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Kimberly Hurley

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Kimberly is a seasoned investigational journalist for CBT Automotive Network.
conferences

Why Dealers Should Send Their Employees to These 6 Upcoming Automotive Conferences

Auto dealerships are always looking for new strategies that will help them keep up with (or pass) their competition. Many individuals think of conferences...
vehicles

Four Unique Vehicle Design Trends

Automotive technology is always changing rapidly to adapt to new inventions that will make driving easier and more enjoyable. From electric vehicles to bluetooth...
merger

Everything You Need to Know About the FCA-Renault Merger

In the latest merger news, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and France's PSA Group recently announced that they have agreed to a 50/50 merger deal...
social media

Using Social Media to Recruit Top Dealership Talent

Employee recruiting has certainly come a long way from the days of having to walk into an employer’s office and hand the hiring manager...
Cox Automotive

Porsche, Volvo, and Subaru Come Out on Top in October

Back in June, Cox Automotive economist Jonathan Smoke reported that the first half of 2019 was “marked by volatility” and the second half of...
management

How to Help Women in Retail Advance Into Management

There is no question that gender roles have evolved tremendously throughout the past couple of centuries. For example, in 2017, Ancestry.com pointed out some...
veterans

Veterans: The Talent Pool Your Dealership Shouldn’t Miss Out On

Most of us have seen advertisements for companies that hire veterans who have served in the U.S. military and are re-entering the workforce as...
sales

Modern Sales Methods that Will Keep Your Dealership Profitable

Just like most fields, sales is an endlessly evolving industry that has seen many different methods throughout the years. Customers oftentimes seem unpredictable and...
time management

Time Management Tips and Tricks to Help You Take Control of Your Day

There is no doubt that most people struggle with time management regardless what industry they work in. As the phrase goes, “so much to...
Rivian

Rivian and Amazon Teaming Up for Electric Deliveries

In a move similar to the collaboration that Walmart announced with Tesla in late 2017, Amazon has announced that the e-commerce giant has invested...
team

Six Motivational Quotes Dealers Can Use to Inspire Their Team

Fifty-three percent of workers in the United States are disengaged at the workplace. The numbers have gotten better since 2017, but they are still...
dealers

4 Auto Industry Shake-Ups Dealers Should Prepare for in 2020

It almost feels as if each week is bringing new changes that are impacting the automotive industry. These changes can be helpful—or troublesome—depending on...
compliance officers

Do Dealerships Really Need Compliance Officers?

The quick answer is yes. Dealerships are required by law to have on-site compliance officers. Compliance officers help protect dealerships from violating state and...
conferences

Why Dealers Should Send Their Employees to These 6 Upcoming Automotive Conferences

Auto dealerships are always looking for new strategies that will help them keep up with (or pass) their competition. Many individuals think of conferences...
vehicles

Four Unique Vehicle Design Trends

Automotive technology is always changing rapidly to adapt to new inventions that will make driving easier and more enjoyable. From electric vehicles to bluetooth...

Which F&I Products Should You Sell Online?

On this week's episode of F&I Today, Becky Chernek explains why making all of your F&I products available online may not increase profits, and...

Improving the Point of Sale Presentation

On this week's episode of the Weekly Tune-Up, Jim Fitzpatrick speaks with guest host Michael Roppo, President of Automotive Management Resources, to discuss improving...

Having the Willingness to Win

The retail auto industry can often times feel like a race. Sometimes we're racing against coworkers or the competition, while other times we're racing...

A House Divided Will Not Stand

"A house divided will not stand." Make sure your heart and mind are in the same place when you come in today. Jonathan Dawson...