AI: What Every Dealership Needs to Know About This Industry Game-Changer

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Artificial Intelligence is no longer relegated strictly to Sci-Fi movies or futuristic dreams. It doesn’t look like a silver boy-shaped robot, but AI is firmly embedded in the mainstream, and that includes automotive. The applications for AI in the auto industry are vast and the...

How Rideshare Solutions Are Providing Alternative Revenue Streams for Dealerships – Brian Allan, HyreCar

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After spending over 30 years in the auto retail industry as the GM for Galpin Motors and overseeing the number one Ford Dealer in the world, our next guest has made another bold industry move. Brian Allan is now the Senior Vice President of...

Why Are Service Departments Still Not Texting?

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Technology has become so advanced. Most technology is designed to improve communication and make us more efficient, but technology is really just a means to an end. In the end, we want to take care of customers and sell more cars, service and parts. Text...

The Importance of a Streamlined User Experience for Your Dealership’s Website

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A potential car buyer or service customer reaches your dealership’s homepage. That’s the first step in acquiring new business in automotive retail today. The Cox Automotive 2019 Car Buyer Journey Study reports that car buyers spend, on average, 13 hours and 55 minutes researching...

Four Automated Technologies that can Make Life Easier at Your Dealership

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Did you ever wish you could clone yourself or someone on your team? It would give you an extra set of hands, as well as another individual that knows exactly what needs to be done and when. Unfortunately, science has not gotten closer to...

How Live Messaging Technology Has Improved Andean Chevrolet’s Digital Retailing Strategy – Wesley Miller & Frank Reynolds, GM

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 Today on CBT, we're pleased to welcome Wesley Miller, the Director of Major Accounts for LivePerson Automotive and Frank Reynolds, General Manager of Andean Chevrolet, a high-volume Chevrolet dealer located right here outside of Atlanta. In this segment, the pair discuss digital retailing trends,...

How the Automotive Industry is Utilizing and Investing in AV Tech

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The sixth annual Automated Vehicles Symposium was held last week in Orlando, Florida from July 15th to 18th. It’s a hotbed for discussion among industry leaders, researchers, and policymakers revolving around autonomous tech. Whether the general public sees driverless cars on roads currently or...

Eight New and Exciting Car Tech Features Dealers Should Know About Going Into 2020

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Today, cars have almost become synonymous with technology and innovation. Years ago, anti-lock brakes, CD players, and intermittent windshield wipers represented the boundaries of what was possible. In 2019, cars can almost drive themselves while allowing consumers to purchase goods or surf the web on...

Why Consumers Have a Love-Hate Relationship with New Vehicle Technologies – Brent Gruber, J.D. Power

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 Brent Gruber, Senior Director of Global Automotive at J.D. Power, joins CBT News to discuss some of the biggest issues facing the automotive industry today, which Brent says has a lot to do with growing vehicle technology within the industry. According to the latest...

Why Dealerships Should Pay More Attention to Cloud Technology – Dan Flynn, CDK Global

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 In the changing technology space today it's very important for dealers to pay attention to new offers that are in the marketplace, and there are a large number of small businesses in the U.S. and around the world that are paying attention to this...

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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...