A story of Cash for Clunkers... and how I got to drink beer at work.

A few months ago I told you all about my experience selling Chryslers during the auto industry meltdown. I made a brief mention of Cash for Clunkers and had many people asking me to write about my experience with it. Today I'll tell you that story. » 2/27/15 3:35pm 2/27/15 3:35pm

Oppo, help me choose a (boring) car to drive.

Background- I work for an auto dealer group and get to drive a used car of my choosing for my daily usage. I travel between all our different locations so good gas mileage is a must. Today I need to park the Focus hatch I've been driving and choose something else. Sometimes I get to drive something fun, but sadly this… » 1/30/15 11:02am 1/30/15 11:02am

The U.S. auto dealer model isn't going away anytime soon. Here’s why.

Disclosure: I've been working in the car business for over seven years now, though I'm not in sales anymore. I've learned a lot about how the auto business operates during that time. This article isn't intended to glorify car dealerships. It's to explain why today's auto industry can't just up and change to a… » 1/28/15 2:43pm 1/28/15 2:43pm