JLR Nashville Launches First “SVO” Department

by Whitney Williams on Nov 14, 2017 1:00:00 PM

Just a few months back, Insignia launched Jaguar Land Rover-branded virtual configurators to take JLR’s vehicle personalization market to the next level. Brenda Fevrier,Vehicle Accessories Sales and Marketing Senior Specialist at...

#SEMA17: Bigger and More Bigger

by David Stringer on Nov 7, 2017 1:30:00 PM

The force of gravity was my prediction for the industry from #SEMA16-Reflections. Indeed, SEMA 2017 was a display of gravity as the footprint of the show was bigger -- much bigger than last year -- bigger than #ever.  The 2017 show...

3 spooky myths that keep dealers out of the accessory game

by Whitney Williams on Oct 31, 2017 1:30:00 PM

Are you easily spooked? As we consult with dealerships nationwide, common threads emerge from management staff trapped in a fear.  They know vehicle personalization is profitable and bordering on unavoidable--after all, if your...

Train insane or remain the same

by Whitney Williams on Oct 19, 2017 12:00:00 PM

Imagine walking to the back of your lot and discovering a new vehicle from your inventory, literally picked up and put IN the dumpster. You stare in amazement trying to figure out how one of the most expensive cars on your lot is...

5 Accessories to Pumpkin Spice Up Your Dealership

by Whitney Williams on Oct 12, 2017 1:39:34 PM

Pumpkin spice is in the air. With the changing of the seasons comes differing needs to protect and prolong your customer’s vehicle. As we float into fall, winter weather should be on the dealership’s mind. The month of October is the...

Lot Rot? Accessories are the Cure

by Whitney Williams on Oct 5, 2017 12:36:07 PM

If you ask a General Sales Manager what their biggest fear is, you won’t hear clowns or spiders. No, a GSM’s biggest fear: lot rot. Dealerships of every size and brand know the tension of moving metal in a timely manner...

Adventure Subaru is ALL IN; sales assoc. takes home $2k in just two months

by Whitney Williams on Sep 21, 2017 12:38:16 PM

The famous marketing adage that quips “a good product will sell itself” holds a lot of weight in the vehicle personalization realm. Automotive accessories are a multi-billion dollar industry; any step in this giant’s direction will...

Vehicle personalization goes steady with eCommerce

by Whitney Williams on Sep 12, 2017 2:34:13 PM

Insignia is passionate about vehicle personalization. We believe in offering personalization in the showroom at the point of sale, when your customer is excited about their new purchase and eager to make it their own. We also believe...

Clements and Jay Wolfe: sales associate use personalization to create a great experience, extra income

by Whitney Williams on Sep 5, 2017 12:53:21 PM

No matter the brand, location, or dealership size, every dealer in America has common challenges they face. High turnover in the showroom and the illusive perfect CSI score do not discriminate--these are obstacles known by all....

Top 3 Things Your Millennial Customers Want

by Whitney Williams on Aug 17, 2017 12:00:00 PM

“In the next ten years, 40% of all new vehicles will be sold to millennials, and they’ll be buying cars for the rest of the 21st century” [AutoTrader] In 2013, AutoTrader conducted an extensive study of the millennials buying motives...