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Kimberly is a seasoned investigational journalist for CBT Automotive Network.
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NADA President Testifies in Front of Department of Commerce

Subsequent to several automakers and automotive organizations releasing statements regarding President Trump’s tariff plans and implementations, the President of the National Automotive Dealers Association...

Automakers Begin Taking Action After Tariff Implementation

Corporations are already taking action to mitigate potential negative effects of the tit-for-tat tariffs being imposed globally, including automakers in China. This comes after...
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Tensions Intensify as Tariffs Take Effect

As promised by both countries, the United States and China have each implemented $34 billion in tariffs on goods. Bloomberg News has now reported...
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Automakers Bracing for Potentially ‘Devastating’ Tariff Consequences

In addition to Daimler AG, other automobile makers have now spoken out against President Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs. A Bloomberg article published on July...
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Mike Jackson, AutoNation CEO: A Trade War will be “Inflationary”

AutoNation’s CEO and Chairman, Mike Jackson, is the latest executive to speak out against President Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs on cars and SUVs being...
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EU Auto Tariff Threats Causing a Firestorm of Fury

President Donald Trump has certainly shaken up the automotive industry with his proposed 20% tariffs on automobiles assembled in the European Union (EU) if...
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Daimler Profit Projections Lowered with Escalating Trade Tariffs

Mercedes Benz’s parent company, Daimler, has reported that the escalating trade war between the United States and China is the reason they have cut...
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Trump Pushes for 25% Tariffs On All Foreign Vehicles

In another push for fair trade, President Donald Trump is encouraging his team to “slap 25 percent tariffs on foreign cars” as a part...

Edmunds Used Car Report Outlines Rising Prices

Are you considering buying a used car? A March 21, 2018 analysis from Edmunds reported that used vehicle sales hit a record high in...
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Rising Loan Amounts and Interest Rates Hurting Auto Sales

A May 28, 2018 St. Louis Fed On the Economy blog reported that the Great Recession of the early 2000’s took a huge toll...

Making the Connection: Four Ways to Align your Goals

Who are you as a dealership, and what do you stand for? If someone were to ask the above question to one of your...
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How To Get The Most Out Of Google My Business

If you’ve ever listed your dealership on Maps, Places, or Google+, you’ll know the power that each of those tools can hold. They have...
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What Kind of Salesperson Are You?

Although there will be some people who will tell you otherwise, the honest truth is that there is no magic way to make sales...
Sales Language

It’s Time to Modernize your Dealership Sales Language

It’s kind of nostalgic to listen to car salespeople talk with customers on the phone, either in live calls or when leaving voicemails, and...
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Feature Benefit Selling by Mark Wahlberg

Today's CBT Automotive sales tip of the day is brought to you by the newest Columbus Ohio car dealer, Mark Wahlberg. Take a look!  

What Does Digital Retailing Have To Do With F&I?

On this week's episode of F&I Today Becky Chernek talks about digital retailing and what it has to do with F&I. Why should you...

The Power of Right Example

On this week's episode of Hard Truths with Dave Anderson we talk about the power of right example. Everybody is already leading by example,...

What Sets Your BDC Apart From the Competition?

 On this week's episode of Kain & Co., David Kain talks to Emily Lindau of Johnson Motors & Ford in Wisconsin about what their...

Traits of Great Leadership

On this week's episode of On the Mark, Mark Tewart discusses certain leadership traits that are shared amongst great leaders as well as some...