Its Friday, its the Vroom Room, come in make yourself comfortable, enjoy the cappuccino and biscotti, join the conversation.
Its still winter, snow, cold, more snow and cold...usually these climatic conditions are good for the service side of auto business. It will be informative to see how beneficial these winter months have been. Obvious that with most shoppers doing their due diligence from the comfort of home, or a smart device climatic conditions have a lesser impact on the sales side of the business.
Agreed...one still has to clear the snow...and pile it up, or by now have it trucked away.
Fascinating to see how Packard dealers used social media almost 3 generations ago. A case of this stuff is old, this stuff still resonates...informative and cool how some things do not change.
You have to wonder with all the technology, all the social media, if the auto business at the retail level is truly grasping "Acceleration of Cycle Times"...even if many folks are talking about it in varied morcels of thoughts. In simpler terms..."The faster you sell it, the better it is"...obvious its not that simple or it is that simple.
One question that constantly swirls around...how come some good to exceptional vehicles do not sell as well as they should? The actual product benchmarket against the immediate competition is simply spectacular with a strong value proposition. When the rubber hits the road...something happens and it does not sell as well as the vehciles it was benchmarket against.
The Canadian Women Hockey Team at the Olympics, what can you say...when you are destined for Gold you get gold.
Our usual old cars and race cars go for a walk through Retromobile in Paris.