Fast Talk: Brian Finkelmeyer and Patrick Janes Discuss Navigating the Robust Used-Car Market and Growing Your Dealership

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In this segment of Fast Talk, vAuto's Brian Finkelmeyer and Patrick Janes discuss the challenges dealers face as rising pressure of expenses coupled with the diminishing grosses, continue to compress margins. Brian and Patrick advise dealers on how to navigate our currently robust used-car...

KBB Names the 2019 Top 10 Back-to-School Cars for Students

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A new car can take the sting out of summer's end. With school only a few weeks away, new drivers and their parents are seriously considering a purchase, though they may have different opinions as to what that vehicle might look like. Not to worry....

Cox Automotive’s Isabelle Helms Discusses the Latest Recruiting Trends For Dealers

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 Attracting the top talent is always on every dealer’s mind, however as the workforce begins to change, so should recruiting strategies. On today’s show, we take a look at our recent conversation with Isabelle Helms, Vice President of research and marketing intelligence for Cox...

Kerrigan Report: Lithia and CarMax Posting All Time Highs For July

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 Welcome to the Kerrigan Advisors Market Update with Bridget Fitzpatrick and Ryan Kerrigan, founder and managing director of Kerrigan Advisors. In July we see a significant increase in number, with the Kerrigan Index up over 35% Year-to-Date compared to the S&P Index which is...

Modernizing Your Dealership from the Top Down

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It might not look quite like a Jetson's episode, but we've arrived in the future. And though we don't have flying cars on our lots just yet, there's a lot that can be done to take a traditional dealership into the modern age.  Evolving Consumers The...

7 New and Exciting Trends in Automotive Manufacturing and Retailing

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Automotive manufacturing and retailing have changed dramatically over the last 5-10 years. Technology is advancing at a break-neck pace. Self-driving cars, electric vehicles, and changing mobility habits are paving the way to the new future of automotive manufacturing. Here’s a look at 7 of the...

The Benefits of Understanding and Improving the Female Dealership Experience – Kathy Gilbert, CDK Global

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 It’s no secret that the auto retail industry has traditionally been male-dominated, however, there are some key industry players looking to increase female presence in the dealership and beyond. To learn more about this important issue, we recently spoke to Kathy Gilbert, Director of...

Trend Watch: What Dealers Can Expect in the Next Five to Ten Years

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What can auto dealers likely expect for the next five to ten years of the automotive industry? Well, looking at the data, two words come to mind: “more disruption.” This development is not a bad thing, as these trends provide dealers with more opportunities...

Cody Lusk, President & CEO of AIADA Talks Tariffs, Trade, and Tesla

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 It’s never a dull moment in the auto retail industry and so far this summer, there have been a lot of new developments to the stories we’ve been watching closely. To get an expert pulse on these events, we turn to Cody Lusk, President...

Former Chinese Minister Wan Gang on EVs: “It’s Hydrogen’s Turn”

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If you look into the history of the electric vehicle (EV), you are bound to see Wan Gang’s name somewhere. Known as China’s “father of electric cars,” Wan has revolutionized the EV market just within the past couple of decades. He turned China into...

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Week In Review: How to Incorporate Dynamic Video into Your Dealership’s Marketing Strategy |...

CBT News Week In Review for Friday, September 20th, 2019: How to Incorporate Dynamic Video into Your Dealership’s Marketing Strategy - Jeff Brown, Force Marketing On...
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The 10 C’s of Leadership and Trust

In leadership, people don't always have to like you, but they do have to respect and trust you. On this week's episode of On...
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The Dealer’s Essential Guide to Succession Planning

In a way, the need for succession planning mirrors gravity. Because, as certain as a ball thrown in the air is to fall, it...
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The 7 Most Important Words To Closing The Deal

 David Lewis of David Lewis & Associates gives you the 7 most important words to closing the deal and tells you why you should...

The 10 C’s of Leadership and Trust

In leadership, people don't always have to like you, but they do have to respect and trust you. On this week's episode of On...

The Benefits of Having a Unique Domain Name

On this week's episode of Kain & Co., David Kain spoke with Mike Ambrose, CEO and Co-Founder of .cars. David and Mike discussed the...

Inspecting Your Paid Search Campaigns

On this week's episode of Auto Marketing Now, Brian Pasch talks about how you can inspect your paid search campaigns to make sure you're...