Cost Analysis of Opening an Auto Dealership

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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

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  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

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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

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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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CBT Automotive Newscast for November 19th, 2019

Today on CBTNews.com - Tuesday, November 19th, 2019: The Benefits of Digital Marketing for Your Fixed-Ops Department - Andy MacLeay, Dealer.com On today’s show, we’re pleased...
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Effectively Using Digital Retailing Tools

On today's Tip of the Day, PCG Digital CEO Glenn Pasch explains how to effectively utilize your digital retailing tools by educating both customers...
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Do Dealerships Really Need Compliance Officers?

The quick answer is yes. Dealerships are required by law to have on-site compliance officers. Compliance officers help protect dealerships from violating state and...
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Why Dealers Need to Be More Transparent with Data, Communication, and Pricing

Buyers have long been suspicious of auto dealers. Historically, there has been a lot of distrust here, as the perception is that prices can...

Which F&I Products Should You Sell Online?

On this week's episode of F&I Today, Becky Chernek explains why making all of your F&I products available online may not increase profits, and...

Improving the Point of Sale Presentation

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 improving...

Having the Willingness to Win

The retail auto industry can often times feel like a race. Sometimes we're racing against coworkers or the competition, while other times we're racing...