Today's Automotive Industry News

Can Rapid Response to Road Repairs Stop Repeal?

The Situation:
California roads, bridges,& streets desperately need repair and upgrades

The Solution:
The 12 cents gasoline tax went into effect on Nov 1.
Will produce $5.4B annually. Also a transportation improvement fee started Nov 1

The Problem:
State Republicans want to repeal the gas tax. Have over 500,000 signatures to get on ballot
State needs to complete major road projects for the Nov Election

How Is State Responding?
Rushing to complete dozens of projects on are a fast track to be complete prior to Nov election

The Bottom line for Voters who drive in California:

Invest in your future and get roads fixed & upgraded ASAP
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Why should automotive people care about Balloons?

Balloons are hazards when they enter the environment
All released balloons return to Earth as ugly litter
Even those marketed as “biodegradable latex
Balloons return to the land and sea everywhere
Balloons are frequently mistaken for food and eaten by animals.

More Significance Reason we need to care & act:

One in 20 of seabirds encounter or eat balloons
Even latex balloons marketed as “biodegradable”
Balloons contain environmentally damaging chemicals and plastics.
Helium that inflates balloons should be preserved for high tech use
Mylar balloons also get into electrical wires

The Ten Secrets Behind the Great Tesla Experience Revealed by Consultant Buyer

Here is a Listing of Ten Secrets derived from an insightful Blog by respected Industry Consultant, Paula Tompkins, ChannelNet CEO:

1. No pressure from dealer; Let Customers be proactive
2. Customer Engagement developed and maximized
3. Vehicle information provided as Customer Self Service
4. Finance option to be transparent & easy
5. Focus by the dealer is on customer, not product
6. Customer must feel special & appreciated
7. Tech support for customer provided 24/7
8. Buying process becomes personal
9. Experience powered by an Omni Channel strategy
10.Customer Experience is digitally driven
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The Appraisal Lane Rolls into Texas to Meet Increased Dealer Demand; National Expansion Planned

Why is The Appraisal Lane in Texas Significant?

Connects dealers with vehicle valuation experts
Need for a better way to appraise customer trade-ins
TAL methodology & system produces more accurate appraisals
Dealers get customer vehicle appraisals in minutes


What does The Appraisal Lane App Based System Accomplish?

Customers receive cash offers for vehicles while in dealership
Expansion of TAL vehicle appraisal process continues Westward
Strategic & methodical valuation increases dealer sales volume
Vehicle appraisal technology reducing dealer wholesaling losses
Transparency process provides better customer experience
Appraisal process combines technology & expert valuations

Grab on to this new innovation that combines Vehicle appraisal technology and expert valuation process.

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Why Your Dealership Should Be Texting in 2018:
Find Out NOW & Get to March Webinar

The Answer:
90% of Consumers want to communicate with dealers via text

The Problem:
Only 48 percent of businesses offer messaging capabilities.

Why & Where Dealerships are "stuck":
Dealers aren’t making an effort to speak to car buyers via text

The Result:
Nearly half of dealers could be driving shoppers to the competition.

What Dealers can do about it:
Get your dealership sales team to this WEBINAR--[Text them]
"Why Your Dealership Should Be Texting in 2018"
Thursday, March 1, 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

NADA Must Attend Workshop on Vehicle Appraisals: Counting Cars: How to Stop Gambling on What Cars are Worth

If You or Key Managers are going to NADA

You have got to get to this Workshop on Vehicle Appraisals
Mark your calendar & sched to be at The Appraisal Lane Workshop
Be a innovator by bringing an Appraisal process to your dealership

Drill down & find the PDF of The Appraisal Lane workshop to see what you will learn:




Dealer Management Alert: Here’s a Guide for “How Appraisals in Your Service Department Can Help Sell More Vehicles”

This posted document is really a comprehensive guide on “How Your Service Department can Help Sell More Vehicles” by creating a process in your dealership to gain & produce appraisals while customer vehicles are in the service lane and thus produce possible vehicle sales leads for the dealership’s sales team ____________________________________________________________________________

Artificial Intelligence Begins to Infiltrate the Enterprise (That is,Your Dealership or Auto Industry Company

SO WHAT IS GOING ON WITH AI?

