Agenda: Auto Industry Updates 2015/2016 Ordering New Products Trends State Bid vs. VALUE Bid State Ordering Questions & Answers
2015/2016 Orders Chevrolet All models currently available to order as 2015 models Exceptions: Impala Limited, Express Van, Volt Upcoming April cut off dates: Sonic 3/26/15 Cruze 3/26/15 Traverse 3/26/15 Trax 3/26/15 Tahoe 4/2/15 Spark 4/23/15 Malibu 4/23/15 Impala (new body style) 4/23/15 Caprice PPV 4/23/15 Colorado 4/23/15 Suburban 4/23/15
2016 will be last model year for Impala Limited and Caprice
2015/2016 Orders Fiat Chrysler Auto Group: Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram All models currently available to order as 2015 models Upcoming order cut off dates: Ram 1500 Pickup 4/3/15 Ram 2500 & 3500 Pickups 4/3/15 Ram 3500, 4500 & 5500 Chassis 4/3/15 Promaster 4/3/15 Promaster City 4/3/15 Wrangler, Cherokee 4/29/15 Chrysler 200 4/29/15 Dart, Patriot, & Compass 4/29/15 Caravan, Town & Country 4/29/15 Journey 4/29/15 Eliminated Ram Cargo Van
2015/2016 Orders Ford F250-F550 Super Duty Trucks, Explorer, Interceptor Utility, Fusion, Transit Connects, Transit 15 passenger van-will all be 2016 models Upcoming order cut off dates: Escape 4/6/15 Fiesta 4/6/15 Expedition 5/1/15
General Motors 2016 product changes: Colorado Diesel Volt restyle-increase range to over 50 miles on single charge Express Van-will be available for 2016 in current configuration, extended lead times. 2016 Impala Limited-last model year
FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobiles-Greater European influence on product lines. Chrysler 200 Promaster-2014 unveiling Promaster City-Mid year 2015 Taking the place of Ram Cargo Van 2016 last year for Grand Caravan, Town & Country to be sole minivan 2016/2017 Durango Refresh 2017 Ram Dakota?
2016 Police Interceptor Utility What’s New??? FUNCTIONAL - Bulkhead pass through circuits (6 twisted pair), repositioned and labeled for easier access and upfitter component installation (Std) - Enhanced electrical architecture – Improvement in the way the electrical loads are shed - Power Passenger Seat (6-way) with manual recline lumbar (87P) - Power Windows - One Touch Up/Down Front Driver and Passenger (Std) - 2015 only offered One Touch Down Driver - Rear View Camera (viewable in 4” center stack) with Washer (Std) - Not compatible with Laptops or Integrated Computer Screen from HAVIS - Rear View Camera (viewable in Electrochromic Rear View Mirror) Optional (87R) -This 87R option will be offered as a “No Charge” option INTERIOR *** Interior dimensions remain “unchanged” for 2016MY *** - Liftgate release switch – located in overhead console, timed switch (Std) - Rear cargo area can now only be accessed via the overhead switch or the keylock on the liftgate - Release switch only operates under ignition power, key must be in “Run” or “Start” position - Liftgate membrane will remain unlocked for 45 seconds before timing out - Front door lock switches will “NOT” unlock the liftgate button
- Keyless entry keyfob will “NOT” unlock liftgate (change from prior years) - New Steering Wheel with refreshened bezel switches - Refreshened instrument cluster - Refreshened center stack (audio and climate controls) - Updated seats will carry over into 2016 model (NOTE: This was a late running change in the 2015MY) EXTERIOR - Decklid lock cylinder relocated into decklid applique trim - New Front Fascia - New Grille (one common grille) - New Headlamps - LED Low Beams - Incandescent (Halogen) High Beam (now capable of wig-wagging the high beams) - New Rear Spoiler - New Rear Fascia - New Rear Tail Lamps - Unique dual chrome exhaust tips - EcoBoost - The standard Rear Recovery Hook will not be available on the 3.5L EcoBoost engine NEW LIGHTING PACKAGES* - Forward Indicator Pocket Warning Light (Warn, Park, Turn) (21W) - Front Warning Auxiliary Lights (21L) - Tail Lamp / Police Interceptor Housing Only (86T) (Similar to pre-drilled front headlamp housing feature)
Ford 2016 F650/F750 available with Ford engines & transmissions 6.7L Powerstroke Diesel, 6.8L V10 Gas Engine, GVWR up to 39,000 lbs. Early build out of 2016 F250-F550 Super Duty Trucks & Chassis, New 2017 model to be introduced later this fall.
Trends: Police Vehicles-Utility Vehicles European styled vans Fuel efficiency as opposed to hybrids and alternative fuel vehicles Extended lead times Reintroduction of compact pickup trucks
State Bid Set list of standard features List of options that can be added All vehicle configurations are bid Any agency within the State of Wisconsin can purchase off of bid and choose preferred manufacturer Website: http://vendornet.state.wi.us/vendornet/default.asp
New Vehicle Websites: Chrysler www.chrysler.com www.dodge.com www.jeep.com www.ramtrucks.com www.fleet.chrysler.com Ford www.fordvehicles.com www.fleet.ford.com General Motors www.chevrolet.com www.buick.com www.gmc.com www.gmfleet.com
Contact Information Scott Kussow & Chrissy Gensch Ewald Automotive Group 36833 E. Wisconsin Ave. Oconomowoc, WI 53066 Ph. (262) 567-5555 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org@ewaldauto.com Email: email@example.com@ewaldauto.com
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