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Kimberly Hurley

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

5 Simple Ways to Make your Employees Happy

Of course, if you ask an employed person what would make him or her more happy at work, you’d oftentimes get responses like “a...
Kona

Huge Expectations for Hyundai’s Kona EV

Most people imagine a Toyota Prius when they think of an “eco-friendly vehicle” but the history of electric cars actually spans back to the...
TIME

TIME Magazine and Ally Financial to Honor 2019 Dealer of the Year Nominees

Jorg Stratmann of TIME and Doug Timmerman of Ally Financial have announced the 51 nominees for the 2019 TIME Dealer of the Year award...
distractions

The Most Common Dealership Workplace Distractions and How to Avoid Them

Getting distracted at work regardless of the job is an extremely common occurrence, but it can have consequences and affect business. Of course, basic...
digital

How Digital Technology Can Improve Dealership Experiences

It is necessary for every business in every industry to invest in digital advances and upgrades in order to stay afloat these days. The...
used vehicle

Used Vehicle’s Value Grow for the Third Straight Month

For the third month straight, used vehicle values have gone up and managed to set a new record, according to Manheim. Increasing by 0.14...
car selling

Cars.com Has a New Sales Approach: “Tinder for Cars”

Cars.com has decided it’s time to take a new approach in regard to car selling, and it’s an interesting one. By using “swipe” methods like...
Tesla

AutoNation’s CEO Mike Jackson: There Will Be a “Day of Reckoning” for Tesla

Just a few days after Bloomberg published an article quoting Tesla’s Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk as saying, “We’ve gone from production hell to...
tariffs

Should The Threat of New Tariffs Worry Auto Retailers?

With President Donald Trump's move to impose new tariffs on car materials from foreign suppliers, there has been a massive amount of pushback from...
Tarrifs

Trump’s Ramping Up On Threats for More Tariffs

Despite the continuing pushback on President Donald Trump’s decisions on trade, an article from the Washington Examiner has reported that the White House is...

Simple Actions Your Dealership Can Do To Give Back to the Community This Season

Every business needs the support of their local community in order to be as successful as possible. Dealerships are no different. It can be...
auto sales

A Record Drop and Gradual Cooling of Sales: November Auto Sales Trends

On the outset, November 2018 did not seem as if it would be a remarkable departure from the norm. It is typically a nice...
0% interest

For a Limited Time, 0% Interest is Back on the Table

Once a dealership staple, the 0% interest auto loan is quickly becoming a thing of the past. Zero-interest was an alluring auto boom incentive....
BDCvideo

Revitalize Your BDC in 2019 with These Proven Techniques – David Kain, Kain Automotive

As 2018 quickly comes to a close, dealers’ sights are now set on finishing out the year strong and setting up solid expectations for...
Art Sobczakvideo

Sales Call 101: How to Sell Successfully Over the Phone – Art Sobczak, Business...

Practicing cold calling in your BDC is challenging but it can also generate an abundance of leads for your dealership's sales department. Our guest today...

Don’t Let Obstacles Get in Your Way

Let's assume customers come into the dealership with a different agenda than you. They think all you want to do is sell them a...

One-Price Selling & Enhancing the Digital Road to Sales

On this week's episode of Progressive Retail, Cory Mosley invites Ephraim Barcelo, General Manager at John Elway's Crown Toyota, to talk about one price...

How to Increase the Effective Labor Rate of Your Shop

On this week's episode of the Weekly Tune-Up, Almog Veig of David Lewis & Associates talks about how to increase the effective labor rate of...

Co-Navigating With Your Customers

On this week's episode of Kain & Company, David talks about how co-navigating can help build trust and clarity with your customers.