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AutoAp Launches Recall Intelligence Service

A new service from AutoAp was designed to give auto dealers greater insight and control over the liability and financial impacts caused by safety recalls, promising to reduce risk by more than 80%.

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Ford Recall Includes 1.2M Explorers

Ford Motor Co. announced four recalls for seven vehicles sold in the U.S. and Canada, including 1.2 million Explorers that could be affected by a rear suspension issue dating back to the SUV’s 2010 redesign.

Kerrigan: Dealership Buy/Sell Activity Up 38% in Q1

Despite headwinds threatening dealership profitability, Kerrigan Advisors’ first-quarter report indicates 2019 is trending toward another 200-plus transaction year for the auto retail buy/sell market.

5 Ways to Blow Up a Service Customer

Are you pulling in too much fixed ops revenue? Dealer consultant shares five proven methods for insulting customers, improperly documenting and addressing their concerns, and discouraging repeat visits.

Police Say Customer Set Fire at Calif. Dealership

A customer of a San Diego-area Chrysler dealership has been arrested and charged with starting a fire that destroyed eight vehicles, including his own, and later conspiring to steal a Dodge Charger from the same lot.

CarMD: Ignition Coils, Spark Plugs, O2 Sensors Caused Trouble in 2018

Car repair costs were up across all U.S. regions last year in CarMD’s latest Vehicle Health Index report, and ignition coils, spark plugs, and oxygen sensors tied for the lead in check engine repairs.

4 Ways to Turn Recalls Into Positive Customer Interactions

Recalls drive service revenue and bring customers back to the dealership. Why not take advantage? Expert lists four ways to turn your next recall event into a fun and profitable experience for everyone involved.

DOL Investigations and Employing Minors in Dealership Service Departments

A shortage of qualified lube techs is no reason to ignore the strict — and strictly enforced — Department of Labor rules governing the employment of your youngest workers.

Former Ark. Dealership Employee Arrested on Embezzlement, Fraud Charges

Janet Christine Stair is charged with concocting a service-ticket scheme that defrauded a Hot Springs Chrysler dealership of more than $17,000 and charged its factory nearly $12,000 for phantom warranty work.

Fixed Ops-timization: Dig Into the Data

Predictive analytics can unlock the information you need to optimize inventory and improve customer loyalty.