This week’s automotive advancements are ones to remember! Read which stores are celebrating their “Best Dealerships to Work For” wins, and which OEM is taking home the prize for the largest clean energy deal. Plus, how dealers can stand to benefit from unwelcome recalls.
FROM AUTOMOTIVE NEWS: Best Dealerships to Work For
Glowing testimonials from both management and employees landed these stores on Automotive News’ eighth annual list of Best Dealerships to Work For, including many of the nation’s mega dealer groups.
FROM AUTO REMARKETING: Demand for Affordable Transportation Leaves Mark on August Prices
Used vehicle prices have jumped an average of 2% compared to this time last year, with the historically price-friendly small, compact, and midsize car segments seeing the highest increases.
FROM BLOOMBERG: Honda Strikes Biggest Deal Ever by Automaker to Buy Clean Power
With growing pressure to go green, the OEM has purchased 320 megawatts of wind and solar power electricity. This contribution puts the world’s corporate clean-energy purchases on track to outpace last year’s record of 13.4 gigawatts.
FROM CBT NEWS: How to Turn Recalls into Positive Customer Experiences
Recalls affected 30 million vehicles last year alone. Dealerships can maximize these opportunities by personally reaching out to consumers, strengthening relations with the service department, and checking for possible future repairs.