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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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On CBT News for March 26, 2020: CMA CEO Liza Borches Joins Don Hall...

Today on CBTNews.com - Thursday, March 26th, 2020: CMA CEO Liza Borches Joins Don Hall CEO of VADA to Discuss What Dealers Can Do to Keep Their Doors Open As part of our ongoing Coronavirus coverage, we’re pleased to welcome back...
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On CBT News for March 25, 2020: Chris Saraceno of Kelly Automotive Discusses Facing...

  Today on CBTNews.com - Wednesday, March 25th, 2020: Chris Saraceno of Kelly Automotive Discusses Facing Coronavirus Obstacles On today's show, Jim Fitzpatrick discusses the ongoing impact of Coronavirus in the retail automotive industry with Chris Saraceno, Vice President and Partner of...
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On CBT News for March 24, 2020: David Kain, Becky Chernek, & David Lewis...

  Today on CBTNews.com - Tuesday, March 24th, 2020: David Kain, Becky Chernek, & David Lewis Weigh in on Coronavirus Challenges On today's show, we speak to auto industry experts Becky Chernek, President of Chernek Consulting, David Kain, President of Kain Automotive,...
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CBT Automotive Newscast for March 23, 2020

Today on CBTNews.com - Monday, March 23rd, 2020: How the Coronavirus Outbreak is Affecting Wholesale Business and the Used-Car Market – Jonathan Banks, J.D. Power With many businesses temporarily closing their doors in an effort to practice “social distancing” during the Coronavirus...
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Navigating Coronavirus Challenges With John Fitzpatrick – Force Marketing

Today on CBTNews.com - Friday, March 20th, 2020: Navigating Coronavirus Challenges With John Fitzpatrick - Force Marketing As part of our on-going Coronavirus coverage, we're pleased to welcome back John Fitzpatrick, President and CEO of Force Marketing, a comprehensive automotive marketing...
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CBT Automotive Newscast for March 19, 2020

Today on CBTNews.com - Thursday, March 19th, 2020: Cars Her Way CEO Lisa Copeland Weighs In on Pressing Coronavirus Concerns By now, we are all aware of the concerns and issues surrounding COVID-19 also known as the CoronaVirus. With many businesses...
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CBT Automotive Newscast for March 18, 2020

  Today on CBTNews.com - Wednesday, March 18th, 2020: Coronavirus Virtual Roundtable with Brian Benstock, David Spisak, and Cliff Banks On today’s show, we’re very pleased to welcome Brian Benstock, Partner GM and VP at Paragon Honda along with David Spisak, Managing Director...
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CBT Automotive Newscast for March 17, 2020

Today on CBTNews.com - Tuesday, March 17th, 2020: Taking Your Dealership’s Top Performers to the Next Level – Jonathan Dawson & Frank Crinite On today’s show, we’re very pleased to welcome Jonathan Dawson, automotive sales trainer, author, and consultant. Jonathan has...
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CBT Automotive Newscast for March 16, 2020

Today on CBTNews.com - Monday, March 16th, 2020: How Can Franchise Dealers Compete With Industry Disruptors Like Tesla and Rivian? - Brian Benstock, Paragon Honda With vehicle prices climbing higher and higher, taking measures to sustain profitability in the dealership is...
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CBT News Week in Review: March 13, 2020

CBT News Week In Review for Friday, March 13th, 2020: Applying Your Core BDC Strategies to the Entire Dealership - David Kain, Kain Automotive In an increasingly digital world, it’s time to refresh old standards and set higher expectations for your...
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Leading Your Dealership Team in a Time of Crisis – Dr. Paul White, NYT...

As part of our ongoing Coronavirus coverage, we’re pleased to welcome Dr. Paul White, leadership trainer, a renowned psychologist, and best-selling author of “The...
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El Patronn of Sunrise Chevrolet Discusses How He is Handling the Government Mandated Shutdown...

  As part of our continuing Coronavirus coverage, we’re pleased to welcome back Rudy "El Patronn" Tremenio, Managing Partner of Sunrise Chevrolet in Forest Hills,...
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ReconVelocity Launches Program to Provide Relief to Their Customers, New and Old

  As part of our ongoing Coronavirus coverage, we’re pleased to welcome back Hugh Hathcock and Kalah McCoy from ReconVelocity. In this segment, Hugh and Kalah break...
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Auto Associations Push President Trump to Clarify ‘Essential Services’

Last week, a letter sent to President Trump and his administration implored for dealership maintenance, repairs, and sales to be considered essential business during...
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Leveraging Data to Strategically Market Your Dealership in the Middle of COVID-19 – John...

As part of our continuing Coronavirus coverage, we’re pleased to welcome back John Fitzpatrick, President and CEO of Force Marketing. Last time we spoke...

Selling Your Customer’s Story to the Bank

Some dealerships like to cut corners in order to get a customer approved by the lender. On this week's episode of F&I Today, Becky...

March Kerrigan Report: How will COVID-19 Affect Dealership Earnings for the...

Welcome to the Kerrigan Advisors Market Update with Jim Fitzpatrick and Erin Kerrigan, Founder and Managing Director of Kerrigan Advisors. In this segment, Erin...

The Importance of Confirming Appointments

On this week's episode of Kain & Co., David Kain talks about confirming appointments with your ptoential customers in order to move to the...

Are You Presenting Your Menu the Right Way?

On this week's episode of F&I Today, industry expert Becky Chernek explains how consistent product pricing and offering your full F&I menu to all...