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The CBT Automotive Newscast is dedicated to providing the retail automotive industry with up-to-date news, interviews, product launches, sales tips, and event coverage. CBT News provides auto dealers and their personnel insights and news to help them run a more efficient dealership with a focus on profits and progression.

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Jim Roche of Cox Automotive Explains How the KBB Auto Repair Guide Can Help...

Today on CBTNews.com - Wednesday, November 13th, 2019: Jim Roche of Cox Automotive Explains How the KBB Auto Repair Guide Can Help Drive Additional Revenue to Your Dealership On today's show, Cox Automotive Vice President, Jim Roche joins CBT to discuss...
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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, General Manager of CMA Colonial Chevrolet in Richmond, Virginia. Watch Now 5 Unethical F&I Practices That...
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Dennis McGinn and Jon Burkeen Discuss the Best Ways to Manage Your Recon Process...

Today on CBTNews.com - Monday, November 11th, 2019: Dennis McGinn and Jon Burkeen Discuss the Best Ways to Manage Your Recon Process I'm very excited to have in our studio, Mr. Dennis McGinn, founder and CEO of Rapid Recon. He's brought...
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Week In Review: How This Dealer Takes Whole New Approach to Employee Retention &...

CBT News Week In Review for Friday, November 8th, 2019: How ReconVelocity is Helping Dealers Get Their Vehicles Retail-Ready Faster - Hugh Hathcock & Chris Slaydon On today's show, we pleased to welcome back Hugh Hathcock, owner of ReconVelocity and one...
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Unlock Additional Finance and Service Revenue with a Comprehensive BDC Strategy | Using Social...

Today on CBTNews.com - Thursday, November 7th, 2019: Unlock Additional Finance and Service Revenue with a Comprehensive BDC Strategy On today’s show, we’re pleased to welcome back Sarah Vantine, BDC Director for Scott Clark Auto Group out of Charlotte, NC. Since...
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Maryland Lexus Dealer Takes Whole New Approach to Employee Retention & Customer Experience |...

Today on CBTNews - Wednesday, November 6th, 2019: Maryland Lexus Dealer Takes Whole New Approach to Employee Retention & Customer Experience On today’s show, we’re pleased to welcome back James Boening, General Manager at Ourisman Lexus Rockville in Washington, D.C. Watch...
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Bill Wittenmyer Discusses CRM Management, Growing Your BDC, and the Impact of Digital Retailing...

Today on CBTNews.com - Tuesday, November 5th, 2019: Bill Wittenmyer Discusses CRM Management, Growing Your BDC, and the Impact of Digital Retailing On today’s show, we welcome back Bill Wittenmyer, partner and Vice President of sales and operations for Elead CRM,...
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How ReconVelocity is Helping Dealers Get Their Vehicles Retail-Ready Faster – Hugh Hathcock &...

Today on CBTNews.com - Monday, November 4th, 2019: How ReconVelocity is Helping Dealers Get Their Vehicles Retail-Ready Faster - Hugh Hathcock & Chris Slaydon On today's show, we pleased to welcome back Hugh Hathcock, owner of ReconVelocity and one of his...
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Week In Review: How to Recruit Top Talent for Your Sales Team – Mark...

CBT News Week In Review for Friday, November 1st, 2019: How to Recruit Top Talent for Your Sales Team - Mark Tewart Every dealer knows that the auto industry has its cycles. As we approach the end of the year, car...
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5 Leadership Lessons to Apply at Your Dealership – Joseph Michelli, ‘The Airbnb Way’...

Today on CBTNews.com - Thursday, October 31st, 2019: 5 Leadership Lessons to Apply at Your Dealership - Joseph Michelli, 'The Airbnb Way' On today's show, we’re pleased to welcome back Joseph Michelli, New York Times best-selling author and customer experience expert....
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How Social Media Influencers Are Changing the Auto Industry

As consumer attention fragments among the various pulls of modern-day media, companies are turning to unconventional sources to move their products front and center....
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Why Dealers Need to Be More Transparent with Data, Communication, and Pricing

Buyers have long been suspicious of auto dealers. Historically, there has been a lot of distrust here, as the perception is that prices can...
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Six Motivational Quotes Dealers Can Use to Inspire Their Team

Fifty-three percent of workers in the United States are disengaged at the workplace. The numbers have gotten better since 2017, but they are still...
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Do Dealerships Really Need Compliance Officers?

The quick answer is yes. Dealerships are required by law to have on-site compliance officers. Compliance officers help protect dealerships from violating state and...
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Four Unique Vehicle Design Trends

Automotive technology is always changing rapidly to adapt to new inventions that will make driving easier and more enjoyable. From electric vehicles to bluetooth...

Which F&I Products Should You Sell Online?

On this week's episode of F&I Today, Becky Chernek explains why making all of your F&I products available online may not increase profits, and...

Improving the Point of Sale Presentation

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 improving...

Having the Willingness to Win

The retail auto industry can often times feel like a race. Sometimes we're racing against coworkers or the competition, while other times we're racing...

A House Divided Will Not Stand

"A house divided will not stand." Make sure your heart and mind are in the same place when you come in today. Jonathan Dawson...