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Bill Wittenmyer Discusses CRM Management, Growing Your BDC, and the Impact of Digital Retailing | Toyota Giving Royalty-Free Access to Hybrid-Vehicle Patents | Where do we GROW?

Today on CBTNews.com – Wednesday, April 10th, 2019:

newscastBill Wittenmyer Discusses CRM Management, Growing Your BDC, and the Impact of Digital Retailing
On today’s show, we welcome back Bill Wittenmyer, partner and Vice President of sales and operations for Elead CRM, a CDK Global company. Jim and Bill discuss why the majority of dealers aren’t utilizing their CRMs to their fullest capabilities. They also tackle what makes a good CRM, how to grow your dealership’s BDC and the industry trends that dealers should pay close attention to. Watch Now

newscastWhy is Toyota Giving Royalty-Free Access to Hybrid-Vehicle Patents?
Japan’s Toyota Motor Corp announced Wednesday that it is opening up access to its hybrid-vehicle patents through the year 2030. The move also promises to supply competitors with component parts including motors, power converters and batteries. To understand the gravity of this announcement, we must first understand how important Toyota is to the hybrid-vehicle and low-emission vehicle markets. Read More

newscastWhere do we GROW?
As the economy continues to heat up, dealerships are increasingly being cramped by lack of available space and staff to accommodate the rush of customers. In a real sense, in many locations, capacity continues to be the main issue in a lot of Dealership’s quest for higher and higher production. Lack of capacity from the talent side and the facility side of the equation. Read More

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