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Cole Kutschinski joins Inside Automotive to explain how conversational AI platforms can enhance the dealership sales process.

What can conversational AI achieve for your dealership? — Cole Kutschinski | ICOM AI

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Conversational artificial intelligence (AI) is a new and swiftly evolving tool that can speed up the sales process and improve customer retention within the...
Fisker, an EV startup, has signed four new dealer partners in the United States as part of a strategic shift in its business model. 

Fisker signs four U.S. dealers partners as part of strategic EV shift

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Fisker, an electric vehicle (EVs) startup, has signed four new dealer partners in the United States as part of a strategic shift in its...
The UAW has confirmed it has reached a tentative agreement with Ford at the company's Kentucky Truck Plant, narrowly avoiding a strike.

UAW strike on hold after Ford reaches tentative agreement with union

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Ford has reached a tentative agreement with United Auto Workers (UAW) members at its Kentucky Truck Plant, narrowly avoiding the deadline to prevent another...
The UAW is committing $40 million to fuel its unionization efforts across multiple automaker facilities in the U.S.

UAW to spend $40 million on unionization campaign over next 2 years

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The United Auto Workers (UAW) union is now committed to spending $40 million on its labor organization campaign, which is currently underway at non-union...

Farley urges investors to focus on Ford Pro, Cruise VP abruptly resigns, Lucid cuts...

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Inside Automotive  How dealerships can leverage social media to build trust and drive sales – Marc Lavoie In today's landscape, nearly everyone is on social media, and...
Christine Vinatieri-Erickson joins Inside Automotive to discuss how the SDADA and the SDTA are tackling issues facing dealers and truckers.

How state dealer associations are tackling EV headwinds — Christine Vinatieri-Erickson

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On this episode of Inside Automotive, host Jim Fitzpatrick is joined by Christine Vinatieri-Erickson, president of the South Dakota Auto Dealer Association (SDADA) and...
On the first episode of Loyalty-Based Sales Strategies with Jen Suzuki, we examine the role greetings play in the sales process.

How to greet customers on the phone or in the service department

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Welcome to the first episode of Loyalty-Based Sales Strategies with Jen Suzuki on CBT News! In this series, Suzuki, president of eDealer Solutions, veteran...
Ed Roberts joins us to provide insights into the current dynamics of fixed ops in the automotive industry on today's Inside Automotive.

Defying industry challenges with innovative solutions – Ed Roberts | Bozard Ford Lincoln

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As customers hold onto their vehicles longer, there's a surge in cars entering the service lane. In this episode of Inside Automotive, we delve...
Waymo is encountering resistance in its efforts to bring its round-the-clock robotaxi service to other regions of California.

Waymo faces resistance in expanding robotaxi services in California

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Waymo, Google's self-driving car startup, is encountering resistance in its efforts to bring its round-the-clock robotaxi service to other regions of California. Several of...
April Simmons joins Inside Automotive to discuss the latest dealership marketing trends impacting the retail automotive sector.

Understanding the latest dealership marketing trends — April Simmons | Horne Auto Group

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Dealership marketing trends have evolved rapidly in recent years as consumer preferences and industry conditions have changed. With so much to keep track of,...