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The Game of Thrones: Used Cars & The Service Department

Every dealership has a constant Game of Thrones happening with used cars and the Service Department. You are familiar with the following scenario… a trade comes in and the games begin. The Used Car Manager prices the car and since…

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Go Find That Car! The Costly Calamity of Lost & Idle Recon Vehicles

As much as we hate to admit it, we’ve all lost cars – sometimes for days or longer. A car may have been stolen and no one at the dealership was aware it was “missing”; or brand new cars without…

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ReconVelocity's Gage Hathcock & Dan Sills of Elder Ford Interview on CBT News

ReconVelocity’s Gage Hathcock & Dan Sills of Elder Ford Interview on CBT News

Gage Hathcock and Dan Sills discuss ReconVelocity's impact on Dan's business, Elder Ford in Tampa, FL. This discussion was a continuation of the COVID-19 coverage from CBT News and highlights the response that ReconVelocity has made to help all our…

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Putting The Reins On Recon Vendors For Sublet Repairs To Increase Gross Profits

To some degree, subletting repairs is something that nearly all dealerships contend with – whether it is glass repair, collision repair, or repair work that the shop cannot handle for one reason or another. Regardless of the type of work,…

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What has the auto industry learned over past 8 weeks

What Has the Auto Industry Learned Over the Past 8 Weeks?

On today's show, we're pleased to welcome back Hugh Hathcock, Owner and Founder of ReconVelocity. In this segment, Hugh and Jim discuss what dealers have learned during this crisis and where the industry is headed. Read the original article

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ReconVelocity Auto Remarketing Podcast

Auto Remarketing & Hugh Hathcock Discuss The Challenges of the Pandemic for Dealers

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Start Selling On Day #1 Of A Used Vehicle Acquisition To Speed The Sales Process & Maximize Profits

Two essential tactics to increase a dealership’s inventory turn is to decrease the Retail-Ready time of newly acquired used vehicles and to simultaneously increase the number of selling days available to sell each of these units. The sooner that you…

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ReconVelocity Recon Match Potential Buyers

Recuperating Used Vehicle Reconditioning Costs Through A Velocity-Driven Recon Operation

Recuperating Used Vehicle Reconditioning Costs Through A Velocity-Driven Recon Operation As new vehicle sales and profits steadily diminish, dealerships are faced with increasing pressure to not only reduce the cost of reconditioning but to get used vehicles retail-ready faster. To…

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ReconVelocity Helping Dealers Get Through Covid-19 April 2020

How ReconVelocity is Helping Dealer Groups Like Premier Automotive Get Through COVID-19

Troy Duhon From Premier Automotive & Hugh Hathcock Transcript: [Music] 00:10 you're watching CVT news the coronavirus 00:14 coverage hi everyone Jim Fitzpatrick 00:18 with CBT news thanks so much for joining 00:20 me again as we continue our coverage…

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Emerging Better & Stronger From A Crisis

Improving Recon Processes & Communications for a Cost-Effective & Streamlined Reconditioning Operation A crisis can come suddenly or result from a series of events that occur over time. Regardless, we never wish it upon us and it’s never welcomed. As…

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ReconVelocity Hugh Hathcock CBT News March 2020

How Hugh Hathcock of ReconVelocity is Helping Dealer Partners With Dealer Relief Program

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What Makes ReconVelocity Unique From Its Competitors

What Makes ReconVelocity Unique From Its Competitors

ReconVelocity Founder and Owner, Hugh Hathcock joined Jim Fitzpatrick on the CBT Stage at NADA 2020 in Las Vegas to discuss their recent partnership with Sonic Automotive and the importance of improving your dealership’s recon process. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT: Jim Fitzpatrick: You guys popped on the…

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As used-vehicle profits decline, dealers turn to software to speed up reconditioning

As used-vehicle profits decline, dealers turn to software to speed up reconditioning

By Alex Kwanten Software that helps dealerships' service departments prepare vehicles quickly for sale on their used-car lots has been around for about a decade. But adoption of — and competition among — these digital products continues to grow as…

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How Paragon Honda Successfully Transitioned to a New Recon Process

In this segment, we’re pleased to introduce Gage Hathcock of ReconVelocity and Rob Patel, Auto Remarketing Specialist at Paragon Honda. Jim, Rob, and Gage discuss acclimating to their new recon process by conducting tests in their smaller-volume Acura store and transitioning it into…

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ReconVelocity Partners with Sonic Automotive Across All Dealerships Nationwide

Sonic Automotive Selects ReconVelocity for Install Across Nationwide Dealerships

DESTIN, FL (February 12, 2020) – ReconVelocity, the auto industry’s leading reconditioning software solution that enables dealers to be retail-ready faster, announced today it has been selected by Sonic Automotive to install its full suite of products across 100 dealerships representing…

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How Paragon Honda Is Turning Inventory Faster by Simplifying Their Recon Process

How Paragon Honda Is Turning Inventory Faster by Simplifying Their Recon Process

On today’s show, we’re excited to be on location here at Paragon Honda in New York with Partner GM and Vice President, Brian Benstock along with auto industry veteran, Hugh Hathcock, who is also the owner of ReconVelocity. Don’t forget NADA 2020 is just around the…

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ReconVelocity looks to bring new levels of automation to recon

ReconVelocity looks to bring ‘new levels of automation’ to recon

By Auto Remarketing Staff DESTIN, Fla. - ReconVelocity says one of its two new automation features, called VelocityLocate, brings complete efficiency to the recon process by automating vehicles’ step-by-step progress in recon. And it does that even when dealership personnel…

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ReconVelocity Brings Accountability Back to Vehicle Reconditioning at Beaver Toyota

ReconVelocity Brings Accountability Back to Vehicle Reconditioning at Beaver Toyota

On today’s show, Hugh Hathcock, owner of ReconVelocity, joins us in the studio once again. This time, he is accompanied by Patrick Abad, General Manager of Beaver Toyota, right here in metro Atlanta. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT: Jim Fitzpatrick: Hi everyone, Jim Fitzpatrick, thanks…

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Recon business Rolling with the tech changes

Recon Business: Rolling with the Technology Changes

By Daryl Lubinsky Correspondent Times are changing in the auction/wholesale and reconditioning auto business, and Vince Kovatch says that ADESA continues focusing on offering multiple formats of reconditioning, “whether that car stays on our property and is sold through the…

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How ReconVelocity is Helping Dealers Get Their Vehicles Retail-Ready Faster

How ReconVelocity is Helping Dealers Get Their Vehicles Retail-Ready Faster

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