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A More Profitable View of Recon in '23

A More Profitable View of Recon in ’23

A More Profitable View of Recon in '23 By Dennis McGinn Originally published in the January 2023 edition of AutoSuccess Online As we enter our 13th year as a vehicle reconditioning software company, we’re leading 2023 with a goal to make
100% Certain in 2023

100% Certain in 2023

100% Certain in 2023 By Dennis McGinn Originally published in the December 2022 edition of AutoSuccess If you practice management-by-number in your stores and yet don’t know with 100 percent certainty what your reconditioning times, costs, and opportunities are, you’re
Tackling Used-Car Challenges

Tackling Used-Car Challenges

Automotive News – November 2022 Tackling Used-Car Challenges New and innovative strategies that are helping dealers navigate the used-car shortage By Dennis McGinn & Cam Hitchcock As new-car sales dropped during the last year due to supply-chain disruptions, so did
IF IT'S NOT BROKEN, BREAK IT

IF IT’S NOT BROKEN, BREAK IT

Originally published in the November 2022 edition of AutoSuccess Online If It's not Broken, Break It By Dennis McGinn I was pondering reality the other day. I realized that what we often understand as certainty is merely how ingrained our
Why Honda of Downtown LA Switched Its Recon Software

Why Honda of Downtown LA Switched Its Recon Software

Why Honda of Downtown LA Switched Its Recon Software By Jim Leman Originally published in the October 2022 edition of AutoSuccess Online “No room for error” summarizes used car operations at Honda of Downtown Los Angeles. Staff continues sharpening skills
Putting Cards on the Table With Used-Vehicle Shoppers

Putting Cards on the Table With Used-Vehicle Shoppers

Putting Cards on the Table With Used-Vehicle Shoppers By Dennis McGinn Originally published in the October 2022 edition of WardsAuto More dealers are turning to used vehicles in the 5- to 7-year-old range, costing between $10,000 and $15,000. That leads
Guest Commentary: How to Build Trust With Vehicle Buyers

Guest Commentary: How to Build Trust With Vehicle Buyers

Automotive News – September 2022 Guest Commentary: How to Build Trust With Vehicle Buyers How can dealers build trust with customers when so much of the vehicle shopping process has moved online? By Dennis McGinn How can dealers build trust
Sharing Service Resources Between Customer-Pay and Internal Service Environments

Sharing Service Resources Between Customer-Pay and Internal Service Environments

Fixed Ops Magazine – October 2022 Sharing Service Resources Between Customer-Pay and Internal Service Environments By Jennifer Marszalek Service managers and advisors for combined retail and internal service centers often juggle conflicting priorities, personalities, and equipment that can test patience,
OpenRoad Auto Group Follows The Facts to the Money

OpenRoad Auto Group Follows The Facts to the Money

AutoSuccess Magazine – September 1, 2022 OpenRoad Auto Group Follows The Facts to the Money By Jim Leman Originally published in the September 2022 Dealer Service supplement to AutoSuccess Magazine OpenRoad Auto Group is the largest-volume automotive retail group in

The Need for Rapid Auto Recon

The Need for Rapid Auto Recon Once dealers own used vehicles, time is of the essence. But the recon process at most retail centers isn’t built for speed. By Ronnie Wendt, Auto Dealer Today Automotive reconditioning gets a used vehicle ready for market. A dealership might

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Rohrman Auto Group Perfects the Connection To Launch

Rohrman Auto Group Perfects the Connection To Launch Originally published in the March 2023 Dealer Service supplement to AutoSuccess Online When he installed reconditioning software in the stores he manages for Rohrman Auto Group, Director of Chicago North Operations Bob Wolf had high hopes — and a

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The New Rule of Fixed Ops

The New Rule of Fixed Ops By Dennis McGinn Originally published in the February 2023 edition of AutoSuccess How ready are you for the dominion of fixed ops as the savior of automotive retail? Some will argue that it has always held this coveted position but

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Vehlo Acquires Rapid Recon and Velocity Automotive

Vehlo Acquires Rapid Recon and Velocity Automotive By bringing Rapid Recon and Velocity together, Vehlo is now the market leader in helping dealers connect their reconditioning-to-retail processes KNOXVILLE, TN – January 23, 2023 /PRNewswire/ Vehlo, a leading provider of software and financial solutions for the automotive repair

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A More Profitable View of Recon in ’23

A More Profitable View of Recon in ’23 By Dennis McGinn Originally published in the January 2023 edition of AutoSuccess Online As we enter our 13th year as a vehicle reconditioning software company, we’re leading 2023 with a goal to make communication in the recon department

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100% Certain in 2023

100% Certain in 2023 By Dennis McGinn Originally published in the December 2022 edition of AutoSuccess If you practice management-by-number in your stores and yet don’t know with 100 percent certainty what your reconditioning times, costs, and opportunities are, you’re not connecting to what you expect.

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Tackling Used-Car Challenges

Automotive News – November 2022 Tackling Used-Car Challenges New and innovative strategies that are helping dealers navigate the used-car shortage By Dennis McGinn & Cam Hitchcock As new-car sales dropped during the last year due to supply-chain disruptions, so did vehicle trade-ins, leaving dealers to

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