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Cliff Banks has a history of innovation and entrepreneurship in the analysis sector of the automotive industry. An automotive professional for over 30 years and a journalist for over 20, Cliff founded The Banks Report in 2013 to fill what he knew was an unmet need for a publication covering the automotive business from an investment perspective. In 2016, he held the first edition of AUTOVATE, which has now become an annual conference for investors and entrepreneurs in automotive retail technology.

What We Discuss In This Episode:

  • Inside Scoop on UAW Negotiations: Uncover the implications of the recent UAW agreements with Stellantis, Ford, and GM. How will it affect dealers, consumers, and the industry at large?
  • Autovate 2023 Preview: Get an exclusive look into Autovate 2023, the premier event at the intersection of investment and automotive retail. Discover why dealers, investors, and industry leaders converge at this intimate gathering.
  • Decoding the Amazon-Hyundai Partnership: Analyze the game-changing collaboration between Amazon and Hyundai. Is it a threat to dealers, or simply a strategic move in Amazon’s automotive evolution?
  • EVs and the Future of Auto: Peer into the crystal ball with Cliff as we explore the looming electric vehicle revolution. What challenges and opportunities await dealers, manufacturers, and investors?

This episode is a must-listen for anyone passionate about the automotive industry, whether you’re a seasoned dealer, investor, or just a curious enthusiast.

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