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 much fun.See All Episodes
The walls are closing in on Franchised Retail Auto Dealers as the industry is moving at break-neck velocity toward a new way of doing business. The convergence of economic and social volatility, new entrants like Tesla and Carvana, and the new rules of retail are putting Auto Dealers in a crucible that will either destroy them or refine them. Auto Collabs brings you deep into real-talk conversations with the brightest operators and innovators in the Retail Auto Industry who believe the Dealer network is the single greatest way to serve the transportation needs of communities across the country. The only way Retail Auto Dealers and Industry Partners will survive is by committing to innovate together, so let’s get started. Welcome to Auto Collabs.See All Episodes
Forget the Zoom calls. We did it all live and in person. Join hosts Kyle Mountsier, Michael Cirillo, Paul J. Daly and Jordan Cox as we just hit the record button for some quick and very candid conversations with some of the most amazing guests at ASOTU CON 2023 in Baltimore. You'll hear from the best operators, amazing stories from inside and outside of auto, and gain new perspectives. All of it is live. All of it is unfiltered, and all of it is for you. These are the ASOTU CON Sessions by Effectv // ASOTU CON Sessions is produced by Automotive State of the Union (ASOTU). Learn more at https://www.asotu.comSee All Episodes
In this dynamic and impromptu podcast, the ASOTU street team brings you real-world, real-time interviews and intel while on location with Dealers and Industry Leaders across the U.S. Meet the Automotive movers and shakers you’ve seen on the screen and some you’ve never heard of before as we have candid conversations around some of the biggest challenges in automotive. When team ASOTU is on the ground, you’re right there with us.See All Episodes
The emergence of electrification and new technology has consumers leaning into the car business with a level of curiosity and enthusiasm we haven’t seen in decades. That’s why it is essential that top automotive executives, dealers, and industry partners collaborate like never before. It’s time to make the most innovative voices in retail automotive, louder.See All Episodes
The ASOTU Wheelhouse - Hosted By Daniel Govaer is an Around-The-Horn style discussion around the issues facing the automotive retail industry. Part fun, part sarcasm and a whole lot of expert opinions.See All Episodes
As we head into November, there is already a lot to be thankful for as we talk about Toyota voluntarily boosting production wages. We also talk about the potential introduction of sub 20k EV as well as WalMarts plan to ditch degree requirements and focus on actual skills for corporate positions.
Dive into the vast world of data with Steve White, Founder/CEO of Clarivoy, as he unravels the intricacies of handling 1 billion rows of data every month!
It’s a new day in a new month as we talk about the potentially light residual effects of the strike on the industry. We also cover a big win for Tesla in court as well as a homeschooling trend that seems to have staying power.
It’s a no-so-spooky Tuesday as we talk about the final tentative agreement for the Big 3 that ends all striking for now. We also talk about the big gap in American’s awareness of EV tax credits, as well as a company using giant drones to deliver heavy loads.
We have some catching up to do this Monday as we summarize UAW strike developments from the weekend. We also cover Toyota's Chairman comments on EV market's realities as well as Amazon's new "Consult-a-Friend" feature.
It’s Friday and we’re talking about the new pressure on GM and Stellantis to reach a deal with the UAW. We’re also covering the reality check and big step back from EV rollouts from both Ford and Hertz.
The strike is over! … sort of. On this Thursday, we'll talk about Ford’s tentative deal with the UAW as well as VinFast’s ambitious plans to recruit dealers nationwide. Plus, is Amazon about to give telehealth to your pets?
Wednesday and wheels up for us as we delve deep into Colorado's controversial proposal to charge owners of large, pedestrian-unfriendly vehicles. We also unpack the surge of affordable EV leases under $400 a month and the impact of the expanded UAW strike on GM and Stellantis.
Happy Tuesday to our automotive community as we unpack GM's financial turbulence amidst the UAW strikes. We also dive into the alarming rise in subprime car loan delinquencies as well as Chevron's big move in acquiring Hess Corp.
It’s a great week to be in the car biz as we discuss the latest movement in the UAW negotiations. We also take a look at the rising political rhetoric around EV’s, before we weigh in on whether or not the Cybertruck is actually ‘bulletproof’.
It’s Friday y'all and we’re wondering if the UAW is getting close to a tentative deal with GM. We’re also talking about Toyota’s big charging standard shift, as well as a new wearable tow truck from Crocs
It’s Thursday and we’re burning around the track this week as we talk about the leadership shake up at Ford. We also review Tesla’s earnings call from yesterday, as well as talk about some new data on the effectiveness of people of different ages on exec teams.
Welcome to Wednesday as we talk about Stellantis not-so-subtle exit from CES. We also cover NADA’s next Vice Chair, as well as the world's first EVTOL approved to carry passengers.
It’s Tuesday and we’re all in on the ups and downs of the day as we talk about Bill Ford’s entry to the UAW strike conversation. We also talk about Hawaii’s very effective campaign to curb catalytic converter theft, as well as the new Netflix experience centers that take a page out of Disney’s playbook
Welcome to another amazing week in Retail Automotive. Today we discuss the weekend happenings in the ongoing strikes in Detroit and Canada. We also talk about the big changes in EV demand, as well as WalMart’s approach to finding and investing in talent.
We are still in Miami for a few more moments as NAMAD wrapped up yesterday evening. We are carrying the energy from the event right into Friday as we recap the DVL awards and check in on what is up in Ford’s world.
It’s Thursday and Paul and Kyle are live on the ground in Miami Florida for the annual NAMAD Members Meeting. We grab new president Perry Watson IV for a quick chat, then also talk about the latest strike target, as well as the growing use of gigapresses in manufacturing as other OEM’s take a page out of Tesla’s playbook.
We’re coming in HOT on Tuesday as Automotive News releases an interactive heat map showing the UAW strike across the US. Lithia Motors shows progress and intends to not start a bidding war for possible Pendragon acquisition. In the ever expanding gray area of generative AI, Disney may have crossed a line by using AI generated images within a promo for their Disney+ series ‘Loki.’
As the fall temps start to settle in, we realize how much we’re going to miss that subtle tailpipe fog on a 50 degree morning if the EVs take over. We’re still catching you up on the UAW strike as well as a new update on the speed of funding EV tax credits from the Fed. We’re also not surprised that slow doesn’t equal bad in Chick-fil-a drive thrus.