Model Year Planning: Process and trends for MY2020
Element consultant providess process recommendations and trends to consider while you are planning your fleet. More.
KBB Picks Top 10 of New Model Year
In releasing its annual Freshman Vehicle Class list, Kelly Blue Book editors have chosen the top 10 new models they think are worth “getting to know.” Though each year brings all-new and redesigned vehicles, most arrive carrying familiar names — such as the 2012 Toyota Camry — but in this list, KBB editors have focused on the “totally new cars," including the Hyundai Veloster and the Land Rover Range Rover Evoque.
Should I Really Avoid a Car in the First Model Year?
As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help people out. This week we’re discussing the risks of buying a car in the first year of production, certified pre-owned cars being sold “as-is,” and why it’s so hard to search for cars with specific features.
2019 Kia Sedona: What the Minivan Brings for the New Model Year
For the 2019 model year, Kia upgraded the exterior styling and tech of the Sedona while improving the minivan's fuel economy. Here's everything you'll find new.
What new vehicles and redesigns will the 2019 model year bring?
The 2019 model year is just around the corner (with some vehicles already on the road). At Cartelligent we're always excited to see the new models and improvements to our favorite vehicles. We wanted to share what's coming to help you make a decision about which fresh-from-the-factory vehicles or redesigns might catch your interest.
Smart Will Stop Selling Cars in the U.S. After the 2019 Model Year
Daimler announced its Smart brand will leave the United States after the 2019 model year. The company's annual American sales dropped by 58% to under 1,300 cars after it shifted to selling only electric vehicles. The Mercedes-Benz dealer network will continue to provide parts and service for Smart owners.
Smart will leave the US, Canadian markets when the 2019 model year concludes
It has sold fewer than 100 cars each month in 2019 thus far.
Volkswagen Updates Car-Net Infotainment System for 2020 Model Year
Volkswagen improved its Car-Net infotainment system for 2020 by adding more features and making it quicker. Smartphone connectivity lets owners lock or unlock their door and check their fuel level, among other functions, by tapping their screen a few times. The company also wants to make in-car Wi-Fi cheaper.
POLL: Owner-operators, what model year is your truck?
Does your equipment fall under the pre-2000 model year exemption to compliance with the ELD Mandate, released Dec. 10? Do you run engine-connected e-logs already? This poll examines owner-operator preference for older trucks as of today.
What model year should be the hard cutoff for wood on steering wheels? 1978? 1982? Last year? I welc
What model year should be the hard cutoff for wood on steering wheels? 1978? 1982? Last year? I welcome your thoughts.
Why Marines Are the Best at Sales Sales Evolution
by Alex Archawski, Sales Evolution We recently celebrated the United State Marine Corps (USMC) birthday on Thursday, November 10th. The USMC are renowned for their toughness, courage and devastating effectiveness. They have swagger, confidence and hardness that caries with them for their entire life. I’ve been around many, while serving in the US Navy and throughout my career in sales. They are by far and away…
Model-Year Versus Calendar-Year Terminology
One challenge to global fleet management is adjusting to different fleet terminology for different regions. One example is the difference between the use of “model-year” and “calendar-year” in describing the year of a fleet vehicle.
The Kiss of Death: Phrases and Questions that Will Kill Trust and Lose Sales Sales Evolution
In the information economy, the language and phrases you use will either advance your cause or cost you support, trust and sales. The following are my favorite annoying stereotypical phrases, statements and questions that will identify you as an amateur, narcissist, self-serving and company-centric salesperson. Some of the following are merely trite and others are very counterproductive in building trusting relationships “We want to help you…
The A Before the Model A
10 Chevrolet Models That Disappeared Forever
Some are sorely missed, others we hope to never see again Chevrolet is undoubtedly one of America’s most iconic motor manufacturers. Alongside Ford, there are few who have grown to the same heights, who sell the same volumes, and who are capable of producing a product portfolio spanning as many sectors as the bowtie brand. But when you’re the crown jewel in the GM dynasty, and when you have as long a history as Chevy does, there are bound to be a few…
Which One Should You Buy? Tesla Model 3 vs Model Y, SR vs LR
Tesla Model 3 versus Tesla Model Y. And Long Range versus Standard
Stephan Bollinger Speaks on Why Models Are Made
Think the models in those fashion spreads are gorgeous? Of course you do, but it’s no secret that the standard of beauty has done much to change the way we talk about self-image. As photographers, we…
Why the Tesla Model 3 isn't branded as a Model 3
What does the Volkswagen Atlas Weekend Edition include?
Learn more about the Volkswagen Atlas Weekend Edition and the flexibility it is able to offer families with a more adventurous side.
How to Runway Model: Basic Modeling Technique
Learn how to runway model with this modeling video by Mae Ross from 3-2-1- Acting school in Los Angeles.