Americans still love their cars.
Having worked in dealerships for nearly a decade, I don't think auto dealers are half as bad as many consumers seem to think they are. Are dealerships perfect? Of course not. Are they paramount examples of ethical business practices? No. But are they any less ethical than most retail businesses?
10. Cautious Exploration You gingerly step into the vehicle and start her up. The salesman offers several words of helpful
Salespeople who are about to make a sale are often worried they're going to lose a sale, so their tendency is to say yes to whatever the customer asks. Obviously, that's not a profitable response, so a sales manager's job is to counsel the salesperson and keep them in the right frame of mind.
I know it sounds counterintuitive to say that high gas prices are a good thing. Why would high prices on anything be good? The reason is simple: Prices help shape consumer behavior in lots of areas, including clothing, food and housing. Is there any doubt that high real estate prices are partially responsible for the tiny house movement?
Jeff Oberholtzer, the son of the owner of Mark-1 Plumbing, told the Texas outlet The Galveston Daily News that the company
If you get a bad feeling about the way someone's acting, the way the vehicle drives, the story you're being told about the reason for the sale, the fact that the seller's a Raiders fan -- whatever -- listen to your gut. There are millions of cars in the world. You can always find another one.
The Toyota group also includes sales at Daihatsu Motor Co and Hino Motors Ltd. Toyota-only sales hit a record-high 8.72 million
Learn to repair a car, too. You can at least save on basic maintenance, and you'll have some fun along the way. And you never know how talented a mechanic you'll be.
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