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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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Build Brand Loyalty By Utilizing This Training Strategy – Paige Donnelly, Emerald Infotainment Specialists...

 Today on CBTNews.com - Thursday, July 11th, 2019: Build Brand Loyalty By Utilizing This Training Strategy - Paige Donnelly, Emerald Infotainment Specialists Paige Donnelly, Founder of Emerald Infotainment Specialists, joins CBT News to discuss how salespeople can help their customers to...
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Where Does F&I Fit into Your Dealership’s Digital Retailing Strategy? | Common Mistakes in...

Today on CBTNews.com - Wednesday, July 10th, 2019: Where Does F&I Fit into Your Dealership's Digital Retailing Strategy? - Adam Marburger & Paul Brown, Ascent Dealer Solutions Looking to add more money to your bottom line by way of your finance...
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Cody Lusk, President & CEO of AIADA Talks Tariffs, Trade, and Tesla | Increase...

 Today on CBTNews.com - Tuesday, July 9th, 2019: Cody Lusk, President & CEO of AIADA Talks Tariffs, Trade, and Tesla It’s never a dull moment in the auto retail industry and so far this summer, there have been a lot of...
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How to Be a Sales Superstar: Mark Tewart’s Proven Four P’s Method for Training...

Today on CBTNews.com - Monday, July 8th, 2019: How to Be a Sales Superstar: Mark Tewart's Proven Four P's Method for Training Your Staff We recently welcomed back Mark Tewart to the CBT Studios. Mark is president of Tewart Enterprises, best-selling...
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Week In Review: How to Build an Effective Digital Marketing Strategy for Your Fixed-Ops...

 CBT News Week In Review for Friday, July 5th, 2019: How to Build an Effective Digital Marketing Strategy for Your Fixed-Ops Department - Andy MacLeay, Dealer.com To ensure a steady flow of fixed-ops dollars, your dealership’s marketing and advertising strategies have...
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How to Embrace Industry Change and Adapt to the Needs of Your Customers –...

Today on CBTNews.com - Thursday, July 4th, 2019: How to Embrace Industry Change and Adapt to the Needs of Your Customers - Natasha del Barrio, CEO of Bert Ogden and Fiesta Auto Group Like many other industries, automotive retail is constantly...
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June Sales Numbers: Low Interest Rates and SUVs Continue to Drive Auto Sales –...

Today on CBTNews.com - Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019: June Sales Numbers: Low Interest Rates and SUVs Continue to Drive Auto Sales - Karl Brauer, Autotrader & KBB The second quarter of the fiscal year is officially over, and there are a...
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“Auto Dealer Live”: How David Villa’s Savvy Podcast Promotes Positive Industry Change | Next...

Today on CBTNews.com - Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019: "Auto Dealer Live": How David Villa's Savvy Podcast Promotes Positive Industry Change CBT's Jim Fitzpatrick spoke with David Villa, host of the “Auto Dealer Live” podcast and CEO if iPD. With over 20...
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How to Build an Effective Digital Marketing Strategy for Your Fixed-Ops Department – Andy...

 Today on CBTNews.com - Monday, July 1st, 2019: How to Build an Effective Digital Marketing Strategy for Your Fixed-Ops Department - Andy MacLeay, Dealer.com To ensure a steady flow of fixed-ops dollars, your dealership’s marketing and advertising strategies have to grow...
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Week In Review: The Future of Vehicle Shopping at the Push of a Button...

 CBT News Week In Review for Friday, June 28th, 2019: The Future of Vehicle Shopping at the Push of a Button - David Long, Retail Automotive Expert From the risk of U.S. imposed tariffs, to a shortage of service technicians, the...
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Four Free Digital Marketing Training Resources for You and Your Staff

As the famous saying goes “you have to spend money to make money.” This likely applies to all of your business dealings: from hiring...
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The Attribution Revolution and How It Can Maximize Your Dealership’s Advertising Spend – Brian...

 We recently welcomed back Partner GM and VP of Paragon Honda, Brian Benstock to the CBT studios. Earlier this year, Brian presented a key...
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Trend Watch: What Dealers Can Expect in the Next Five to Ten Years

What can auto dealers likely expect for the next five to ten years of the automotive industry? Well, looking at the data, two words...
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How to Promote Diversity and Inclusion in Your Dealership

There are numerous headlines across print, online and social media platforms addressing the pros of diversity in the workplace. This goes beyond simply meeting...
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Common Mistakes in Digital Retailing and How to Avoid Them

Digital car deals are not just here, they are inevitable. Trends across all retail sectors show increased reliance on the internet to find, weigh,...

How to Evaluate The Value of Your Third-Party Classified Partner

Do auto dealers need third-party classified marketplaces? Brian Pasch discusses how you can evaluate the value of your third-party classified partner on today's episode...

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 Consistency

On this week's episode of the Weekly Tune-Up, Almog Veig of David Lewis & Associates talks about the value and the power of consistency....

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...