Category: Showroom

AADA2021 CONVENTION & EXPO: DEALERSHIP OF TOMORROW UPDATE

US automotive researcher and friend of AADA, Glenn Mercer, returns to AADA 2021 Future Focused to present an update of his ongoing Dealership of Tomorrow research. Attendees at the 2018 AADA National Dealer Convention & Expo rated ‘The Dealership of…

HOW CLOSE ARE WE TO ‘CLICK AND BUY’?

The internet has revolutionised the way we live, communicate, consume, and conduct business, and that has only been accelerated by COVID-19. While consumers don’t yet buy cars online to anywhere near the same extent they do books, how close are…

USE THE FOOTBALL PLAYBOOK TO RUN A GREAT DEALERSHIP

It’s football season again Down Under, and even if you don’t like football, you will learn a lot from the various codes that can make your dealership and departments work more efficiently and profitably. Here in the US, Tom Brady…

CAR BUYERS STILL FAVOUR DEALER MODEL: SURVEY

New car buyers still overwhelmingly favour interacting with Dealers, and are confident in the process of finding and buying a new car, according to new research undertaken on behalf of the AADA. Zing! Insights conducted an online survey of 500…

ONLINE WORKSHOPS POPULAR AND CONVENIENT

The online workshop program of the Moving Forward event were a great success. Despite the odd minor technological glitch, they allowed delegates the freedom to pick and choose which of our vast array of experts they wanted to hear from….

SERVICE DEPARTMENT PROFIT EXPLORATION & ACCELERATION

Dealers should be aiming to achieve 20% return on sales in their service departments, according to Chris Downie, from Silver-Bullet Business Advisory, in his session at AADA 2020 Moving Forward. Mr Downie said it was time for Dealers to undertake…

SEAMLESS CONNECTION BETWEEN ONLINE AND OFFLINE THE KEY

Seamless connection between online and offline operations is the key to conquering The Next Digital Frontier in Auto, according to the panellists of the feature session of that title hosted by Autotrader & CarsGuide Chief Executive Officer Shaun Cornelius at…

ONLINE CONVENTION A GREAT SUCCESS

AADA 2020 Moving Forward, AADA’s first-ever completely online National Dealer Convention & Expo, was a resounding success, with high participation rates in both workshops and feature sessions. Hosted by industry veteran David McCarthy on 10 and 11 November, the online…

Maintenance – It’s Not Just for Vehicles

In the latest of our series, thanks to legendary service adviser trainer, Lloyd Schiller, of LloydSchiller.com and Brooke Samples of Profit Blueprints, Brooke stresses the importance of maintaining all aspects of your dealership. As I was weeding my garden for…

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…