Cost Analysis of Opening an Auto Dealership

dealership
In order to successfully open a car dealership you must plan for a variety of costs. Proper planning and consultation with specialists can help you launch your dealership without unnecessary difficulties and last-minute surprises. Apart from the most straightforward costs, such as your business registration,...

With 38 franchises, How Holman Automotive Drives Growth

Holman Automotive
Brian R. Bates is President and CEO of Holman Consumer Services. He started his career as a service writer intern at Holman Ford and completed an internship as an ASE-certified service technician at ARI’s call center. After graduating from Rutgers University, he joined ARI...

Ford’s top designer on winning over today’s female buyer

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  Time's Clay Chandler sat down with Ford designer Chelsia Lau to find out more about her journey as a female designer in the male-dominated auto industry in this interview from Fortune Magazine.

Gary Vaynerchuk, 2017 CBT Conference keynote presentation

Gary Veevideo
  New York Times bestselling author and social media expert Gary Vaynerchuk joined CBT Automotive Network on Wednesday March 8th to headline the CBT Conference + Expo. Gary's presentation "Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook: How to Tell Your Story in a Noisy World" was extremely well received...

Daily Newscast: Google’s VP of Automotive talks about online shopping trends

Peter Letovideo
Google’s VP of Automotive talks about online shopping trends Customers demand this vehicle. Are you giving it to them? WardsAuto: What your dealership should focus on now in 2017

How to Create Excellent Employees

Excellent Employees
We all know the foundation for a great Service, Parts or Body Shop department or any venture really, is excellent employees. But if you are reading this, you’re a Parts, Service, Body Shop manager or other dealership manager who already knows that great employees...

So you want to sell your dealership?

Engaging Advisor to Assist The time has come. You have well-thought-out reasons to sell your business. You have put your business in the best possible position for sale. You are ready to devote significant time and money to the sales process. Market conditions indicate...

Should I Form a Captive Insurance Company?

Captive Insurance
Assessing Your Dealership’s Risk Dealership owners face many risks in today’s world. Some of these risks can be covered through traditional commercial insurance policies, such as garage and general liability coverage. However, dealerships often face risks that go uninsured or are even specifically excluded in...

Stop wasting your money on models that don’t move

Brian Finkelmeyervideo
Dealers are typically expense-conscious. They’ll often sign every check, and pressure-test monthly bills: How many leads did we get from that third-party website? Is that F&I manager really worth $12,000 per month? Couldn’t we find a less expensive tire supplier? But here’s the check they effectively...

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John Fitzpatrick Provides a Weekly Marketing Update for Dealers

As part of our continuing coverage of the Coronavirus, we’re pleased to welcome back President and CEO of Force Marketing, John Fitzpatrick. In this segment,...
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Kevin Tynan, Bloomberg Senior Automotive Analyst, Shares His Industry Insight

As part of our continuing coverage of the Coronavirus, we’re pleased to welcome Kevin Tynan, Senior Automotive Analyst at Bloomberg Intelligence. In this segment, Kevin...
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On CBT News for April 9, 2020: McGeorge Toyota of Richmond, VA Doing the...

Today on CBTNews.com - Thursday, April 9th, 2020: McGeorge Toyota of Richmond, VA Doing the Right Thing with Employees, Customers and First Responders - Bob...
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What Dealers Can Do Where Sales Aren’t Permitted

At the end of March, the New York State Automobile Dealers Association (NYSADA) announced that dealers could once again sell, as long as they...

Selling Your Customer’s Story to the Bank

Some dealerships like to cut corners in order to get a customer approved by the lender. On this week's episode of F&I Today, Becky...

March Kerrigan Report: How will COVID-19 Affect Dealership Earnings for the...

Welcome to the Kerrigan Advisors Market Update with Jim Fitzpatrick and Erin Kerrigan, Founder and Managing Director of Kerrigan Advisors. In this segment, Erin...

The Importance of Confirming Appointments

On this week's episode of Kain & Co., David Kain talks about confirming appointments with your ptoential customers in order to move to the...
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