[home][rumors and news][model release matrix][dealer network][desktop calendar][exhaust notes][tov forums][links][search][sponsors][garage][login]

Tire Rack Upgrade Garage
 Search for a Dealer:
 Canadian Flag US Flag
 Honda Acura
 ZIP  
Acura
There are currently no active Acura promotions
Honda
There are currently no active Honda promotions
Road & Track dyno tests 9th gen Accord V6 MT vs 2018 Accord 2.0T 10AT
More.......................
2018 Acura RLX Arrives in Showrooms with Striking Redesign
More.......................
American Honda Reports Sales Figures for October 2017
More.......................
Second-Generation NSX “Dream Project” by ScienceofSpeed to Debut at SEMA
More.......................
Honda Reveals their Sports EV Concept
More.......................
Watch Live: Honda Reveals their Sports EV Concept at the Tokyo Motor Show
More.......................
American Honda reports strong sales numbers for September 2017
More.......................
Honda will be showing a Sports EV Concept at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show
More.......................
Professional Motorsports --> Re: F1 - 2017 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
Join Discussion......
Strictly Technical --> Re: Krell audio system
Join Discussion......
Civic --> Re: Sonic Grey CTR
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: It All Started With A Silver ‘86 Accord LX 4-Door
Join Discussion......
Repair and Maintenance --> Re: Tough Brake Job - TL SH-AWD
Join Discussion......
Accord --> Re: 2018 Accord Sport - Sport Mode on CVT but not 6MT?
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: G70: Korean Entry-level Luxury domination on the rise?
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Why is Acura being so quiet?
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: The Tesla semi truck is pure fantasy. Look at the numbers
Join Discussion......
Accord --> Re: 2.0T is up on the Honda US website
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Honda to halve electric cars' charging time to 15 minutes
Join Discussion......
Audio & Electronics --> Re: Sony XBR65A1E for $3500 + sales tax
Join Discussion......
Fuel Cell Technology --> Re: 16 more H2 stations will be online soon
Join Discussion......
Fuel Cell Technology --> Nikola Motor
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Jaguar E-Pace
Join Discussion......
Don't call them 'Dude': Honda tells dealers no hard sell on Element
 Date: December 08, 2002 17:44
 Submitted by:  Bendio
 Source: AutoWeek
 Credibility Rating: N/A


From the Article :

"Honda is worried that early-20-somethings may pass Honda over for something more trendy and be lost to the brand forever. So it will try to persuade all of its salespeople to act differently when an Element buyer walks in the door. "

"In a J.D. Power's Sales Satisfaction Index this year, Honda dealerships scored below the industry average in providing a pleasing experience for auto shoppers. To handle Gen Y shoppers, Honda wants its salespeople to give them space, be respectful and avoid the hard sell."

More at the link:

http://www.autoweek.com/cat_content.mv?port_code=autoweek&cat_code=carnews&loc_code=index&content_code=00363950

Last edited by Tuan on December 09, 2002 00:25

Click Here to Submit Your Comments

Viewing Threshold (What is this?)

[fancy] [flat] [simple]
Subject Thread Originator Replies Last Post
  The Hard Sell.....
TonyEX 9
2018 Acura RLX PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
TOV First Drive: 2018 Honda Accord
Read Article....................
2018 Honda Accord Specifications and Features (FINAL)
Read Article....................
2018 Honda Accord Hybrid PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
2018 Accord Touring 2.0T PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
2018 Accord Touring 1.5T PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
Contact TOV | Submit Your Article | Submit Your Link | Advertise | TOV Shop | Events | Our Sponsors | TOV Archives
Copyright © 2017 Velocitech Inc. All information contained herein remains the property of Velocitech Inc.
The Temple of VTEC is not affiliated with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. TOV Policies and Guidelines - Credits - Privacy Policy