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3 Top Tips for Profitability with Used Cars in 2019

Profitability in Used Cars – A Look at the Used Car Business in 2019

Margin Compression? What, if anything, is squeezing profitability in used cars from dealers? Here are 3 Ways to Increase Profitability in Used Cars for 2019. From OEM mandates, incentives, and razor-thing margins, to used vehicle acquisition, time-to-line, etc., this post sets the stage for what challenge lay ahead for auto retailers in 2019.

AdColony Global Car Buying Study and Infographic

Global Auto Consumer Behavior Study & Infographic

From online reviews, proximity, and brand image, what makes consumers more likely to consider one brand or model over another? Find out in this global auto consumer behavior study and infographic from mobile video advertising platform AdColony.

Ehren Bragg, Karma Automotive

Luxury Automaker Karma Expands Retail Footprint

In this week’s episode of AC ON AIR, we sit down with Karma Automotive Orange County Store Director Ehren Bragg.  During the show, we talk about the ultra-luxury car market and the exciting technology fueling the interest.  We also touch on the unique challenges of being a small manufacturer, as well as the problem with inevitable comparisons with Tesla.

Vehicle Age and Profitability: Ditching the Calendar Method

Vehicle Age and Profitability: Is it time to ditch the Calendar Method? [VIDEO]

In a recent twist, automotive veteran and visionary Dale Pollak and his company vAuto have unveiled a new way of thinking. For nearly a hundred years, the standard way of thinking has been that the longer you hold on to a vehicle, the less you will make on it.The myth, Pollak states, is that vehicles have diminished profit opportunity as they age according to calendar days. But Pollak says this is not true.