Consumed in over 2,000 cities in over 50 countries, Dealer News Today content is unique and on point with the world we work in.

Dealer News Today is more than just automotive news you can get from any dealer news outlet. Dealer News Today focuses on automotive news with insights for the future.

Dealer News Today was created by dealers, for dealers, and the professionals that support them.

Founded by Dave Cantin, CEO of one of the largest automotive M&A firms in the industry, The Dave Cantin Group, Dave started his career as a dealership lot worker and went on to become a dealer principal of the #1 Hyundai dealership in the nation to CEO of DCG.

A collaboration and partnership of leading automotive organizations and professionals joining together to create a news outlet in the automotive space that brings more than just news to the table. A partnership between the Dave Cantin Group and Cox Automotive powers our automotive podcast content and keeps topics on the cutting edge of automotive.

Our focus is 100% on providing content that dealers need today and the insights required for tomorrow.

Our pledge to our thousands of subscribers.

Whether it’s our industry-leading popular automotive podcast or content features, the team at Dealer News Today will work to provide our readers and listeners with the most relevant, timely, and useful information possible.

All of our content from articles to our popular podcast is developed specifically for our audience of auto dealers and other automotive professionals. All content is original and will always be free to read and share.

Our Team

Derek D is an actor, comedian, and host with 15 years experience working in the entertainment industry including TV, national/international commercials, hosting, voiceover actor, film, and much more. He also happens to be well known in the automotive industry for hosting the award winning show Fast Lane Daily. A daily show about car news, but done in a very original and funny way! Described as the “Jimmy Fallon” of car news, Derek D and Fast Lane Daily garnered millions of views per month during it’s almost 9 year run. Why are we telling you this? Because Derek D will be hosting Dealer News Today two times a month to interview a variety of people in the automotive industry! So make sure you follow Dealer News Today on social media and listen to the DNT podcast.

Michelle spent over 15 years in the tech sector writing about IP communications, call center/CRM services, IoT/M2M, alternative power, and automotive technology. After working in the B2B tech market, she now focuses on helping other businesses with their communications goals through her editorial expertise.

Desiree is a determined leader with 20+ years of sales and management experience in a variety of industries including advertising, television, car sales and staffing. She brings insight to generating revenue, new and organic business development, training best practices and real-world business experience.