Optimism, Healthy Sales, and Incentives Highlight the Finish Line of 2018 Sales

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This past year was met with a lot twisting turns when it came to auto sales and trends. However, in the end, many were wondering how 2018 would eventually shape up, and December’s sales results held the final piece of the puzzle. Estimates given...

Will Strong Car Sales Continue in 2019?

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Ebbs and flows in the market are expected. 2019 shows to be the start of a market retraction after. After hitting a peak of 17.5M in 2016, new car sales are expected to dip below 17M for the first time in 5 years. In...

Dale Pollak On Today’s Greatest Challenges In The Automotive Industry

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Rideshare companies, direct to consumer sales models, recruiting, tariffs and if that is not enough over 4 million off-lease cars are hitting the market this year. There is a lot going on in the Automotive industry theses days. To help break everything down for...

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...

Why Some Auto Manufacturers are Sticking with Sedans While Others Turn to Trucks and SUVs

It’s no secret that some titans of the Auto Manufacturers are switching focus away from cars and towards trucks, SUVs, and crossovers. Earlier this year, Ford cut almost all its North American car offerings, citing “declining consumer demand and product profitability” as a reason in...

The Best Digital Marketing Practices for 2019 – Brian Pasch, PCG Companies

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Both dealers and vendors are beginning to realize that online platforms like google analytics play an important role in a dealership’s digital marketing strategy, and our guest today knows better than anyone, the importance of independent marketing measurements. We’re excited to welcome back Brian...

Hitting the Mental Refresh Button for a Better 2019

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January, the first of the month, is so named after the ancient Roman god Janus, who possessed two heads with which he could look both forward and backward. To this day, the New Year is a time when we too look back in reflection...

How Your Dealership Can Thrive and Become More Profitable in 2019 – Tom Richards, NCM Labs

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Having up to date and correct insight into industry trends and successful practices is half the battle when running a successful dealership. Joining Jim today to discuss dealer solutions and ways your dealership can become more profitable, is Tom Richards, vice president of NCM's...

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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...