Never Miss the Opportunity to Make a Bid on a Used Car – Zach Hallowell, Manheim

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Zach Hallowell, Vice President of Manheim Digital Marketplace, and RMS Automotive, joins CBT Automotive to discuss how Manheim is introducing a new way to reduce or even eliminate the stress that comes along with buying used car units. The Manheim team understands the complexity that...

The Growing Impact of the “Connected Car,”: Four Ways This Can Affect Your Dealership

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Today’s cars have become a one-stop-shop for transportation, security, and infotainment. Not only can you drive and play music, but you can now take advantage of Wi-Fi connectivity, autonomous driving technologies, and a variety of information functions. For this to happen, many new cars...

The Next Ten Years: Transitioning from Hardware to Software

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To anyone who’s tinkered with a car lately, it’s clear that the cars of today are not the same as those our forbearers drove. Where once getting under the hood of a car was something that at most required some engineering and mechanics savvy,...

Do You Have a Cybersecurity Plan at Your Dealership?

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Much the same way you build walls and barriers to protect your physical inventory, you should also be concerned about protecting your network and digital information. While losing some wheels, or a vehicle can be costly, cybersecurity breaches can have more dire consequences. A cybersecurity...

How to Increase Sales at Your Dealership with AI Powered Assistants – John Ruble, Conversica

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f AI powered assistants have shown to be highly effective for increasing sales, quality of service, and improving other activities around the dealership. These virtual aides help dealers handle more sales leads and manage your most viable follow-ups. Joining Jim today to further discuss artificial...

Is It Time to Revamp Your Website? Here Are 10 Signs That It Is

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Nowadays, the first impression that your audience has of your business, comes almost exclusively through your website. So, the design and functionality of your website can play a huge role in terms of retention and conversion rates. Redesigning your website for it to be...

What Dealers Should Expect as OEM’s Shift Toward Electric

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There is a perception in the media that dealerships do not like to sell Electric Vehicles (EV). In candid conversation, dealers would likely not disagree. EV’s represent a threat to the very business of selling and servicing vehicles. Even though most EV’s come with...

How Blockchain Technology Can Shake Up the Automotive Industry

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We’ve heard a lot about blockchain technology over the last few years. While blockchain has many potential applications, the most well-known use for blockchain has been in the verifying of cryptocurrency transactions. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies rely on blockchain for safe, secure peer-to-peer monetary...

Some of the Coolest Car Accessories of 2018

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We all love a cool accessory for our car, right? This year, we saw some of the most sophisticated accessories yet. Here are a few of the ones that caught our eye. Porsche 1919 Datetimer 70Y Limited Edition Watch - $3,248 Porsche celebrates 70 years of...

Unlock Hidden Profits in Your Dealership By Properly Utilizing the Data from Your DMS – Michael Roppo

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On today's show, Jim Fitzpatrick speaks with Michael Roppo, director of dealer fixed-ops consulting and training for WithumSmith and Brown’s automotive division, to discuss the importance of DMS data management in your dealership. A DMS system is vital for your dealership as Michael explains. A...

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7 Common Leadership Challenges that Managers Face and How to Overcome Them | “Partnership”...

Today on CBTNews.com - Tuesday, March 19th, 2019: 7 Common Leadership Challenges that Managers Face and How to Overcome Them - Bruce Tulgan, RainmakerThinking CBT welcomes...
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7 Words That Will Increase Your Gross Profit

What if Paul Cummings told you that there are 7 words that will increase your gross profit by 20%: Can you see some value...
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“Partnership” is the New Automotive Industry Buzzword

When it comes to the future of the automotive industry, the word “partnership” is starting to enter the conversation. In the past, automakers...
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7 Common Leadership Challenges that Managers Face and How to Overcome Them – Bruce...

CBT welcomes back Bruce Tulgan, Founder and CEO of RainmakerThinking, popular author, and management consultant. On today's show, Bruce discusses what he calls 'the...

Protecting Your Customers’ Personal Information

When was the last time you checked your safeguard procedures? On today's episode of F&I Today, Becky Chernek talks about protecting your customers' personal...

Stop, Look, and Listen

  On today's episode of Straight Talk, David Lewis talks about how you can close more sales and find success by stopping, looking, and listening.

The Reward of Consistent Practice

Nobody gets better on game day. On today's Saturday Morning Sales Meeting, Dave discusses the rewards that come with consistent practice and preparation.