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Kimberly Hurley

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Kimberly is a seasoned investigational journalist for CBT Automotive Network.
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...
fixed operations

Service Department Now Makes Up 49% of Your dealership’s Gross Profit

The automotive industry is always varying, especially as consumer behaviors and the status of the economy continue to shift. The retail market of vehicles...
EchoPark

Sonic Automotive, Inc. Has Modified Plans for EchoPark

Sonic Automotive, Inc. opened its first EchoPark Automotive store in late 2014 and the company now operates seven locations scattered throughout Colorado and Texas....
U.S.-Mexico Agreement

Auto Industry Gains a Slight Sense of Hope After U.S.-Mexico Agreement

After months of fear and apprehension regarding U.S. President Donald Trump’s tariff threats against other countries, a White House news release published on Monday...
Peter Welch

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...
Tariffs

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...
Tariffs

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...
AutoNation

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...
employees

Best Practices to Help Your Employees Set Their Professional Goals

For anyone to improve or advance, they need to have goals set, regardless of whether that’s in an individual’s professional or personal life. Though...
issues

Washington Update: Four Top Issues for Dealers

It is an understatement to say that the Federal Government plays a significant role in how companies conduct business. Regardless of the industry, legislation...
tax season

Your Dealership Could Sell More Cars During Tax Season Than You Would Imagine

Let’s face it: taxes are rarely anyone’s favorite topic. Few people look to tax season with anticipation, with the exception of accountants… and dealerships? That’s...
theory of 5video

Use The Theory of 5 to Promote Success in Your Dealership – Chris Saraceno,...

Every dealership is only as strong as their leader and being a good leader means positively adapting to a changing work environment. On today’s...
year end

A Great Beginning Can Influence A Great Year End!

Grow Your Service Sales Business by having a Strong year end and getting off to a great start in the new year! What can we...

Finding Your Drive to Succeed

Go to work ready to make a difference for your customers. Don't settle for average. Do you have the drive it takes to succeed...

Slowing Down in the Service Process

On this week's episode of the Weekly Tune-Up, Almog Veig of David Lewis & Associates talks about how slowing down in the beginning of the...

Kerrigan Report: December Capped Off Another Strong Year for Auto Sales

Thanks so much for joining us today for the Kerrigan Market Update. We’re joined today by Erin Kerrigan, founder and managing director of Kerrigan...

Accountability: Achieving More Clarity by Giving More Feedback

On this week’s episode of Hard Truths with Dave Anderson, Dave continues his conversation about accountability, particularly about clarity. Once you have clarity as a manager,...