How the Do Good Auto Coalition is Bringing Dealers Together to Aid Local Communities – Diana Lee & Matt Woodruff

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On today’s show, we’re so pleased to welcome Diana Lee and Matt Woodruff, Founders of the Do Good Auto Coalition, a 501(c)(3) non-profit designed to help dealerships across the country unite, and lend vehicles to get supplies and food to…

Key Findings from Experian’s Q1 2020 State of the Automotive Finance Market Report – Melinda Zabritski

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Today on CBTnews.com - Friday, June 19th, 2020: Key Findings from Experian's Q1 2020 State of the Automotive Finance Market Report - Melinda Zabritski On today's show, we welcome Melinda Zabritski, Senior Director for Automotive Financial Solutions at Experian. Melinda…

Bloomberg Analyst Kevin Tynan Discusses May Sales, Consumer Trends & the 2020 Forecast

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On today’s show, we welcome back Kevin Tynan, Senior Automotive Analyst with Bloomberg Intelligence. In this segment, Kevin and Jim talk about notable market trends in retail automotive over the past month. Did you enjoy this interview? Please share your thoughts, comments,…

How Managers Can Better Train Their Staff After the Pandemic – Dave Anderson, LearnToLead

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On today's show, we’re pleased to welcome back Dave Anderson, motivational speaker, leadership strategist, and President of LearnToLead. Last time Dave was on our show, he tackled how managers should deal with the varying degrees of employee entitlement. In today's segment, Jim and…

How Dealers Can Adapt to Changes in the Car Buying Process – Michael Seeman, CDK Global

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On today’s show, we’re pleased to welcome back Michael Seeman, Vice President of Customer Success and Enablement for CDK Global. In this segment, Michael and Jim discuss CDK's new dealer innovation, Sign Anywhere. Did you enjoy this interview? Please share…

Glenn Lundy Discusses the State of Auto Retail, Racial Protests, and his #RiseandGrind Show

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On today's show, we're pleased to welcome back Glenn Lundy, automotive retail expert and host of the popular #RiseAndGrind morning show. Did you enjoy this interview? Please share your thoughts, comments, or questions regarding this topic with host Jim Fitzpatrick at…

May Kerrigan Report: How the Buy/Sell Market Fared in Q1

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Today on CBTNews.com for Wednesday, June 10th, 2020: May Kerrigan Report: How the Buy/Sell Market Fared in Q1 Welcome to the Kerrigan Advisors Market Update with Bridget Fitzpatrick and Erin Kerrigan, Founder & Managing Director of Kerrigan Advisors. Will Autonomous…

AutoNation CEO Cheryl Miller Discusses Market Disruptors, Industry Turnover, and Tariffs (Part 2)

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In part two of this CBT News exclusive, our host, Jim Fitzpatrick continues his conversation with Cheryl Miller, AutoNation's first female CEO, and first-ever female CEO of a publicly-traded auto group. The pair discuss how to combat high turnover rates,…

Cheryl Miller Takes the Driver’s Seat as AutoNation’s First Female CEO (Part 1)

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On today's very special edition of CBT News, our host, Jim Fitzpatrick visited AutoNation's corporate headquarters in sunny Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to be with the one and only Ms. Cheryl Miller, new CEO of AutoNation. Cheryl is AutoNation's first female…

Devastation in Texas – A Special Report on the Auto Industry featuring NADA, HADA and Mike Jackson

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Auto industry feels Harvey's impact We have all seen the videos, the photos and have heard the news about the tragic events in the South East part of Texas.  The damage is like nothing we’ve ever seen since Katrina.  Part…
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Mitsubishi connected car tech exemplifies a tool for customer retention

On Wednesday, Mitsubishi Motors announced that Eclipse Cross drivers will be equipped with connected car tools to accentuate the ownership experience through the My MITSUBISHI CONNECT app. In a press release, Mitsubishi Motors North America said that they’ve partnered with…
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GSM Frankie Florey discusses how Autosport Acura adapted to the COVID-19 crisis

In today's COVID-19 world, customers value transparency and safety during their car-buying journey now more than ever. No one knows this better than Frankie Florey, General Sales Manager at Autosport Acura of Denville in New Jersey and Automotive News 40…
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Vaccines and digital payments pave the way for car buyers to return to normal

For commerce to return to normal, much is riding on the development of a vaccine and digital payments. The "How We Shop" report by PYMTS.com sheds light on what consumers are thinking about as they change their shopping routines. In…
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Dealerships team up with charitable organizations

Charities have been especially hard-hit by COVID-19. Many previous donors might be in financial straits themselves, and limits on gatherings and events further challenge fundraising efforts. At the same time, needs have grown, with more people than ever relying on…
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Cox Automotive chief economist Jonathan Smoke breaks down current auto industry data

Data and trends in retail automotive can often fluctuate depending on who you ask so to help us sort through the latest information is Jonathan Smoke, Chief Economist for Cox Automotive. We’ll be discussing the latest data and what dealers…

The role diversity plays in your dealership’s customer communications

Welcome back to Diversity in Automotive brought to you by TrueCar and CarNow. As you look across your customer base, there are several moving parts of communications that everyone has to get right. Externally, dealers have to represent the franchise…

Conducting customer interviews online to discuss F&I options

It’s time to face a new reality. Offsite deliveries aren’t going anywhere anytime soon. COVID-19 has forever changed the way car dealers do business, quite possibly forever if not for the foreseeable future. In growing numbers, more dealers performing offsite…

Auto investors make bold moves with this week’s tech company deals

Welcome to the first edition of The Friday 5 with Steve Greenfield, Founder and CEO of Automotive Ventures, an automotive technology advisory firm that helps entrepreneurs raise money and maximize the value of their companies. This weekly CBT News series…

How to integrate diversity into your HR practices and dealership culture

Welcome to the first episode of Diversity in Automotive brought to you by TrueCar and CarNow, a weekly CBT News series focused on bringing a unique perspective to the conversation around diversity and inclusion in automotive retail. Hosted by the…