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Chana is an freelance journalist for Atlanta Small Business Network

Mazda Changing Things Up With New Appointments

Tuesday, Mazda announced announced several leadership changes to its North American Operations. The current CEO and President of Mazda North American Operations (MNAO), Masahiro...
tax credits

Trump Budget Aims to End Electric Vehicle Tax Credits

Slipped in amongst other budget saving measures in the 150-page 2020 fiscal year budget proposed by the Trump Administration was “Repeal the qualified plug-in...

Auto Loan Interest Rates Continue to Soar

Auto loan interest rates continue to go up, according to a recent Edmunds analysis, with rates reaching their highest in a decade. Looking at...
plug-in hybrid

Jeep to Join the Ranks of Plug-In-Hybrids

The brand whose mission is to “go anywhere, do anything,” is indeed going and doing. This year the company has already generated a buzz...
sales goals

A Constructive Approach to Missed Sales Goals

There’s no way of getting around it: as a manager, there will be unpleasant situations that you personally have to deal with. As much...
waiting room

What Customers Actually Want in the Waiting Room

Wait time is a perceptual thing. Depending on many factors, time can either stretch or contract. When creating your dealership’s waiting room, you want...
auto loan

What Dealers Can Do as Auto Loan Delinquencies Rise

Last week the Federal Reserve Bank of New York revealed that auto loan delinquencies rose significantly in the past year. According to their data,...
February

February Foretells Slower New Vehicle Sales in 2019

Punxsutawney Phil predicted an early spring on February 2nd, but as we head nearer to the end of the month, it looks like the...
automotive research

What’s Going on With Trump and Tariffs

President Trump’s race to make America’s economy great again pretty much stalled from the word “go” largely thanks to the Commander in Chief’s own...
software

The Next Ten Years: Transitioning from Hardware to Software

To anyone who’s tinkered with a car lately, it’s clear that the cars of today are not the same as those our forbearers drove....
Bruce Tulganvideo

7 Common Leadership Challenges that Managers Face and How to Overcome Them – Bruce...

CBT welcomes back Bruce Tulgan, Founder and CEO of RainmakerThinking, popular author, and management consultant. On today's show, Bruce discusses what he calls 'the...
Tim Jacksonvideo

President of CADA Tim Jackson on Fuel Efficiency Standards, Warranty Reimbursement, and the Innovative...

There’s been a lot on the agenda for dealer associations to contend with so far this year. On today’s show, we take a look...
social media

Why Organic Social Media Is Losing Its Power?

Having a good organic reach on social media simply refers to how well the posts of a page perform without having to have any...
marketing budgetvideo

Evaluating Your Dealership’s Marketing Team and Advertising Spend (Part 2) – Glenn Pasch, CEO...

On today's show, we continue our conversation with Glenn Pasch, CEO of PCG Digital where they have recently done over 50 audits with dealers to...
Don Hallvideo

How Retail Auto Needs to Change in Order to Attract Top Tier Talent –...

Every dealer knows there are ways in which the auto industry needs to change in order to attract talented employees, especially women. On today’s...

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...

Stop, Look, and Listen

  On today's episode of Straight Talk, David Lewis talks about how you can close more sales and find success by stopping, looking, and listening.

The Reward of Consistent Practice

Nobody gets better on game day. On today's Saturday Morning Sales Meeting, Dave discusses the rewards that come with consistent practice and preparation.

The Power of the First Impression

On this week's episode of the Weekly Tune-Up, Almog Veig of David Lewis and Associates talks about the meet and greet in the service...