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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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What an Increased Demand in Used Vehicles Means for Your Dealership’s Wholesale Acquisition Strategy...

Today on CBTNews.com - Thursday, May 16th, 2019: What an Increased Demand in Used Vehicles Means for Your Dealership's Wholesale Acquisition Strategy - Patrick Janes, vAuto It’s no secret to anyone that vehicle affordability issues continue to arise, and that means...
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Retain Staff and Lower Turnover Costs With These Practices – Dr. Randy Ross |...

Today on CBTNews.com - Wednesday, May 15th, 2019: Are You Tired of Losing Your Top Performers? Retain Staff and Lower Turnover Costs With These Practices - Dr. Randy Ross, CEO of Remarkable! Having a positive company culture is easy to talk...
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CADA President Tim Jackson on the State of EV Legislation, Trump Tariffs, and Summer...

Today on CBTNews.com - Tuesday, May 14th, 2019: CADA President Tim Jackson on the State of EV Legislation, Trump Tariffs, and Summer Sales Tesla is perhaps the most well known direct to consumer vehicle manufacturer in the US. But now other...
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Avoid These 5 Outdated Practices to Gain Your Customer’s Trust – Joseph Michelli |...

Today on CBTNews.com - Monday, May 13th, 2019: Avoid These 5 Outdated Practices to Gain Your Customer's Trust - Joseph Michelli, NYT Best-Selling Author Every dealer knows that providing clients with an excellent customer experience is the easiest and fastest way...
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Week In Review: How Dealerships Can Adapt to Changes in Consumer Demand | The...

CBT News Week In Review for May 10th, 2019: How Dealerships Can Adapt to Changes in Consumer Demand - Brian Finkelmeyer, vAuto Auto sales were reported down for most manufacturers in the month of April and the Federal Reserve decided to...
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As New Vehicle Prices Rise, Consumers Continue to Trend Toward Used Vehicles – Karl...

Today on CBTNews.com - Thursday, May 9th, 2019: April Car Sales: As New Vehicle Prices Rise, Consumers Continue to Trend Toward Used Vehicles, But For How Long? - Karl Brauer, KBB While U.S. auto sales softened this past April, many customers...
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7 Common Leadership Challenges that Managers Face and How to Overcome Them – Bruce...

Today on CBTNews.com - Wednesday, May 8th, 2019: 7 Common Leadership Challenges that Managers Face and How to Overcome Them - Bruce Tulgan, RainmakerThinking CBT welcomes back Bruce Tulgan, Founder and CEO of RainmakerThinking, popular author, and management consultant. On today's...
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The Importance of Having Return Customers in the Service Drive – John Fairchild |...

Today on CBTNews.com - Tuesday, May 7th, 2019: The Importance of Having Return Customers in the Service Drive - John Fairchild, Fixed-Ops Expert According to Cox Automotive’s latest study, Opportunities to Build Customer Loyalty, an estimated 70 percent of consumers who...
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How Dealerships Can Adapt to Changes in Consumer Demand – Brian Finkelmeyer | Ford...

Today on CBTNews.com - Monday, May 6th, 2019: How Dealerships Can Adapt to Changes in Consumer Demand - Brian Finkelmeyer, vAuto Auto sales were reported down for most manufacturers in the month of April and the Federal Reserve decided to keep...
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Week In Review: How the Car Buyer Journey Has Changed | Changes Your Dealership...

CBT News Week In Review for Friday, May 3rd, 2019: How the Car Buyer Journey Has Changed and What it Means for Your Dealership - Isabelle Helms, Cox Automotive On today’s show, we’re pleased to welcome back Isabelle Helms, vice president...
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Four Ways to Help Consumers Move Past Anxiety During the Car Buying Process

When you hear accounts of those who have purchased cars or articles that touch on the emotional side of the car buying process, many...
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How Innovation is Expanding Entrepreneurial Opportunities in the Retail Auto Industry

It’s an exciting time to be on the road. Not since the days when humans transitioned from equine transit to machine has there been...
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How to Embrace Industry Change and Adapt to the Needs of Your Customers –...

Like many other industries, automotive retail is constantly changing and evolving. From technology to customer experience, to service appointments, each area of the dealership...
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How to Turn your Detail Bay into an Alternative Revenue Stream

Dealerships pay a lot of attention to sales, service and parts, but where does the detail department fit in? Does it belong to sales?...
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What an Increased Demand in Used Vehicles Means for Your Dealership’s Wholesale Acquisition Strategy...

It’s no secret to anyone that vehicle affordability issues continue to arise, and that means more customers are looking to purchase used cars. Here...

Creating a Marketing Strategy with Cable TV Advertising

On this week's episode of Auto Marketing Now, Brian Pasch talks about how to create a targeted and efficient marketing strategy by utilizing cable...

The Importance of a Dream Team Concept

On today's episode of F&I Today, Becky Chernek discusses the importance of a Dream Team concept between sales and F&I as well as how you...

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...

The Power of the First Impression

 On this week's episode of the Weekly Tune-Up, Almog Veig of David Lewis and Associates talks about the meet and greet in the service...