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Automotive News Daily Drive

Daily Drive is a daily podcast series. We speak with industry experts, insiders and Automotive News reporters about events and trends impacting and reshaping the automotive industry.Automotive News is the leading source of news, data and understanding for the auto industry's decision-makers. Learn more at autonews.com.

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Daily Drive: April 27, 2020 | Adam Jonas: The risk of a 'zombie industry'

Morgan Stanley auto analyst Adam Jonas provides a pulse-check on the industry; offers insights on Ford's future, industry consolidation, the harsh new reality some dealers face and more.

23mins

27 Apr 2020

Rank #1

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Daily Drive: March 31, 2020 | Cox takes 'hard' hit to help dealers

Cox Automotive President Sandy Schwartz says the company is significantly reducing the price of all software products, including dealership management systems to help dealers stay afloat during the coronavirus crisis.

13mins

31 Mar 2020

Rank #2

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Daily Drive: April 24, 2020 | Why the LAcarGUY thinks retail is forever changed

LAcarGUY's Mike Sullivan opens up about the changing automotive retail environment; becoming "smarter and leaner" from the pandemic and maintaining open lines of communication with automakers.

19mins

24 Apr 2020

Rank #3

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Daily Drive: March 23, 2020 | Manheim places more restrictions on auctions

President Grace Huang says buyers and sellers will no longer be allowed to represent their vehicles at auction locations as the company makes a quick adjustment to last week's digital-only move.Join Automotive News publisher Jason Stein for a daily podcast series about the coronavirus crisis. He’ll speak with industry experts, insiders and Automotive News reporters about how the virus is impacting and reshaping the automotive industry.

14mins

23 Mar 2020

Rank #4

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October 26, 2019 | Mike Maroone: This business has always been 'tough'

Maroone USA CEO Mike Maroone discusses returning to the dealership space, expansion plans, knowledge transfer and Carvana's growth potential.

11mins

25 Oct 2019

Rank #5

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January 19, 2019 | Why the 2019 Detroit auto show 'suffered'

Ford makes a splash, Cadillac plays it safe and Infiniti misses its cue. Plus, we explain why the 2019 Detroit auto show felt like a bad breakup.

9mins

18 Jan 2019

Rank #6

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May 4, 2019 | Zotye USA boss: 'We have exactly what consumers are looking for'

Zotye USA is solidifying its product, dealership and management portfolios as the firm prepares to sell Chinese vehicles in the U.S. by early 2021. Zotye leaders say the company's 'script' for auto retailing is impressing dealers.

9mins

3 May 2019

Rank #7

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November 2, 2019 | Tammy Darvish on 'love' for auto retail industry

AutoCanada's U.S. boss Tammy Darvish on re-entering the retail arena, priorities for Chicago-area stores and the importance of succession planning.

7mins

1 Nov 2019

Rank #8

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June 1, 2019 | FCA-Renault chat: Is Nissan the biggest 'loser'?

Fiat Chrysler's proposed tie-up with Renault could give FCA greater access to 'critical' technology and help stabilize Renault. Plus, why a deal could make Nissan the biggest 'loser.'

10mins

31 May 2019

Rank #9

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March 23, 2019 | Prepping for a new automotive economy

How will automakers and dealers sell vehicles beyond 2030? PSA's Larry Dominique and Flow Automotive's Eric Flow foresee a blended digital and physical experience with a focus on satisfying customers.

10mins

22 Mar 2019

Rank #10

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Daily Drive: March 20, 2020 | Ally's pledge to help dealers, customers

Ally Financial marketing chief Andrea Brimmer says the lender is ''stepping up'' to help stimulate car shopping during the coronavirus pandemic.Events are changing daily as the effects of the coronavirus outbreak become clear. During this time, Automotive News will replace its weekly video feature with a daily podcast series, hosted by Publisher Jason Stein. He'll speak with industry experts, insiders and Automotive News reporters about how the virus is impacting and reshaping the automotive industry.

16mins

20 Mar 2020

Rank #11

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September 28, 2019 | Audi e-tron: A high-voltage future

Audi is positioning its first full-electric crossover as an alternative to the Tesla Model X. Will conventional styling and high-end features help the brand lure upscale EV buyers?

7mins

27 Sep 2019

Rank #12

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June 8, 2019 | Dealers in debt: How selling 'out of trust' is sinking some retailers

Shrinking margins, rising interest rates and costly facility upgrades have led some dealers to violate contracts with lenders. We discuss how retailers can protect their businesses.

8mins

7 Jun 2019

Rank #13

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May 11, 2019 | Will buy-sell activity ease in '19?

Dealership buy-sell expert Mark Johnson says the market is experiencing a bit of a 'hangover' despite a steady stream of deals. Will retailers increase M&A activity as the industry faces a potential downturn?

10mins

10 May 2019

Rank #14

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Aug. 17, 2019 | Celebrating car culture

Car culture is on full display this weekend from the biggest automotive gathering in the world at the Woodward Dream Cruise in suburban Detroit to the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. Automakers use the events to connect one-on-one with customers.

8mins

16 Aug 2019

Rank #15

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January 26, 2019 | Why automakers should 'learn' from GM's Barra

Affordability emerges as a headwind for U.S. auto sales. Plus, GM CEO Mary Barra should be 'applauded' for her restructuring plan, while Ford may be giving VW more than it's getting in return.

10mins

25 Jan 2019

Rank #16

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Daily Drive: April 14, 2020 | PSA's Larry Dominique on FCA merger, U.S. retail plans amid pandemic

PSA North America CEO Larry Dominique says the company's planned merger with Fiat Chrysler remains on track to close by year-end despite the outbreak and sees the industry shift to digital as a chance to accelerate plans to re-enter the North American market.

15mins

14 Apr 2020

Rank #17

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November 16, 2019 | Toyota exec answers the call

Toyota Motor Sales Mexico President Tom Sullivan explains how the automaker became the No. 4 brand by market share after starting as a 'newcomer.'

10mins

15 Nov 2019

Rank #18