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Will this Study Change the Future of the Used Car Market Forever?

A dealership’s goal should be for at least half of the cars to be sold within 30 days of arriving on the lot.  However, the average investment in a used vehicle dealer’s lot has gone up, and the average profit has gone down. Could this mean serious trouble for the used car market? If investment in a lot goes up, shouldn’t profit follow suit?...

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Consumer Beliefs - The Best Time to Buy a Car

Consumers want to be sure that they are getting the most out of their hard-earned money – and a car is one of the biggest buying decisions to be made. However, there are many differing opinions on when the best time to buy a car might be. As a dealership, you may wish to consider their timing opinions....

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Improving Car Sales Methods

For decades, customers and employees would talk face to face, and then employees would close the deal by offering the customer a price at the end of the conversation. Now, with the power of the Internet, face to face meetings are barely necessary....

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A Simple Explanation of Market Days’ Supply

The latest automotive industry buzzword, Market Days’ Supply (MDS), is a calculation derived by dividing your currently available supply of inventory by your average daily retail sales rate over the past 45 days....

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Laser Appraiser vs. Autoniq

Autoniq accesses pricing guides.  However, Laser Appraiser offers much more robust pricing and market data that will make your dealership more informed and more competitive. ...

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Laser Appraiser: The best alternative to Vin Viper

As many automotive dealers seeking bargain vehicle valuations know, the 2017 collapse of Vin Viper as a mobile device app solution was a major operational setback...

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