Lyft to be Integrated Into Cox Automotive’s Xtime Fixed-Ops Software Platform

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Cox Automotive, Lyft to Bring New Ride-Hailing Option to Thousands of Dealership ATLANTA, March 5, 2019 – Today, Cox Automotive announced plans to integrate Lyft’s ride-sharing service with Cox Automotive’s Xtime, the leading integrated software platform for retail automotive service departments, providing car owners with a...

Autotrader Releases their List of 10 Best Car Interiors for 2019

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ATLANTA, 2019 – American drivers spend on average more than 290 hours behind the wheel each year, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety survey data. With so much time spent in their vehicles, consumers deserve an interior that factors in style, comfort, design and the...

Cox Automotive Integrates LivePerson Automotive Messaging Platform in Digital Retailing Apps

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ATLANTA, Feb. 28, 2019 -- LivePerson Automotive and Cox Automotive announced today that consumers using Cox Automotive Digital Retailing applications will now be able to contact dealers through live chat while they are completing digital retailing steps on desktop or mobile. The new integration,...

Cox Automotive Presents its 14th Barbara Cox Woman of the Year Award

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ATLANTA, Jan. 28, 2019 – Cox Automotive presented its annual Barbara Cox Woman of the Year Award to Gail Miller, owner and chairman of Larry H. Miller Group of Companies. This honor is awarded to women who demonstrate business leadership and community advocacy, as well...

Autotrader Drives More Leads for Dealers with New Personalized Digital Car-Shopping Experience

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ATLANTA, January 22, 2019 – Autotrader, one of the most-used third party car listings site, will showcase new capabilities at the upcoming 2019 NADA Show that simplify, streamline and deliver a personalized, online car- buying experience to consumers and drive more value for dealers. The ongoing...

Clutch Technologies Announces Subscription Platform to Meet the Needs of Every Driver

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ATLANTA, January 22, 2019 – Clutch Technologies, www.driveclutch.com, continues to revolutionize the car subscription category with the launch of the Clutch Subscription Platform – a suite of products that meets the needs of every driver. This Clutch product offering provides many of the benefits of...

Digital Air Strike’s Acquisitions Deliver New Targeted Advertising & Digital Retailing Solutions. Get an Unfair Online Advantage at NADA Booth 128-S

Digital Air Strike Acquires Two Companies, Expanding Ad Tech and Digital Retailing Solutions for the Automotive Industry Third Acquisition in Ten Months Adds Targeted Advertising and Advanced Credit Analytics to Digital Air Strike’s Award-winning Consumer Engagement Solutions SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., - January, 2019 Digital Air Strike, the leading...

Glenn Pasch Announces Jim and Bridget Fitzpatrick as 2019 Lighthouse Award Recipients

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EATONTOWN, N.J. January 14, 2019 - The only award announced prior to the Automotive Website Awards, Jim and Bridget Fitzpatrick of CBT Automotive Network are the 2019 Lighthouse Award Recipients. Brian and Glenn Pasch, leaders in digital marketing, education, research, and data intelligence for the...

VinSolutions Invests in Connect Automotive Intelligence to Ensure Dealers Know Their Customers

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January 17, 2019 – With a surplus of information right at their fingertips, car buyers are doing more advance research than ever, and they expect dealers to do their homework as well. Yet, when customers walk into a store, they often know more about...

EasyCare Takes Home Four 2018 Automotive Communication Awards

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NORCROSS, GA. NOVEMBER 29, 2018 EasyCare, an innovative dealer solutions provider and administrator of F&I benefits, received four 2018 Automotive Communications Awards at the recent Women in Auto Care press conference in Las Vegas. The company has earned a total of 11 Automotive Communication...
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How to Improve Your Customer Experience with Ride-Share Services – Mahesh Shah, CDK Global

 CBT News sits down with Mahesh Shah, EVP, Chief Product and Technology Officer at CDK Global, to discuss their new partnership with Lyft and...
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The Importance of a Dealership’s Unique Digital Retailing Process –  Tim Cox, CarNow &...

 Today on CBT News, we welcome back Tim Cox, co-founder of CarNow, and Drew Tutton, General Manager at Ed Voyles Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep,...
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The Attribution Revolution and How It Can Maximize Your Dealership’s Advertising Spend – Brian...

 We recently welcomed back Partner GM and VP of Paragon Honda, Brian Benstock to the CBT studios. Earlier this year, Brian presented a key...
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How Dealerships Can Help Reduce F&I Burnout

There are few jobs within a dealership that have more inherent stress and burnout than the F&I manager. Back in the ‘stone age’, the...
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Effectively Manage Your Internet Leads with These Proven Strategies

Converting internet leads into car sales is an evolving and extremely challenging process. What worked five, three, or even a year ago isn’t necessarily...

How to Evaluate The Value of Your Third-Party Classified Partner

Do auto dealers need third-party classified marketplaces? Brian Pasch discusses how you can evaluate the value of your third-party classified partner on today's episode...

What Does Digital Retailing Have To Do With F&I?

On this week's episode of F&I Today Becky Chernek talks about digital retailing and what it has to do with F&I. Why should you...

The Power of Consistency

On this week's episode of the Weekly Tune-Up, Almog Veig of David Lewis & Associates talks about the value and the power of consistency....

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...