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 Your team uses video for Facebook, but have you ever considered utilizing it for Twitter? Brian suggests doing this one thing before going all...

CDK Global and NAMAD Announce Third Annual Fueling Careers Scholarship Program

Mar 26, 2019--CDK Global, Inc.(Nasdaq: CDK), a leading retail automotive technology company, together with the National...

How to Create a Truly Unique Selling Experience at Your Dealership – Paul Potratz, Dealership Branding Expert

Every dealer knows that in order to disrupt your competition and stand out in the...

The Next Generation of Dealership Showrooms

As we move into an era of self-driving cars and pervasive e-commerce, it seems that...

Quick Changes To Make That Can Increase Your Lead Generation

Without leads, the likelihood of your business failing skyrockets. Leads are qualified prospects that have...

How Your Dealership Can Use AI to Personalize the Consumer Experience – Lori Wittman, VinSolutions

With a tremendous amount of information right at their fingertips, car buyers are doing more...

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How to Create a Truly Unique Selling Experience at Your Dealership – Paul Potratz,...

Every dealer knows that in order to disrupt your competition and stand out in the market, you have to be unique. Here to tell us how your dealership can create a truly unique approach to selling is expert branding...
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How Your Dealership Can Use AI to Personalize the Consumer Experience – Lori Wittman,...

With a tremendous amount of information right at their fingertips, car buyers are doing more research than ever, and they expect dealers to keep up as well. But when customers walk into a store, they often know more about...
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Cody Tomczyk of Force Marketing Discusses The Biggest Marketing Opportunities your Dealership Should Pay...

  Cody Tomczyk, Vice President of Force Marketing joins Jim Fitzpatrick in our CBT News studio where the pair discuss how video is now the largest single opportunity for a dealer in today's market, best practices for utilizing big data,...
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Shawn Hays on Personal Branding, Increasing Closing Percentages, Setting Goals and Managing Salespeople

On today’s show, we welcome back Your Car Guy Shawn Hays, co-founder of Sales Hustler and sales manager at Dan Cummins Chevrolet and Buick in St. Augustine, FL. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT:  Jim Fitzpatrick: Welcome back to CBT News. Shawn Hays: Hey, nice to...
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Cody Lusk & Chairman Howard Hakes of AIADA Talk Tariffs, Trends, and the Future...

On today's special edition of CBT News, we're happy to have Cody Lusk, President and CEO of the AIADA and the newly installed 2019 chairman, Howard Hakes. Cody and Howard discuss challenges facing the auto retail industry, including tariffs,...
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How Outsourcing Digital Vehicle Listings Can Save Time and Money at Your Dealership –...

Every dealer knows how crucial it is to make fast and smart decisions about their inventory management. Here to tell us how Manheim Express is bridging the gap to the digital wholesale vehicle marketplace is Derek Hansen, Vice President...

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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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CDK Global and NAMAD Announce Third Annual Fueling Careers Scholarship Program

Mar 26, 2019--CDK Global, Inc.(Nasdaq: CDK), a leading retail automotive technology company, together with the National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers (NAMAD), announced today that...

How to Create a Truly Unique Selling Experience at Your Dealership...

Every dealer knows that in order to disrupt your competition and stand out in the market, you have to be unique. Here to tell...

The Next Generation of Dealership Showrooms

As we move into an era of self-driving cars and pervasive e-commerce, it seems that the current iteration of the automobile dealership is due...

Quick Changes To Make That Can Increase Your Lead Generation

Without leads, the likelihood of your business failing skyrockets. Leads are qualified prospects that have the ability to run into customers, but more than...

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How Outsourcing Digital Vehicle Listings Can Save Time and Money at Your Dealership – Derek Hansen, Manheim

Every dealer knows how crucial it is to make fast and smart decisions about their...

How The Process is the Core to Your Business

Processes are the core tools for business. In order to become and remain successful and...

Strategies to Improve Your Dealership’s Recon Turnaround Time – Geoff Meeker, Mercedes-Benz of Buckhead & Dennis McGinn, CEO of Rapid Recon

CBT News was recently on location at Mercedes Benz of Buckhead with General Manager Geoff...

How to Make Up For Lost Profits in Your Service Department as Consumers Shift to EVs – Steve Finlay, WardsAuto

0 When electric vehicles become more popular and mainstream, dealers worry that their fixed-ops departments will...

How to Build a Successful Service BDC Model and Increase Sales – Sarah Vantine, Scott Clark Auto Group

With almost all car shopping done in the virtual space, dealers are seeing an increased...
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The Next Generation of Dealership Showrooms

As we move into an era of self-driving cars and pervasive e-commerce, it seems that the current iteration of the automobile dealership is due for a makeover. With Tesla’s recent announcement about store closures and e-commerce giants like Amazon...
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Quick Changes To Make That Can Increase Your Lead Generation

Without leads, the likelihood of your business failing skyrockets. Leads are qualified prospects that have the ability to run into customers, but more than that, they can become ambassadors of your brand. Many companies, dealerships included, have various important...
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Manage Your Dealership and Your Time

You invest many resources in your dealership. Out of those, perhaps the most valuable is time. For this reason, time management is critical for all businesses. Without it, time is squandered on misplaced priorities, and money flows out instead...
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Ford’s Big Investment In EV’s and American Jobs

Ford is going all-in with electric vehicles. On Wednesday the company announced plans to sink almost $1 billion into electric and autonomous cars, with an expansion to a Michigan assembly plant and another in Cuautitlan, Mexico. “We’ve taken a fresh...
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Top Tools to Use to Make Sure Your Dealership Has the Necessary Technology

Most consumers today are savvy enough to check their credit scores before they even walk into the dealership. Knowing their score lets them have a better idea of whether they’ll be approved for auto loans as well as the...
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The Harmonization of Autonomous Vehicle Regulation and the 2019 DC Auto Show

We are in the midst of a self-driving vehicle revolution. While the Elon Musk’s of the world eagerly work toward making autonomous driving a reality, others like President Donald Trump would rather pass on utilizing the new technology. “Yeah that’s...
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