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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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U.S. Dealership Throughput Projected To Drop | Amidst Lull in Car Sales, July Still...

Today on CBTNews.com – Tuesday, August 14th, 2018: Amidst Lull in Car Sales, July Still Saw Gains for Industry Leaders - Kerrigan Report Erin Kerrigan, Managing Director of Kerrigan Advisors, joins CBT News to discuss July's Kerrigan Index and the marketplace's...
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Carvana Expands in Q2 | New York City Regulating the Growth of Uber |...

Today on CBTNews.com – Monday, August 13th, 2018: Fostering High-Level Engagement in Your Digital Retailing - HomeNet Automotive John Hensman, VP, and GM of HomeNet Automotive, a company that provides inventory merchandising and vehicle distribution solutions to auto dealers, joins CBT...
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Ford Rolls Out 10 Millionth Mustang | Incorporating Transparency in Your Online Retailing Process...

Today on CBTNews.com - Friday, August 10th, 2018: Incorporating Transparency in Your Online Retailing Process - Max Zanan CBT News welcomes Max Zanan, best-selling author of The Perfect Dealership. Max discusses sales strategy and giving your customers the best possible online experience in order...
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FCA’s Manley, Others, Meet with Trump | Managing With Efficiency For The Best Results...

Today on CBTNews.com - Thursday, August 9th, 2018: Managing With Efficiency For The Best Results - James Boening, Audi South Atlanta Jim Fitzpatrick sits down with James Boening, the General Manager of Audi South Atlanta, to discuss turnover, the internet, and...
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Improve Your Employees Experiences to Enhance Your Dealership’s Success | Used Auto Market Continues...

Today on CBTNews.com - Wednesday, August 8th, 2018: Improve Your Employees Experiences to Enhance Your Dealership's Success - Joseph Michelli, NYTimes Best Selling Author Internationally recognized speaker, author, consultant, and an expert in the area of customer experience, Joseph Michelli, is back...
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Trump Administration Keeps Auto Tariffs On Table During Trade Negotiations With Canada | Why...

Today on CBTNews.com - Tuesday, August 7th, 2018: “Your Car Guy” Shawn Hays, Explains Why Good Management Is Key To a Successful Dealership CBT News talks with Shawn Hays, "Your Car Guy", who has been in the retail automotive industry for...
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July Sales Numbers with Jeremy Acevedo, Edmunds.com | U.S. Economy Adds 157,000 Jobs in...

Today on CBTNews.com - Monday, August 3rd, 2018: July Sales Numbers with Jeremy Acevedo, Edmunds.com CBT News' own Jim Fitzpatrick talks with Jeremy Acevedo of Edmunds.com to get the overview for July's Sales Numbers. Jeremy explains that sales were down slightly for the...
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U.S. Auto Sales Sluggish In July | How to Leverage Technology In Auto Sales...

Today on CBTNews.com - Friday, August 3rd, 2018: How to Leverage Technology In Auto Sales - John Grace Is it time for your dealership’s DMS system to be updated? Or is it time to look into getting a new one altogether?...
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AutoNation’s Revenue Rises in Q2 | Bob Burg, Best-Selling Author of “The Go-Giver” –...

Today on CBTNews.com - Thursday, August 2nd, 2018: Bob Burg, Best-Selling Author of "The Go-Giver" - Advantages of Being More Generous in Your Professional Environment Too often, good ideas, products, and ordeals never reach their full potential due to the inability...
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U.S., China Poised to Restart Talks On How To Avoid Trade War | Maintaining...

Today on CBTNews.com - Wednesday, August 1st, 2018: Maintaining a Workforce That Is Progressing With The Industry - Scott Gunnell Scott Gunnell, JM&A VP of Field Sales Operation and Strategy, is back to talk about the ever-changing role of F&I managers...
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Seller Beware: Failures in Facebook Listings

Recently there has been some buzz about auto listings being stolen on Facebook. Dealerships who posted cars online found that the link attached didn’t necessarily bring...
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It’s Time to Modernize your Dealership Sales Language

It’s kind of nostalgic to listen to car salespeople talk with customers on the phone, either in live calls or when leaving voicemails, and...
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How To Get The Most Out Of Google My Business

If you’ve ever listed your dealership on Maps, Places, or Google+, you’ll know the power that each of those tools can hold. They have...
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Feature Benefit Selling by Mark Wahlberg

Today's CBT Automotive sales tip of the day is brought to you by the newest Columbus Ohio car dealer, Mark Wahlberg. Take a look!  

Why Your Team Should Be Certified

Certifications, regardless of what they are for, tells your professional peers and employers that you are well-qualified to take things seriously. It can help...

What Are You Motivated By?

We all need motivation to keep us going and push us forward. On today's episode of Straight Talk, David Lewis asks, What keeps you...

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...

What Does Digital Retailing Have To Do With F&I?

On this week's episode of F&I Today Becky Chernek talks about digital retailing and what it has to do with F&I. Why should you...

The Power of Right Example

On this week's episode of Hard Truths with Dave Anderson we talk about the power of right example. Everybody is already leading by example,...