Tag Archives: Automotive Trends

$1 of $4 Price of Gas Caused by Speculative Commodity Market with Little Oversight?

Situation one: Many are saying that financial industry speculators have taken over the oil commodity market hat banks and public and company pension funds are responsible for as much as $1 of the price of gasoline. And these oil futures … Continue reading

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Why Do Dealers Need Buy-Here, Pay-Here Leasing Anyway?

The Situation:  One of the leading automotive training companies that specializes in working with Buy-Here Pay-Here Dealers is offering seminars and training through its “Academy” to “Learn Buy-Here Pay-Here (BHPH) Leasing Right From the Start.” Ten reasons why this is … Continue reading

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Best of Print this Week– “Bill Ford Looks Ahead” in Fortune

What goes around comes around:  Bill Ford, executive chair of Ford Motor Company and the great-grandson of Henry Ford, has been talking and evangelizing about his efforts to “make his company greener” almost since the day he started at the … Continue reading

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Who Really Turned the U.S. Auto Manufacturers Around? Not the Big “Guys”

Situation: Alan Mulally of Ford, Dan Akerson of GM and Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Chrysler/Fiat, are being given credit – and the commensurate compensation – for turning around the so called Big Three domestic automotive manufacturers. Are they really the … Continue reading

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Time to Stop Quaking and Quacking Over THE QUAKE?

Situation: Toyota plans to resume full production by the Fourth Quarter and Nissan swung a profit in its fiscal 4th quarter. Nissan’s CEO Carlos Ghosn says Nissan will make up its lost production during the second half of this fiscal … Continue reading

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Hire The Best PR Team And Change What They Do

Situation: PR marketing has become a must for all companies in the automotive sector. Why?  The best and most effective way for an automotive industry provider or service company to deliver its messaging is carefully planned public relations releases, crafted … Continue reading

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Going on Diet of Automotive Digestibles

Blogs now come with various objectives and points of view. Many of the major national news blogs are just about the news, but most have an opinion or perspective that is not always objective or even rational. Others are blatantly … Continue reading

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