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Kimberly Hurley

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

EV Owners Face Rising Taxes and Fees in Over 25 States

Many consumers who have made the switch to an electric vehicle (EV) will tell you they have enjoyed the benefits they have received from...
mobility

What Dealers Can Take Away from Cox Automotive’s 2019 Evolution of Mobility Study

Last week, Cox Automotive released its most recent analysis titled “Evolution of Mobility: The Path to Electric Vehicle Adoption Study.” There is no doubt...
technician

How BMW and Manheim Are Working to Alleviate Technician Shortage

Back in June, Michele Boyarsky of The Engine Block reported that there is a growing shortage of auto technicians that is “alarming and worth...
Corey Perlmanvideo

Use These Social Media Strategies to Serve Your Customers and Community – Corey Perlman,...

On today's show, we’re pleased to welcome Corey Perlman, social media and digital marketing Speaker at Impact Social. In this segment, Jim and Corey...
video

Auto Columnist Mark Phelan Discusses COVID-19 Recovery for Michigan Dealers and OEMs

On today's show, we’re pleased to welcome back Mark Phelan, auto critic and columnist for the Detroit Free Press, the largest daily newspaper in...
marketing updatevideo

Weekly Marketing Update with John Fitzpatrick – [5.29.20]

In today's segment, we’re pleased to welcome back John Fitzpatrick, President and CEO of Force Marketing, who provides CBT with a weekly marketing update....
rental car

Struggling Rental Car Market Could Be Solution for Pre-Owned Inventory

After more than a century in business, Hertz Global Holdings Inc. filed for bankruptcy on May 22, 2020. The Estero, Florida-based corporation operates more...
Jeff Shorevideo

The Skill Sets Your Salespeople Need in Order to Thrive During the COVID-19 Recovery...

On today's show, we’re pleased to welcome back Jeff Shore, CEO of Shore Consulting, best-selling author, and B2C sales expert. In this segment, he...

Combining Artificial and Human Intelligence to Maximize Dealership Results

On this week’s episode of Kain & Co., host and President of Kain Automotive, David Kain discusses the role that AI has to play in...

Building a Culture Around Your Dealership’s Digital Retailing Process

On this week’s episode of Kain & Co., host and President of Kain Automotive, David Kain discusses how to create a logical environment for your...

Are Your BDC Employees Using the Right Language During this Crisis?

On this week’s episode of Kain & Co., host and President of Kain Automotive, David Kain talks about adapting the language your BDC uses during...

April Kerrigan Report: Have Dealership Values Taken a Hit During the...

Welcome to the Kerrigan Advisors Market Update with Bridget Fitzpatrick and Ryan Kerrigan, Managing Director of Kerrigan Advisors. Did you enjoy this segment? Please share...
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