Strategy

DealerCue vs. CDK Global: Comparing Dealership Tools

The variety of organizations taking part in the auto industry is tremendous. Not all dealerships are equal. The AutoNation Inc. group includes more than 230 separate dealerships. Don Davis Auto Group has just three. NIADA has more than 20,000 independent dealership members in the United States, and each has its own specific needs from the …

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Vin Viper Has Closed Down. What’s Next? Meet VINCUE

Updated January 6, 2019 Vin Viper was a pioneer in car dealership technology. Almost a decade ago, Selig Technologies unveiled Vin Viper as one of the first mobile appraisal apps. It was an instant success and quickly became a top appraisal tool for car dealerships. However, the company grew too quickly and had trouble scaling. …

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Leading Change in a Challenging Market – Part Two

Strategic Leaders Provide Focus Scarcity Brings Clarity Leaders bring clarity and focus through challenging times. “I believe scarcity breeds clarity: it focuses minds, forcing people to think creatively and rise to the challenge.”, said Google Co-Founder, Sergey Brin in his 2008 letter to investors. While it’s hard to imagine a more bulletproof organization than Google. …

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Leading Change in a Challenging Market – Part One

What Needs to Change? “To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” – Winston Churchill The onslaught of negative news regarding the current automotive marketplace can be discouraging for even the most positive leader.  Action-oriented leaders view a challenging market as an opportunity to re-evaluate spending and improve processes. Others make …

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