How Ridesharing Impacts the Automotive Landscape

ridesharing
In 2011, ridesharing appeared on the transportation radar. The service platform was quickly recognized as a disruptor, and it has experienced tremendous growth and popularity since its early stages, especially for its two most notable providers, Uber and Lyft. But despite being a widely recognized...

Cody Lusk, AIADA President and Brad Strong AIADA Chairman On The Direct Impact of Trump’s Imported Tariffs

Aiada
On Friday, the Trump administration placed tariffs on all imported Steel and Aluminum from Mexico, Canada, and the EU. To talk more about how the automotive industry can be directly impacted, CBT News is joined by Cody Lusk, AIADA president, and Brad Strong AIADA...

Peter Welch, NADA President and CEO On Trump’s Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

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The automotive industry is feeling a little uneasy since it was announced last week that President Donald Trump has placed a tariff on both steel and aluminum. The news breaks around the same time that the automotive industry sees record numbers in both sales...

The Winners and Losers of May Auto Sales: A Month That Defied Expectations

Auto Sales
Just when analyst think they have an idea of the purchasing patterns of car buyers, consumers end up bucking trends and surprising us all. This year has indeed been an erratic ride when it comes to auto sales; April saw gains, while March and...

Canada Retaliates to Trump Trade Tariffs

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The largest trading partner with the United States, Canada, has swiftly promised to match tariffs placed on steel and aluminum imports. As an exemption for weighty tariffs expired on May 31st and a NAFTA agreement vaporized with a last-minute sunset clause, it appears a...

The Rise of the EV: The Electric Vehicle Market is Growing Faster Than You Think

Between advancement in battery technology and growing environmental concern, the Electric Vehicle market is growing faster than ever. The IEA (International Energy Agency) in Paris recently released a report on the rise of electric vehicles in the next few years. Some of the predictions...

Expectations for May U.S. Auto Sales: Higher or Lower than Anticipated?

Auto Sales
In January of 2018, Neal Boudette of the New York Times began a piece he wrote by stating, “The auto industry’s long-running sales party has come to an end.” This is expected to change, however, for May 2018 auto sales. Edmunds has come out...

Ford Prepares for 2020 EV Push

Ford
Here's a question nobody ever thought to ask: What would happen if the decision makers at one of America's big three automaker's announced one day they had decided not to make cars anymore? Such a hypothetical question might have been considered delusional until very recently....

NADA Introduces Professional Series Training for Dealership Management

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It’s often said that in the car business having the right people makes all the difference. However, dealers continue to struggle with attracting, hiring and training the right people that fit their dealership. As we know, it’s a very tight career market, so remember...

The What, Why, and Who of NAFTA

NAFTA
With all of the recent news about import tariffs and renegotiation of trade agreements, there is uncertainty about how all of this will affect the auto industry. Of all the talks, NAFTA seems to be the most important conversation surrounding trade and the U.S....

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Become Your Own “One-A-Day Vitamin”

Become your own "One-A-Day Vitamin" by finding the things that move you forward every day on this week's Saturday Morning Sales Meeting with Mark...
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How Can You Bring Accountability Into Your Dealership with Optimal Results

Service Managers, Service Directors and Fixed Operations supervisors everywhere look for the best practices to employ in running a smooth and profitable business. Obtaining...
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The ABCs of Selling to Millennials

Millennials. They turn to their phone for everything: ordering groceries, snapping selfies, booking reservations, Instagramming avocado toast, and stalking exes. It’s no surprise that...
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Does Your Dealership Experience Meet Your Customer’s Expectations? – Joseph Michelli, NYTimes Best Selling...

Our guest today on the CBT Automotive Network is an expert when it comes to instilling the knowledge and power your business, managers, and...

Become Your Own “One-A-Day Vitamin”

Become your own "One-A-Day Vitamin" by finding the things that move you forward every day on this week's Saturday Morning Sales Meeting with Mark...

Protecting Your Customers’ Personal Information

When was the last time you checked your safeguard procedures? On today's episode of F&I Today, Becky Chernek talks about protecting your customers' personal...

Texting Strategy

Adults spend an average of 23 hours a week texting. Every day there are about 6 billion text messages sent in the U.S. with...