Porsche, Volvo, and Subaru Come Out on Top in October

Cox Automotive
Back in June, Cox Automotive economist Jonathan Smoke reported that the first half of 2019 was “marked by volatility” and the second half of the year would likely be worse. Economic growth has been expected to slow throughout the year and cause sales and...

Sales Results from Q3 Signal Another Steady and Robust Year for Auto Retail – Patrick Manzi, NADA Senior Economist

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Q3 for the retail auto industry has come to a close. And today we're joined by NADA senior economist, Patrick Manzi, to get an in-depth analysis of the key highlights and results for the quarter. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT:  Jim Fitzpatrick: Welcome back to the show, Patrick. Patrick Manzi:...

Nominal Gains Only Tell Part of the Story For July 2019 Auto Sales

July 2019
According to NADA, overall new light-vehicle sales took a small hit in July. Unit sales for the month came in at 1.39 million. Even though this number is higher than last year’s 1.36 million during July, the seasonally adjusted rate (SAAR) is still coming...

July Sales Numbers: Earnings Reveal Short-Term Wins for Dealers and Automakers – Karl Brauer, Autotrader

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Here to talk to us more about July’s earnings is Karl Brauer, executive publisher for Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book. Karl is no stranger to CBT and in this segment, he shares with us, his insight about this month’s winners, losers, and what dealers...

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

Kerriganvideo
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

Karl Brauer - SAARvideo
 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...

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Combining Artificial and Human Intelligence to Maximize Dealership Results

On this week’s episode of Kain & Co., host and President of Kain Automotive, David Kain discusses the role that AI has to play in...
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How Dealers Can Turn COVID-19 Challenges into New Opportunities – Katie Liuzza, ACERTUS

As part of today's broadcast, we’re pleased to welcome Katie Liuzza, Vice President of sales for ACERTUS, an automotive logistics company. In this segment,...
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Avoid Repeating Past Management Mistakes with These Strategies from Leadership Expert Dave Anderson

In today’s segment, we’re pleased to welcome back Dave Anderson, motivational speaker, leadership strategist, and President of LearnToLead. Last time Dave was on our show, he and...
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On CBT News for June 4, 2020: How this Indiana BMW-Chevy Store is Giving...

Today on CBTNews.com for Thursday, June 4th, 2020: How this Indiana BMW-Chevy Store is Giving Back to Their Community - Grant Gernhardt, DeFouw Auto Group On...

Combining Artificial and Human Intelligence to Maximize Dealership Results

On this week’s episode of Kain & Co., host and President of Kain Automotive, David Kain discusses the role that AI has to play in...

Building a Culture Around Your Dealership’s Digital Retailing Process

On this week’s episode of Kain & Co., host and President of Kain Automotive, David Kain discusses how to create a logical environment for your...

Are Your BDC Employees Using the Right Language During this Crisis?

On this week’s episode of Kain & Co., host and President of Kain Automotive, David Kain talks about adapting the language your BDC uses during...
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CBT Automotive Network is providing up-to-date coverage on the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on auto dealers, automakers, and dealership personnel