Beltway Talk

Beltway Talk


Latest Episodes

Special Report: September Auto Sales Analysis
October 02, 2019

Charlie Chesbrough, Senior Economist and Senior Director of Industry Insights for Cox Automotive, is back with his reoccurring series of Beltway Talk podcasts analyzing the most recent monthly auto sales reports. In today’s episode,

The Dealership Buy-Sell Market
September 19, 2019

On Today's podcast we sit down with Erin Kerrigan, Managing Director of Kerrigan Advisors, the leading sell-side advisor and thought partner to auto dealers in the US. In the last five years, the firm has sold 79 dealerships,

Special Report: August Auto Sales Analysis
September 05, 2019

Charlie Chesbrough, Senior Economist and Senior Director of Industry Insights for Cox Automotive, is back on Beltway Talk to kick off a reoccurring series of podcasts analyzing the most recent monthly auto sales reports. In today's episode,

Dealer Sentiment & D.C.
August 05, 2019

Charles Chesbrough, Senior Economist and Senior Director of Industry Insights for Cox Automotive, has studied the American auto industry for more than 25 years. In his role as a quantitative analyst and researcher,

Get to Know Manny Manriquez, General Director of JAMA USA’s Washington, D.C., Office
June 12, 2019

On today's Beltway Talk Podcast, Manny Manriquez, General Director of the Japanese Automobile Manufacturers Association Washington, D.C., office, gets into the  fundamentals of what it means to run an association focused on Japanese nameplate brands in...

Q&A With Global Automakers’ Don Stewart
May 22, 2019

During a crucial week for autos and trade, we sat down with Don Stewart, Global Automakers' new Executive Vice President of Public Affairs, to talk tariffs, dealer engagement, and what exactly the Washington Nationals need to do to pull out of their sp...

A Conversation with Honda’s State Relations Manager, Ember Brillhart
April 18, 2019

Ember Brillhart, Honda North America's Manager of State Relations, joins the Beltway Talk podcast to discuss her work on state legislative issues, a typical day in the office, why she loves working for Honda, and what she enjoys doing in her free time.

Why Dealer Involvement REALLY Matters
March 22, 2019

In this episode of Beltway Talk, AIADA Chairman Howard Hakes explains why it's so important for dealers to make an effort to get involved in what's happening to their businesses on a federal level. - "A lot of the people are just, 'Oh, Howard,

Dealers Respond to 232 Tariff Threat
February 19, 2019

AIADA Vice President of Public Relations Libby Newman, standing in for regular Beltway Talk host Hannah Oliver, sits down for  a quick interview with AIADA President & CEO Cody Lusk to discuss tariffs, national security,

Death and Taxes
January 23, 2019

In this episode of Beltway Talk, Patrick Conner, a partner with Husch Blackwell in St. Louis, MO, breaks down what dealers need to understand about the Estate Tax, and how they can best plan for a future for their business and their families. -