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Up Your Game in Your Appearance

Maybe you don’t have to wear a suit to work.  But does your collared pullover have to be wrinkled when you greet people at...

Tesla Launches Direct Delivery Initiative To Answer Model 3 Demand

It's no secret that Tesla has been having difficulty meeting the production and delivery demands...

The Economic Facts for Automated Recon

Dialing in your recon processes to a three-to-five-day time to line (T2L) turnaround is like...

How Career Path Models Can Curb Employee Turnover in Fixed-Ops – John Fairchild

Employee turnover is something every dealership tries to avoid, especially when it comes to your...

Is it Time to Update Your Phone Script? Here’s What it Should Include

Despite all the emerging technology, cold calling remains one of the most powerful tools in...

5G Mobile Communications Open the Door For Self-Driving Technology

Wouldn't it be nice if our cars could communicate with one another as intricately and...

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How Career Path Models Can Curb Employee Turnover in Fixed-Ops – John Fairchild

Employee turnover is something every dealership tries to avoid, especially when it comes to your service center. According to a recent study from the NADA, the average turnover rate is at an alarming 67 percent. Today, Jim Fitzpatrick talks...
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How To Get The Most Out Of Your Selling Opportunities – Glenn Pasch

How many opportunities did you present in order to sell units last month? Turns out, most salespeople on the floor just don't know. Today, Jim Fitzpatrick sits down with President and CEO of PCG Digital Marketing, Glenn Pasch, to find...
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Safeguard Growth and Profitability in Your Dealership By Focusing on Fixed-Ops – Jim Roche

According to a recent report, service departments now comprise 49 percent of a dealership's gross profit. CBT Automotive Network sits down with Jim Roche, VP of marketing and management services for Cox Automotive's Xtime, to discuss this boost in...
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Mike Jackson Stepping Down as AutoNation CEO

The automotive world received a jolt today as AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson announced his decision to step aside after nearly 20 years with the company. Jackson made the announcement on CNBC this morning. Jackson has been a massive success story...
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Discipline in Your F&I Process Leads to Strong Revenue – Adam Marburger

From humble beginnings as a dealership porter to now being named one of Automotive News 40 Under 40, CBT Automotive welcomes Adam Marburger, corporate finance director at Suntrup Automotive in St. Louis, MO. Adam's place among the elite group of Automotive News'...
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Prescriptive Analytics for the Auto Dealer- Bill Leek, Dominion Dealer

CBT Automotive is joined today by Bill Leek, the head of national accounts at Dominion Dealer Solutions to discuss the new buzzwords in automotive, artificial intelligence. To apply AI in product solutions, you first need to look at the digital...

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Don’t Change Who You Are Because of One Person | Gary Vaynerchuk

Don't overvalue the other person's POV... You should never be putting one person's opinion on...

New York Times #1 Best-Selling Author John O’Leary: Overcoming Life’s Challenges

CBT Automotive was thrilled to be joined by inspirational speaker John O’Leary recently for an...

This is Why You Should Fail | Will Smith

Hollywood heavyweight Will Smith defines success as 'controlled failure' and urges you to embrace every...

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Tesla Launches Direct Delivery Initiative To Answer Model 3 Demand

It's no secret that Tesla has been having difficulty meeting the production and delivery demands for its Model 3 customer reservations, which prompted industry experts...

The Economic Facts for Automated Recon

Dialing in your recon processes to a three-to-five-day time to line (T2L) turnaround is like making money. In fact, it is about making money...

How Career Path Models Can Curb Employee Turnover in Fixed-Ops –...

Employee turnover is something every dealership tries to avoid, especially when it comes to your service center. According to a recent study from the...

Is it Time to Update Your Phone Script? Here’s What it...

Despite all the emerging technology, cold calling remains one of the most powerful tools in a salesperson’s box. Though customers are increasingly looking to...

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How Career Path Models Can Curb Employee Turnover in Fixed-Ops – John Fairchild

Employee turnover is something every dealership tries to avoid, especially when it comes to your...

Safeguard Growth and Profitability in Your Dealership By Focusing on Fixed-Ops – Jim Roche

According to a recent report, service departments now comprise 49 percent of a dealership's gross...

Keeping Talent Is Key To Success

Keeping Talent Is Key To SuccessFor many years, dealership fixed operations departments have fought to...

With Prepaid Maintenance Plans Everyone Wins

According to a recent article by Wards Auto, an Atlanta Nissan dealership is doing well...