AI adoption is still “slow”
Few enterprises have adopted AI Technology
Vast majority of companies are not yet on board.

SO WHAT SHOULD YOU KNOW & BE DOING?

Cognitive & AI systems will reach $12.5B in 2017
Every company will evidently be impacted
So many potential uses of AI make it confusing
Companies to start with a core problem to classify & predict
Biggest challenge is lack of talent & skills
What to do with AI is an issue for management
Trust in AI by people is also challenging
Massive changes in businesses are coming.

How Hacking Tesla Reveals 3 Lessons to Learn

Why Paper on the Hacking of the Tesla Model S is a Must Read:
• Keen Labs was able to hack the Tesla S two times
• The in-depth research & testing shows vehicle systems still vulnerable.
• Report says 82% of vehicles sold in next 3 yrs. will be connected

What in this Report requires your thorough Strategic Read?
• Focus on 4 malicious steps used in the hack of the Tesla on pg 4 & 5
• Dealers and industry should Dig into Lessons learned on page 6
• Code Signing & Authentication are critical to ECU Firmware security


How Predictive Analytics Can Help Your Automotive Business See the Future

The Current Situation for Predictive Analytics:

1. Predictive Analytics is migrating to BlockChain
2.Becoming a marketing tool for automotive market
3.Need for dealer management to grasp & use PA

Why this article & link is Significant:


1. Get a quick briefing on Benefits, Apps & Trends for Predictive Analytics
2.Critical that auto mgt uses more PA & Blockchain in 2018
3.Entrepreneur Mag article is heads up on Predictive Analytics


The Big EV Solution is Here! 5-minute extreme fast charge battery technology for electric vehicles

The EV Battery Market Situation:
1. Utilized high energy density & long driving range
2. Adds up to 240 miles (390 km): 50 miles (80 km) range
3. Requires only a 60-sec charge
4. Seeks to solve EV Charging limitation & constraint

The Significance of this Breakthrough:
1. Fast charge & short charging times better than other Li-ion technology
2. Meets automotive requirements for energy density, range, and cost.
3. Enevate is licensing silicon-dominant HD-Energy® Technology
4. Licensees:Battery & EV automotive manufacturers & suppliers
5. New extreme fast charge technology breaks down barriers to EV adoption.


The Debate Stops Here: How the 80–20 Rule for Dealer Marketing Budgets with Three Action-able Fundamentals Can Capture Your Customers Online Today

Here are THREE proven dealer marketing fundamentals known as the “*80 Supplemental-20 Rule” or a set of actionable strategies for dealers and their agencies:

1. Let your brand do the heavy lifting.
2. Commit 80% to digital, 20% to targeted traditional campaigns.
3. Remember digital companies invest heavily in driving consumers to you!

To learn The Bottom Line for Dealer Marketing, Click and Consider Stopping Debate Now. _____________________________________________________________________________


How Audience Intelligence Brings Mind Blowing Marketing to Every Dealer’s Home Page

Why this posting is Significant and Timely

This is for Forward-Thinking Dealer GMs & Sales Managers.

You see yourself as a Thought Leader on top of Trends

This is hottest trend for dealer management in Digital Automotive Marketing.

Audience Intelligence is now & will become a priority for you in 2018.


To get your team on this trend, Click above & Study this insightful briefing from Billy Ferriola of AutoWeb.


CarWink: The world’s first car device allowing you to communicate with other drivers through animation.

Why this app is a breakthrough in what is really a kind of Connected Car Technology:

There is a need to connect drivers with drivers on the road & CarWink does it.

The Auto Industry and consumers can invest in CarWink on Kickstarter.com.

Here is the first app to do this:
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What this timely survey by Automotive News says:

• 874 Responses from Auto Women Executives tell how things are
• Survey finds that persistent sexism is still rampant in auto
• Subtle & overt biases & exclusion are still with the industry.

