EasyCare® Promotes Scott Jacobsen to National Director of Business Performance for SAVY®

NORCROSS, Ga. — June 20, 2018 EasyCare® (div. APCO Holdings) has named Scott Jacobsen as the National Director of Business Performance for SAVY®, the award-winning, dealer-branded mobile app suite designed to bridge the gap between the customer’s digital vehicle shopping experience and the dealership retail...

House votes to Over-Turn the CFPB’s 2013 Auto-Lending Guidelines

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On Tuesday, May 8th, the United States House of Representatives’ voted to repeal the 2013 Consumer Financial Protection Bureau(CFPB) guidelines originally intended to combat discrimination by auto dealers that facilitate car loans for their buyers. The industry's argument has been that the guidelines limited...

17 States, Lead by California, Sue Trump Administration Over EPA Rollback

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WASHINGTON – In a much anticipated backlash to recent EPA rules reversals, 17 states, including California, are now suing the Trump administration over recent actions by the EPA to reverse Obama-Era rules that would have required automakers to produce car fleets that averaged over...

CBT Automotive Network Announces Departure of Co-Anchor Joe Gumm

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March 26, 2018, Atlanta, GA - CBT Automotive Network, would like to announce the departure of Joe Gumm, one of the network's co-anchors. This change will be effective immediately. Since joining CBT Automotive Network, over two and a half years ago, Joe has been a...

AIADA Announces Brad Strong As 2018 Chairman

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The American International Automobile Dealers Association (AIADA) announced that Brad Strong will serve as its 2018 Chairman. Strong accepted the position in February of 2018 yet formally announced such to the public during AIADA's 48th Annual Meeting and Luncheon over the NADA weekend in Las...

Contact At Once! Partners With Automotive AI Leader LotLinx

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March 23, 2018: Today, LotLinx, the industry's automotive AI leader and Contact At Once!, a live person company, publicly announced their partnership to provide auto dealers an integrate CAO! chat and text within their websites and on advertisement listing starting with 48 shopping sites with...

J.D. Power Announced Dave Habiger As New President and CEO

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J.D. Power announced Dave Habiger as new President and CEO, of the global leader in consumer data & analytics, effective immediately. Habiger will oversee the global strategic direction and business strategy in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific. In his new position he will encourage the development of the company’s short-and long-term business strategy and...

Edmunds: Used Car Sales Hits A Record High

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March 21, 2018- The latest Edmunds Used Car Report indicates that used car sales hit a record high in 2017. They show a 1.6 percent increase in sales from 2016 and a 4.3 percent increase from 2012. Edmunds attribute this spike to increased replacement demand...

FTC Blocks Acquisition of Auto/Mate by CDK Global

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March 20, 2018 – In a media release today, Auto/Mate stated the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has blocked Auto/Mate Dealership System’s pending acquisition by CDK Global. In April 2017, the two companies signed an agreement outlining terms of a sale that was subject to FTC approval....

Jim O’Sullivan, Automotive Veteran, Joins LotLinx Board of Directors

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CHICAGO, March 20, 2018 -- LotLinx, the industry’s #1 Automotive artificial intelligence (AI) announced today that Jim O’Sullivan will join the company’s board of directors, adding senior leadership and an accomplished background to help its team drive measurable results for dealerships. Jim O’Sullivan’s career as an automotive...
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Nick Saban Shares the Details to Driving Success on the Field and at the...

Nick Saban’s attention to detail is legendary. Whether it’s anecdotes of him challenging his team to get better within days of clinching a national title...
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Here Are The Best Ways To Market Your Columbus Day Sale

From Prime Day in July to Back-to-School sales in August to Labor Day discounts in September – we’re now fast approaching Columbus Day. Average...
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Discipline in Your F&I Process Leads to Strong Revenue – Adam Marburger

From humble beginnings as a dealership porter to now being named one of Automotive News 40 Under 40, CBT Automotive welcomes Adam Marburger, corporate finance director...
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Five Reasons Why CRM Systems are Vital for Your Dealership

Do you remember the last time a potential car buyer came into your dealership and left empty-handed? What was the response of your team?...
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Safeguard Growth and Profitability in Your Dealership By Focusing on Fixed-Ops – Jim Roche

According to a recent report, service departments now comprise 49 percent of a dealership's gross profit. CBT Automotive Network sits down with Jim Roche,...

Dealing with Factory Recalls

On this week's edition of the Weekly Tune-Up, Becky Nixon goes over dealing with factory recalls and keeping retail profits alive during a recall.

Phone Ups and Internet Leads

On this week's episode of the Tom Stuker Show, Tom goes over phone ups and internet leads and why handling leads is a privilege,...

Designing Your Career with Clear Goals

On this week's episode of Straight Talk, David Lewis speaks to you about one of the most important actions and habits to develop if...

Be a Problem Solver

   Don't think about selling something. Don't think about results. Don't think about closing. Every customer comes into your dealership with either a "wants" problem...