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Compliance Is Key

Although it may not be a topic discussed on an everyday basis, compliance is always on the back of dealers’ minds while conducting day to day business. Throughout my automotive career, I’ve always been on the receiving side of dealer audits...

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Vehicles On The Chopping Block

Chop. Chop. No, not the kind you make in the kitchen, nor when you are trying to get someone to hurry up, but rather the type when things are on the chopping block. So what is being cut, you ask? Looks like a few vehicles from the Honda line and several from Mercedes Benz.

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Fraud On The Rise

How many times a day does your phone ring, and when you look at it, it’s another potential scam phone call? Or when your phone chimes with a text and it’s another annoying form of spam? How many times a day does your phone ring, and when you look at it, it’s another potential scam phone call?

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Welcome Back Bronco

Christmas came early this week for many SUV fans as Ford reintroduces the 2021 Bronco back into the market. It has been 25 years, and to be honest, I do not know much about Fords or anything about the Bronco previously. I do, however, have to admit, it looks pretty badass.

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Copeland Auto Group Gives Back

In today’s society, where everywhere we turn, there is always something going on when we turn on the TV. And as we all know, 2020 has been one heck of a year, and it seems like nothing good is going on.

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Payment Relief

When I think of “auto-payment relief,” I flashback to 2009 when Hyundai announced its Assurance Program, this program was created to help their customers by allowing them to return their vehicles within a year of their purchase date in the event of a job loss.

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Personal Cars

If there were anything to take from this whole pandemic, it would be a sharper focus on cleanliness. Granted, we should always be washing our hands (with soap, of course!) but there will always be that little voice in our heads to be mindful of what we touch, and now who we get into contact with.

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Auto Show Canceled

For as long as I can remember (at least going back to after I graduated from college), it became an annual tradition to attend the New York Auto Show with a couple of my friends. It was nothing special, but something a couple of my guy friends and I would do – get together, explore all the vehicles,

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E-signing

The COVID-19 pandemic has certainty given F&I Managers a run for their money these last couple of months. Adjusting to a new way of selling products and signing up customers remotely quickly became the main concern. While many dealers do practice collecting e-signatures...

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