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 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 38 Joseph S. Aboyoun on Dealership Rights and Automobile Dealer Law

"Legal compliance with franchise and loan agreements are all out of whack!" Joseph S. Aboyoun of Aboyoun Dobbs, LLC speaks about dealer's rights and what...

EPISODE 37:James Maynard SVP, Cox Automotive – “We have a backlog of dealer demand”

Exclusive interview with, James Maynard, Senior Vice President, Product & Engineering at Cox Automotive. “Dealers switching to online processes faster than we can keep up...

EPISODE 36: Judy Wheeler, Div. VP Nissan N. America – “We’ve taken over 250,000...

“Nissan has new dealer guidelines on the dos and don’ts of doing business”  Exclusive interview with, Judy Wheeler, division vice president, Dealer Network Development and...

EPISODE 35: Barry Stoler, Pres. Stoler Automotive, “Already seeing an uptick”

“Already seeing an uptick in sales”  Interview with Barry Stoler, President of Len Stoler Automotive Group. The fifty-three-year-old Auto Group with dealerships from Maryland to...

EPISODE 34: Dale Pollak, EVP, Cox Automotive – “Liquidate Inventory Now!”

“The biggest challenge is the over-supply of late-model used cars. ”  Exclusive interview with Dale Pollak, Executive Vice President, Cox Automotive and Founder, vAuto Do...

EPISODE 33: Mike Maroone, Former Pres. AutoNation – “Dealers need to develop different capabilities”

“Our business, which is a traditional negotiating business, must change and change quickly”  Exclusive interview with Michael Maroone, former President and Cheif Operating Officer of...

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 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 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...

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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...