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Daily Newscast: GM offers Unlimited-data hot spots, your dealership’s IT strategy and online shopping trends from Google.


In today’s CBT Newscast for Friday March 17, 2017:

Why vehicles with wifi are the future sales opportunity
GM is now offering prepaid unlimited-data “hot spots”; CNBC’s Phil LeBeau reports on this. Watch Now

7 steps to take your dealership’s IT strategy to proactive from reactive
What is your dealership’s information technology (IT) strategy? Does it have one? If you don’t currently have a five-year IT plan, then your strategy is reactive. This means your dealership is spending a lot more than it needs to… Read More

Google’s VP of Automotive talks about online shopping trends
Peter Leto, head of Auto Retail with Google Automotive answers the question, “How are you taking your dealership to customers?” Watch now

Grant Cardone: Focus should be on all departments, not just one
NY Times Best-Selling author and sales trainer, Grant Cardone, offers his take on what car dealers should focus on at their dealerships. Watch Now

Sonic Automotive’s Jeff Dyke making bold moves in 2017
Sonic Automotive’s Executive Vice President of Operations, Jeff Dyke sits down with Joe Gumm to discuss the company’s answer to online retailing. He believes the automotive group has it all figured out. Tune into the full interview for an in-depth look on how Sonic Automotive is making bold moves in 2017… Read More

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AutoNation’s Mike Jackson comments on emissions regulations
When it comes to the topic of emissions regulations, no one has a bigger opinion than Mike Jackson, CEO of AutoNation. In an interview with CNBC’s Squawk Box this week, he said, “The implications of standards that are too extreme and too disconnected from reality you produce products people won’t buy.” According to reports, President Trump is expected to announce a rollback of Obama-era auto emission and fuel regulations… Read More


Sources: CNBC, CNBC

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