Dealer Forward: Reimagining Automotive Retail Episode 4

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Welcome to the third episode of Dealer Forward: Reimagining Automotive Retail, a weekly panel discussion that focuses on building resilience in three key auto retail areas. This week's episode features Lori Wittman, Senior VP of Dealer Software, and James Maynard,…

Dealer Forward: Reimagining Automotive Retail Episode 3

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Welcome to the third episode of Dealer Forward: Reimagining Automotive Retail, a weekly panel discussion that focuses on building resilience in three key auto retail areas. This week's episode features Lori Wittman, Senior VP of Dealer Software, and James Maynard,…

Dealer Forward: Reimagining Automotive Retail Episode 2

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Welcome to the second episode of Dealer Forward: Reimagining Automotive Retail, a weekly panel discussion that focuses on building resilience in three key auto retail areas. This week's episode features Lori Wittman, Senior VP of Dealer Software, and James Maynard,…

Dealer Forward: Reimagining Automotive Retail Episode 1

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Welcome to the first episode of Dealer Forward: Reimagining Automotive Retail, a weekly panel discussion that focuses on building resilience in three key auto retail areas. This week's episode features Lori Wittman, Senior VP of Dealer Software, and James Maynard,…

NADA Chairman Rhett Ricart Discusses Challenges Dealers Face with the Coronavirus Crisis

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  As part of our continued coverage of the Coronavirus outbreak, we are very pleased to bring you a special segment with Rhett Ricart, 2020 NADA Chairman, and President of Ricart Automotive. To stay up-to-date and informed on the Coronavirus…

What the Industry Can Do to Recruit Female Talent – Lisa Copeland and Brian Benstock

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Lisa Copeland, founder of Lisa Copeland Global and CEO of Cars Her Way, as well as Brian Benstock, GM and Vice President of Paragon Honda to discuss women in automotive and what the industry can do more of in 2019…

Finbarr O’Neill – Sales Predictions, Investing in Technology, Subscription Services, and A New Way of Selling

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On today's Power Lunch, Jim Fitzpatrick is joined by Finbarr O'Neill, one of the most well-respected individuals in the automotive industry. Finbarr has held leadership positions with Toyota, Mitsubishi, Hyundai, and has just retired as President and CEO of J.D.…
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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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Moving marketing to an increasingly online environment

Apple’s fall product launch for the new iPad and Apple Watch moved online in 2020, and Nike launched a line of activewear in September digitally. For far-reaching product launches, global industry leaders have had to adjust their strategies to unveil…
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How AutoNation is promoting diverse and inclusive hiring practices – Rock Anderson

Here at CBT News, we’ve had several discussions with prominent figures on diversity in the retail automotive industry. AutoNation, the largest retailer in the country, has had tremendous success in hiring and retaining African-Americans and other minorities. Today, we’re joined…
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MB dealer Gregory Baranco says ‘manufacturers need to step up’ their diversity efforts

While there are over 18,000 dealers in the country, only 265 dealerships are owned by African Americans. The lack of black representation and the growth of diversity in automotive has hindered the industry generation after generation. Today, we’re joined by…
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Major auto industry players aim to be carbon neutral

Emphasizing the commitment to developing green transportation and processes, several carmakers are announcing plans to move toward a carbon neutral position in manufacturing. While it isn’t a new strategy to reduce emissions and greenhouse gases for some of the largest…

Modifying your dealership’s sales approach through COVID-19

Over the last six months, David Lewis has talked with hundreds of dealership personnel. The majority seem to be in agreement that the changes currently being made to the sales process will be around for a long time. On this…

Auto ventures capitalize on stock market strength to push through acquisitions...

Welcome to another edition of The Friday 5 with Steve Greenfield, Founder and CEO of Automotive Ventures, an auto technology advisory firm that helps entrepreneurs raise money and maximize the value of their companies. In this episode, Greenfield takes a…

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…