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Mia Bevacqua is the Chief Mechanic of CarParts.com. She has over 14 years of experience in the auto industry and holds a bachelor’s degree in automotive technology. Her knowledge has been applied to automotive software engineering, mechanical failure analysis inspections and, of course, writing. Instead of high-end cars, Mia prefers fixer-upper oddballs, like her 1987 Cavalier Z-24 and 1998 Astro Van AWD. Her dream car is a Citation X11.
automotive

Are Automotive Technicians Ready for a Self-Driving, Electrified Future?

In the past, all someone needed was a set of wrenches and a little aptitude to become a mechanic. With zero formal education, backyard...
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How to Utilize the 4 Levels of Employee Accountability – Dave Anderson, LearnToLead

In today’s segment, we’re pleased to welcome back Dave Anderson, motivational speaker, leadership strategist, and President of LearnToLead. Last time Dave was on our show, he and Jim...
driving

A Love of Driving: How Restricted Air Travel Will Boost the Car Business

Air traffic volumes have tumbled much worse than the auto industry’s decline comparatively. Year over year, TSA screening volumes for April 2020 were 96...
Peter Welch

Peter Welch Retiring as NADA President and CEO at End of 2020

One of the American auto dealer’s greatest allies has announced his intention to retire at the end of 2020. Peter Welch is currently the...
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Should Your Dealership Re-evaluate its Year End Goals For 2020? – Dave Anderson, Leadership...

In today’s segment, we’re pleased to welcome back Dave Anderson, motivational speaker, leadership strategist, and President of LearnToLead. Last time Dave was on our show, he and Jim...
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Weekly Marketing Update with John Fitzpatrick – [5.18.20]

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....

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...

Contacting the Customer After the Sale

 On this week's episode of F&I Today, Becky Chernek talks about the importance of following up with the customer after the sale should the...

How to Manage Stress in Your Career as a Car Salesperson

On this week's episode of Straight Talk, our host, David Lewis discusses some effective strategies you can use to manage stress when working in...
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