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Kimberly Hurley

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Kimberly is a seasoned investigational journalist for CBT Automotive Network.
EV market

Interesting Players in the Race to Dominate the EV Industry

It’s no surprise that electric vehicles (EVs) have become increasingly popular within the past decade. They are appealing to consumers because they can save...
tariff

Escalating Tariff Threats Still Loom Over U.S.-China Trade Deal

Last week, President Donald Trump fulfilled his promise of raising tariffs on China from 10% to 25% on about $200 billion of Chinese goods....
promote

Promote Within or Hire from the Outside: Pros and Cons

Hiring new employees and promoting others within an organization is important no matter what level they are at, but extra consideration should be given...
tariffs

Trump Threatens 25% Hike on Tariffs for China

Just two months after deciding to hold off on implementing tariffs on China, the Trump administration has announced plans to place them on $200...
Tesla

Tesla Scrambles to Raise Funds with Bond and Stock Sale

Days after announcing massive losses for the previous quarter, Tesla has now announced plans to raise about $2.3 billion in new capital to increase...
young people

Gen Z Less Eager to Start Driving

Most adults remember the time when getting a driver’s license meant freedom. Many can recall whining at their parents to take them driving so...
Tesla

Tesla Announces a $702 Million Loss for Q1

Expert expectations for Tesla’s Q1 2019 numbers were never very promising, but the $702 million net loss the company announced may exceed the expected...
Carvana

“The Amazon of Auto” Carvana Restores Faith From Investors

Despite the “massive losses and negative cash flow” that Carvana has experienced within the past few years, the used auto retailer is making a...
car shopping

Digital Auto Shopping Bucking Dealership Visit Trends: Cox Automotive Study

Many people vehemently dislike car shopping. Spending time going from dealership to dealership, looking at different models to make a decision on what they...
Toyota

Envisioning the Future: Toyota Looking for New Leadership

Almost a decade ago in June of 2009, Akio Toyoda was elected to replace Toyota’s departing president, Katsuaki Watanabe. He took over the corporation...
productivity

6 Simple Tools To Boost Your Productivity

If you own or work at a company such as a dealership you’re an authorized seller and have a mass amount of business coming...
auto

How Innovation is Expanding Entrepreneurial Opportunities in the Retail Auto Industry

It’s an exciting time to be on the road. Not since the days when humans transitioned from equine transit to machine has there been...
Dr. Randy Rossvideo

Are You Tired of Losing Your Top Performers? Retain Staff and Lower Turnover Costs...

Having a positive company culture is easy to talk about, but difficult to create and maintain. It’s easy to get caught up in the...
EV market

Interesting Players in the Race to Dominate the EV Industry

It’s no surprise that electric vehicles (EVs) have become increasingly popular within the past decade. They are appealing to consumers because they can save...
car buying experience

Four Ways to Help Consumers Move Past Anxiety During the Car Buying Process

When you hear accounts of those who have purchased cars or articles that touch on the emotional side of the car buying process, many...

Creating a Marketing Strategy with Cable TV Advertising

On this week's episode of Auto Marketing Now, Brian Pasch talks about how to create a targeted and efficient marketing strategy by utilizing cable...

The Importance of a Dream Team Concept

On today's episode of F&I Today, Becky Chernek discusses the importance of a Dream Team concept between sales and F&I as well as how you...

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...

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...