Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Grand Opening Paul Blanco's Good Car Company of Fresno

Grand Opening Paul Blanco's Good Car Company of Fresno

Fresno gets it's own Paul Blanco's Location

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Paul Blanco's of Fresno specializes in Hondas, Toyotas, Nissans, Hyundai's, 3 seat small, and mid size Suv's. family vans and of course the ever popular Tundra, Titan, Ram, F150 and Silverado pickups along with Ranger, Tacoma and Colorado small trucks. A very special selection of high lines will be a Fresno specialty, talking of BMW's, Lexus and Mercedes models.

What makes them the best? Along with having a WalMart type reputation as a discounter, The Good Car Company specializes in on the spot financing. Their goal is 100% credit approval for everyone with over 100 banks and credit unions competing for your financing. Paul Blanco prides himself on taking each financing opportunity as a challenge. Making sure they pick up the phone and make the call direct to the bank to put his customer's best foot forward. First to secure the financing that everyone working surely deserves, while at today's lowest rates possible. In fact when you use one of Blanco's credit unions they don't add a single penny to the lender's already low rate. This assures you of a payment that may in many cases be lower than what you'd expect.

With the great selection and financing Paul Blanco's also offers all the popular optioned vehicles in such demand today. Navigation and of course all power are staples at their dealerships. And warranties are always offered to insure your continued happiness.
Benefit at The Good Car Company further extend at their full shop, and services offered. Certified and professional technicians with very experienced management is the Paul Blanco way. Another added feature is the complete customer followup to insure 100% satisfaction. This feature of the business is directed and overseen by Putu Blanco who happens to be the wife of the owner, and a partner as well. Mrs. Blanco takes it as a personal challenge to resolve each, and every issue to the customer's complete and full approval and satisfaction.

Another interesting feature of the business is the management staff. The General Manager is James Lorca, a local resident, and veteran of several years of the retail business in the Fresno area. James and his family love the area and plan to retire among their many friends they have made here. Of course many folks are familier with the Blanco name, particularly those with Northern California connections as Paul Blanco himself is a legend in that area. Owning a franchise Ford and Chevrolet Dealerships as well as huge discount used car operations in Sacramento and the Stockton area. Paul has been a benefactor, and active philanthropist to several charities in the Northern California organizations. Putu has also been a huge fixture in the Sacramento area and charity scene. She is a huge supporter of a battered women's shelter, My Sister's House and several other local causes. Including those focused on the Pacific Islander and Asian communities who in many cases culturally have a limited voice when faced with oppressive or abusive situations. Putu runs the day to day business, and is extremely tuned in to the Company's image being a past public relations expert.
Everyone is invited whether you are in the market for a like new preowned vehicle or not. The exciting new location is on Blackstone Ave, just off Shaw. Stop by, and join us, we are told the the Central valley Hispanic chamber of commerce as well as a Fresno elected official will be on hand for the festivities.

Paul Blanco's Good Car Company - Grand Opening
4880 N. Blackstone Fresno, CA 93726
Festivities Begin at 5:30pm to 7:30pm

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Thursday, February 7, 2013

Fresno dealership off to a blazing start

 Fresno Used Car Dealership Breaking Sales Records

Paul Blanco's Newest Venture off to a Blazing Start

Paul Blanco, Quality used cars Fresno
In these days of economic uncertainty, and tight money it's refreshing to see any retail establishment prosper, but apparantly the folks at Paul Blanco's Good Car Company on Blackstone rd. in Fresno didn't get the memo. In four short months they are far ahead of sales projections. Pacing well ahead of older and similar used operations in this fair city. So how are they doing it? Why are so many Fresno area residents choosing to purchase from the Blanco group?

Well aside from the excitement of a new business and the natural inclination to "check it out" I would guess there are several factors. Not the least of which would be a world class selection.  Three huge valley stores, all with massive inventories of the hottest selling small cars, sports cars, trucks and three seat SUV's pretty much insures that these folks have what it is you are looking for. even with damaged credit is another huge draw.

