NADA 2019: Brian Pasch and Expert Panel Discuss Automotive Digital Retailing in 2019

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While at the NADA 2019 show Brian Pasch, Host of Auto Marketing Now on CBTNews.com sat down with a panel of industry leaders to talk about the current health and progress of automotive digital retailing and how it holds the ability to transform the...

CDK Global and ELEADONE: The Integration of Companies and Exciting Product Releases Ahead – Scott Mathews and Bill Wittenmyer

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The retail auto industry saw some big vendor mergers and acquisitions last year that took center stage at this year’s NADA show in San Francisco. Scott Mathews, executive vice president of sales and marketing for CDK Global, and Bill Wittenmyer, vice president of sales...

The Most Effective Way to Reduce Margin Compression at Your Dealership – Dale Pollak, vAuto

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At this year’s NADA Show in San Francisco, CBT News had the pleasure of sitting down with several prolific dealers, vendors, and industry specialists. One of those specialists was Dale Pollak, executive vice president at Cox Automotive and founder of vAuto. In today’s segment,...

Enhance Customer Experience with These Automated Marketing Strategies – Guy Super, Outsell

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At this year’s NADA Show in San Francisco, CBT News caught up with Guy Super, vice president of sales at Outsell. Jim and Guy discussed the automated marketing strategies that your dealership needs. For more coverage from the 2019 NADA Show, visit us here. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT: Jim...

Charlie Gilchrist, 2019 NADA Chairman on Vehicle Affordability, Threats to the Industry, and His Plan for the Year Ahead

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Thousands of franchise dealers descended on San Francisco for the 2019 NADA Convention. One of the high points of the event is the installation of the Association's new Chairman; Texas dealer Charlie Gilchrist. We had the chance to sit down with Charlie just before...

Make Day-to-Day Operations More Efficient at Your Dealership with the Help of a Virtual Assistant – David Marod, Conversica

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CBT News spoke with David Marod, senior vice president of sales at Conversica on the stage at NADA this year and discussed artificial intelligence in the dealership, and employing a virtual assistant in the day-to-day operations that can alleviate the tedious tasks. For more coverage from...

2018 NADA Chairman Wes Lutz Reflects on a Successful Year

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The 2019 NADA Convention is officially in the history books, but before it ended we had a chance to catch up with Wes Lutz, the 2018 NADA chairman just before he turned over the gavel to incoming chairman, Charlie Gilchrist. We talked to Wes about...

Digital Air Strike Makes Bold Moves in Auto Marketing – Alexi Venneri, Co-Founder & CEO

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During this year's NADA Show, CBT News spoke with Alexi Venneri, co-founder, and CEO of Digital Air Strike. Alexi and Jim discussed the origins of Digital Air Strike, social media marketing, and the importance of online engagement between dealers and their consumers. Check out...

NADA 2019: Force Marketing, Cody Tomczyk

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Cody Tomczyk, Vice President at Force Marketing joined Bridget Fitzpatrick at our NADA 2019 stage to discuss how Force is having the right conversations with dealers to help support their efforts to increase new market share, used car volume, and service retention. To see more...

Improve Inventory Control and Reduce Fluid Waste for Higher Profits in Your Service Drive – Joshua Holmstadt, Graco

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During this year's NADA Show, CBT News met up with Joshua Holmstadt, product marketing manager at Graco. Joshua and Jim discussed the new additions to the Pulse Fluid Management line. Dealers often find themselves losing fluids during service, which can lead to an increase...
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How These 3 Former Automotive Managers Joined Forces to Offer a Luxury Digital Retail...

CBT News sits down with Brandon Medford, Dave Obaseki, and Eric Whitehead, founders of PTG365. These men have dedicated their company to making the...
CAFE standards

Automakers Make Their Pleas to Trump Regarding CAFE Fuel Regulations

According to the Alliance to Save Energy, the implementation of the Corporate Average Fuel Efficiency (CAFE) standards in the 1970’s has continued to create...
car subscriptions

What’s New with Car Subscriptions? Expansions, Pilot Programs, and More

We live in a world where subscriptions have become the norm. Whether we pay a monthly fee to access thousands of shows and movies,...
employees

Five Ways to Develop Your Staff into the Automotive Industry’s Future Leaders

Take a moment to think of the best manager or staff leader you have. Think of their work ethic, creativity, and attention to detail....
cybersecurity

Do You Have a Cybersecurity Plan at Your Dealership?

Much the same way you build walls and barriers to protect your physical inventory, you should also be concerned about protecting your network and...

How to Increase the Effective Labor Rate of Your Shop

On this week's episode of the Weekly Tune-Up, Almog Veig of David Lewis & Associates talks about how to increase the effective labor rate of...

Responding to Out of Line Objections

On this week's episode of Straight Talk, David Lewis talks about how you can deal with out of line objections by asking the customer...

Don’t Be Like Everyone Else On The Demo Drive

The demo drive is where the customer falls in love with the vehicle. Don't be like everyone else. Let the customer decide where they...

The Four P’s of Every Business

this week's episode of On the Mark, Mark Tewart breaks down the four P's that every type of business should focus on: People, Process,...