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Driving sales with service calls

Driving sales with service calls

October 20, 2016 at 8:31 pm 0 comments

How The Car Girls helps dealers make more money Janis Showers was in the middle of a service-call training session when one of the managers at the dealership had a better idea. “Can’t you just make the calls? Can’t you make this all go away?” Showers picked up the phone […]

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CarGurus zeroes in on Canada

CarGurus zeroes in on Canada

September 12, 2016 at 6:03 pm 0 comments

The auto shopping site is focused on driving transparency in the Canadian car market Where there is success, there is growth, and for CarGurus that was the company’s driving force for crossing over into the Canadian car review market last year. CarGurus has seen a reported 21 million unique visitors, […]

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Charging into Canada

Charging into Canada

August 4, 2016 at 2:56 pm 0 comments

He’s come a long way from growing up in northern Ontario around Timmins, but San-Diego, Calif.-based Pierre Gagnon still enjoys coming back to his home country to visit family and friends.

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Birchwood Collision Centres receive Mopar certification

Birchwood Collision Centres receive Mopar certification

June 22, 2016 at 3:32 pm 0 comments

Birchwood Collision Centres have become Manitoba’s first and only Chrysler, Dodge, Ram, Jeep and Fiat Certified Collision Repair Facilities as of early June, 2016. Being the only certified repair facility means Manitoba vehicle owners can comfortably get serviced at Birchwood Collision Centres, said the company in a news release. The […]

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Leave your desk behind

Leave your desk behind

June 11, 2016 at 10:21 pm 0 comments

Dealertrack launches powerful new cloud-based enhanced vehicle sales and desking tool designed for desktops, mobile and tablet devices Many car buyers say they dislike the experience of being dragged to a salesperson’s desk to complete their sale and then have to wade through the F&I process. A new cloud-based tool […]

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Speeding up customer connections

Speeding up customer connections

May 4, 2016 at 12:25 am 0 comments

After working in a Toyota dealership for two years and selling over a million dollars worth of vehicles while dealing with “clunky” CRM and DMS systems, Zach Klempf knew there had to be a better way, for both dealer management and the sales staff. Klempf envisioned a system that salespeople […]

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Super station!

Super station!

March 8, 2016 at 7:41 pm 0 comments

INTRODUCING A NEW WORKSTATION SERIES THAT TAKES FUNCTIONALITY TO NEW HEIGHTS Since its inception, Metalia has been involved with the production and design of storage solutions for service bays and mechanical maintenance areas. But the Chambly, Que.-based company has launched a new heavy-duty workstation that isn’t just durable — it […]

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Keeping the credit-worthy service customer

Keeping the credit-worthy service customer

March 8, 2016 at 3:50 pm 0 comments

B.C. LIEN SERVICE CAN REDUCE REPAIR DECLINES Automotive repair shops and service departments in B.C. can now extend credit to customers safely, securely — and in under three minutes, according to Mat Boyer, Vice-President of Business Development with Integrated Recovery Solutions Corp (IRSC). His company provides a full suite of […]

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