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May Sales Numbers: The Worst is Well Behind Us – Jessica Caldwell, Edmunds.com

Here to tell us more about how the COVID-19 pandemic affected the retail auto industry, where we are heading based on May numbers, and optimistic customer buying trends is Executive Director of Insights at Edmunds.com, Jessica Caldwell. Did you enjoy...
Shasta Nelsonvideo

Cultivating Healthy Remote Work Relationships with Employees and Co-Workers – Shasta Nelson, Business Relationship...

On today's show, we’re pleased to welcome Shasta Nelson, leading expert on friendship and healthy professional relationships. Shasta is also an acclaimed keynote speaker and author of Frientimacy: How to Deepen Friendships for Lifelong Health and Happiness. In this segment,...
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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 the customer follow-up. Did you enjoy this segment? Please share your thoughts, comments, or questions regarding...
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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, Katie and Jim tackle why is it crucial for dealers to have a reliable transportation...
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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 Jim discussed managing the three types of dealership employees. Today, the pair tackle the right...
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How Sunrise Chevy Managed to Have a Record Month in Used Car Sales –...

On today's show, we’re pleased to welcome back Rudy "El Patronn" Tremenio, Managing Partner of Sunrise Chevy in Forest Hills, NY. In this segment, El Patronn and Jim discuss how car sales are looking on Long Island, why he...
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Use These Social Media Strategies to Serve Your Customers and Community – Corey Perlman,...

On today's show, we’re pleased to welcome Corey Perlman, social media and digital marketing Speaker at Impact Social. In this segment, Jim and Corey discuss how to offer value to your customers and support local communities using social media. Did...
Lisa Copelandvideo

How to Perfect Your Dealership’s Customer-Centric Message Through the COVID-19 Recovery – Lisa Copeland,...

In today’s segment, we’re pleased to welcome back Lisa Copeland, founder of Lisa Copeland Global, CEO of Cars Her Way, and host of the Cars Her Way podcast on iheartradio. Did you enjoy this segment? Please share your thoughts, comments,...
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Paragon Honda’s Brian Benstock Discusses Bright Spots in the Auto Retail Market Amid COVID-19

In today’s segment, we’re pleased to welcome back Brian Benstock, Partner GM and VP at Paragon Honda and Acura. Last time Brian was on our show, he and Jim tackled the importance of strategically planning post-Coronavirus business operations. Today, the pair discuss bright...
Dave Andersonvideo

Dave Anderson Discusses the Importance of Creating a High Performing Dealership Culture as We...

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 Jim talked about evaluating your goals for 2020. Today, the pair tackle dealership culture in a...
ACERTUSvideo

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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Consumer Sentiment in Auto Industry Improves in May, But Still Less than Optimistic

The second half of the month of May demonstrated that the auto industry is moving toward a smooth recovery, according to the Auto Market...
Sunrise Chevyvideo

How Sunrise Chevy Managed to Have a Record Month in Used Car Sales –...

On today's show, we’re pleased to welcome back Rudy "El Patronn" Tremenio, Managing Partner of Sunrise Chevy in Forest Hills, NY. In this segment,...
Mike Boydvideo

iRecon’s Mike Boyd Talks About the Current State of the Used-Car Market

As part of today's broadcast, we’re pleased to welcome back Mike Boyd, Founder & Director of Business Enablement at iRecon, a used car reconditioning...
Dave Andersonvideo

Dave Anderson Discusses the Importance of Creating a High Performing Dealership Culture as We...

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 Jim...

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...

April Kerrigan Report: Have Dealership Values Taken a Hit During the...

Welcome to the Kerrigan Advisors Market Update with Bridget Fitzpatrick and Ryan Kerrigan, Managing Director of Kerrigan Advisors. Did you enjoy this segment? Please share...
Coronavirus Coverage Central

CBT Automotive Network is providing up-to-date coverage on the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on auto dealers, automakers, and dealership personnel