What might be the significance of the Survey


• Hopefully, OEM, Dealer, & Provider Mgt. will act
• This is an opportunity for all "Car Guys" to adopt inclusion
• What will we do if women start naming names & companies?

Traveling Auto Executives to Experience VR Before & After Trips Using Artificial Intelligence

Here is some Commentary and Positioning Information from MediaPost to show how & what is coming.

There is a fundamental shift happening in the traveler mindset. Airlines and hotels will be anticipating travelers’ needs and to simplify all aspects of business travel. This will require a balancing act by travel companies to ensure they offer the latest technology that will give travelers the ability to connect with another live person anytime, anywhere _________________________________________________________________________________________________

How Many of 36 M Used Cars Sold by Dealers & Auctions in 2016 were Accurately Appraised?

Why does it Matter? -- Particularly in the Last Quarter of 2017?

• Number of inaccurately appraised was “Too Many”
• Money and time were lost as the industry searched
• More precise process of valuing trade or inventory vehicles needed

Significance of the Need for Better Appraisal Technology:

• Dealers facing more pressure to correctly appraise cars.
• Industry issues like Recalls, VW, & declining sales cause concern
• Econ factors & consumer buying behavior drive rapid market changes.
• Industry needs more accurate appraisal process & technology

Learn how a new UC App is delivering more accurate appraisals using combination of algorithms and market value experts _________________________________________________________________________________________________________

How CarCash Stopped Bleeding Money & Got Marcus Lemonis Back into UC Business Successfully Using New Appraisal App & Process

The Situation with Marcus Lemonis & Used Cars:
• Marcus Lemonis finds companies that need management & money
• Marcus loves the UC business as he started at AutoNation
• He found a UC operation in trouble, changed name to CarCash

The Significance of the CarCash UC Model:

• The Marcus "Magic" worked again & CarCash is flourishing
• A change in the appraisal process made big difference
• The App & Technology of The Appraisal Lane worked

See how the turnaround worked and the role that accurate appraisals played in CarCash sucess. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Five S-M-A-R-T Signs of & Tips on How to Spot Flood Damaged Cars

The Situation:

Dealers, Buyers, Wholesalers, Auctions getting Flood Damage Cars
A New set of "Industry Eyes" & Appraisal skills now available
With more storms coming, industry needs use of an App & some help

The Significance of the Signs/Tips;

Five Signs and some tips on how to spot a storm-damaged vehicle
Gain some new ways to make sure you can spot a flood car
See signs, tips and a new set of guidelines and get the App

Click to capture 5 S-M-A-R-T signs that will save money, careers, and prevent headaches __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Five Content Marketing Trends to Watch for 2018 — Get Ready for Wild Ride

Overall Situation with Content Marketing

What Joe Pullizzi, CMI Founder, says:
Native advertising is still the gateway drug
Mobile, too, is getting more into content marketing programs
Consumer Content Marketing continues to be the flavor of the month
Evolution of the content marketing practice itself.

Here are the five Marketing Trends:

1. Original Content more in demand and addictive
2. Onslaught of Acquisitions – Build or Buy is the Question
3. Marketing as a Profit Center – Content Monetization is here
4. Content Marketing Goes Worldwide – Watch China
5. Turf War between PR, Marketing, Social Media & Content Developers

The Situation: Cars into the Smaller Chips

♣ There is intensive rethinking going on about computers.
♣ Machines that look like the human brain are being trained.
♣ Specialized computer chips being made for cars, AR, & phones

Significance: Facial & Voice Recognition in Cars & Phones

♣ Neural networks being programmed for voice recognition
♣ Large number of specialized low powered tiny chips doing jobs on fly
♣ New breeds of mobile chips being developed

Remarketing App Provides Dealers with Real Time Cash Offers by Giving Appraisers & Buyers Instant Access to Vehicle Valuation Information

Dealers Note: Solution to Nailing Down a Trade-in Appraisal in Minutes

The Situation:

Dealers are faced with the challenge of getting appraisal right
This problem or challenge has finally been solved or handled.
Mobile app connects dealers with appraisers and buyers immediately.

