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Chanell Turner

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Investigative Journalist for CBT News
March sales

The Automotive Industry Looks to Rebound with High March Sales

The automotive industry experienced sluggish sales and low declines in the first two months of 2018. Many were beginning to wonder how the rest...
electric vehicles

Five Ways Dealers Can Become EV Leaders Before 2025

In part two of our three part series on Electric Vehicles, we take a look on how your dealership can become a EV Leader...
Uber

Uber Autonomous Car Death Reinforces Doubt About Fully Autonomous Vehicles

On March 18th at approximately 10 pm, a pedestrian was killed by a fully autonomous Volvo XC90 SUV managed by Uber in Tempe, Arizona....
electric vehicle

Becoming an Electric Vehicle Leader: Will Your Dealership be Ready to Handle EV Sales...

Picking the right consumer trend to follow can be as challenging as hitting the lottery. Who knows when a pattern is going to become...
brand loyalty

Automotive Brand Loyalty: Why Is It Important, and Who is Doing It Well?

One of the best ways to start a conversation about brand loyalty is to think about our purchasing commitments. A great place to start...
technology

Five Ways Technology is Making Cars Safer

In 2016, there were 34,439 fatal motor vehicle accidents in the United States. These accidents caused over 37,000 deaths. Both numbers are a grim...
auto sales

Four Takeaways from February’s Sluggish Auto Sale Projections

2015 and 2016 were record-setting years for the auto industry. Sales were at an all-time high, and it seemed as if the trend could...
teen drivers

What Features Are Parents of Teen Drivers Looking for Now

Adults are not the only consumers that car manufacturers and dealers have to think about. Many times, an adult is purchasing a car with...
car buyers

5 Trends in Dealership Facility Design

Digital shopping is all the rage in the automotive industry. Much attention has been drawn to the online buying habits of potential car buyers....
self-driving

California Self-Driving Report May Validate Consumer Concerns

Would you allow your car to take control of your commute? This is the question many car buyers are still wrestling with. While, companies...
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....
Tim Robertsvideo

Chevy Dealer Tim Roberts, Discusses the Challenges Ahead and Becoming a MotorTrend CPO Dealer

According to numerous projections, the retail auto industry is on track to face some tough challenges this year. Which means it’s more important now,...
F&I manager

Should Your F&I Staff Sell Product One-at-a-Time or in Packages?

When we are being sold a variety of products or services, do we as consumer like to hear about them one at a time...
certified pre-ownedvideo

Cox Automotive’s Brian Moody Names the 10 Best CPO Cars for 2019

As we approach the halfway mark of the 1st quarter for this fiscal year, vehicle affordability continues to be a hot button issue. Which...
incentives

Attracting Customers with Better Incentives

Negotiating and haggling when shopping for a car can oftentimes be awkward and frustrating, but it is made even more difficult if dealerships are...

How Visuals Can Increase Sales in Your Dealership

On this week's episode of F&I Today, Becky Chernek goes over the importance of visuals in your presentation and how you can use video,...

Kerrigan Report: Industry Disruptions and Buyer Community in 2019

On this edition of the Kerrigan Report we are joined by Erin Kerrigan and we learn how car sales came in at a soar of...

Talking Too Much During the Negotiation

 On this week's episode of Straight Talk, David Lewis explains how knowing when to ask questions and when to be quiet during the negotiation...

Do You Have Your “E’s” Turned Up Today?

Do you have your "E's" turned up today? Bring your enthusiasm, excitement, energy and experience into the dealership and watch what happens. Hear how...