DNT PODCAST Episode 1: Interview with Dr. Alan Cherkasky

The inaugural episode of the Dealer News Today Podcast. Straight Automotive Industry Talk from Industry Leaders. Dealer News Today’s Exclusive Industry Commentator, Dave Cantin, CEO of...

DNT PODCAST Episode 3: Interview with Celebrity Motor Cars CEO, Tom Maoli

March 22, 2020 A very special episode as Dave Cantin and Andy Cherkasky discuss what dealers are doing to prepare for State shutdowns, and how...

DNT PODCAST Episode 2 – Legalities of Doing Business During a State Shutdown

March 22, 2020 Dealer News Today Dave Cantin and Andy Cherkasky have a special guest, automotive industry specialist with a unique perspective on the current crisis. Dave...

DNT PODCAST Episode 4: Automotive Finance Expert Discusses Crisis Financial Issues

Before their interview, Dave Cantin and Andy Cherkasky discuss the meaning of the latest Presidential tweets, and how the business community needs to restore...

DNT PODCAST Episode 5: NJ Car President Jim Appleton

Jim Appleton, President of NJ CAR gives an in-depth interview on the current Corona crisis and its short and long term effects on the...

EPIDSODE 6: Interview with Premier Companies CEO Joe Laham

Dave and Andy discuss the effect COVID-19 Pandemic is having on the Automotive M&A world, and discuss deals such as Asbury Motors. Dave and Andy speak with...

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 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 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...

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 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 12: Herb Chambers and MSADA Pres. Robert O’Koniewski

A Special Exclusive Double Time of Crisis Interview There is too much automotive news right now, we had to pack two interviews into one episode...

EPISODE 13: Handling HR Issues in a Crisis | What You Need to Know

Listen as Sandy Zannino of Innovative Auto HR outlines everything automotive dealers need to know to manage HR issues arising from the Coronavirus crisis. Sandy and Innovative...

EPISODE 14: Pres. NY Dealer Assoc. Returns with Latest Crisis Legislation Updates Affecting Dealers

After speaking with the Governor, Mark Schienberg , President of the Greater New York Automobile Dealers Assoc. (GNYADA) returns to the show to give...

EPISODE 15: Automotive News Powerhouse Jim Fitzpatrick Host of CBT News.

Our guest today is on the front lines of automotive news and all the happenings around the automotive industry every day. He’s no stranger...

EPISODE 17: Cliff Banks of the Banks Report

Our guest today is none other than Cliff Banks, founder and President of the Banks Report.  If you are in the automotive space, you know...

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 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 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 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 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 22 | SPECIAL INTERVIEW: Ernie Boch Jr. Challenges the World During Crisis

There are few legends in the auto dealership world but we think everyone can agree, the often outspoken, highly driven and forward-leaning CEO, president,...

EPISODE 23: 18 Dealership Employees Test Positive – Interview with Troy Duhon of Premier...

One thing an auto group does not want to be known for is the most cases of CoronaVirus. Troy Duhon, CEO of Premier Automotive,...

EPISODE 24: Right off the list of 50 Visionary Dealers, Joseph Serra of Serra...

Automotive News named Joseph Serra, President of Serra Automotive, one of their “50 Visionary Dealers Who Helped Shape the Auto Industry”. 2,200 employees and 49...

EPISODE 25: Pete Sander, Pres. Illinois Automobile Dealers Association Interview

“We need every dealer to join with us in this fight!” Said, Pete Sander, President of the Illinois Automobile Dealers Association in a recent...

EPISODE 26: 40 Ft. Erection Gets Brad Benson, SB XXI Champion NY Giant, #1...

Champion NY Giants Offensive Lineman, Brad Benson knows what it takes to power through tough times. As a professional NFL player and as the...

EPISODE 27: Ted “We’ve Got Their Backs!” Smith, Pres. FL. Automobile Dealers Association Interview

One of the largest dealer associations in the country celebrated 100 years advocating for auto dealers in the great state of Florida, during a...

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 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 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...