Hurricane Irma Could Wipe out 400,000 Vehicles Click to view online.

Facebook Twitter



September 18, 2017
<p><em>Photo courtesy Waymo</em></p> Trump Administration Streamlines Self-Driving Guidelines

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao released a new set of voluntary federal guidelines for autonomous vehicles on Sept. 12 — a move the Trump administration said will make federal regulatory processes "more nimble to help match the pace of private sector innovation."


<p><em>Photo courtesy Enterprise Holdings</em></p> Hurricane Irma Could Wipe Out 400,000 Vehicles

As many as 400,000 vehicles in Florida will need to be replaced as a result of Hurricane Irma, including as many as 11,000 fleet vehicles, according to Cox Automotive.


<p><em>Photo courtesy NOAA</em></p> Manheim, ADESA Resume Florida Operations

Manheim and ADESA reopened their Florida auction facilities last week, as Hurricane Irma moved north toward Tennessee.


AutoGravity Wins Grand Prize in F&I Digital Media Awards

AutoGravity capped off its two-category win in the 2017 F&I Digital Media Awards with recognition as the contest’s Grand Prize Winner at Industry Summit.


<p><em>Getty Images</em></p> How to Calculate Your Parts Turn

Analytics expert helps determine your gross inventory turnover, true turnover, and fill rate.


<p><strong>New predictive analytics solutions process data to make predictions and strategic recommendations dealers and service managers can use to find efficiencies and reduce waste.</strong>&nbsp;<em>Getty Images</em></p> Fixed Ops-timization: Dig Into the Data

Predictive analytics can unlock the information you need to optimize inventory and improve customer loyalty.


Bill Leek Named President, COO of InterActiveTel

The former vice president of sales for Dominion Dealer Services will be responsible for leading the entire InterActiveTel organization, as well as maintaining business development partnerships and driving the adoption of the company's suite of communication products.


Client Command Launches Active Shoppers Network

Client Command’s new Active Shoppers Network was designed to generate more leads for auto dealers by delivering powerful audience data.


LotLinx Names John Gottschalk to Senior VP Post

Former FordDirect executive and 20-year industry veteran John Gottschalk has joined LotLinx as senior vice president of client relationships.


ASI Raises Industry Standard With TruGAP Launch

Accelerated Service International (ASI) has launched TruGAP, a new product designed to meet customers’ expectations for coverage and value and raise the bar for GAP coverage industrywide.



Do You Have an Outstanding Sales Professional?
Dealers, GMs, GSMs: Do you have an exceptional floor or Internet salesperson? As long as they deliver vehicles, they are eligible for nomination for Auto Dealer Today's Sales Professional of the Month.
Nominate a Sales Pro
ADVERTISE WITH US
David Gesualdo
Publisher
(727) 947-4027
dgesualdo@mgigusa.com