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Kimberly Hurley

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Kimberly is a seasoned investigational journalist for CBT Automotive Network.
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...
interest rate

What the Fed Interest Rate Cuts Mean for the Auto Retail Industry

On July 31, the Federal Reserve lowered its interest rate for the first time in over a decade. Now set at between 2 percent...
jaguar

BMW and Jaguar Team Up to Fast Track EV Innovation

With the continuing advances in electric vehicles (EVs), it comes as no surprise that some manufacturers decide it is a good idea to work...
automotive industry

3 Women Now Hold Top Leadership Positions at GNYADA

There’s no doubt that men have always played a more prominent role in the automotive industry than women, but that has slowly been changing...
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...
CAFE standards

From Then to Now: Everything You Need to Know about the CAFE Standards

In 1975, the United States took measures to improve the fuel economy of most vehicles by implementing the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards....
tariffs

Trade War Tariffs: Everything You Need to Know for the First Half of 2019

There has been no shortage of back and forth in regards to the tariffs that have been threatened and implemented on other countries by...
hydrogen

Former Chinese Minister Wan Gang on EVs: “It’s Hydrogen’s Turn”

If you look into the history of the electric vehicle (EV), you are bound to see Wan Gang’s name somewhere. Known as China’s “father...
CAFE standards

Automakers Make Their Pleas to Trump Regarding CAFE Fuel Regulations

According to the Alliance to Save Energy, the implementation of the Corporate Average Fuel Efficiency (CAFE) standards in the 1970’s has continued to create...
newscast

Four Ways Your Dealership Can Use a Sales Funnel

The world of marketing is never without its jargon and buzzwords. For the past five years, you might have heard the term “sales funnel”...
repair guidevideo

Jim Roche of Cox Automotive Explains How the KBB Auto Repair Guide Can Help...

On today's show, Cox Automotive Vice President, Jim Roche joins CBT to discuss the many capabilities of Kelley Blue Book's brand new auto repair...
F&I

5 Unethical F&I Practices That Could Sink Your Dealership

It’s no secret that F&I departments have suffered (and sometimes still do) from a bad reputation. Probably the worst in the entire dealership…sleazy, fast-talking...
auction volumevideo

Inventory and Auction Volume: The Latest from J.D. Power’s Larry Dixon

On today's edition of CBT News, we speak to Larry Dixon, Senior Director of valuation services at J.D. Power. Larry gives us an update...
boomers

What the Baby Boomer Buyer Expects from F&I

There have been many articles on how to sell to Gen Z or the Millennials in F&I but it’s just as important to know...

A House Divided Will Not Stand

"A house divided will not stand." Make sure your heart and mind are in the same place when you come in today. Jonathan Dawson...

Adjusting Your Language for the Customer

On this week's episode of On the Mark, Mark Tewart talks about the power of language and how it can both help and hurt...

Accountability in Dealership Management

On this week's episode of Kain & Company, David Kain goes over the role of managers and how critical it is to be held...

Marketing and Sales Attribution

On this week's episode of Auto Marketing Now, Brian Pasch talks about the latest updates in marketing and sales attribution as well as strategies...