automotive

How to get Recruitment Right

We talk to Dean Courtenay about Human Resources, recruitment and human capital. Dean runs Quadrant People Resources where he specialises in recruiting, search and HR support. Dean discusses Quadrant People Resources and the various services they offer. Dean gives us his view on recruitment during lockdown and where he sees it going in the future….

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Creating An Intelligent Workshop with Rugged Hardware, AI and Automation by Getac

We discuss the future of the automotive aftersales workshop with Russell Younghusband from Getac and the latest in rugged hardware and software and how artificial intelligence and automation is making the automotive workshop more intelligent. From ruggedized hardware that will let you down less in the field and can be taken around and under vehicles…

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Can Diesel be Green?

We talk to Howard Gerwin from RKLAB AG to get a greater understanding of diesel engines and how they work and diesel technology development to improve CO2 and NOx emissions. Howard explains diesel gate and what happened and the challenges Volkswagen faced. He goes into depth about catalytic converters, EGR, SCR and AdBlue and explains…

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Are Electric Vehicles the Silver Bullet?

Join us as we discuss the challenges with electric vehicles and the manufacture and disposal of electric vehicle batteries. We investigate the scarcity of rare earth metals and impact the mining of these metals will have on the environment and how this will impact electric vehicles and impact on the environment as a whole. We…

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Fleet Accident and Claims Best Practice with Drew Schnehage

In Talking Automotive With Mark and John Ep 45. Mark Palavestra and John Sinclair talk to Drew Schnehage CEO from Innovation Group. Drew talks about accident and claims management services. Drew explains why it is so important to understand the data and how using the services of a company such as the Innovation Group can…

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How to Maximize ROI through Effective Loyalty with David Hawkins

In Talking Automotive With Mark and John Podcast Ep 43. Mark Palavestra and John Sinclair talk to David Hawkins CRO from Loyalty Logistix. David speaks to us about retention, loyalty and the value of getting an in-depth understanding of the data in your database and how this can be turned into real value for the…

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Profit Improver: How to Grow Your Business with Kevin Abood

In Talking Automotive With Mark and John Podcast Ep 42. Mark Palavestra and John Sinclair talk to Kevin Abood CEO from Kevin Abood Automotive Consulting Services. Kevin goes into detail on how to improve profitability in a dealership and how to grow your business. Mark Palavestra and John Sinclair talk about making your marketing spend…

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How to make your marketing $$$ more effective

Mark Palavestra and John Sinclair talk about making your marketing spend more effective. If you liked what you heard, subscribe to the show to receive notifications of future shows. If you would like to get more information on any of the topics reach out to Mark Palavestra or John Sinclair on LinkedIn. Visit our website:…

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How to Maximise Residual Values with Santo Amoddio

In Talking Automotive With Mark and John Ep 39,  we talk to Santo Amoddio, Managing Director at Glass’s Information Services Australia.  Santo discusses future trends in automotive, what impacts vehicle residual values and how these can be influenced and the different services they provide.   If you liked what you heard, subscribe to the show…

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How to Maximize your Marketing Dollars Spend

Welcome to episode 39: How to maximize your marketing dollars spend with John Sinclair and Mark Palavestra.   John and Mark explore how to improve the effectiveness of your marketing dollars spend. By understanding your PMA and spending marketing money where you will have greatest impact. If you liked what you heard, subscribe to the…

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