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Kimberly is a seasoned investigational journalist for CBT Automotive Network.
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...
EU tariffs

EU Auto Tariff Threats Causing a Firestorm of Fury

President Donald Trump has certainly shaken up the automotive industry with his proposed 20% tariffs on automobiles assembled in the European Union (EU) if...
Daimler

Daimler Profit Projections Lowered with Escalating Trade Tariffs

Mercedes Benz’s parent company, Daimler, has reported that the escalating trade war between the United States and China is the reason they have cut...
Trump

Trump Pushes for 25% Tariffs On All Foreign Vehicles

In another push for fair trade, President Donald Trump is encouraging his team to “slap 25 percent tariffs on foreign cars” as a part...

Edmunds Used Car Report Outlines Rising Prices

Are you considering buying a used car? A March 21, 2018 analysis from Edmunds reported that used vehicle sales hit a record high in...
interest rates

Rising Loan Amounts and Interest Rates Hurting Auto Sales

A May 28, 2018 St. Louis Fed On the Economy blog reported that the Great Recession of the early 2000’s took a huge toll...
Tariffs

Trump’s Tariffs Have the World on Edge As Trade-War Looms

A BBC News article published on June 1, 2018 reported that the United States is playing a “dangerous game” when it comes to the...
used car

Used Car Sales Not Slowing Down

We’ve all seen at least one CarMax superstore making a large blue and yellow presence on the side of the road somewhere. The giant...
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...
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...
video

The Long-Term Benefits of Business Innovation During COVID-19 – Erik Wahl, Graffiti Artist, Author...

On today's show, we’re pleased to welcome Erik Wahl, world-famous graffiti artist, acclaimed corporate speaker, and best-selling author of Unthink: Rediscover Your Creative Genius. Did...
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....
Potamkin Hyundaivideo

Georgia Dealer Kevin Kolb Discusses Making the Right Moves Before, During, and After COVID-19

On today’s show, we’re pleased to welcome Kevin Kolb, President and General Manager of Potamkin Hyundai Stone Mountain in Lilburn, Georgia. In this segment,...

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...
Coronavirus Coverage Central

CBT Automotive Network is providing up-to-date coverage on the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on auto dealers, automakers, and dealership personnel