Kerrigan Report: Diversified Business Models Drive Strong June Earnings in Auto Retail

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Welcome to the Kerrigan Advisors Market Update with Bridget Fitzpatrick and Erin Kerrigan, founder and managing director of Kerrigan Advisors. June's Kerrigan Report addresses the month's sales performance, stock valuations, and the current buy-sell market. Watch the full interview above to find out more...

June Sales Results Meet Expectations as Dealers Invest in New Pricing Strategies

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While the final numbers are still slated to come in, June's sales results are estimated to bring 2019's SAAR to between 17 million and 17.2 million. This number is relatively smaller than the projected sales goal of 17.3 million. May brought hope, but June...

June Sales Numbers: Low Interest Rates and SUVs Continue to Drive Auto Sales – Karl Brauer, Autotrader & KBB

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The second quarter of the fiscal year is officially over, and there are a lot of numbers and trends to break down. Here to talk to us more about June’s earnings is Karl Brauer, executive publisher for Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book. Karl shares...

May Sales Remain Steady And SAAR Exceeds Expectations in Monthly Kerrigan Report

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Welcome to the Kerrigan Advisors Market Update with Bridget Fitzpatrick and Ryan Kerrigan, managing director for Kerrigan Advisors. May's Kerrigan Report addresses the slight decline in sales and the lack of winner's that we have seen in May, along with some of the industry...

May’s Higher Than Expected SAAR May Not Be An Indication For the Remainder of 2019 – Karl Brauer, Cox Automotive

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 May, typically one of the best sales months of the year, posted a SAAR of 17.4M, well above the 16.9 million that was forecasted and up from 17.26 million in 2018. May’s performance usually tells us how the rest of the year will play...

April Car Sales: As New Vehicle Prices Rise, Consumers Continue to Trend Toward Used Vehicles, But For How Long? – Karl Brauer, KBB

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April Car Sales: As New Vehicle Affordability Issues Persist, Consumers Continue to Trend Toward Used Vehicles, But For How Long? - Karl Brauer, Autotrader & KBB While U.S. auto sales softened this past April, and many customers continued to flock to used car lots...

April’s Auto Sales: Upswing in Luxury Vehicle Demand

March was deceptively positive. The month had a slightly stronger showing than analysts originally predicted. While most automakers floundered, the month ended with a SAAR of 17.45 million units. The story of April is likely to be less favorable. Cox Analysts are predicting a one...

Dealers Turn to CPO Vehicles as High Prices and Interest Rates Push Sales Down – Karl Brauer, Autotrader & KBB

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The first quarter of the fiscal year is officially over, and there are a lot of numbers and trends to break down. Here to talk to us more about March’s earnings is Karl Brauer, executive publisher for AutoTrader and Kelley Blue Book. Karl shares...

January Sales Numbers Defy Automotive Industry Expectations – Karl Brauer, Autotrader & KBB

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Despite winter storms and a long government shutdown, January sales numbers ended up better than most people expected. We explored these findings further with Karl Brauer, executive publisher for AutoTrader and Kelley Blue Book. Karl shared his insight about this month’s winners, losers, and...

July Sales Numbers with Jeremy Acevedo, Edmunds.com

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CBT News' own Jim Fitzpatrick talks with Jeremy Acevedo of Edmunds.com to get the overview for July's Sales Numbers. Jeremy explains that sales were down slightly for the month of July with about 4% year over year and sales coming in around 1.36 for a SAAR of...

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Chevrolet GM Shawn Hays on Management Styles, Recruiting Strategies, and Industry Disruptors | 5...

Today on CBTNews.com - Tuesday, November 12th, 2019: Chevrolet GM Shawn Hays on Management Styles, Recruiting Strategies, and Industry Disruptors Jim Fitzpatrick talks to Shawn Hays,...
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Are Automotive Technicians Ready for a Self-Driving, Electrified Future?

In the past, all someone needed was a set of wrenches and a little aptitude to become a mechanic. With zero formal education, backyard...
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5 Unethical F&I Practices That Could Sink Your Dealership

It’s no secret that F&I departments have suffered (and sometimes still do) from a bad reputation. Probably the worst in the entire dealership…sleazy, fast-talking...
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Getting Out of a Rut

 In a rut? It happens to the best of us. Forget about why you’re in it. Mark gives you three simple steps to get...

Removing Tension Between Dealers and Buyers

On this week's episode of F&I Today, Becky Chernek talks to Michael Jarman, Co-Founder and CEO of TurboPass. Becky and Mike talk about how...

How to Maximize the Service Appointment Process and Retain More Customers

On this week's episode of the Weekly Tune-Up, Jim Fitzpatrick speaks with guest host Michael Roppo, President of Automotive Management Resources, to discuss how...

What Separates You from Other Salespeople?

Customers tend to have a similar idea of how car salespeople handle their business. What sets you apart? On this week's episode of Straight...