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CBT News is an informative daily news source created specifically for the retail automotive industry, covering advertising, marketing, social media, sales/management/service training, finance & insurance, fixed ops and much more.
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Fords CEO, Mark Fields talks about how automation will define the next decade

Fords CEO, Mark Fields talks about how automation will define the next decade Ford CEO Mark Fields talks to CNBC's Phil LeBeau about the automaker...

Enhancing the F&I Performance

Enhancing the F&I Performance Publicly owned dealership groups can provide useful F&I performance comparisons for other dealerships. Recent per-vehicle-retailed F&I-revenue averages for the six public groups...

Attitude matters in Customer Service

Attitude matters in Customer Service I’ve known Dennis Tilko for more than 30 years. In all that time, the only thing that’s changed is his...
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This Weeks OEM Headlines

This Weeks OEM Headlines BMW Q2 results beat consensus thanks to demand for offroaders - BMW's second-quarter operating profit beat expectations thanks to record sales of...

Going Against the Tide

Going Against the Tide Dishon Putz got tired of selling cars. Oh, he liked the dealership business (he’s still in it) and enjoyed watching customers drive...

Tips on how to build a strong Dealership Relationship

Tips on how to build a Strong Dealership Relationship Perfect start to a happy dealership relationship By Rian Locadia That new car smell, the new features, showing off...

Karl Brauer from KBB reviews July’s numbers

Karl Brauer from KBB reviews July's numbers Karl Brauer of Kelly Blue Book talks to CNBC about July's Numbers and how he anticipates the rest...
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A Look At This Week’s Top OEM Headlines

This week's most impactful OEM headlines, including: Porsche to create more than 1,400 jobs for electric cars : Porsche will boost the number of jobs for its...
Future of Transportation

GM Looks into the Future of Transportation

GM looks into the Future of Transportation GM's CEO Mary Barra told Bloomberg that she believes the cars dealers are selling right now we will see...
Takata

A Look At This Week’s Top OEM Headlines

This week's most impactful OEM headlines, including: Fiat Chrysler creates 1,000 new jobs with $1B plant plan Fiat Chrysler Automobiles plans to spend $1 billion...
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Why Automotive Needs to Get More Personal

The best salespeople in any industry have something in common: They get to know you first. They don’t ask you, “What are you interested...
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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...
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Best Practices for Recruiting Employees in the Digital Age

When recruiting new employees to your automotive dealership, it's important to understand and keep up with the current digital trends and technology. Below are...
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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,...
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Keeping Talent Is Key To Success

Keeping Talent Is Key To SuccessFor many years, dealership fixed operations departments have fought to attract and retain qualified talent. I don’t have to...

The 7 Circles of Internet Sales Success – The Coaching Circle

On today's episode of Progressive Retail, Cory Mosley discusses how to increase your sales by using the 7 Circles of high profit, high volume...

5 Ways To Improve F&I Profits

Today, Becky talks about building a relationship with your sales staff, the proper "meet and greet" and more.

Accountability: Achieving More Clarity by Giving More Feedback

On this week’s episode of Hard Truths with Dave Anderson, Dave continues his conversation about accountability, particularly about clarity. Once you have clarity as a manager,...

The Activity Habit

  On today's episode of Kain & Company, David Kain goes over what he calls the "Activity Habit," creating a sound foundation for your sales...