General Motors Names Mark Reuss President

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General Motors is ringing in the new year with a new president. Thursday the company announced that Mark L. Reuss, a GM veteran, would assume the role immediately. The fifty-five-year-old Reuss has held several positions within the company, including executive director of the Performance...

2019 Looking to be a Year of Change in the Auto Industry

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Predicting the future is not an easy feat--just ask the writers for 1989’s hit movie Back to the Future Part II. That said, there are a few forecasts for the auto industry that are safer bets than Marty McFly’s hoverboard. To start with, 2019 is...

Kerrigan Report: Asbury Outperforms Peers in November

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Hello, everyone. I'm Bridget Fitzpatrick. Thanks so much for joining us today for the Kerrigan Market Update. We're joined today by Ryan Kerrigan, managing director of Kerrigan Advisors. Ryan, thank you so much for joining us today. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT: Ryan: Thank you, Bridget. Always good...

Five Major Automotive Industry Developments in 2018

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In regard to the automotive industry, 2018 has been a year of continued innovation and various technological advancements. The year has also been a setting of changing attitudes related to how consumers purchase vehicles, their preferences, and what they expect the future to hold...

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...

10 Best-Selling Cars of 2018

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2018 will likely be remembered in automotive history as the year passenger cars were officially pronounced out and crossovers and trucks ushered in as the reigning vehicle of choice. This year saw several companies drop some of their car lines in favor of better...

Update Your Vehicle Appraising System to Boost Profits in 2019 – Dale Pollak, vAuto

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Determining the profitability of your dealership’s used vehicle inventory is critical to maintaining success. Are you still using ‘number of days on the lot’ to measure this value? Well, our guest today wants you to consider another option; one based on technology and data....

According to Auto Trends – These Vehicles Should Be on Your Lot in 2019

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January 1, 2019, is rapidly approaching, and the start of a year is when many consumers decide to take a look at purchasing a new vehicle. Changing consumer tastes can make it challenging for dealerships to know what car buyers are looking for in...

How GM’s Layoffs will Affect the Auto Industry in 2019

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GM announced last week that it would close five factories and lay off nearly 15,000 workers in a move that may be indicative of an economy preparing to slow down. This move by GM comes amid sluggish sales and a changing market. Many factors...

GM to Move Forward with Transformation Plans

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This past month, GM rocked the automotive industry when the company announced wide-scale changes, including layoffs that would “reduce salaried and salaried contract staff by 15 percent, which includes 25 percent fewer executives to streamline decision making,” and idling several plants in both the...

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Ford and Volkswagen Join Forces

Volkswagon AG and Ford set the auto industry abuzz, announcing they’ve come to agreements regarding an alliance. According to Volkswagen, the plan is for...
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Finding New Paths to Profitability at Your Dealership – Trevor Gile | What Cadillac’s...

Today on CBTNews.com - Wednesday, January 16th, 2019: Finding New Paths to Profitability at Your Dealership - Trevor Gile, Motorcars Honda The annual NADA show is...
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Your Dealership Could Sell More Cars During Tax Season Than You Would Imagine

Let’s face it: taxes are rarely anyone’s favorite topic. Few people look to tax season with anticipation, with the exception of accountants… and dealerships? That’s...
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What Cadillac’s Announcement Means for the EV’s in 2019

One of the hottest automotive trends of recent years has been the rise of the Electric Vehicle (EV). With companies like Tesla setting the...

Updating your “Why Buy Here” Proposition

  On this week's episode of On the Mark, Mark Tewart tells you what you can do to update your "Why Buy Here" proposition.

Focusing Less on Conversions and More on Outcomes

On today's episode of Auto Marketing Now, Brian Pasch challenges dealers to focus less on conversions and more on outcomes.

Proven Menu Selling Techniques

 On today's episode of F&I Today, Becky Chernek discusses how over-complicated menu selling can be detrimental to your success, and how being consistent and...