT

Following the lead of Tesla, Cadillac Dealers in the United States are being asked to consider establishing ‘virtual’ showrooms. With rapid improvements in virtual reality technology, prospective car buyers will be able to ‘test drive’ a vehicle by putting on…

How Solar Is Powering Dealers To Better Profits

Installing solar panels is proving a smart business decision for a growing number of Dealers seeking to cut their running costs There are few countries as well suited to solar power as Australia. Indeed, our sunburnt country enjoys more light…

How Bright is the Future for Electric Cars?

There’s been a lot of discussion about electric vehicles (EVs) and it often seems to be focused on the negative; range anxiety, slow sales growth, battery reliability and the overzealous predictions of its future by some economists, political leaders and…

Honda Rewards Its Greenest Dealers

US Honda and Acura dealerships enrolled in the company’s ‘Green Dealer’ program are reaping amazing rewards – but there’s good news for Australian businesses too. Almost 300 Honda and Acura dealerships in the US are striving to become the greenest…