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ADTV: The Car Business According to Bob Dylan

Posted on August 1, 2014   |   2636 views

What do the decades-old lyrics penned by a legendary singer-songwriter have to do with the current state of the automotive industry? Well, the times really are a-changin', and the Alpha Dawg is here to tell you how unscrupulous vendors, half-baked product launches and negative ad campaigns are conspiring to threaten your business. Watch the video, then click here to read Ziegler's 'On the Point' column.

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On-the-Point

Jim Ziegler
It's a Nerd Meltdown

By Jim Ziegler
The Alpha Dawg coaches sales managers through a CRM crash, shares advice for desking deals the old-fashioned way, and explains why AutoNation’s rumored pay plan revision and GM’s thrice-delayed Project Pinnacle are doomed to fail.

There’s a Vacancy in Mom’s Basement

By Jim Ziegler
The Alpha Dawg discovers the cure for Millennial Madness and goes deep on certified pre-owned leasing, the case against Sage Auto Group, and the end of the big publics’ shopping spree.

Objects in the Rearview Mirror

By Jim Ziegler

The Big Talent Drain

By Jim Ziegler

Opening Observations

Over the Curb