Ten DevelÂopÂments that are likeÂly to impact what hapÂpens to the AutoÂmoÂtive ChanÂnel & to your dealÂerÂship in 2014:
- BitÂcoin: SomeÂtime in 2014, your dealÂerÂship â€” or one across town â€” will get paid for a new car by a conÂsumer (or a comÂpaÂny ) using this new curÂrenÂcy.
- Not TryÂing Hard Enough: Look for peoÂple like bilÂlionÂaire Peter Thiel (FaceÂbook) telling us that we can fix all probÂlems if we try hard enough â€“ that whatÂevÂer conÂfronts us is â€śemiÂnentÂly curÂable.â€ť
- Data BroÂkers: Look for extenÂsive action by ConÂgress, The Feds, and Data comÂpaÂnies to become embroiled in a debate and subÂseÂquent legÂisÂlaÂtion about proÂtectÂing conÂsumer priÂvaÂcy.
READ MORE to see DevelÂopÂments 4â€“10 that are likeÂly to affect you as 2014 unfolds.