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Can Nissan sell dealers on digital sales tool?

Achieving that target will take some selling, said Tyler Slade, operating partner at Tim Dahle Nissan Southtowne in suburban Salt Lake City.

“You are asking dealers to give up some control of the car deal,” he said. “You are asking dealers to change their business model.

“That’s not going to happen overnight, but dealers will need to adapt.”

The auto industry is gravitating toward online sales to cater to a generation of consumers averse to brick-and-mortar shopping.

“Dealers have got to get on board because this is the train that’s coming,” said Justin Crain, managing partner at Burleson Nissan near

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Man arrested for stealing 60 sets of keys from Boynton Beach auto sales lot

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. — Boynton Beach police say a man broke into an auto sales shop early Friday and stole the keys to 60 cars before fleeing in a stolen pickup truck.

Police were called to LG Auto Sales located at 724 N. Federal Highway in reference to a burglary.

The business owner told police he noticed a silver 2005 GMC Sierra pickup truck had been stolen from the parking lot and the lock on the entrance of the compound was missing.

The suspect apparently entered the building and stole a television (valued at $1,500), laptop computer (valued at $1,000),

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Aluminium Alloy Die Casting to Generate Significant Sales in Automotive Die Casting Lubricants: Persistence Market Research

NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The global automotive die casting lubricants market is expected to expand at a steady CAGR of over 4% during the forecast period of 2021-2031.

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Growth in production of automobiles across Asia Pacific, Europe, and North America is projected to drive demand for automotive die casting lubricants. Countries in Asia Pacific such as China, India, and ASEAN, among others, are expected to focus on supporting domestic lubricant manufacturing to serve local markets.

Due to increasing environmental regulations on vehicle emissions by various regulatory bodies such as

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‘Selfie videos’ help lead to solid sales

For example, when COVID19 kept customers at home, each product adviser created a library of walk-around videos of new vehicles. This, Cluney said, “gave our phone and online leads as close to an in-person experience as possible.”

The personalized videos, which the dealership calls selfie videos, allow sales advisers to introduce themselves to customers. They then conduct a video featuring the vehicle of interest.

Beyond creating a seamless virtual process for customers, the dealership’s goal was to set itself apart from competitors, Cluney said.

“It doesn’t take much to beat an automated response,” he said, “but we wanted to take

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Vehicle export sales down 33.1%, auto industry loses more than R3bn due to unrest

The automotive industry was hard hit by unrest, lockdown level 4 restrictions and a cyberattack on Transnet.


The automotive industry was hard hit by unrest, lockdown level 4 restrictions and a cyberattack on Transnet.

  • Recent unrest in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng as well as the cyberattack on Transnet have negatively impacted vehicle imports and exports, data from naamsa show.
  • Physical damages to assets and property, lost sales orders and cancellation of new developments in the automotive industry are estimated at over R3 billion, said naamsa CEO Mikel Mabasa.
  • Lockdown level 4 restrictions have also slowed down the momentum of the automotive industry’s recovery.

Recent unrest in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng as well as a cyberattack on Transnet has

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Auto sales surge in June, Q2 despite supply constraints

The Automotive Monthly Metals Index (MMI) slipped by 0.7% for this month’s index reading, as U.S. auto sales surged in June and Q2.

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Among the top automakers, General Motors reported its Q2 sales in the U.S. market jumped by 40% year over year.

GM reported sales of 688,236 vehicles in the quarter.

The automaker touted continued robust demand but also noted the ongoing strain on supply stemming from the global

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