EPISODE 16: DEALERLAW.COM Partner Discusses Legal Issues Surrounding Corona Crisis

Leonard Bellavia, Founding Partner at DEALERLAW.COM discusses the legalities of new State issued policies, and legal issues facing dealerships today, and post-crisis. Listen as Dave,...

EPISODE 49: “Dealers at 70-80%” – Chris Sondesky, BDC Pros

“There is a real disparity between values of what is supposed to be a progressive company and what is core operations"  An interview with Chris...

EPISODE 28: Why Dealers Need to Market Now! Interview w/ Best-selling author, Larry Bailin

“If you’re going through hell, keep going”. ~ Winston Churchill An interview with Larry Bailin, Best-Selling Author, Keynote Speaker, and Digital Marketing Executive at Single...

EPISODE 60: “Are we just waiting for Jeff Bezos to come in and take...

Can you truly automate the car buying process 100%? An interview with Steve Zabawa, Co-Founder Rimrock Auto Group & WebBuy,. WebBuy is the oldest digital...

EPISODE 8: Gov. Cuomo Speaks to NY Dealer Assoc. Pres. Mark Schienberg

BREAKING NEWS FOR NY AREA DEALERS - CRITICAL DETAILS FROM THE GOVERNORS OFFICE Mark Schienberg, President of the Greater NY Automobile Dealers Association, just wrapped...

EPISODE 39: Michael Brown, Empire Auto Group – Sales Up 74%

"I’m not sold that online sales is the way" Owner of Empire Auto Group in Huntington NY speaks about how his group has supported the...

EPISODE 18: Talk About the Return of a Post-Crisis Cash-For-Clunkers Program

Ken Ganley is one of the most respected names in the automobile industry. CEO of Ganley Auto, with over 42 dealerships in the Mid-West,...

EPISODE 50: “I Saw A Chart that Scared the Hell Outta Me!” Todd Skelton,...

“I’m a glass half full guy - with a lid"  An interview with Todd Skelton, CEO, Prime Automotive Group.  Todd took the helm of Prime...

EPISODE 29: BREAKING: NADA Chairman Rhett Ricart COVID-19 Crisis Interview

BREAKING: NADA Chairman Rhett Ricart COVID-19 Crisis Interview BREAKING INTERVIEW:  “You don’t have to look up, we’re there, we’re like a satellite, always monitoring everything,” said...

EPISODE 61: “Dealers need to fully understand inventory windows going into the future.”

Inventory is the hottest topic in the auto industry today. Dealers are facing huge challenges meeting demand and managing inventory levels.  Today we interview inventory...

EPISODE 7: David Wilson Speaks on Crisis Mode Dealership Operations

Special guest David Wilson, CEO of Wilson Automotive Group, one of the World’s Largest Dealers, the first dealer in automotive history to sell 500,000 Toyotas and...

EPISODE 40: Jeff Dyke, Pres. Sonic Automotive – “Worst is behind us”

"The worst is behind us. Our company is set up for this, and we’re ready to take advantage of the market.” Interview with President of...

EPISODE 19: EXCLUSIVE: Cars.com CEO Alex Vetter Interviewed on #KeepAutoOpen Movement

An incredible interview with one of the most well-known names and biggest dealer advocates in the automotive industry, Cars.com CEO, Alex Vetter.  Listen as Dave,...

EPISODE 51: “Dealers Better Get their Cars Frontline Ready!” Mike Boyd, Founder, iRecon

"Dealers better be honed in" Mike Boyd, founder of iReconCars (iRecon), has been in the automotive industry for over 23 years, now serves as Senior...

EPISODE 30: TrueCar CEO Mike Darrow – 90% of Dealers to Sell Online

An informative interview with TrueCar CEO, Mike Darrow on the current data surrounding current consumer behavior as well as what dealers can expect after...
Jonathan Smoke

EPISODE 62: “The next 3-6 months could see some reversing trends as COVID-19 cases...

Exclusive advice: The market is sliding back. Car dealers need to prepare. After a rapid industry recover, “the next 3-6 months could see some reversing...

EPISODE 09: CNCDA Pres. Brian Maas

CNCDA Pres. Brian Maas on CA Legislation Facing State's New Car Dealers Exclusive interview with Brian Maas, President of the California New Car Dealers Association...

EPISODE 41: Barry Ratzlaff, Chief Customer Officer Hyundai Motor America

"Hyundai has a competitive advantage right now” Interview with Barry Ratzlaff, Chief Customer Officer | Vice President, Retail Experience and After-Sales, Hyundai Motor America. Barry...

EPISODE 20: John Devlin PAA PRES. On Govt. Legislation Changes for PA Dealers

Interview with Pennsylvania Automotive Association (PAA) President, John Devlin.  Listen as Dave, Andy, and John discuss the following:  Current and upcoming changes in PA legislation...

EPISODE 52: 2 Cox Execs. “Return and Reimagine But Let’s Not Regress.”

Cox Automotive Executives, Wayne Pastore, and Tracy Fred have an insightful message for dealers: “Let’s Return and Reimagine Auto Retail But Let’s Not Regress.” ...

EPISODE 31: Aaron Zeigler of Zeigler Auto Group Creates Internal Stimulus Plan For Employees.

“The government can’t open us back up, only the people can open us back up” ~ Aaron Zeigler. For over 40 years Zeigler Auto Group...

EPISODE 63: “It’s All About Saving Time, Effort, and Energy That Comes Back to...

"It's an absolute no brainer ... We have to continue to digitize, to find these solutions that we're able to use easily." Today’s interview is...

ELLEN KERA: What Dealers Can Expect of $2 Trillion Relief Bill

The Senate has passed a roughly $2 trillion coronavirus response bill intended to speed relief across the American economy. This is the third aid...

EPISODE 42: Automotive Executive Cheryl Miller Interview

"Knowing your customer is now part of compliance” Great compliance advice from Vice President of Operations for Dealertrack Cheryl Miller. Miller heads up the F&I...

EPISODE 21: From $700 to 1 Billion in Sales. Gregg Ciocca Speaks on Crisis

Interview with founder and CEO of the Ciocca Dealerships, Gregg Ciocca. 20 dealerships and 1,000 employees, Gregg Ciocca is very much on the front...

EPISODE 53: “Can buying a car be as easy as ordering a pizza?” Interview...

An interview with a legend in the automotive industry, 30-year automotive veteran, Bernie Moreno.  “The manufacturers will be the bottleneck when it comes to...

EPISODE 32: Interview w/ Ford’s Director of US Sales Andrew Frick “We have two...

“Our dealers are our customers, and their customers are our customers”  Exclusive interview with Ford’s Director of US Sales, Andrew Frick. Listen as Andrew discusses...

EPISODE 64: How an Industry Veteran is Turning the Pandemic into Record Sales

Dave Cantin: “This is part of the new normal. This is now the future.” Stephen Wade: “And it behooves us to be aware and capitalize...

EPISODE 11: How & Where to Raise Capital During Crisis Mode

Former dealer principal now CEO of Dealer Owned Warranty Company (DOWC), Michael LaMotta is interviewed about using and raising capital during a crisis. Michael discusses dealers...

EPISODE 43: Dealertrack executive Mandi Fang. “Dealers Can Get Paid Faster.”

"Cash is king right now and days to fund is as high as 15!” Advice from Dealertrack executive Mandi Fang. Fang is responsible for overseeing...