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Old 01-28-2017, 06:06 AM   #1
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Default Chrysler to ADD dealers!

http://www.autonews.com/article/2017...utonews-weekly


Well I'm going to wait a little while to comment on this, otherwise X-man would have to delete most of the words I would use.
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Old 01-29-2017, 12:16 PM   #2
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Well I'm going to wait a little while to comment on this, otherwise X-man would have to delete most of the words I would use.
UNBELIEVABLE!! Like you, the only words that come to mind when reading that article are not fit for publication
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Old 01-29-2017, 06:14 PM   #3
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Old 01-30-2017, 10:30 AM   #4
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Is this not the moment in history for there to be an offer to decapitated dealers??
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Old 01-30-2017, 11:20 AM   #5
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Is this not the moment in history for there to be an offer to decapitated dealers??
It would seem that way........But that would mean they admit their mistake and guilt to the world and 789 poor bastards that were the on the receiving end. Good luck with that.

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Old 01-30-2017, 01:31 PM   #6
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I would think the first offer would be to those in Claims Court, who look like a positive outcome might be had....
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Old 02-02-2017, 02:34 PM   #7
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this was not brought up or commented on during the makes meeting at nada on fri..
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Old 02-03-2017, 05:41 AM   #8
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this was not brought up or commented on during the makes meeting at nada on fri..
Of course not. Make meetings were usually feel good pat on the back nothing gets brought up wastes of time. If you would have brought it up someone would write down your name and a nasty note goes in your file.
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Old 02-03-2017, 05:45 AM   #9
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEp44oA3TlA

Back when meetings were fun, and you realized the factory gets it.
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Old 02-04-2017, 05:19 AM   #10
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Back when meetings were fun, and you realized the factory gets it.
YEP !! The dealers actually looked forward to the meetings because the factory guys were willing to poke fun at themselves and laugh about the way things were really done. Bubba was a big hit at the meetings for a number of years.
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Old 02-06-2017, 04:55 AM   #11
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Another article this morning. Do not trust these people!

http://www.autonews.com/apps/pbcs.dl...-riles-dealers
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Old 02-06-2017, 07:45 AM   #12
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"S.O.S." Threats and backroom deals made...($$$). They are obviously intending to squeeze Bergeron out and put "their" dealer in...otherwise it makes no sense whatsoever. They are already threatening him for not meeting VGP goals (which is just another form of "stair step" pricing). I saw them increase the VGP goals for some single point dealers they wanted to get rid of by ridiculous amounts after they started to program back in 2007(?), and put them in a non competitive situation in relation to the other dealers in their area until they had to sell out to one of the chain operations. They are ruthless bastards! AND...they spend $30 million last night pushing Alfa Romeo on the Super Bowl...that will REALLY pump up the volume and market share...jeez
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Old 02-06-2017, 09:20 AM   #13
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[QUOTE=DealerEx;38453...they spend $30 million last night pushing Alfa Romeo on the Super Bowl...that will REALLY pump up the volume and market share...jeez[/QUOTE]

I read in Autonews that last year Alfa sold just over 500 cars in the US. So if they DOUBLE sales to 1000 cars that's 30 THOUSAND dollars per car for Super Bowl advertising! Sounds like a great buy to me!

My wife had no idea who Alfa was. After I explained it and the fact that Fiat is looking to add dealers she understood why I was so angry. The stupidity of these guys just makes me ill.

I don't mean to always sound like I think I'm the smartest guy in the room, but am I missing something? That use of ad money just seems stupid to me.
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Steve, Its OK to be the smartest guy in the room. Just be sure you recognize the dumbest and DO NOT TELL HIM you know.... (I think that's how I became an Ex Dealer.)
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Steve, Its OK to be the smartest guy in the room. Just be sure you recognize the dumbest and DO NOT TELL HIM you know.... (I think that's how I became an Ex Dealer.)
The dumbest guy is easy to spot.....He usually has a Chrysler name tag on..............OOPS there I go again.
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