Navigating Titling in 2023: How Dealerships are Staying Ahead In the competitive realm of the automotive industry, staying ahead is not merely about keeping pace with the latest car models or technological advancements. It extends into the intricate, often convoluted, world of Out-of-State vehicle titling and registration. As we sail through 2023, the challenges tied […]
How Dealerships Can Stay Mighty When Stretched Thin While it might be true that working smart is better than just working hard, sometimes, there’s no getting around the “work hard” and “work long” parts of the equation for auto dealerships. Whether you’re dealing with a temporarily light crew due to summer vacations or your staff […]
5 Compliance Checks for Out-of-State Auto Sales Out-of-state sales can represent a significant revenue stream for dealers in good economic times and bad. But they also come with a lot of complexities that can turn into pitfalls, particularly in terms of compliance. Here are 5 things every dealership making OOS sales needs to consider. State-specific […]
Our last ATC blog post covered electric vehicle registration fees added by the states to make up for lost gas tax revenues, since EVs don’t pay them. In this post, we will inform you about tax incentives for EV purchases. EV adoption is increasing, and the federal government recently enacted a ten-year extension of federal […]
Both the federal government and U.S. states collect tax revenue on gasoline sales to pay for road maintenance and improvements, but as more and more electric vehicles are sold, collecting the gas tax will get harder and harder. As a result, states have begun charging an extra fee to register an EV to compensate for […]
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has proposed a new rule related to the sale, financing, and leasing of motor vehicles aimed at dealers. The proposed rule would bar dealers from “making certain misrepresentations in the course of selling, leasing, or arranging financing for motor vehicles, require accurate pricing disclosures in dealers’ advertising and sales discussions, […]
This shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone, but men and women are different, and this holds true when buying a vehicle. In this blog post, we illuminate a few differences between how men and women buy cars so your dealership can help each in their purchase journey.  New or used? According to a survey […]
It has been said over and over that electric vehicles are the future. Has your dealership started selling them yet? As major manufacturers and start-ups introduce more and more EV models, you undoubtedly will. This blog post is meant to help you think about what you need to do and know to confidently sell electric […]
In this post, we’d like to talk about three types of goats. First, sports GOATs – Greatest Of All Time athletes. This topic creates debates all the time; in living rooms, bars, at games… But we’re not going to do that – the topic exists in this post purely as an example. In basketball, is the GOAT Michael Jordan […]
Every industry has its own lingo. Sometimes it’s used as verbal “shorthand” that conveys direct meaning. Other times it’s used as code that communicates a hidden message. Regardless, when people buy a car, they often hear terms that make no sense to them, so we put together this list of dealership lingo and what the […]