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The Automotive Troublemaker w/ Paul J Daly and Kyle Mountsier is a regular weekday show where progressive Automotive Dealers and industry partners aren’t afraid to make some trouble by pushing back on many popular, but failing, beliefs that persist in the Retail Automotive Industry. Beliefs that are degrading both the customer experience and the future of retail Auto Dealers. Paul and Kyle give their fresh take on industry news, technology, culture, and retail while trying not to have too mu ...
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Today we're on with Head Writer Chris Reeves talking about how Car Dealers and OEMs are investing in generations. We also have a super secret promo code for ASOTUCON.com Hosts: Paul J Daly and Kyle Mountsier Get the Daily Push Back email at https://www.asotu.com/ JOIN the conversation on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/company/asotu/ Read our…
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It’s Friday already. Today we’re talking about Tesla's official Cybertruck recall. We also discuss GM's innovative move into hydrogen fuel as a diesel alternative, as well as the high-stakes wealth race in Silicon Valley as Mark Zuckerberg surpasses Elon Musk to become the world's third-richest person. Show Notes with links: They can’t fix this one…
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Thursday is upon us as we talk about another EV-only carmaker announcing layoffs. We also talk about Ford’s new model year for the F150 Lightning, as well as a potential standard-setter for employee AI training. Show Notes with links: It seems Tesla isn’t the only non-Dealership model EV maker laying off staff as Rivian is making its second round o…
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It’s a notable Wednesday as a looming UAW vote at the Chattanooga VW plant gets under way. We’re also talking about a new set of “trust principles” regarding autonomous vehicles, as well as a brand collab between Carvana and pro gaming. The voting begins this morning to determine whether or not to unionize the VW plant in Chattanooga. In a dramatic…
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Today we’re talking about GM’s HQ move after 50 years. We also talk about Carmax’s major reduction in the customer return window, as well as an unintended acceleration issue with the Cybertruck. Show Notes with links: General Motors is relocating its headquarters from the iconic Renaissance Center to the newly constructed Hudson's Detroit skyscrape…
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Tax day is exciting enough, but what’s better than starting the second half of the month on a Monday? Today we’re talking about how the remaining Fisker Dealers are feeling as well as Ford and Tesla’s tennis match. Show Notes with links: Despite Fisker ongoing financial troubles and a significant drop in stock price, the few remaining dealers like …
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We're only 31 days away from ASOTU CON on this Saturday, and writers Chris Reeves and Kristi Canada join the show to share some More Than Cars Moments. Walser Polar Mazda got to hear from Will Guidara about the ideas of Unreasonable Hospitality and went back to their store and start implementing everything they learned. Shout out to Dayna Kleve for…
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We’re rounding the track on Friday as we cover CarMax’s latest bumpy road. We also talk about Ford’s truck wave as well as a massive nine figure trick shot from creators Dude Perfect. Show Notes with links: CarMax is facing significant headwinds amidst high interest rates and fewer cars purchased directly from customers. The company reported a marg…
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It’s Thursday and we’re going to review the recent Kain Friends and Family event in Lexington, KY. We’re also talking about the continued pricing pressing on car insurance, as well as a revealing look at a teardown of the Tesla Cybertruck Show Notes with links: Kyle to give summary of what he observed, learned at Kain Friends and Family Just as car…
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Welcome to Wednesday as we talk about GM’s Cruise staging a comeback. We also talk about the tension around the only active lithium mine in the US, as well as the potential return of the cubicle (yeah, those things). GM's Cruise driverless fleet is steering its way back into action with a human touch. After a high-profile suspension, they're hittin…
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It’s Tuesday and we’ve got special guest Steve Greenfield to give us his hot takes on the Top 150 Dealer list as well as Tesla’s decision to halt its low cost EV. We also talk about the Arizona Attorney General’s ruling against one Dealership for not honoring advertised prices, as well as a look inside yesterday’s special Delta eclipse flight. Show…