Professional Service Advisor Qualities: A Quick Checklist to See If You Have the Right People

A Professional Service Advisor is the person your valued customers have the most contact with...
Model 3

Tesla Launches Direct Delivery Initiative To Answer Model 3 Demand

It's no secret that Tesla has been having difficulty meeting the production and delivery demands for its Model 3 customer reservations, which prompted industry experts to question Tesla's longevity earlier these year. While the production crisis appears to be under control for the...
recon

The Economic Facts for Automated Recon

Dialing in your recon processes to a three-to-five-day time to line (T2L) turnaround is like making money. In fact, it is about making money — real, measurable money that improves used car department profitability. Dealers tell us they make $50...
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Is it Time to Update Your Phone Script? Here’s What it Should Include

Despite all the emerging technology, cold calling remains one of the most powerful tools in a salesperson’s box. Though customers are increasingly looking to the internet for car guidance, not every customer will find you when looking online. There...
self-driving

5G Mobile Communications Open the Door For Self-Driving Technology

Wouldn't it be nice if our cars could communicate with one another as intricately and effectively as our smartphones? Well, as it turns out, a myriad of automotive tech companies are investing in that exact technology. 5G stands for the...
Nick Saban

Nick Saban Shares the Details to Driving Success on the Field and at the...

Nick Saban’s attention to detail is legendary. Whether it’s anecdotes of him challenging his team to get better within days of clinching a national title or how he possesses a laser-like precision in scheming and planning for opponents, the man...
hurricane florence

Hurricane Florence Hits the Southeast: What Can We Expect for the Automotive Industry?

The past few weeks have been a rollercoaster when it came to tracking Hurricane Florence’s arrival to the lower Southeast of the United States. Original estimates had the massive storm at a category four with the possibility of it...
Tesla

AutoNation’s CEO Mike Jackson: There Will Be a “Day of Reckoning” for Tesla

Just a few days after Bloomberg published an article quoting Tesla’s Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk as saying, “We’ve gone from production hell to delivery logistics hell” after the company decided to handle retailing on its own, Mike Jackson...
digital retailing

Promises and Pitfalls of Migrating Financing Online

You’ve heard the pitches. And it’s true that the technology is impressive. Yet, when digital retailing vendors attempt to sell to dealerships what they pitch as a ‘complete solution,’ they miss some crucial aspects of the typical vehicle transaction....
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Tesla Launches Direct Delivery Initiative To Answer Model 3 Demand

It's no secret that Tesla has been having difficulty meeting the production and delivery demands for its Model 3 customer reservations, which prompted industry experts to question Tesla's longevity earlier these year. While the production crisis appears to be under control for the...
recon

The Economic Facts for Automated Recon

Dialing in your recon processes to a three-to-five-day time to line (T2L) turnaround is like making money. In fact, it is about making money — real, measurable money that improves used car department profitability. Dealers tell us they make $50...
script

Is it Time to Update Your Phone Script? Here’s What it Should Include

Despite all the emerging technology, cold calling remains one of the most powerful tools in a salesperson’s box. Though customers are increasingly looking to the internet for car guidance, not every customer will find you when looking online. There...
self-driving

5G Mobile Communications Open the Door For Self-Driving Technology

Wouldn't it be nice if our cars could communicate with one another as intricately and effectively as our smartphones? Well, as it turns out, a myriad of automotive tech companies are investing in that exact technology. 5G stands for the...
Nick Saban

Nick Saban Shares the Details to Driving Success on the Field and at the...

Nick Saban’s attention to detail is legendary. Whether it’s anecdotes of him challenging his team to get better within days of clinching a national title or how he possesses a laser-like precision in scheming and planning for opponents, the man...
hurricane florence

Hurricane Florence Hits the Southeast: What Can We Expect for the Automotive Industry?

The past few weeks have been a rollercoaster when it came to tracking Hurricane Florence’s arrival to the lower Southeast of the United States. Original estimates had the massive storm at a category four with the possibility of it...
Tesla

AutoNation’s CEO Mike Jackson: There Will Be a “Day of Reckoning” for Tesla

Just a few days after Bloomberg published an article quoting Tesla’s Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk as saying, “We’ve gone from production hell to delivery logistics hell” after the company decided to handle retailing on its own, Mike Jackson...
digital retailing

Promises and Pitfalls of Migrating Financing Online

You’ve heard the pitches. And it’s true that the technology is impressive. Yet, when digital retailing vendors attempt to sell to dealerships what they pitch as a ‘complete solution,’ they miss some crucial aspects of the typical vehicle transaction....

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