Cars.com’s Newest Product Release with Jake Wittler

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Jake Wittler, Senior Product Marketing Manager with Cars.com, joins us on CBT News to talk about Cars.com's recent product launch, Social Sales Drive. Social Sales Drive combines inventory solutions from Cars.com, Dealer inspire's product 'Conversations', and Facebook Marketplace in order to connect customers with dealers...

Former Trump Aide Joins Automotive Lobbying Efforts

Everett Eissenstat has an impressive resume. The 55-year-old Republican from Oklahoma has served as a legislative director for a congressman, as U.S. trade representative for the Americas under Obama, and most recently the Trump administration’s aid on economic trade. Under President Trump, Eissenstat held...

What to Expect from CDK Global’s Acquisition of ELEAD1ONE – Bill Wittenmyer

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CDK Global and ELEAD1ONE are merging together as one company. Joining CBT News to talk more about this new acquisition and opportunity for the CRM company is partner and Vice President of sales and operations, Bill Wittenmyer. The customer-centric management company ELEAD1ONE  has announced their merge with CDK Global...

A Recap of the Auto Industry from Q2 – Jeremy Acevedo, Industry Analysis Edmunds.com

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Leadership at FCA has shifted. What do these mean for the car brand and automotive industry? To answer those questions and talk to us about other industry topics that include car subscriptions and interest rates is Jeremy Acevedo, Manager of Industry Analysis at Edmunds.com. This week...

Auto Industry Relieved after Tariff Truce With EU

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The U.S. Automotive Industry breathed a collective sigh of relief late Wednesday after news that Donald Trump had decided to ease moving forward in a major trade war with the European Union. In a joint press conference at the White House Rose Garden, Trump and...

Wes Lutz, NADA: Discusses the Future of FCA Under New Leadership

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Wes Lutz, 2018 NADA Chairman and Dodge-Chrylser-Jeep Dealer, joins the network to discuss the future of FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) after the unexpected passing of CEO Marchionne and new leadership. The FCA brand over the last few years has climbed it’s way to the top...

The Titan of Turnarounds, Sergio Marchionne Dies at 66

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Sergio Marchionne | June, 1952 - July, 2018 It is with a heavy heart that we announce that Sergio Marchionne has passed away. Marchionne had served as CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automotive until an illness forced him to unexpectedly resign. FCA officials have named Mike Manley as...

NADA President Peter Welch Talks About the Impact of Trump’s Proposed Tariffs [Interview]

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Tariffs put in place by the Trump Administration went into effect last week. To talk about the impact these tariffs will have on the auto industry, National Automobile Dealers Association President  Peter Welch joins the CBT News Network. During our interview with Welch, we learned...

Marchionne in Critical Condition; Auto Community Reacts

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Auto executives and analysts are expressing shock, sadness and speculation in the wake of the announcement this weekend that Fiat Chrysler Automotive CEO Sergio Marchionne is stepping down due to a serious illness. The announcement was published over the weekend by FCA. According to...

NADA President Testifies in Front of Department of Commerce

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Subsequent to several automakers and automotive organizations releasing statements regarding President Trump’s tariff plans and implementations, the President of the National Automotive Dealers Association (NADA) provided testimony before the United States Department of Commerce on July 19, 2018. Peter Welch, who is also the...

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Marketing Efforts Designed to Meet the Needs of Female Car Buyers – Lisa Copeland

CBT Automotive welcomes back sales strategist and speaker, Lisa Copeland to the network as we discuss what your dealership could do to improve with...
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Marketing Efforts Designed to Meet the Needs of Female Car Buyers | Keeping Online...

Today on CBTNews.com - Tuesday, August 21st, 2018: Marketing Efforts Designed to Meet the Needs of Female Car Buyers - Lisa Copeland CBT Automotive welcomes back...
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Is There a Lack of Enthusiasm for Autonomous Vehicles?

From Isaac Asimov’s short story Sally to the famous Batmobile, autonomous vehicles have captured the imaginations of many since the invention of the car....
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Pros and Cons to a Managed Floor

On this week's Tom Stuker Show, Tom continues his managed floor series with "Pros and Cons to a Managed Floor."

Pros and Cons to a Managed Floor

On this week's Tom Stuker Show, Tom continues his managed floor series with "Pros and Cons to a Managed Floor."

Marketing to Changing Demographics

On this week's edition of the Weekly Tune-Up, Becky talks about marketing to everyone from baby-boomers to millennials and how you can appeal to...

What Are You Motivated By?

We all need motivation to keep us going and push us forward. On today's episode of Straight Talk, David Lewis asks, What keeps you...