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Eric DeMont will join us on today's episode of Driving Solutions to share insights from Urban Science's 2024 Harris Poll study and analysis.

Navigating affordability and consumer resilience: Insights from Urban Science’s 2024 Harris...

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In the ever-evolving automotive landscape, understanding car buyers' intricate behaviors and sentiments is paramount for dealers striving to stay ahead. Joining us on today's...
Where inventory levels are up along with interest rates and expenses, while customer interest in vehicle purchases and net profits are down.

How dealers can maximize net profits amid inventory surpluses and declining...

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Halfway through 2024 we are being challenged with another uncommon year in the car business, where inventory levels are up along with interest rates...
Join Adam Marburger as he shares strategies and insights to transform your F&I operations with the four pillars of F&I success.

Elevating F&I performance through consistent training and servant leadership – Adam...

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Welcome to Training Camp with Adam Marburger, exclusively on CBT News. In an industry where margin compression is a constant challenge, consistent training and...
The CDK Global shutdown underscored the need for robust emergency preparedness to help dealerships facing further unforeseen disasters.

From Cyberattacks to Natural Disasters: A Guide for Car Dealer Preparedness

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Nearly half of all new car dealerships in the U.S. have just endured the CDK Global shutdown, highlighting the critical need for robust emergency...
According to an analysis conducted by J.D. Power, EVs cost less to own than gas-powered cars over five years in nearly every U.S. state

EVs prove cheaper to own than gas cars over five years...

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Consumers worry about the high price of electric vehicles (EVs), but EVs cost less to own than similar gas-powered cars over five years in...
The recent CDK Global outage has sent shockwaves through the automotive industry, Jonathan Jordan shares his insights on dealers' resilience.

Navigating the aftermath: CDK Global’s outage and its impact on dealers...

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The recent CDK Global outage has sent shockwaves through the automotive industry, forcing dealerships to adapt quickly and find innovative ways to continue operations....
As we delve into the consequences of CDK Global's blackout, Kevin Tynan shares his insights on the latest episode of CBT Now.

CDK Global’s blackout: Analyzing the ripple effects on the automotive industry...

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In the aftermath of CDK Global's unexpected shutdown, dealerships nationwide are bracing for a prolonged period of disruption. As we delve into the consequences...
The agency model, if adopted, this model will significantly depart from the traditional dealership model we’ve known for decades. 

The future of the agency model in automotive sales: Planning for what’s ahead

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Henry Ford introduced the franchise dealer model in 1914, and it’s been a stable and secure part of our industry. However, recently, a buzzword gaining traction...
In a letter sent to over 15,000 dealerships yesterday, CEO Brian MacDonald acknowledged the challenges posed by CDK's cyberattacks.

CDK Global CEO promises financial compensation after cyberattacks

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In a letter sent to over 15,000 dealerships yesterday, CEO Brian MacDonald acknowledged the challenges posed by CDK's cyberattacks and assured dealerships of forthcoming...
Consumer Reports tested around 50 EVs this year, but only 14 made the final cut. The BMW IX topped the list, and only one Tesla.

BMW iX tops Consumer Reports’ best EV list, only one Tesla...

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Consumer Reports tested around 50 electric vehicles (EVs) this year, evaluating their performance, range, comfort, and quality. Of these, only 14 made the final...