Our hearts go out to the family of Justin Wilson.
The gyrations of the global financial markets is enough to make anyone dizzy at this point. Hopefully your seat belt is fastened, there is more to come.
Agreed...in Canada its been anything but a quiet, or relaxing summer this year...so much for the "Dog Days of Summer".
You know the saying "The only constant is change"...we are seeing, experiencing a ton of change this summer.
A few days ago we invested some time to review manufacturer's web sites, configuring vehicles, and calculating payments. We were impressed as to how easy it is to configure a vehicle, calculate a price, payments, and even find inventory at dealers. These are activities that were an intrinsic part of the showroom. Which reinforces that when CMS (Citizen Main Street) does the due diligence online, by the time they start interfacing with a dealer they are ready to do business.
But...there is always a but...finding the vehicle that fires up the emotions is still a very human endevour. Up until a vehicle does not have an emotional appeal...its a chellenge to close a deal.
There is a chasm between the "online" and "physical" in finalising a purchase decision.
Did you have a feeling that all this technology in the center of the dash...
A new study from J.D. Power suggests that automakers are investing billions into technologies that a considerable number of drivers aren’t using.
J.D. Power’s first 2015 Driver Interactive Vehicle Experience Report found that at least 20 percent of new-vehicle owners have never used 16 of the 33 technology features measured.
You have to wonder who has time and desire to get totally interactive and fully interface with their vehicle.
Brilliant photography of the Pebble Beach Tour d'Elegance.