Sonic Automotive to Open Used Car Chain
Aug18

Sonic Automotive to Open Used Car Chain

Article by Christina Rogers, the Wall Street Journal: Sonic Automotive Inc., one of the country’s largest car-dealer companies, will open a chain of preowned-vehicle stores hoping to move on the turf of used-car retailer CarMax Inc. Sonic today will announce the creation of EchoPark stores, with the first dealership opening in Denver this autumn, a few miles from a CarMax store. Like CarMax, EchoPark will provide no-pressure...

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Car Dealers Set to Pay $5 for Each Ad on Craigslist
Dec24

Car Dealers Set to Pay $5 for Each Ad on Craigslist

According to Craigslist’s fact sheet the site receives more than 100 million classified ads each month (including reposts and renewals). The site also receives visits from 60 million US users every month, making it one of the most popular sites online. Even though the company has received some negative press due to some criminal activities, the platform is still used by a large number of people, mainly because the service is...

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Tap Into Hispanic Market
Dec23

Tap Into Hispanic Market

By Jennifer Reed ATLANTA (Dec. 21, 2005) — As the U.S. population of Latinos continues to grow, the importance of tapping into this market segment for dealers is climbing, and quite simply, it makes good business sense for the bottom line. However, some dealers may find themselves scratching their heads in confusion, as they need to learn how to accommodate and attract folks from a completely different culture to their showroom...

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New Tech Incubator Focuses on Car-Based Apps
Dec23

New Tech Incubator Focuses on Car-Based Apps

Tech entrepreneur Jim Disanto sees the automobile as the next great platform for connectivity. “There are a more than a billion cars in the world,” he said. “Every automotive OEM and Tier 1 supplier will tell you that within three years, every car will need connected systems, or you’re not going to be able to sell it.” That, Disanto believes, will spawn a new generation of app developers offering Internet-enabled enhancements to the...

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BHPH.com
Dec23

BHPH.com

Listening to Your Needs, and the Community’s Our sole purpose is to serve you. Simply put, we believe you have been underserved for too long. Life is difficult enough; finding success in the used-car and subprime automotive industries should not be. That’s why we built BHPH.com – to provide valuable industry news and information to the industry professional at no cost. Philanthropy is at our core because we hope to leave...

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