Closing more sales and getting the vehicle financed is what dealer sales teams do every day.
To get more potential customers into the dealership every effort is being made to deliver more information about the consumer to the dealer as early as possible in the sales process.
Gary Hughes, Equifax Automotive General Manager, will give you a two minute video report on how dealers and lenders are assisting in identifying car shoppers in the sales funnel earlier than ever before and getting the deals bought
The next generation of financial services systems from companies like Equifax are facilitating more vehicle sales for the dealer and giving the lender a higher sense of comfort about the consumer and the overall sales transaction.
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View All The Delphi Drive system, powered with software from Ottomatika, (a spin-off company of Carnegie Mellon) was recognized at the Consumer Electronics Show among Mashable's Best of CES 2015. In addition, the combined software from Delphi and Ottomatika enabled the longest drive by an automated vehicle in North America in April 2015. The Delphi vehicle completed a 3,400-mile trip from San Francisco to New York in autonomous mode 99 percent of the time. During the nine-day trip, the vehicle navigated through construction zones and metst jude community outreach program a variety of traffic and weather conditions. Read more and watch great video. ___________________________________________ iCONIC means having the characteristics of an icon. Hence an iCONIC LA Conference.
Inc Magazine’s recent iCONIC LA conference put business icons and emerging icons on the platform one after the other in a day long presentation of speakers who informed, inspired and instructed the theatre audience of 500 or more on what it means to be an entrepreneur and to have fire, passion, and persistence to survive and succeed.While every speaker and panelists had great stories to tell with CNBC's Tyler Mathisen and Inc’s Eric Schurenberg facilitating, the Automotive Digest publishing team has sought to capture the essence and context of three speakers who rocked the walls of the old United Artist Theater in the resurrected downtown LA.Bert Jacobs of Life is Good; Bob Parsons founder of GoDaddy and the hit of the day, Mark Lemonis of the CNBC’s The Profit.Click and gain the essence of what these 3 role models for all business had to say, proclaim, and celebrate._________________________________________________________________ The publishing team of Automotive Digest recently covered The Variety TV Summit Conference in LA. Here are some marketing assessments & observations:
10 Things for Dealers to know about Hollywood TV Summit
1.Too many TV shows
2.40% more TV shows on multi-platforms than 5 years ago
3.More shows than ever being launched this summer with more risk
4.Studios & producers “fishing” for audiences
5.Viewers are snacking
6.TV quality has increased
7.Appointment TV is virtually gone
8.New business models every day with White Hot Content
9.TV is the best environment for premium content
10.Programmers want as much content as possible
See Summary and link to Variety Magazine for what you need to be aware of going into the last half of 2015.
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View All TPC Management Company has announced that industry veteran Charlie Vogelheim has joined the firm as a partner.
TPC President, Pierre Pons in making the announcement, stated: “We are delighted that Charlie Vogelheim is joining our team at TPC. Charlie is not only well known in the automotive remarketing industry, but is highly regarded for the insight, expertise, and innovation he has displayed through his thirty-year career. He brings to our firm a new dimension that can be leveraged across our three platforms: TPC Consulting, ServNet Auctions and Auction Academy.
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Denise Chudy is now the CEO of LotLinx, the breakthrough developer of the first direct linking technology platform to be integrated into automotive industry systems and the customer sales process.
As the new CEO, Denise assumes the leadership of and responsibility for all areas of LotLinx’s business, including strategic direction, development of key partnerships, customer relationships, and for implementing the next growth-fueled phase for LotLinx.
As an original founder of Lotlinx, Denise brings her expertise of digital retailing and automotive together. She comes to the position after a strong rise in both digital and automotive roles at major media companies, including: The Weather Channel, Tremor Video, Cars.com, and Google, where she held a number of executive positions.
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