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I have worked my way up to Service Director in a Land Rover, Jaguar, Aston Martin dealership and am now looking to re-locate outside the California area and am at a loss, as to finding a dealer group that will hire a woman for the Service Manager position. Do you have advice on dealers that may be user friendly for hiring women in the Fixed Ops department?
I bought a car from a dealership about 6 months ago, and I found out later it had been severely wrecked. It is an 06 and had 13232 miles when I purchased it, still under the original warranty from the manufacturer. What are my rights? Can I demand they buy the car back for failure of disclosure, it was not stated verbally or written the car had been ...
I am looking at a mini cooper a couple of years old. What can you tell me about the run flat tires? Where would I even buy a new tire if I don't deal with a dealership? How much is each tire? Is it better to get all of the tires switched over to regular road tires, and if so, where would the spare tire go? Also, do they really get 30 mpg around town?
Hi,I am a woman who has worked in the automotive business for 30 years I currently live in the northeast part of Florida (close to Jacksonville)and worked outside sales calling on car dealers in the north Florida and southeast Georgia area for several years. I noticed that there is only one dealership signed up within a 100 mile radius, of my home, to the ...
I am looking at a Volvo that is about to go out of warranty. Should I buy an extension through the dealership or take my chances that the car will not cost me $2500.00 until I reach 100,000 miles. Please advise!
Dear Patty, My friend's Mitsubishi Eclipse Convertible is 8 years old and it stopped running the other day. It was leaking radiator fluid and she had it towed to a nearby repair shop that her husband insists is honest(not a dealership). They looked at it for 2 days before getting back to her and told her it was "engine tilt" and she would have to ...
I question your choice of Mike Dorian Ford as "Female" friendly. Mine and my mother's experiences have been awful. This afternoon I was brought to tears by Tony from used car sales. I WILL NEVER EVER GIVE THEM ANY OF MY BUSINESS OR REFER ANYONE TO THEM. I'm sorry Carolyn Dorian your dealership is the worst dealership I've ever dealt with.

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