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Find Out About Delightful Dealer Data

AutoFi has been hard at work, adding new features like AutoFi Plus onto the digital retail platform. Whenever product enhancements, updates, and upgrades are released, AutoFi’s automotive dealers experience tangible results.  This month has been no exception. Today’s automotive dealers embrace digital retailing as a fundamental part of doing business. […]

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Don’t Throw The Baby Out With The Bathwater

Are you holding back on offering a digital retail solution to your customers? Do you say: “Not all customers want to buy online”?
Only about 11% of customers would buy a car entirely online. The majority still want to test drive a vehicle and finish any paperwork in person. 
Are you addressing the 83% of shoppers that want to do one or more steps of the purchase process online? Find out what happens when your dealership does not offer an online retail solution.

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That’s Not How It Works Anymore

It’s exciting to help dealers sell more cars and provide resources to drive lasting value with their customers. The automotive industry is changing – big time. The digital retailing process is changing too. It’s vital to help our dealers each step of the way as they navigate the six phases of digital retail. 

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Don’t Go Breaking Their Hearts

The true definition of a customer-first mindset is meeting customers where they are. In the digital era of transparency, dealers increase market share when they acknowledge that customers have taken control of the buying process. 

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How Sanderson Ford Wins Over Digital Shoppers with Price Transparency

Sanderson Ford knows how to give customers what they want – transparency, efficiency, and convenience when shopping for a car. Powered by AutoFi’s digital retail solution, Sanderson Ford can cover a vast geographic territory. They’ve extended their brand to include Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada and parts of Utah. They’ve even delivered cars to California!

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Is Your Digital Retail Plan Sporting a Mullet?

Digital transformation has changed the way automotive dealerships conduct business. The product-centric model is obsolete- having been replaced by a customer-centric sales model. From the service drive to the front office, digital transformation has improved efficiencies, scaled operations, and managed facilities. Why are dealers waiting?

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The Top Three Things Customers Look for When Buying a Car

The buyer’s experience is a critical component of any retail experience; by 2020, it will surpass product and price as a vital consideration of purchase. Buying anything, particularly a big-ticket item like a car is an emotional experience. Human beings are emotional creatures.

In today’s world, people are finding themselves busier than ever before. In some ways, technology has made our lives more comfortable, and everyday tasks that used to take hours now happen within a fraction of the time. As technology has made parts of our lives faster and easier, we’ve responded by filling our time with more and more activities.