Xtime: Mobile Appointments Up 56% in 2017
Proprietary data released by Xtime shows dealership customers are booking appointments online at a furious pace, typically on mobile devices and often outside business hours.
Norman/Classic Adds Diminished Value and Depreciation Programs
The two new programs are backed by Lyndon Southern Insurance Co. The first provides a trade-in credit of up to $10,000 if a vehicle is involved in a collision and repaired, while the other pledges to cover depreciation (up to $10,000) if a vehicle is stolen and not recovered or is deemed a total loss as a result of an accident.
1.4M Ram Trucks Recalled for Shifter Issue
FCA US is recalling an estimated 1.48 million Ram trucks in the U.S. to help prevent drivers from inadvertently moving the gear-shifter out of the “park” position because of a faulty brake transmission shift interlock.