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Used Automotive Week 2022: Interview With Ian Nethercott

On this episode of the PAL Podcast, Jeremy Louisos talks with Ian Nethercott from The Auto Hub Present. Ian talks about attending business occasions, and he outlines his takeaways from Used Automotive Week.

Jeremy Louisos: Greetings. My identify is Jeremy Louisos. I’m with Preowned Auto Logistics and we’re right here with one other episode of the PAL Podcast. We’re right here at Used Automotive Week 2022 in San Diego, chatting it up right here on the podcast stage. Please introduce your self, my good friend.

Ian Nethercott: My identify is Ian and I’m right here from Ian and Jeff and The Auto Hub Present from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Used Automotive Occasions

Jeremy: It’s a pleasure to have you ever. I feel I first met your group at NADA?

Ian: Yeah.

Jeremy: In Vegas? Yeah.

Ian: We had been at NADA on the Polly sales space and we had been additionally doing a few of our ambush interviews across the present. It was Jeff’s first NADA, imagine it or not, and it was slightly little bit of a studying expertise for Jeff and myself, however yeah, that was once we began doing occasions. After which we’ve finished a number of stay occasions. We did Used Automotive Week Toronto a pair months in the past, after which we did Driving Gross sales final month. And that is our second Used Automotive Week within the US after which we’re going to be doing extra occasions as we roll into the brand new 12 months.

Jeremy: That’s superior. And so we had been chatting firstly of this podcast stage a couple of days in the past and I used to be studying about what you had been doing. I used to be ambushed at my sales space and that was lots of enjoyable.

Ian: Yeah.

Used Vehicles Went Up in Worth and Different Takeaways

Jeremy: In our couple of minutes right here, I suppose I’m actually curious, you’ve talked to a number of of us, what are your takeaways from this occasion?

Ian: Properly, it’s attention-grabbing if you get into the used automotive occasions, simply since you are usually speaking to individuals which are extra on the used automotive facet of the enterprise, which may be totally different from the brand new automotive facet of the enterprise, however the factor that’s most attention-grabbing about used vehicles proper now’s for the final, let’s simply say 18 to 24 months, vehicles had been really going up in worth as used vehicles, which I’ve by no means seen in my life, but additionally I feel we’re due for a shift as we transfer again to normalized new automotive stock. There’s lots of concern there that sellers may need perhaps spent an excessive amount of cash on used automotive stock perhaps, I don’t know. And in addition that the brand new automotive facet, the producers, are beginning to say, “Properly, we’re going to vary that sport on you.”

There’s lots of issues there, however the different factor that actually stunned me particularly at this present was all of the technological options round finance, round financing of used vehicles, about repo. We even met a Texas Ranger who can repo something. But in addition lots of expertise options round appraising autos. There’s even a man who does digital Monroney stickers for used vehicles that may be dynamically up to date so the salesperson can’t change the value on you. There’s simply lots of new tech, even within the used automotive, which I haven’t seen an enormous quantity.

Ian and Jeff and The Auto Hub Present

Jeremy: I do know you’ve been very busy along with your podcast. Have you ever had the chance to leap into any breakout periods?

Ian: Sadly, we haven’t. We do a stay podcast stay each week on Mondays, however through the present we’ve been doing a number of a day plus ambush. We’ve been fairly busy simply doing these. And at all times if you do a stay podcast, what occurs is there’s new issues. We’ve needed to change our gear fairly a bit during the last little bit, and each time we do one, we be taught one thing. We be taught one thing right here, however extra importantly, you be taught one thing from each single visitor.

Jeremy:  Yeah.

Ian: The aim of our podcast is admittedly simply to be a platform for our visitors. We’re actually simply there for comedian aid and to ask questions.

Jeremy: Yeah.

Ian: We’re actually not there to advertise ourselves as a result of that’s not likely what The Auto Hub Present’s at all times been about. It’s been about serving to sellers.

Jeremy:  Properly, proper now you’ve the chance to advertise your self. How can individuals discover you in the event that they’re searching for extra?

Ian: When you go to, you may undoubtedly try our content material. You possibly can look us up on YouTube, you may look us up on our YouTube channel. You can too get us anyplace you get your audio podcast. And we do stream on LinkedIn stay, so yow will discover it there or on YouTube stay. Now, only a caveat there, something recorded stay on the present right here, the audio might not be excellent. I shall be enhancing that audio once I get again to Vancouver and likewise the ambush interviews from the present will go stay across the identical time.

Jeremy: That’s superior. Properly, immediately, I admire you taking the time. Take pleasure in the remainder of the present.

Ian: Certain. Thanks.

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