Stellantis’ inclusion initiatives propel dealers forward


On today’s episode of Inside Automotive, Stellantis provides an update on its dealer diversity initiative. Eric Wong, Stellantis’ Senior His Manager of Dealer Market Representations, Diversity and Technology, and Wadette Bradford, Stellantis’ Dealer Network Her Diversity and Investment Manager, are here again to discuss the current situation and future outlook. is.

As for inclusion initiatives, Wong says, “It’s a culture that extends throughout the organization.” Multicultural markets, human resources suppliers, and the diversity of the company as a whole make up its culture. Mr Wong said:

“I think the most important thing is to maintain a network of dealers in your area of ​​interest,” Wong advises candidates interested in supporting inclusion initiatives. Maintaining good relationships with the company and staff is essential. Additionally, Wong advises anyone considering a career in the new car industry to “honing their stationary skills.”

But Wong said all OEMs, suppliers and infrastructure providers are making the transition to join the EV market.so Stella“We are transitioning from an ICE-dominated portfolio to an EV brand and have a very aggressive carbon reduction plan.” Stella We spoke with dealers to assess infrastructure and improve dealer readiness. Mr Wong said: Our message to dealers is that it is not too early to respond to this. ”

If interested, please visit www.minoritydealers.com online. Bradford said minority dealers, current minority dealers, or anyone who wants to join the network should visit their website. They can fill out an application, submit all of their credentials, and the network will have the opportunity to have a database ready to send prospects to their funnel of interested people in no time.

According to Bradford, the sky is limitless for candidates interested in joining inclusion initiatives with the right opportunities and expertise. For example, some independent dealers who partnered with Stellantis dealers were very successful and profitable with their floor plans and fixed operations.

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