Auto Dealer Today Issue

November 2017

Cover Story
Health Care Reform From the Dealer Perspective
By James S. Ganther, Esq.

The Trump administration has shifted its focus to tax reform, but the need to fix health care remains. Learn what’s at stake for dealers and other business owners.

Features

Can I Call Them or What? In September, New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced that Nissan of New Rochelle would pay $298,000 to settle charges of selling a bogus anti-theft product. Photo courtesy New York State Office of the Attorney General

By Thomas B. Hudson, Esq.

Hudson’s warning of a coming crackdown on dealer fraud came too late for Nissan of New Rochelle and Sansone Hyundai.

How to Escape the Tech Crunch

By Carl Bennett

The dealership of the future will run on seamless technology platforms that eliminate the need for standalone solutions.

3 Things you Need to Know About AI Getty Images

By Matt Muilenburg

Forward-thinking dealers are leveraging the limitless power of artificial intelligence to boost sales and service revenue.

What Are You Teaching? Photo courtesy Sony Pictures

By Ronald J. Reahard

Dealers can be good teachers or bad teachers, and their influence on employees extends well beyond the showroom walls.

Blog

On-the-Point

Jim Ziegler
All Things Must Pass

By Jim Ziegler
Ziegler mourns the loss of Gregg Allman as Ford and Hyundai shake up their leadership teams and Carvana struggles to stay afloat.

Join the Battle of Jericho

By Jim Ziegler
Ziegler has harsh words for the so-called geniuses behind escalating factory incentives, political support for autonomous vehicles, AutoNation's 'millennial-friendly' pay plan, and the Carvana IPO.

Don't Run, We Are Your Friends!

By Jim Ziegler

The Future Ain't What It's Cracked Up to Be

By Jim Ziegler

Opening Observations

Over the Curb