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Welcome to quite an eventful Monday as we not only take a first look at the Automotive News Top 150 Dealer list, but also dig into a he-said-she-said about Tesla’s affordable vehicle, as well as a quick primer on today’s eclipse frenzy. It’s finally released, from the AN article: “The Automotive News top 150 dealership groups collectively sold 3,76…
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Welcome to the first Saturday of April! Writers Chris Reeves and Kristi Canada join the show to share their favorite 'More Than Cars' stories from the week. Today we're highlighting the story of Service Director John Frazier (friend of ASOTU) caring uniquely for a poor customer experience. Hosts: Paul J Daly and Kyle Mountsier Get the Daily Push Ba…
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It’s the first Friday of the Month and we’re talking about another OEM’s return to stair step incentive programs. We also talk about Ford’s throttling back on some new EV truck models, as well as GenZs propensity for financial responsibility. Ford is the next OEM to get back on the stairmaster as it reactivates stair-step incentives to boost F-150 …
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It’s Thursday and we’re talking about GM’s big power plant open in a Tennessee town. We also talk about the pricing and specs on the upcoming launch of the Silverado EV, as well as give you the need-to-know details on Monday’s full solar eclipse. Show Notes with links: GM kicks off EV battery production at its Ultium plant in Tennessee in a major l…
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Q1 numbers are rolling in and the reports are mixed…go figure. This Wednesday we are also looking at some cultural broad strokes, including the stark gender gap in EV purchase behavior and GenZ returning to college-less skilled trades. General Motors' sales dipped in Q1, contrasting with Toyota and Honda's robust gains, signaling shifting market dy…
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The week is in full swing and Q1 results are starting to hit the news cycle. We take a look at BYD’s possible slide in Q1, Ford’s journey back to the discount aisle, and how big brands have leveraged the April Fools moment over the years. China's BYD reports a significant first-quarter sales dip in 2024, indicating a possible shift in the global EV…
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Happy April 1st as we roll into a fresh week, fresh month, and fresh quarter all at the same time. Today we’re talking about landing Elon Musk as a special guest. We also ask what we have learned as an industry about inventory levels, as well as looking back on 20 years of Gmail. In a decisive stance against e-commerce giant Amazon and competing OE…
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Welcome to the fifth Saturday of the month. Today, Jordan Cox, Nathan Southwick, Chris Reeves and Kristi Canada reflect on the busy week around the ASOTU-verse, focusing on the Will Guidara interview and the More Than Cars Episode 3: West Herr Premiere. Watch the episode here Hosts: Paul J Daly and Kyle Mountsier Get the Daily Push Back email at ht…
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It’s a magical fifth Friday before a fifth Saturday and we’re ready to roll as we talk about the anticipated strong end to the month. We’re also covering the latest M&A report from the Presidio Group, as well as checking in on our old friend, the Costco Hot dog, Soda Combo. March is on track to be a standout month in auto sales, the strongest in th…
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It’s a throwback Thursday today as we have JC in the house and we reflect on Volvo’s diesel legacy. We’re also talking about Fisker lowering MSRP on its troubled Ocean SUVs and the way AI is changing the video game. Show Notes with links: After 45 years and over 9 million diesel vehicles produced, Volvo bids farewell to diesel, a powertrain that on…
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Welcome to Wednesday as we recap yesterday’s trip to NYC, the AutoForum, VaynerMedia, and podcast with NYT Bestselling author, Will Guidara. We also talk about the plan to keep imported cars moving toward dealer lots despite the bridge collapse, as well as a Newsweek nod to Tom Doll’s lasting contribution to the Subaru brand and to the industry. Sh…
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We are wheels up to NYC, but not before a little tour around the world of auto. We are looking at how Nissan is setting up for a model release onslaught, Fisker running out of runway, and Starbucks thinking Locally Global. Show Notes with links: Nissan announced a sweeping three-year strategy, introducing e-Power hybrid tech in the U.S., launching …
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It’s the last week in March as we head toward our 5th Friday and 5th Saturday. On our way, we’re covering Honda’s unilateral cut to Dealer profit margins plus BYD's 10k ‘Mini Lambo”, as well as another impending anchor on the power grid. In a move in their shift towards electric vehicles, Honda is cutting dealer profit margins in both the U.S. and …
