Finding New Paths to Profitability at Your Dealership – Trevor Gile, Motorcars Honda

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The annual NADA show is just around the corner, and just like us here at CBT you're probably gearing up for the great events that lie ahead. Joining Jim today is Trevor Gile managing partner of Motorcars Honda, to discuss an event he is hosting...

NADA Show 2019 – CBT Will See You There!

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This year’s National Automotive Dealer Association (NADA) Expo will take place in San Fransico’s newly renovated Moscone Center from January 24th through the 27th. It’s the 16th time the city will host the event since 1949. In the past, the show has taken place...

TIME Magazine and Ally Financial to Honor 2019 Dealer of the Year Nominees

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Jorg Stratmann of TIME and Doug Timmerman of Ally Financial have announced the 51 nominees for the 2019 TIME Dealer of the Year award that will be given at the 102nd annual National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Show early next year. The esteemed award...

How Top Auto Groups are Creating Awareness About Breast Cancer This October

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Savvy and community-minded dealership owners understand their connection to their respective local areas. From providing little league jerseys to sponsoring food banks during Thanksgiving, dealerships are consistently answering the call to help leave their communities better than they found them. While it is true...

Five Upcoming Automotive Industry Conferences You Should Attend

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Learning, professional development, and networking are vital parts of career growth. This goes for all professions, but this especially rings true for automotive professionals. Trends in the automotive industry are rapidly evolving, and conferences are some of the best places to go to get...

Take Advantage of 5 Upcoming Auto Events

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The summer might be coming to an end, and 2019 isn’t too far away. Though it might feel like things are winding down, the year isn’t over yet. If you haven’t been able to get away for an auto event until not, you’re still...

Labor Day Sales: How To Stand Out Against The Your Competitors

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With Labor Day Weekend fast approaching, it’s time to get your strategy sorted beforehand. Labor Day Weekend is a great day for consumers, but it can also be just as good for businesses. It was first designed to allow workers a day off, but...

A Dealerships Unique Approach To Celebrating Their Centennial

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Celebrations are one easy way to draw customers into your dealership, and between anniversaries, holidays and other special occasions, there is almost always a reason to throw a big bash. However, you may have found that parties and advertising can get pricey, especially if you’re...

Memorial Day — How Your Dealership Can Give Back To Its Community

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The Memorial Day holiday is just around the corner. This is the holiday in which we honor the fallen soldiers who have fought for our freedom. As a business owner and member of your community, here are a few ideas that you can do...

How Your Dealership Can Capitalize on National Renewal Day

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National event days are a great way to drum up business, especially during the slow times between larger, more prominent holidays. One upcoming event your dealership can capitalize on is this Friday, National Renewal Day. This day, occurring every year on May 4th, was...

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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...