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5 Trends Impacting Your Fixed Ops Profits — and Strategies to Address Them

Dealer News Service & Repair News

Spoiler alert: the stable and long-term revenue opportunity in fixed operations isn’t going anywhere. In fact, the opportunity only continues to grow, especially as our industry continues to experience inventory and supply chain challenges.  […]

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Build Customer Trust with Transparent Fixed Ops Prices and Practices

Dealer News Service & Repair News

Gain customer trust, gain a lifetime customer. This adage is true in any industry, but it’s especially true in business segments that have an elevated level of mistrust; and unfortunately, whether true or not, this often includes a […]

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3 Common Misconceptions about Dealership Fixed Operations

Service & Repair News

There’s no supply chain disruption (like semiconductor chips) or inventory shortage that will change the fact that people need to service their vehicles. What does that mean for your dealership? […]

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Road Trip Ready: Resources for Your Summer Service Marketing Campaigns

Service & Repair News

Summer is here — and so is the return of the road trip. Families and individuals are hitting the road for adventures both near and far, with 41% of people […]

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Why Fixed Ops is Your Revenue Growth Opportunity During the Chip Shortage

Dealer News Service & Repair News

If your dealership has a service department, this post is for you. For most dealerships with service bays, fixed ops makes up more than half of your overall profit, yet only […]

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Tips for Increasing Dealership Service Revenue This Quarter

Service & Repair News

The majority of my client conversations revolve around front-end sales and generating high-quality audiences of in-market shoppers to target. But what about service and repair audiences? Service and repair is […]

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Growing Your Fixed Ops Market Share

Service & Repair News

If you’ve been keeping up with our Autotrader Dealer Advantage Blog, you know we’ve got our eyes on the ever-shifting shopping and buying expectations of today’s consumer.  Today, let’s take […]

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Kelley Blue Book’s Featured Auto Repair Center Attracts Dealership Service Skeptics

Dealer News Service & Repair News

By providing price transparency to consumers about dealership service departments, Kelley Blue Book continues to deliver positive results from its Featured Auto Repair Center pilot to-date, proving the power of connecting consumers […]

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Kelley Blue Book Launches All-New Auto Repair Guide

Service & Repair News

Kelley Blue Book announces its new Auto Repair Guide experience, addressing both consumer and automotive industry needs for a principal source of trustworthy recommendations related to servicing and maintaining a […]

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