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The Importance of Effectively Communicating with Your Customers During This Crisis...

  As part of our continuing Coronavirus coverage, we’re pleased to welcome back Cody Tomczyk, Vice President at Force Marketing. In this segment, Cody and...

Dave Cantin on COVID-19’s Impact on the Auto Industry

The Effect of COVID-19 on the Buy/Sell Market - Dave Cantin, Dave Cantin GroupAs part...

DealerPRO Training Launches Online Forum to Remain Focused on Fixed-Ops Today

In week #1 of DealerPRO Training's Fixed-ops Management and Leadership online forum, Dealer Development Manager...

On CBT News for March 27, 2020: AIADA President Cody Lusk Discusses the Importance of Classifying Dealerships as ‘Essential’

Today on CBTNews.com - Friday, March 27th, 2020: AIADA President Cody Lusk Discusses the Importance of...

How Dealerships Can Come out of the COVID-19 Scare Stronger Than Before

The globe is facing an unprecedented challenge, and in many ways, auto dealerships are in...

Carmakers Shifting Gears to Manufacture Critical Supplies in COVID-19 Fight

Manufacturers Ford and General Motors (GM) are joining the fight against COVID-19. The carmakers are...

The Importance of Effectively Communicating with Your Customers During This Crisis – Cody Tomczyk, Force Marketing

  As part of our continuing Coronavirus coverage, we’re pleased to welcome back Cody Tomczyk, Vice...

Will COVID-19 Change Auto Retailing for Good? – Doug Stephens, Retail Prophet

  As part of our ongoing Coronavirus coverage, we’re pleased to welcome Doug Stephens, Founder and...

Ryan Kerrigan Discusses the Canceled Asbury Acquisition and More Ways COVID-19 Has Affected the Buy-Sell Market

  As part of our ongoing Coronavirus coverage, we’re pleased to welcome back Ryan Kerrigan, buy-sell...

Fisher Phillips Partner Steve Cupp Addresses Legal Questions Dealers Have Surrounding Coronavirus

  As part of our continuing Coronavirus coverage, we’re pleased to welcome Steve Cupp, seasoned labor...

How Dealers Can Better Support Their Customers During This Unusual Time – Jeff Brown, Force Marketing

As part of our continuing Coronavirus coverage, we’re pleased to welcome back Jeff Brown, Chief...

How CDK Global is Strengthening Opportunities for Women in the Automotive Industry – Kathy Gilbert & John Hickey

At NADA 2020 in sunny Las Vegas, host Bridget Fitzpatrick was joined on the CBT...

Drive Greater Efficiency Across Your Dealership Operations in 2020 and Beyond – Mandi Fang & Tyler Anderson

Jim Fitzpatrick is joined by Mandi Fang and Tyler Anderson from Dealertrack DMS, at the...

Why Dealers Should Consider Adopting Digital Wholesale Tools – Zach Hallowell, Manheim Digital

Recently, Jim Fitzpatrick was joined by Zach Hallowell, Vice President of Manheim Digital, at the...

The Keys to Running a Profitable Subscription Business – Vince Zappa, Clutch Technologies

Jim Fitzpatrick is joined by Vince Zappa, President of Clutch Technologies, at the 2020 NADA Show in...

Maximize Your Potential Trade-In Wins with These Tools From Kelley Blue Book – Paul Whitworth

At NADA 2020 in sunny Las Vegas, host Jim Fitzpatrick was joined by Paul Whitworth,...

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Dave Cantin on COVID-19’s Impact on the Auto Industry

The Effect of COVID-19 on the Buy/Sell Market - Dave Cantin, Dave Cantin GroupAs part of our continuing Coronavirus coverage, we’re pleased to welcome back Dave Cantin, Chief Executive Officer at Dave Cantin Group. In this segment, Dave and...
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DealerPRO Training Launches Online Forum to Remain Focused on Fixed-Ops Today

In week #1 of DealerPRO Training's Fixed-ops Management and Leadership online forum, Dealer Development Manager Kristin Williams, along with dealers and fixed-ops professionals, tackled important leadership skills and management strategies to lead employees and customers through this challenging time. Please...
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On CBT News for March 27, 2020: AIADA President Cody Lusk Discusses the Importance...

Today on CBTNews.com - Friday, March 27th, 2020: AIADA President Cody Lusk Discusses the Importance of Classifying Dealerships as 'Essential' On today's show, we welcome back AIADA President Cody Lusk. Cody speaks to CBT's Jim Fitzpatrick about how Washington has been...
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The Importance of Effectively Communicating with Your Customers During This Crisis – Cody Tomczyk,...

