Wednesday, November 25, 2020

CBT Podcast

Re-Adjusting Service Department Goals During the Pandemic – Daniel Korte, Serra Traverse City

Many service directors are faced with the difficult task of eliminating positions as the pandemic continues, but one service director has been able to...

Number of Dealership Rooftops Remains Stable – Mitch Phillips, Urban Science

The mid-year numbers are out and there have been some interesting developments for new vehicle franchises, according to the latest Automotive Franchise Activity Report...

Turning Around the Poor Performer – Dave Anderson, LearnToLead

The mental aspect of sales can weigh heavily on sales teams in dealerships across the country. Dealers are always looking for ways to motivate...

Force Marketing CEO John Fitzpatrick on Today’s Auto Marketing Recovery and Impact

When the pandemic first hit the United States in early March, dealers began to revaluate their department budgets and overhead costs to offset the...

FCA’s Dedication to Building a More Diverse and Inclusive Dealer Body

At CBT News, we’ve talked a lot about diversity and the evident lack of minority representation in the retail automotive industry. This subject alone...

What the Future Holds for New Jersey Dealers | Jim Appleton, NJ CAR

When we last spoke to NJ CAR president Jim Appleton in April, New Jersey was in the midst of the COVID-19 shutdown. All vehicle...

Tom Maoli Asserts COVID-19 Created a ‘perfect storm’ for Auto Retail

When dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, serial entrepreneur Tom Maoli says, “the barrier became the blessing.” Tom is the President and CEO of Celebrity...

How to Win the Digital Retailing Game – Joe Chura, Dealer Inspire

For many years, digital retailing in the auto industry has largely been on the periphery of the automotive sphere, but thanks to COVID-19, it’s...

3 Items a First-Time General Manager Needs to Focus On – Shawn Hays

On today’s show, we welcome back Your Car Guy, Shawn Hays, General Manager at Carter Myers Colonial Chevrolet in Richmond, Virginia. This is Shawn’s...