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In the latest episode of Inside Automotive, we're joined by Robyn L. Garrett to discuss strategies to create a happy and healthy work cultureHow to build a happy, healthy culture in the dealership – Robyn L. Garrett
Culture is the single aspect of an organization that impacts everything from performance to how your company is perceived. In the latest episode of Inside Automotive, we’re joined by Robyn L. Garrett, CEO of Beamably, Speaker, and Author, to discuss her newest book, Happy at Work: How to Create a Happy, Engaging Workplace for Today’s (and Tomorrow’s!) Workforce, which gives readers strategies to create a happy work environment. Watch full segment here.

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By June 2025, Tesla disclosed to its suppliers plans to start producing a new EV mass-market known as "Redwood."By June 2025, Austin-based Tesla disclosed to its suppliers plans to start producing a new electric vehicle (EV) mass-market known as “Redwood,” according to Reuters. Elon Musk has been generating interest among investors and EV enthusiasts by promising the production of low-cost EVs and self-driving robotaxis on more affordable, next-generation platforms. Read More

Black Book introduced the industry's first electric vehicle valuations under Battery Adjusted Values, based on information from Recurrent

On January 23, Black Book introduced the industry’s first electric vehicle (EV) valuations under Battery Adjusted Values. These values include battery modifications based on information from Recurrent, a leading authority in EV analytics. Battery Adjusted Values will apply an additional increase or decrease to Black Book’s industry-leading, VIN-specific valuations using battery condition. Read More

The Edmunds best-vehicle awards focused almost entirely on hybrid and fully-electric entries, with only once ICE model winning recognition.

Edmunds has released its top-rated vehicle picks for 2024, recognizing the models that have continued to set the standard for excellence in their segment. Electric vehicles and hybrids earned much of the spotlight in Edmund’s list this year. Although electrification ambitions appear to be cooling in 2024, the widespread disillusionment with the battery-powered car market has done little to prevent manufacturers from releasing some of the best-designed, most technologically advanced models in automotive history for the EV segmentRead More

Cadillac is launching two new V-Series models, this time with a greater emphasis on performance and advanced technology.

Cadillac has shared details of the upcoming CT5-V and CT5-V Blackwing, two luxury sedans targeted toward tech-savvy and performance-focused buyers. The two vehicles signify 20 years of Cadillac’s V-Series, which celebrated a record-breaking year in 2023. Similar to previous models, the CT5-V and CT5-V Blackwing deliver on performance, handling, and design, but place a stronger emphasis on software and functionalityRead More

For Dealers

In automotive, we rely on the CSI score to give us feedback – and the telephone experience is a high priority on that survey.How a telephone system can increase your CSI score
Customer Experience (CX) is created every time a customer engages with your dealership from car shopping research to ongoing service and repair work. It’s not a surprise, therefore, that CX has a measurable impact on profitability, churn and market share. In automotive, we rely on CSI scores to give us that feedback – and the telephone experience is a high priority on that survey. Read More

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