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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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CBT Automotive Newscast for January 15, 2020

Today on CBTNews.com - Wednesday, January 15th, 2020: Auto Industry Veteran Lisa Copeland Discusses How to Make Every Dealership Employee a Brand Ambassador Setting the right tone for the new year is crucial for any dealership. Now is the time to...
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CBT Automotive Newscast for January 14, 2020

Today on CBTNews.com - Tuesday, January 14th, 2020: 7 Dealership Practices That Preston Auto Group is Focusing on in 2020 On today’s show, we’re pleased to continue our conversation with Dave Wilson, Chairman of Preston Auto Group, and Tim Wilson, President...
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CBT Automotive Newscast for January 13, 2020

Today on CBTNews.com - Monday, January 13, 2020: Move Inventory Faster and Add Selling Time by Changing this Process at Your Dealership To capitalize on a strong used vehicle market, dealers need to explore every avenue they can to increase efficiency...
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CBT News Week in Review: January 10, 2020

CBT News Week In Review for January 10th, 2020: How Dealers Can Use Data-Driven Marketing While Still Protecting Consumer Privacy Have you ever seen an advertisement online for a product right after having a conversation about it with someone? While this...
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CBT Automotive Newscast for January 9, 2020

Today on CBTNews.com - Thursday, January 9th, 2020: Should All Salespeople Promote Themselves on Social Media? Grant Cardone Has the Answer On today's show, we continue our conversation with Grant Cardone, world-renown business mogul, international influencer, and real-estate tycoon with $1.4...
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CBT Automotive Newscast for January 8, 2020

Today on CBTNews.com - Wednesday, January 8th, 2020: Grant Cardone on Changes that Automotive Managers Need to Make in 2020 We’re pleased to welcome to the show today, Mr. Grant Cardone. Grant is a world-renown serial entrepreneur, international influencer, and real-estate...
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CBT Automotive Newscast January 7, 2020

Today on CBTNews.com - Tuesday, January 7th, 2020: Preston Auto Group is Turning Heads with This Innovative Approach to Marketing On today’s show, we’re pleased to welcome Dave Wilson, Chairman of Preston Automotive Group, and Tim Wilson, President of iFrog Digital...
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CBT Automotive Newscast for January 6, 2020

Today on CBTNews.com - Monday, January 6th, 2020: How Dealers Can Use Data-Driven Marketing While Still Protecting Consumer Privacy Have you ever seen an advertisement online for a product right after having a conversation about it with someone? While this level...
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CBT Automotive Newscast for January 3, 2020

 Today on CBTNews.com - Friday, January 3rd, 2019: Best of 2019: Sonic Automotive President Jeff Dyke Discusses Trends in the Auto Industry and EchoPark Expansion Plans On today’s show, we welcome back Jeff Dyke, President of Sonic Automotive, the fifth-largest U.S....
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CBT Automotive Newscast for January 2, 2019

Today on CBTNews.com - Thursday, January 2nd, 2020: Best of 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...
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Why Direct Mail Marketing Needs To Be Part of Your Marketing Mix

Even with the evolving technologies available to communicate with prospects from your dealership, direct mail should be a critical piece in your dealership’s marketing...
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A Year in Review and 2020 Industry Predictions from NADA’s Chief Economist Patrick Manzi

2019 for the auto retail industry has come to a close and many of us have been eagerly waiting to see the final numbers....
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Why the Phone is Your Greatest Weapon in Business

We all know that the Internet connects everyone on this planet instantaneously. Social media like Twitter, Facebook, Google+, YouTube and LinkedIn are being used...
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Dealership Emails Going to SPAM? Here’s What To Do

0 % APR AND *FREE* FLOOR MATS ON ALL USED VEHICLES! CALL TODAY!!!! What was your first reaction to the line above? Did you cringe?...
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Social Selling: You Can Post, But You Can’t Hide!

We teach the concept of the Business Development Dealership as a method of helping our dealership clients achieve broad scale business growth by leveraging...

How to Inspire Consumer Enthusiasm and Give Customers the Buying Experience...

On this week's episode of F&I Today, Becky Chernek of Chernek Consulting, discusses how industry disruptors like Tesla and Carvana are re-shaping customer expectations...

The Kerrigan Report: Another Record Year, Major Acquisitions, and Predictions for...

Welcome to the Kerrigan Advisors Market Update with Bridget Fitzpatrick and Ryan Kerrigan, managing director of Kerrigan Advisors. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT:  Bridget F.: Hello everyone, and welcome to the Kerrigan...

Taking Care of Your Service Technicians

On this week's episode of the Weekly Tune-Up, CBT's Jim Fitzpatrick talks to fixed-ops expert, and regular CBT contributor, John Fairchild of Fairchild Automotive...

Following the Rules of Your Trade

On this week's episode of Straight Talk, David Lewis talks about following the rules of your trade in order to rise to the top...