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Car Selling Secrets - A Walser Podcast

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Every Thursday at 2pm. Call in with your questions: 952.800.1492

 


 

 

Kevin Dahn from Walser Toyota joins us. Kevin was born in Vietnam and came with his family to the US 20 years ago. After finishing college, he went to work in banking before joining the Toyota team nearly 11 years ago. The average salesperson in the US sells 10 cars per month. Kevin sells 500 per year……and does all the financing. He talks about what it takes to make this happen.

Have a question for a future episode? Call in with your questions to 952-800-1492 or email Doug at Doug@walser.com to be read live on the air.

 

 


 

 

Episode #7. Tom’s on yet another Vacation. Ryan Moffit, Walser Automotive Director of Recruiting joins us and we learn that our very own Cassie Schrader is a gear head. We talk about why service departments are expensive, how technicians get paid, what recruiting is like with the modern generation.

For some reason, Doug, while explaining how great new cars are, asks “when was the last time you needed a jump”? Ironically enough, 10 mins after the podcast was over, his 10,000 mile CRV……..needed a jump. From the ‘large surprise department’ Andy Barnard rode to the rescue with jumper cables. Finally, Wisconsin Mechanic and long time podcast supporter Emil Prokes calls in for the first time. This guy’s been listening since the Don Shelby days.

Have a question for a future episode? Call in with your questions to 952-800-1492 or email Doug at Doug@walser.com to be read live on the air.

 

 


 

 

Episode #6. Tom and Doug are joined by Andy Swanson. In addition to being the General Manager of Walser Hyundai, Andy specializes in helping people with credit issues.

We talk about the dangers of buy here pay here operations, strategies for re-establishing credit, how to help your children as a co-signer, straw purchasing, GPS lockout systems and much more. We also preview the latest large SUV the Hyundai will introduce shortly; The Palisade.

Have a question for a future episode? Call in with your questions to 952-800-1492 or email Doug at Doug@walser.com to be read live on the air.

 

 


 

 

Episode #5. Join Tom and Doug and special guest Greg Davis. Greg grew up in the car business. His father worked for General motors and Greg started his career many years ago in high school washing cars. He’s worked his way up to General Manager of our largest dealership. We discuss the dominance of the crossover, new prius offerings, the anticipation of the arrival of the first new Supra in over 20 years.

Tom weighs in on the failure of advertising demographics and why he loves Mustangs and Jaguars. We meet the father of a twelve year old girl who is car crazy and Greg offers her a job. Doug explains why bars are more popular that dealerships (donning the Captain Obvious cape).

Have a question for a future episode? Call in with your questions to 952-800-1492 or email Doug at Doug@walser.com to be read live on the air.

 

 



 

 

We’re back with episode 4. The auto show kicks off the selling season in the twin cities and it starts this Saturday. Joining Tom and Doug in the studio is Scott Lambert, the President of the Minnesota Auto Dealer’s Association.

We talk about the ultra-rare Ford GT40, the luxury lane and try to peer into the future of the China-driven electric car market. Scott talks politics specifically regarding MNLRS and the new governor’s plan to raise taxes for infrastructure. Unbelievably, Scott and Tom are not fans.

Have a question for a future episode? Call in with your questions to 952-800-1492 or email Doug at Doug@walser.com to be read live on the air.

 

 



 

 

Car selling secrets episode three. With co-host Tom Barnard on his way to Cuba, Doug Sprinthall is joined by Kyle Donnay, New Car Manager at Walser Honda.

We discuss new Honda models such as Passport, HRV, Clarity as well as a detailed discussion of various hybrid vehicles. We also explain GAP insurance, why you need it and why it’s included in Honda leases. Finally, we dispel the myth of high mileage leasing.

Have a question for a future episode? Call in with your questions to 952-800-1492 or email Doug at Doug@walser.com to be read live on the air.

 

 



 

 

Episode 2 of Car Selling Secrets with Walser’s Doug Sprinthall and Tom Barnard Podcast is here!

Walser Chrysler Jeep Dodge Account Executive Katie Larson is in studio. Katie reps Walser’s new group, Women of Walser, and shares a few of those car selling secrets you’ve been dying to hear (this woman could sell water to a lake).

Have a question for a future episode? Call in with your questions to 952-800-1492 or email Doug at Doug@walser.com to be read live on the air.

 

 


 

 

Co-hosts Tom Barnard and Doug Sprinthall from Walser Automotive Group  discuss the correct way to drive in the depths of winter without wrecking your car or yourself.

A cop calls in to talk about how useless traction control is. Jason Loechler, General Manager of Walser’s Coon Rapids Nissan talks about what’s new in the Nissan world along with a quick review of the Nissan Altima all wheel drive. Listeners call in to discuss how equity can happen……even if you lease and much more.

Tune in every Tuesday at 2pm Central here.  Call in questions welcome at 952-800-1492 or email doug@walser.com


 

Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes at a car dealership? Car Selling Secrets is a weekly podcast hosted by Doug Sprinthall and Tom Barnard. Listen live every Thursday at 2:00pm. Call in at 952.800.1492 or email Doug (doug@walser.com) with your car related questions.

 

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