DiscoverCar Dealership Guy Podcast#83 From marketing star to CEO of 18 dealerships, Selling 20,000 cars a year, Where he's heavily investing, Fixing the Jeep Cherokee 4xe sales slump | Robert Ourisman Jr., CEO of Ourisman Automotive Group
#83 From marketing star to CEO of 18 dealerships, Selling 20,000 cars a year, Where he's heavily investing, Fixing the Jeep Cherokee 4xe sales slump | Robert Ourisman Jr., CEO of Ourisman Automotive Group

#83 From marketing star to CEO of 18 dealerships, Selling 20,000 cars a year, Where he's heavily investing, Fixing the Jeep Cherokee 4xe sales slump | Robert Ourisman Jr., CEO of Ourisman Automotive Group

Update: 2024-05-14
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Welcome to the Car Dealership Guy Podcast. In this episode, I'm speaking with Robert Ourisman Jr., CEO of Ourisman Automotive Group, where we discuss: Going from marketing star to CEO, selling 20,000 cars a year, fixing the Cherokee 4xe sales slump, where he's heavily investing, fighting with automakers on inventory allocation and much more.


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Topics:

(00:00:00 ) - Intro

(00:03:21 ) - The Ourisman family dynamic

(00:06:17 ) - What’s your scale today?

(00:07:46 ) - What’s your father’s current involvement in the business?

(00:12:16 ) - What do you think about your mix of brands and what are you bullish on?

(00:14:33 ) - Why are you focusing on growing your collision business?

(00:16:34 ) - Does EV adoption concern you for service?

(00:19:17 ) - What are you excited about?

(00:21:50 ) - How are you navigating employee retention at the less-exciting brands?

(00:26:54 ) - What operational challenges are you facing right now?

(00:28:24 ) - Leasing penetration

(00:31:07 ) - Accepting allocation

(00:33:44 ) - What is the profit trend for your dealerships?

(00:35:21 ) - What’s your marketing strategy?

(00:38:44 ) - Does anything keep you up at night? 

(00:41:33 ) - What’s your outlook for the industry?


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#83 From marketing star to CEO of 18 dealerships, Selling 20,000 cars a year, Where he's heavily investing, Fixing the Jeep Cherokee 4xe sales slump | Robert Ourisman Jr., CEO of Ourisman Automotive Group

#83 From marketing star to CEO of 18 dealerships, Selling 20,000 cars a year, Where he's heavily investing, Fixing the Jeep Cherokee 4xe sales slump | Robert Ourisman Jr., CEO of Ourisman Automotive Group

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