How Retail Auto Needs to Change in Order to Attract Top Tier Talent – Don Hall, VADA

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Every dealer knows there are ways in which the auto industry needs to change in order to attract talented employees, especially women. On today’s show, we check out Jim’s recent interview with Don Hall, president and CEO of the Virginia Automobile Dealers Association. In addition to...

President of CADA Tim Jackson on Fuel Efficiency Standards, Warranty Reimbursement, and the Innovative Dealer Summit

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There’s been a lot on the agenda for dealer associations to contend with so far this year. On today’s show, we take a look at Jim’s recent conversation with Tim Jackson, president, and CEO of the Colorado Automobile Dealers Association. They discuss Colorado’s fight...

Rhett Ricart, NADA Vice Chairman-Elect on the Future of the Car Business, Tariffs, and the 2019 NADA Show

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As we gear up for the annual NADA show in San Francisco at the end of this month, we’re pleased to welcome Rhett Ricart, Vice Chairman-Elect. Rhett is also President and CEO of Ricart Automotive and today, he speaks with Jim Fitzpatrick about his...

New Vehicle Sales Continue Upward Climb in Northern Ohio

From the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers' Association (GCADA) Cleveland, OH (August 3, 2017) –  While many regions across the United States are reporting softer new vehicle sales this year, Northern Ohio continued to be a bright spot for many brands. Across Northern Ohio, total new vehicle...

OEM: Automaker executive quits business to help make “moonshine”

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BMW, Mobileye in deal to collect map data for self-driving cars -  Israel's Mobileye and German automaker BMW said on Tuesday they signed an agreement to install Mobileye's data generation technology in BMW cars starting with 2018 models. The deal to crowdsource real-time data...

Should Ford stick to doing what it does best?

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Ford CEO Mark Fields has one worry about autonomous vehicles: that growing pressure for companies to bring self-driving cars to the market in five years could cause a car being released "before it’s ready and then there’s an event." Speaking to Business Insider in an...

Association News

Auto Deals Want Congress to Reconsider Tax The American International Auto Dealers Association (AIADA) and the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) joined the Border Adjustability Tax Coalition in sending a letter to Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX), chairman of the House Ways and Means committee.  While expressing support for...

Cody Lusk president of the AIADA speaks with CBT’s Jim Fitzpatrick about the proposed Border Adjustment Tax, Trump administration’s impact on the car business, Tesla’s business model and his...

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Jim Fitzpatrick, CEO of CBT Automotive Network interviewed Cody Lusk, President of the AIADA this week and they discussed the impact a Trump presidency will have on the import auto business, the proposed Border Adjustment Tax (BAT) , Tesla business model of selling new...

HEADLINES

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Chevrolet GM Shawn Hays on Management Styles, Recruiting Strategies, and Industry Disruptors | 5...

Today on CBTNews.com - Tuesday, November 12th, 2019: Chevrolet GM Shawn Hays on Management Styles, Recruiting Strategies, and Industry Disruptors Jim Fitzpatrick talks to Shawn Hays,...
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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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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...
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Getting Out of a Rut

 In a rut? It happens to the best of us. Forget about why you’re in it. Mark gives you three simple steps to get...

Removing Tension Between Dealers and Buyers

On this week's episode of F&I Today, Becky Chernek talks to Michael Jarman, Co-Founder and CEO of TurboPass. Becky and Mike talk about how...

How to Maximize the Service Appointment Process and Retain More Customers

On this week's episode of the Weekly Tune-Up, Jim Fitzpatrick speaks with guest host Michael Roppo, President of Automotive Management Resources, to discuss how...

What Separates You from Other Salespeople?

Customers tend to have a similar idea of how car salespeople handle their business. What sets you apart? On this week's episode of Straight...