Today on CBTNews.com – Thursday, June 13th, 2019:
How These 3 Former Automotive Managers Joined Forces to Offer a Luxury Digital Retail Experience – PTG365 Auto
CBT News sits down with Brandon Medford, Dave Obaseki, and Eric Whitehead, founders of PTG365. These men have dedicated their company to making the buying experience as easy as possible for their clients. They work with every client that comes to them in order to find them their perfect vehicle, no matter their credit score or circumstance, Dave says, “There is a car out there for everyone.” With a large range of vehicles, from Toyota to Ferrari, Brandon, Dave, and Eric will work with their clients to get them the car they are looking for, and are also working to give back to their community in the process. Watch Now
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 “a better environment and increased energy security.” The standards have been tweaked a little periodically throughout the years, but things were really shaken up when President Trump began proposing an alternative to the CAFE standards which he has termed the Safer Affordable Fuel Efficient (SAFE) standards. Read More
Personality or Sales Ability? Which is More Important for F&I Success?
Every GM has the important task of choosing the right F&I manager when screening applicants, whether they are an outside hire or an existing employee. They have to think about the important revenue-generating responsibility this position holds, and the qualities needed to make all that revenue consistently. But above all else, the F&I manager has to have the right combination of personality and sales ability. But what is more important really? Can you have an F&I manager with a great personality but light on sales skills? Or should sales ability be the first thing you look for regardless of how they present themselves to customers? Read More