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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...
Takata

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...
Takata

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...

Breaking the F&I Stereotype – Simple Steps, Powerful Results

For decades, car buyers have walked into the F&I office with a sense of dread and many would rather have a root canal than...
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Boost Dealership Transparency with One-Price Selling – Barry Schwartz, Robertson Honda (Part 2)

You can check out Part 1 of Barry Schwartz's interview here.  Are you tired of relying on a large sales staff to help maximize the...
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Dealers Share Outlook on Car Ownership Trends in Cox Automotive Mobility Study: A Dealer’s...

Alternative vehicle ownership is becoming increasingly popular among consumers and here to help us navigate through this constantly evolving industry is Rachelle Petusky, research...
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5 of 6 Public Dealer Groups Report F&I Profit Increases for Q3

F&I per vehicle profits appear to be on the rise. Reports from five of the six publicly traded auto groups indicate that F&I gross...
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‘Mind the Gap’ Between Acquisition and Retail Ready

For 50 years, loudspeakers in London subways have cautioned riders to watch their step when boarding and de-boarding. This omnipresent “Mind the Gap” alert...

Repetition – The Mother of All Skills

On this week's episode of On the Mark, Mark Tewart talks to you about an important pillar of sales success and the mother of...

How to Jumpstart Your Fixed-Ops

On this week's episode of Auto Marketing Now, Brian explains how to jumpstart your conversion and engagement tracking for your fixed-ops.

Kerrigan Report: Lithia Motors Sees Gains in October

Erin Kerrigan, Managing Director of Kerrigan Advisors, joins CBT News to discuss October’s  Kerrigan Index and the marketplace’s reaction. The Kerrigan Index™ is composed of the seven publicly...

Protecting Your Customers’ Personal Information

When was the last time you checked your safeguard procedures? On today's episode of F&I Today, Becky Chernek talks about protecting your customers' personal...