The Significance:

Solves the age old problem of closing sales by using a mobile app
App enables dealers to get appraisal & buyer on trade w customer present
Dealer becomes part of a valuation process in real time.
60% Look-to-book year to date with cash offers

Click and Go To find out how this solution to appraisals can be implemented immediately
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How a Midwestern Dealer with Too Much Inventory Cleared Out the Glut by Using VIN-Specific Advertising to Sell More Cars & Hold ROI

YOU GOT TOO MUCH NEW & USED INVENTORY ON THE LOT?

Here is a Living, Breathing Case Study about how a dealership recently solved an Inventory Glut by Using a VIN-Specific Advertising Software and Strategy.

If your dealership management is dealing with excess new or used vehicle inventory -- the solution to the problem is in this Case Study

See the Problem, The Solution, and The Results by clicking, printing, and routing this editorial content into your next Staff meeting.
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Here’s How Texas Dealers Can Deal with Harvey Aftermath:

• Book hotel rez at Hyatt and You get the conference FREE
• Dates are September 6th and 7th in Dallas.
• Three days of workshops and keynotes absolutely free

What should Texas Dealers do ASAP?

• Make Rez at the Dallas Hyatt ASAP
• Send Rez Number to  [email protected]
• Offer applies to up to 3 attendees from one dealership

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46% of Small Businesses Including Dealers Do Not Track Inventory Using a Tracking Solution or Even Manually

The Dealers Sales Problem
• Dealer Sales Departments are still losing sales.
• Because they are taking too long to find a vehicle on the lot.
• Prospects leaving in the middle of the sales process.

The Solution to Finding Cars on the Lot:
• Vehicle Location System is solving this problem.
• It works – 40, 000 vehicles on the system so far.
• Tracks and audits inventory on dealer lots.
• Takes 30 seconds to install tracking devices in a car.

See how this could work in your dealership ____________________________________________________________________________

More Hot News

Are California Voters Smart Enough to Keep & Use Gas Tax Increase to Repair Roads?

The Ten Secrets Behind the Great Tesla Experience Revealed by Consultant Buyer

The Appraisal Lane Rolls into Texas to Meet Increased Dealer Demand; National Expansion Planned

Why Your Dealership Should Be Texting in 2018: Find Out NOW & Get to March Webinar

NADA Must Attend Workshop on Vehicle Appraisals: Counting Cars: How to Stop Gambling on What Cars are Worth

Dealer Management Alert: Here’s a Guide for “How Appraisals in Your Service Department Can Help Sell More Vehicles”

Artificial Intelligence Begins to Infiltrate the Enterprise (That is,Your Dealership or Auto Industry Company

How Hacking Tesla Reveals 3 Lessons to Learn

How Predictive Analytics Can Help Your Automotive Business See the Future

The Big EV Solution is Here! 5-minute extreme fast charge battery technology for electric vehicles

The Debate Stops Here: How the 80–20 Rule for Dealer Marketing Budgets with Three Action-able Fundamentals Can Capture Your Customers Online Today

How Audience Intelligence Brings Mind Blowing Marketing to Every Dealer’s Home Page

CarWink: The world’s first car device allowing you to communicate with other drivers through animation.

Traveling Auto Executives to Experience VR Before & After Trips Using Artificial Intelligence

Here is some Commentary and Positioning Information from MediaPost to show how & what is coming.

How Many of 36 M Used Cars Sold by Dealers & Auctions in 2016 were Accurately Appraised?

How CarCash Stopped Bleeding Money & Got Marcus Lemonis Back into UC Business Successfully Using New Appraisal App & Process

Five S-M-A-R-T Signs of & Tips on How to Spot Flood Damaged Cars

Five Content Marketing Trends to Watch for 2018 — Get Ready for Wild Ride

Remarketing App Provides Dealers with Real Time Cash Offers by Giving Appraisers & Buyers Instant Access to Vehicle Valuation Information

How a Midwestern Dealer with Too Much Inventory Cleared Out the Glut by Using VIN-Specific Advertising to Sell More Cars & Hold ROI

46% of Small Businesses Including Dealers Do Not Track Inventory Using a Tracking Solution or Even Manually


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