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321 Ignition Launches Millennial-Targeted Mobile Sales Platform

A ‘revolutionary’ Seattle startup was founded to help auto dealers adapt to the unique shopping habits and showroom demands of millennial and Gen Z buyers.

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JD Power: Initial Quality Stalls After 4 Years of Acceleration

Genesis, Kia, and Hyundai lead J.D. Power’s Initial Quality rankings for the second straight year, but new-vehicle quality scores are flat overall, driven by a decline among 18 of 31 major U.S. brands.

5 Tips for Dealer Success in Uncertain Times

Build a foundation of returning sales and service customers that will withstand any downturn. Operations expert lists the five simple strategies you need to get the job done.

3 Steps to Scrub Your Customer Data and Sell More Cars

Unleash the power of your CRM by building your sales and marketing initiatives around clean customer data. Data quality expert walks you through the assessment, prevention, and remediation phases.

Dealer Sentiment ‘Remarkably Stable’ Despite Traffic, Profits

Cox Automotive analysts say U.S. dealers reported strong traffic and profits but have remained largely pessimistic in their view of the auto retail market in the second quarter.

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.

Experian: Facing Higher Loan Amounts, Prime Buyers Go Used

More consumers in the prime and superprime credit tiers opted for used vehicles as concerns around affordability grew in the first quarter, according to the latest report from Experian.

Report: Car Buyers Prefer Full-Motion Walkarounds

Flick Fusion reports consumer views of full-motion walkaround videos grew at a 20% clip in Q1, outpacing stitched-photo videos and accounting for 18% of all inventory video views.

SAAR Returns to 17M on Stronger May Sales

U.S. dealers sold slightly fewer new vehicles last month than in May of 2018, but the annual forecast increased to 17.4 million units — thanks in no small part to strong fleet sales.

Sales Down 2.3% in April, SAAR Falls Below 17 Million

The annual forecast for U.S. light-vehicle sales fell to 16.41 million as volume fell 2.3% year-over-year in an April that was expected to bring the year’s first gain following an underwhelming first quarter.