  As part of our continuing Coronavirus coverage, we’re pleased to welcome back Cody Tomczyk, Vice President at Force Marketing. In this segment, Cody and Jim discuss the importance of utilizing online marketing platforms to effectively communicate with customers. Stay tuned...
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Will COVID-19 Change Auto Retailing for Good? – Doug Stephens, Retail Prophet

  As part of our ongoing Coronavirus coverage, we’re pleased to welcome Doug Stephens, Founder and President of Retail Prophet and author of "Reengineering Retail: The Future of Selling in a Post-Digital World". In this segment, Doug and Jim discuss...
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Ryan Kerrigan Discusses the Canceled Asbury Acquisition and More Ways COVID-19 Has Affected the...

  As part of our ongoing Coronavirus coverage, we’re pleased to welcome back Ryan Kerrigan, buy-sell expert and Managing Director at Kerrigan Advisors. In this segment, Jim and Ryan discuss the termination of Asbury's $1B acquisition of 14 Park Place...

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Dave Cantin on COVID-19’s Impact on the Auto Industry

The Effect of COVID-19 on the Buy/Sell Market - Dave Cantin, Dave Cantin GroupAs part of our continuing Coronavirus coverage, we’re pleased to welcome...

DealerPRO Training Launches Online Forum to Remain Focused on Fixed-Ops Today

In week #1 of DealerPRO Training's Fixed-ops Management and Leadership online forum, Dealer Development Manager Kristin Williams, along with dealers and fixed-ops professionals, tackled...

On CBT News for March 27, 2020: AIADA President Cody Lusk...

Today on CBTNews.com - Friday, March 27th, 2020: AIADA President Cody Lusk Discusses the Importance of Classifying Dealerships as 'Essential' On today's show, we welcome back...

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DealerPRO Training Launches Online Forum to Remain Focused on Fixed-Ops Today

In week #1 of DealerPRO Training's Fixed-ops Management and Leadership online forum, Dealer Development Manager...

How Fixed Ops can Boost Dealer Revenues in Times of Uncertainty

Amid flattening auto sales, many dealerships are turning to their back-end operations to future-proof their...

Ways to Convert on the Walkaround in the Service Drive

When a customer arrives for a service appointment, the check-in process is expected to be...

Are Service Department Hours in Line with Customer Needs?

Call tracking and lead management provider, CallSource, analyzed 106 million inbound phone calls to dealerships...

The Keys to Running a Profitable Subscription Business – Vince Zappa, Clutch Technologies

Jim Fitzpatrick is joined by Vince Zappa, President of Clutch Technologies, at the 2020 NADA Show in...
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How Dealerships Can Come out of the COVID-19 Scare Stronger Than Before

The globe is facing an unprecedented challenge, and in many ways, auto dealerships are in the front lines. Despite the growing popularity of online car buying, 95% of vehicles are still purchased in a dealership. Those numbers are likely...
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Carmakers Shifting Gears to Manufacture Critical Supplies in COVID-19 Fight

Manufacturers Ford and General Motors (GM) are joining the fight against COVID-19. The carmakers are partnering with medical supply producers to help scale the production of much-needed equipment. This news comes after the large automakers agreed to suspend vehicle production...
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Asbury Automotive Calls Off $1B Acquisition of Park Place Dealerships Over COVID-19 Concerns

In an SEC filing made yesterday on March 25th, Atlanta-based Asbury Automotive Group terminated its $1 billion purchase agreement of 14 luxury Park Place Dealerships which represent brands like Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, and Maserati to name a few. The sale,...
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Auto Associations Push President Trump to Clarify ‘Essential Services’

Last week, a letter sent to President Trump and his administration implored for dealership maintenance, repairs, and sales to be considered essential business during the COVID-19 pandemic that’s ravaging nations worldwide. As a result, the Department of Homeland Security’s...
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Deal Struck on White House Stimulus Package

On Tuesday, March 24, 2020, The US government announced that a deal had been struck between the Trump administration and the bipartisan Senate. Valued at more than $2 trillion, the financial aid comes in the form of both tax...
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NADA Advocates to Consider Dealerships as Essential Business

Last week, representatives for the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) and Alliance for Automotive Innovation jointly petitioned President Donald J. Trump to designate automotive repairs, maintenance and sales facilities as essential business during the coronavirus pandemic. The mode would...
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