Kerrigan Report: December Capped Off Another Strong Year for Auto Sales

kerriganvideo
Thanks so much for joining us today for the Kerrigan Market Update. We’re joined today by Erin Kerrigan, founder and managing director of Kerrigan Advisors. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT: Bridget Fitzpatrick: Erin, thanks so much for joining us today. Erin Kerrigan: Thank you, Bridget, so much for having me. Bridget...

Washington Update: Four Top Issues for Dealers

issues
It is an understatement to say that the Federal Government plays a significant role in how companies conduct business. Regardless of the industry, legislation can have a substantial impact. Much like consumer purchasing behavior, and the overall market, it is helpful for auto dealers...

New Leadership for Major OEM

Nissan
As predicted, Nissan's investigation into the alleged Carlos Ghosn scandal has now made its way to the United States. Hans Greibel of Automotive News discussed the implications of it with the owner of a Nissan dealership in Florida who reported that Nissan North America...

How to Increase Sales at Your Dealership with AI Powered Assistants – John Ruble, Conversica

AIvideo
f AI powered assistants have shown to be highly effective for increasing sales, quality of service, and improving other activities around the dealership. These virtual aides help dealers handle more sales leads and manage your most viable follow-ups. Joining Jim today to further discuss artificial...

Ford and Volkswagen Join Forces

ford and Volkswagen
Volkswagon AG and Ford set the auto industry abuzz, announcing they’ve come to agreements regarding an alliance. According to Volkswagen, the plan is for the two companies to join forces in designing and manufacturing trucks and cars, with hopes to release the new vehicles...

Your Dealership Could Sell More Cars During Tax Season Than You Would Imagine

tax season
Let’s face it: taxes are rarely anyone’s favorite topic. Few people look to tax season with anticipation, with the exception of accountants… and dealerships? That’s right. Dealerships who play their cards right could cash in big when taxes are due. IRS data from 2017 shows...

What Cadillac’s Announcement Means for the EV’s in 2019

Cadillac
One of the hottest automotive trends of recent years has been the rise of the Electric Vehicle (EV). With companies like Tesla setting the pace, it is no surprise that many other manufacturers have placed a greater emphasis on introducing more EV’s into the...

Finding New Paths to Profitability at Your Dealership – Trevor Gile, Motorcars Honda

Trevor Gilevideo
The annual NADA show is just around the corner, and just like us here at CBT you're probably gearing up for the great events that lie ahead. Joining Jim today is Trevor Gile managing partner of Motorcars Honda, to discuss an event he is hosting...

Two Standard Oil Companies to Usher in an Age of Electric Vehicles

electric vehicles
If you’ve been on the fence about introducing Electric Vehicles (EVs) to your customers, now is the perfect time to get on board. Previously, one of the largest hurdles for selling EVs was the dearth of charging stations which made the mode of transportation...

Combating Rising Interest Rates, Managing Vehicle Inventory, and Reducing Your Margin Compression – Brian Finkelmeyer, vAuto

vehicle inventoryvideo
Every dealer knows that as your vehicle assets depreciate, your profit margins begin to shrink. The two major causes of inventory depreciation? Age and holding costs. Joining Jim today is Brian Finkelmeyer, senior director of conquest at vAuto. Brian lends us his insight into...

HEADLINES

newscastvideo

Week In Review: Use The Theory of 5 to Promote Success | Combating Rising...

CBT News Week In Review for Friday, January 18th, 2019: Use The Theory of 5 to Promote Success in Your Dealership - Chris Saraceno, Kelly...
employees

Best Practices to Help Your Employees Set Their Professional Goals

For anyone to improve or advance, they need to have goals set, regardless of whether that’s in an individual’s professional or personal life. Though...
reevaluatevideo

Re-work, Re-adjust, and Re-evaluate

 Are the things you’re doing making you the most impactful you can be?  If not, Cory explains how to re-work, re-adjust and re-evaluate your...
service processvideo

Slowing Down in the Service Process

On this week's episode of the Weekly Tune-Up, Almog Veig of David Lewis & Associates talks about how slowing down in the beginning of the...

Slowing Down in the Service Process

On this week's episode of the Weekly Tune-Up, Almog Veig of David Lewis & Associates talks about how slowing down in the beginning of the...

Kerrigan Report: December Capped Off Another Strong Year for Auto Sales

Thanks so much for joining us today for the Kerrigan Market Update. We’re joined today by Erin Kerrigan, founder and managing director of Kerrigan...

Accountability: Achieving More Clarity by Giving More Feedback

On this week’s episode of Hard Truths with Dave Anderson, Dave continues his conversation about accountability, particularly about clarity. Once you have clarity as a manager,...