Automotive Trends & Data Analytics

Learn how to adapt and prepare your dealership for future challenges by leaning into data and technology to optimize efficiencies. Explore checklists, guides, and articles to help you sell more cars.

  • Path to Proactively Preventing Lease Buybacks

    Path to Proactively Preventing Lease Buybacks

    Discover Mastermind's tips to keep your customers engaged and satisfied throughout their lease. Learn to stop customer defection by preventing lease buybacks using this guide.

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  • Q1 2022 State of Automotive Industry & Sales

    Q1 2022 State of Automotive Industry & Sales

    Discover the first quarter updates on the state of the automotive industry & sales. Learn about the current trends, industry news, & where the industry is going.

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  • 3 Ways the Dealer of Today Can Serve Tomorrow’s EV Buyers

    3 Ways the Dealer of Today Can Serve Tomorrow’s EV Buyers

    Don't miss EV sales opportunities. Explore best practices for auto dealers to maximize ROI & serve customer needs while preparing for electric vehicle sales.

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  • NADA Show 2022 Recap: Celebrations & Conversations with automotiveMastermind

    NADA Show 2022 Recap: Celebrations & Conversations with automotiveMastermind

    automotiveMastermind announces platform updates and auto industry news at the NADA Show 2022. Discover the biggest takeaways and the future of car sales.

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  • 3 Ways Predictive Analytics Benefit Dealerships of Every Size

    3 Ways Predictive Analytics Benefit Dealerships of Every Size

    Explore the ways dealerships of every size can benefit and use behavior prediction technology to improve their operations and sell more cars.

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  • How to Maximize Sales of Your Dealership’s Electric Vehicle Inventory with a Customer-First Approach

    How to Maximize Sales of Your Dealership’s Electric Vehicle Inventory with a Customer-First Approach

    Learn how dealers can support electrification and sell more EVs by tailoring their sales and marketing efforts to take a customer-first approach.

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  • How Auto Dealers are Preparing for the Future of the Automotive Industry

    How Auto Dealers are Preparing for the Future of the Automotive Industry

    Explore how dealers are preparing for the future of car dealerships by taking a proactive approach to their sales and marketing efforts.

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  • Q3-Q4 2021 State of Automotive Sales & Inventory

    Q3-Q4 2021 State of Automotive Sales & Inventory

    Explore Q3 2021 market trends and the state of the automotive retail industry and discover the challenges for auto dealers to expect in Q4 and beyond.

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  • How Does Comprehensive Data Increase Your Bottom Line?1:40

    How Does Comprehensive Data Increase Your Bottom Line?

    Data, it sounds boring but it's actually the key to your dealership's success, and when it’s actionable and accurate you can find customers before other dealerships even realize they're in the market.

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  • 4 Ways for Auto Dealers to Stay Ahead of 2022 Inventory Challenges

    4 Ways for Auto Dealers to Stay Ahead of 2022 Inventory Challenges

    The latest forecasts highlight why dealers experiencing inventory shortages can’t afford to pause their sales and marketing efforts until the market stabilizes.

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  • 4-Point Dealership Data Quality Checklist

    4-Point Dealership Data Quality Checklist

    Ensure the quality of your dealership's customer data with our 4-Point Data Quality Checklist. Discover our tips for accurate, complete, consistent, and timely data.

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  • State of Automotive Inventory Fact Sheet

    State of Automotive Inventory Fact Sheet

    The best auto dealers are the ones that can effectively strategize and adapt to challenges by looking at the numbers. Equip your business to succeed with this Auto Industry Fact Sheet.

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  • Predictive Analytics in the Auto Industry

    Predictive Analytics in the Auto Industry

    Technology is rapidly transforming the automotive industry, and predictive analytics (while now a common industry buzzword) are a core differentiator for dealers who use it well.

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  • Q2 2021 State of Automotive Sales & Inventory

    Q2 2021 State of Automotive Sales & Inventory

    Following challenges from COVID-19 and growing inventory concerns spurred by the microchip shortage in early 2021, dealers’ performance in Q2 varied greatly from brand to brand, and store to store.

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  • How To Use Predictive Analytics to Maximize Your Dealership Portfolio

    How To Use Predictive Analytics to Maximize Your Dealership Portfolio

    With countless evolving factors impacting OEM production and deliveries, now is the time for dealers to focus on the elements they can control.

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  • Embracing Your Dealership’s Electric Future1:05:50

    Embracing Your Dealership’s Electric Future

    Mastermind’s Ian Grace & IHS Markit's Pete Margaros discuss the factors accelerating electrification in the auto industry, the brands leading the pack and how dealers can prepare for the future.

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  • 4 Ways for Dealers to Embrace an Electric Future

    4 Ways for Dealers to Embrace an Electric Future

    Discover 4 tips dealerships can leverage to prepare for the future of electric vehicles. Get a head start by understanding your market and building a solid team.

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  • 3 Important Trends Shaping Future Customer Car Buying Behaviors in 2022

    3 Important Trends Shaping Future Customer Car Buying Behaviors in 2022

    Explore the 3 trends that are changing how customers are buying vehicles this year to allow dealerships to find opportunities in their markets.

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  • Busting Three Common Myths About EVs and Auto Dealerships

    Busting Three Common Myths About EVs and Auto Dealerships

    With the automotive industry rapidly recovering while simultaneously evolving to changing consumer buying habits, a once-niche segment has become more top-of-mind for OEMs: EVs.

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  • 4 Tips to Take Your Dealership Reporting to the Next Level

    4 Tips to Take Your Dealership Reporting to the Next Level

    Dealerships of all sizes are undoubtedly familiar with metrics and dashboards. Whether it’s your CRM, DMS or sales platform, a good part of your day is already spent on reviewing performance reports.

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