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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 5 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...
datavideo

How automotiveMastermind is Helping Dealers Find the Highest Quality Leads in the Shortest Amount...

On today’s show, we’re pleased to welcome Joe Kacala, Chief Product Officer at automotiveMastermind, a dealership data mining and marketing company. Joe is here...
Becky Chernekvideo

Becky Chernek Discusses How to Adapt Your Dealership’s F&I Department for the Digital Age

Here to tell us how you can revamp and re-invigorate your dealership’s F&I strategy for 2020 is Becky Chernek. Becky is an F&I Expert,...
service

The Power of 4DX in the Service Department!

Working with Service Departments has allowed me to be exposed to many different strategies, techniques, processes as well as the latest technologies, software and...
Howard Hakesvideo

Howard Hakes Reflects on a Successful Year as 2019’s AIADA Chairman

2019 was certainly a busy year for Washington with tariff threats, industry disruptors, and historic trade agreements. And the folks over at AIADA have...
secure

How to Improve Employee Retention and Productivity

As a manager, two of your chief concerns are productivity and employee retention. The first boosts your company's revenue. The second reduces the chances...

Being Transparent During the Deal Proposal

On this week's episode of On the Mark, Mark Tewart urges you not to manipulate or hide any information from the customer during the...

Inspiring Your Customers Through Messaging

On this week's episode of Kain & Co., David Kain talks about how messaging your customers and responding quickly can inspire them to engage...

Addressable Advertising on Cable TV

On this week's episode of Auto Marketing Now, Brian Pasch talks about new marketing opportunities available via cable advertising that some dealers may not...

How to Inspire Consumer Enthusiasm and Give Customers the Buying Experience...

On this week's episode of F&I Today, Becky Chernek of Chernek Consulting, discusses how industry disruptors like Tesla and Carvana are re-shaping customer expectations...