Dealer News Today Launches Podcast to Provide Critical Information During COVID-19 Pandemic
At the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, automotive news, and dealer insight publication, Dealer News Today, launched an exclusive podcast news channel to bring critical information to auto dealerships around the globe.
Dealer News Today (DNT) engaged media contributors Dave Cantin, former dealership principal and current CEO of the leading automotive M&A firm, Dave Cantin Group, and Legal Analyst and Fox News contributor, Andy Cherkasky, to host the now popular podcast series.
Dave and Andy have been hand curating guests and creating a new podcast episode every day since the crisis started. Bringing timely news and insights dealers need right now to survive the aftermath of the COVID-19 crisis, is the lofty mission Dealer News Today has taken on with this podcast initiative.
“This is the industry I grew up in, the industry that supports me and has kept my family fed. The automotive industry has always been there for me, I’m going to be there for it, for as long as it is needed.”, said host Dave Cantin.
In just under 30 days, the podcast series has exploded and been welcomed with open arms and ears by the automotive world. Listened to in over 1,000 cities and 25 countries. Syndicated on every major podcast channel such as Apple Podcasts/iTunes, Google Podcasts, iHeart Radio, Spotify, and others. The show has a near 90% subscriber rate and close to 100% listener penetration. According to current podcast statistics, the Dealer News Today podcast ranks in the top 40% of all podcasts globally and is among the most downloaded in the automotive industry.
Breaking news and exclusive interviews with automotive authorities, insiders, newsmakers and dealership owners on the front lines, such as Herb Chambers, Alex Vetter – CEO of Cars.com, NADA Chairman Rhett Ricart, Ernie Boch Jr., Mike Darrow – CEO TrueCar, NFL Champion turned dealership principal – Brad Benson, as well as dealer association presidents from around the nation, best-selling authors and more.
Dealer News Today has created a critical resource for the automotive industry at a time when it is needed most.