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Writers Chris Reeves and Kristi Canada join Head of Community Jordan Cox and Producer Nathan Southwick to talk about 2 inspiring stories from inside dealers. First, we cover how Beaver Toyota of Cumming employees made their annual trip to Camp Twin Lakes to help clean up the camp in preparation for the camp opening. Then, we talk about how 2023 Tim…
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It’s the fourth Friday in March with one still to go as we talk about a new EV brand entering the US market. We also discuss the surprising cheapest lease in America right now, as well as a smooth stop for online retailer Vroom. Show Notes with links: There’s going to be yet another new EV brand in town as Volkswagen Group's sporty, electric vehicl…
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It’s Thursday and we're talking about the impact of the Fed’s interest rate decision on Dealers. We’re also covering the dramatically changing used car market, as well as the end of the charging platform wars as we’ve known them. After the Federal Reserve's decision to keep interest rates steady at 5.25-5.5%, auto dealerships face a mixed bag: reli…
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Welcome to Wednesday as we talk about the latest mega acquisition deal. We also cover the latest on Ford’s internal skunkworks EV project as well as a big move west for gas-station chain Buc-ee’s. Following an initial announcement of a deal back in January, Holman expanded its auto retail empire by closing on the acquisition of Leith Automotive Gro…
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It’s Tuesday and the Auto Industry is alive and well as we talk about the DOE final rules on EV requirements that are a win for OEMs. We also talk about the pending UAW vote at VWs Chattanooga plant as well as the legendary metal band, Metallica, going an an EV/hydrogen powered tour. The finalized U.S. EV mileage ratings rule brings relief to autom…
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Welcome to a beautiful Monday in Retail Auto as we weigh the merit of Tesla being labeled as a ‘Luxury brand’. We also discuss Trump’s proposed 100% tariff on China-made EVs as well as one Delta Pilot’s epic retirement flight. Gone are the days of Tesla being synonymous with luxury according to our friend and Executive Editor of Automotive News, Ja…
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Writers Chris Reeves and Kristi Canada join Kyle Mountsier on this Saturday to share the story of a BMW dealer who turned a flat tire into a moment of unreasonable hospitality. Hosts: Paul J Daly and Kyle Mountsier Get the Daily Push Back email at https://www.asotu.com/ JOIN the conversation on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/company/asotu/ R…
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Welcome back to the pod Michael Wood, whose dogs are as excited about this show as we are! Today we are looking at the road trip Jim Farley is about to embark on, how customers perceive automakers and dealers, and a car going under the microscope…er, x-ray machine! Show Notes with links: Ford Motor Co. CEO Jim Farley is embarking on a nation-wide "…
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It isn’t Pi day if we don’t mention it, and we are excited to ask Michael Wood what his favorite “pie” is. Today, we are all in the EV space chatting about broadening lineups for Hyundai, VW, and Jaguar. Hyundai is gearing up to expand its electric vehicle lineup with the IONIQ 9, a first-of-its-kind three-row electric SUV from the automaker. The I…
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Hump day has arrived yet again and Nissan is again attempting to get over the hump of overproduction. On the EV side of things, Tesla is beginning to crack down on resellers and a couple companies are bringing supercar power to their EV lineup. Nissan battles a surplus of 2023 Rogue models, turning to dealer incentives to clear inventory as new 202…
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The world is seemingly upside down again as Ben Hadley joins the pod to chat about a digital asset auction gone wild, automated driving under scrutiny, and insurance companies getting more data than consumers may have bargained for. It’s all fun and games until your favorite car gets in an accident…with technology at the wheel. Recently the IIHS ha…
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Just another EV Monday! The weekend was a bit light for automotive news, but GM is bringing back the Blazer EV, Rivian handed out Steve Jobs style surprises, and Marques Brownlee threw shade on the Ocean. General Motors reignites the electric vehicle (EV) market by resuming Chevrolet Blazer EV sales at reduced prices, addressing past software glitc…
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Head Writer Chris Reeves is joined by Head of Community Jordan Cox and Producer Nathan Southwick on this Saturday to bring you the story of the Park Place Dealerships having their 3rd Annual Season of Giving where they give $100,000 to the community. 400 local non-profits were able to apply for the money and the dealership selected 18 final recipie…
