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DealerLeads.com Launching 23 “Cash for Used Cars” Sites to Drive Used Car Sellers to Local Dealers

New car sales are faltering in the US, high interest rates for sub-prime borrowers have fostered the expansion of a tried and true marketing strategy for dealerships.  Dealerleads.com has just launched 23 cash for used cars websites to help dealers increase profitability when a glut of 3.9 million off-lease vehicles hits the streets this year.  The principle is to funnel all "cash for my car" type search engine queries to local dealers who not only buy good used inventory low, but can get that seller into another vehicle as well.…

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February Sales, Euros and Japanese Stealing Marketshare

Upon perusing the February sales numbers, we can see one thing very clearly, US automakers are selling less cars than their competitors from Japan and even the once untouchable pickup truck segment is now being breached. While Chevy Silverado sales slip, Toyota Tundra and it's "starter pickup" the Tacoma are seeing sales lift appreciably.…

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Toyota Taking Lead in Autonomous Car Tech, Investing 2.8 Billion

Toyota and two long-time vendor partners are combining sources to develop next generation autonomous driver technology software. James Kuffner to lead the charge in an attempt to catch up with other car manufacturers slightly ahead of Toyota in developing fully autonomous vehicles by 2021.…

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Quickcast: JD Byrider Interview with Aaron Hershey

On Quickcast #1 we interviewed Aaron Hershey GM at JD Byrider in Euclid, Ohio, a highly rated Buy Here, Pay Here operation to get a little insight on a successful franchise.…

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Sales Race 2018

2018 Automotive sales jumped out of the starting gate slightly faster than in 2017, but let's not expect industry records without the help of Mother Nature.…

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Uber Not so Super, Losing 1.46 Billion Last Quarter, Lyft Triples Rev!

Flush with scandal and challenging governance issues, Uber Technologies Inc. is burning money at a rate that beckons one to think that they’re much better at raising capital than they are at running a company.…