SEASON 1 | EPISODE 1: Introducing TRANSACTIONS with Dave Cantin

“That’s the greatest reason why I’m so honed into the automotive industry. It’s an industry that’s not afraid to give in order to receive, and that’s so critically important for doing business.”  — Dave Cantin

Introducing: Transactions with Dave Cantin

Welcome to the newest series on the Dealer News Today podcast network — Transactions with Dave Cantin — featuring the CEO and Founder of the Dave Cantin Group

Each week, Dave will give automotive market updates and break down the financial topics that matter most to auto dealers. On this first episode, Dave lays the groundwork for the show, discussing what it means to be an entrepreneur and executive in the automotive industry. 

He also gets into some important trending topics, such as “order your new car” sales models and the unprecedented activity now taking place in the automotive M&A market. 

Interview Highlights:

  • How the Apple Store’s process for ordering your new iPhone can be a model for ordering new vehicles at car dealerships
  • The factors that have led to “the perfect storm” in the automotive mergers and acquisitions market
  • Stories that show why automotive dealers are some of the most generous people in the business world

Plus, we get a teaser of the exclusive event the Dave Cantin Group will be hosting for its clients in Las Vegas during NADA, in March 2022. Listen now!


Derek D is an actor, comedian, and host with 15 years of experience in the entertainment industry. Before becoming a host on the DNT podcast, Derek was well known in the automotive industry for hosting the award-winning car news show Fast Lane Daily.

| Transactions with Dave Cantin is a DCG Media Production