Paul Blanco's has an almost obscene 120 or so lenders to serve most any case and provide the prospective buyer with immediate, low interest rate auto financing. But I would guess the biggest reason for the smashing success of the Fresno business is the able, straight forward leadership of the manager, Mr James Lorca. James is a veteran of the retail business and strives for 100% customer satisfaction. And is almost there. James is a family man who has lived in the area for many years with his wife and kids. And plans to retire here per his supervisor, Putu Blanco. James has also used his local contacts to staff the dealership with highly qualified local talent who have families here. Stressing diversity. Putu says "we interviewed and interviewed and delayed opening the Fresno dealership until we could get just the right person. I was not going to do this deal unless I had a perfect candidate. This city has a great family atmosphere and I demanded that we get someone who would fit into the culture. I knew we had the right person immediately in James."
So there you have it. The right vehicles, the right financing for the hard working folks of Fresno but most of the right people. Fresno used cars and James Lorca, a great fit.

Frank Creech | Auto Guru
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Friday, December 7, 2012

Used Cars in Sacramento. Where to go?


Should I buy from a private party or from a dealer?

Weighing the facts of both options?

Looking for a new or used vehicle can be a very stressful task.  No one loves shopping for a car or truck. But on several occasions in our life, we must buy a car. A good place to start is the classifieds, and or craigslist. This will at least give you solid price comparisons for automobiles for sale.

Scale of car dealers in SacramentoQuestions to ask yourself? Are you looking for economic, sport utility, or luxury car? What is the budget you have laid out for your purchase? Do you want to pay cash or finance? Ask
yourself this prior to moving forward.

Many private sellers, and used car dealers will give significant discounts for cash buyers. Also, think of the season at which you would like to buy your car or truck, Winter sales are significantly cheaper then say Summer time with Auto dealers. And Sundays particuarly at the end of the month you can also get a better deal on a new or used vehicle. Another great tip when dealing with a Dealer is to make an appointment with the fleet manager instead of being approached by a a car salesman. When you walk onto the lot have the name of the fleet manager ready, so that you can tell the approaching sales person you have an appointment. They will direct you to his office personally.

Despite popular belief car salesman are people too. Most will be very helpful, and may even offer you a drink while you wait. I recall a story of my neighbor buying an SUV for a camping trip planned with his family. Unfortunately, a freak accident occurred the night after he brought his shiney new SUV home. The new vehicle was parked outside his house, the gentleman lived near an active rail yard, and during the night one of the train cars derailed and was carrying large steel rolls, one of this 36 ton rolls slammed into his new vehicle. It made national news, and the salesman that sold him his SUV seen him on the local news cast. The salesman called him the next day, and drove over a loaner SUV so he could still make the trip with his family. That's true customer service that you might be hard pressed to find today.

Buying from a private dealer has pluses, and minuses. The pluses are price, but some of the minuses can involve the lack of powertrain warranties if something should go wrong. Extended warranties are not always transferable through private party situations. And the automotive work history is usually never as detailed as you will find with a dealers carfax. Nobody wants a car as dead as Sonny Liston after being hit by Muhammad Ali

Sonny Liston
Sonny Liston and Ali fight
Take notes, be prepared, you don't want to be stuck with a lemon, follow these simple steps, and you will come out on top. In my many years of buying cars I have bought cars from Cal Worthington, and his dog spot. I most recently bought a car from Paul Blanco, and I was really impressed with the quality of service, and selection that I received at there Sacramento location. When buying a used car I expect things to not always go right, it's just the nature of the beast, and I am okay with that as long as the dealer steps up to the plate to fix any issues that may resolve soon after the purchase. Even though I received a good deal, it's still a considerable purchase. We deserve to have the issues resolved. Mine was minor a chip in the windshield that I missed before I drove off the lot. I explained the issue and the scheduled me to bring it in to get fixed or filled.

Not sure how they do it, but when it was done I couldn't tell and they washed and detailed my car in the process. I didn't even expect that, but it was a great gesture...

Frank Creech - Auto Guru
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