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What Can We Expect From Used Car Sales in Q2? – Jonathan Banks, J.D. Power | Winning Automotive Video Strategies | Successful Ways To Pitch Your Next Big Idea To The Higher Ups

Today on – Thursday, May 24th, 2019:

newscastWhat Can We Expect From Used Car Sales in Q2? Jonathan Banks from J.D. Power Provides Insight
The used car market has had its fair share of turns and changing trends so far in 2019 and Jonathon Banks, Vice President and General Manager for Vehicle Valuations at J.D. Power, suspects that this won’t be the end of the surprises 2019 has in store for dealerships. Banks sits down with CBT News’ Jim Fitzpatrick to discuss the latest update on inventory and auction volume of used cars as we begin to move into the second quarter. Check out the full interview above to see what seems to be in store for dealerships and the used car market for the remainder of 2019. Watch Now

newscastLarry Dorfman on Why He is Handing Over the Reins of EasyCare to Finbarr O’Neill
CBT News is pleased to welcome back Larry Dorfman, Founder of EasyCare, and Finbarr O’Neill, Chairman and CEO, to discuss some of the changes that will be occuring to the leadership of EasyCare. Larry and Finbarr sit down with CBT’s Jim Fitzpatrick in order to share with us the plans the company has to turn over the position of Chairman and CEO from its original founder Larry Dorfman to Finbarr O’Neill. Check out the full interview above. Watch Now

newscastWinning Automotive Video Strategies
Everyone who has a smartphone is now an amateur videographer and even some full-length movies have been shot using only a smartphone.  This technological evolution has produced some of the most candid and high caliber video on the web and the sky is the limit in the future. I remember in 2009 while working with LaGrange Toyota in Georgia the dealer principal Michael Stogner telling me how much he loved the new strategy and he was going to require anyone working with leads to create a personalized video for the customer. Read More

newscastSuccessful Ways To Pitch Your Next Big Idea To The Higher Ups
We’ve all been there when you have a killer idea, the best that you have ever come up with, but when you bring it to management, it gets shot down almost immediately. After those situations, you start to question, what happened? What you could have done differently? How you could have gotten an approval? However, you should keep in mind that a rejected idea does not mean that it isn’t a great idea or that management doesn’t like it. It could simply mean that it’s not something that either aligns with the dealership or it doesn’t seem vital for the organization to do. Read More


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