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It’s the second of five Friday’s in March and we’re talking about the results of a new Dealership Trust Survey. We also get into some specifics on Gen Z’s preferences in the F&I process, as well as peeking at the new Rivian R3 surprise release. Show Notes with links: The KPA Dealership Trust Survey sheds light on a significant trust gap in the auto…
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It’s Thursday and we’re talking about Carvana’s strategic pivot from growth to efficiency. We’re also talking about Rivian’s leaked release details of today’s R2 drop Show Notes with links: As the market continues to tighten, Carvana CEO Ernie Garcia is leading the company in a strategic pivot from growth-focus to focusing on unit economics, emphas…
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Welcome to a beautiful Wednesday in Retail Auto as we talk about GM’s collab with the US Department of Energy on hydrogen powered vehicles. We also talk about Europe’s efforts to enhance vehicle safety by bringing back buttons, as well as a new annual subscription from retail giant Target. Show Notes with links: GM has been awarded $26 million in f…
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Welcome to Tuesday as we talk about franchise dealership count going down while throughput goes up on the other side of the seesaw. We also talk about Dealer complaints about the use of AI in credit leading to misquotes on payments, as well as a follow up on the dealer-purchased Cybertruck from last week. In 2023, the U.S. saw a slight decrease in …
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Happy first week of the month (and happy birthday to our very own Paul Daly). Today, we’re covering Toyota’s concern over consumer demand, the fastest EV charger ever and robotaxis rolling on. Show Notes with links: Toyota continues to project a measured future for BEVs, with North America CEO Ted Ogawa estimating they'll constitute just 30% of U.S…
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Writers Chris Reeves and Kristi Canada join the show today to tell about a Regina, Saskatchewan dealership that turned its showroom into a catwalk. Regina Mercedes hosted a night of Champagne, Leather and Lace where proceeds benefited the local YWCA. If you have a story of a dealer making a difference in their community, let us know by sending an e…
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It’s the first day of March and we’re talking about Dealer concern over the growing Amazon-Hyundai partnership. We’re also discussing new entrant EV makers Fisker and Polestar’s current state, as well as getting to the bottom of who paid 244k for a used Cybertruck. U.S. auto dealers are torn over Hyundai's partnership with Amazon, fearing a shift t…
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We’re going to make the most of this bonus leap-year day as we talk about something that impacts the car shopping process most. We also cover the undisputed most efficient vehicle, as well as the potentially undisputed fastest EV. You may very well be surprised to hear that the most efficient vehicle you can drive still has an ICE engine in it. New…
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Big shifts are everywhere on this day before the leap year day as Apple cuts the bait on the AppleCar, BYD has announced they will not be pursuing the US market, and Jag-Land Rover are ditching their agency model plans. CarPlay may be the best iPhone users can hope for in their car as Apple is officially shutting down its EV program Project Titan, …
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It's Tuesday and we’re talking about customer loyalty coming back according to a new market study. We’re also covering a Toyota engine that actually captures carbon, as well as the resilience of Small Business Owner Optimism. Owner loyalty is making a comeback as General Motors and Tesla lead the pack in S&P Global Mobility’s 28th Annual Automotive…
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It’s a fine Monday on this final week of February as we talk about the efforts to stave off a massive wave of potentially industry-killing EVs. We also get back to the new car markup debate on a new Lexus, as well as a sweet move to ease connectivity frustrations. Show Notes with links: In a unified stance against major disruption, a bipartisan gro…
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Kyle Mountsier is home from vacation, after spending a week at Disney with his family. And of course, he has some takeaways. He saw employees stay cool and collected. They smiled. They were prepared and ready for their guests, even when there were a lot of them. You might say they loved people more than rides. Go out and love some people more than …
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It’s Friiiiday and we have guest host Daniel Govaer to talk about the optimism of VinFast despite Q4 losses, 40k on the hood of one Toyota, and the potential to have a Dealer - Governor in West Virginia. Show Notes with links: New EV OEM VinFast's is confident in its path to profitability despite a widening Q4 loss, the Vietnamese EV maker eyes an …
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