Modern Auto Dealers
Custom Vehicle Design increases aftermarket profitability for the world's leading vehicle brands. We combine powerful training and dedicated industry experts to give you accountability, peace of mind, and control over your aftermarket initiatives.
A Partnership Like No Other
Our Mission: To help new car dealers profit from the 41 billion dollar aftermarket opportunity. We make profiting from aftermarket accessories easy by designing a program that fits your dealership. There is no one plan. We work with you to develop a plan of action that optimizes profits within your dealership’s workflow and procedures. Whether you chose the Dealer Direct, Custom Center, or Design Studio model, we have a framework to implement the right program to fit your dealership.
100 YEARS REPUTATION 13 regional managers throughout the country with a cumulative 200 years of aftermarket experience
Dealership General Manager EXPERTISE 12 in dealership CVD Studio/Custom Center Managers
DISTRIBUTION SUPPORT 4 regional warehouses to ensure we can get the right product to you right away
Our process has evolved from working over the decades with thousands of dealers. We will be there to help you grow your business and profits.
We make profiting from aftermarket accessories easy by designing a program that fits your dealership. There is no one plan. We work with you to develop a plan of action that optimizes profits within your dealership’s workflow and procedures. Whether you chose the Dealer Direct, Custom Center, or Design Studio model, we have a framework to implement the right program to fit your dealership.
This is where our years of expertise shines. Hiring, pay plans, market based pricing, inter-departmental cooperation, training, all go into implementing a plan that is best for your dealership.
Then our experts will be there to execute your individualized partners in profits plan. We will provide ongoing training for your dealership to ensure you have the right product, for the right vehicles, and the right sales approach to be wildly successful. Our people are in the trenches every day and know the best practices to ensure you sell more vehicles and make more money on each personalized vehicle.
We know making a fair profit for your effort is not anything to be ashamed of.
Aftermarket accessories can provide some of the highest return on investment within your dealership if done properly. But you cannot wait for opportunity you have to pro-actively create it. That is why we are here to help you find the missing profit center in your dealership today!
CVD Design Studio
Our program to maximize aftermarket at no additional expense or risk.
AFTERMARKET SOLUTIONS FOR OVER 50 YEARS! We opened our first Design Studio at a new car dealer in 1964. Since then we have worked in over 100 dealerships with our design studio model to help new car dealers increase their aftermarket sales and profits.
What Custom Vehicle Design Provides
- Proven business model to increase sales and profits that has worked at over 100 new car dealers for over 50 years.
- State of the art equipment available at no cost to the dealership.
- Our ongoing commitment to support the dealership to grow aftermarket sales and profits!
- On-site design studio Manager and technician. Hired, trained, supervised and fully compensated by Custom Vehicle Design.
- The right aftermarket experience, and parts, and precision installation at no expense until the vehicle sells.
- Accessory department with $0 investment from the dealer.
- Design studio Manager that specialize in maximizing Dealer profits.
- Sales and Service training designed to increase opportunity.
- Reduced headcount costs with provided CVD Accessory Expert.
- Manager committed to support all profit centers within the dealership.
- Supplemental income for dealership employees; retain talent.
- Additional gross profit.
- Co-branded and customized marketing materials.
- Increased client satisfaction and retention.
- On-site expert to increase accessory sales.
- Competitive, differentiated advantage over the local competitors.
Fixed Ops Benefits
- No capital investment for inventory.
- Eliminates product obsolescence.
- Ability to meet manufacturer quotas with fixed ops programs.
- CVD supplied state of the art equipment at zero costs.
- Increased upsell and service opportunities.
- Seamless process that integrates well in all service operations.
CVD Design Studios operate as a turnkey aftermarket department for new car dealerships. Custom Vehicle Design provide personnel, inventory, merchandising, and training as only part of our cooperative partnership.
Who Trusts Us
Leading new car dealers use our systems to add up to 20% additional profit each month.
Get in touch
How do you sell aftermarket accessories successfully? What's the right accessory program for our dealership?
Let us start the conversation with you and your team. One of our Custom Vehicle Design Consultants will reach out to you and talk with you about your goals, and help you figure out the right solution to meet those goals. They will coach you through how to make the most of the $41 billion aftermarket accessory industry.
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