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NADA to hold convention in Las Vegas every other year

8:33 pm U.S. ET | July 24
The National Automobile Dealers Association it will hold its annual convention in Las Vegas every other year through 2022, the association said Friday. ...

TrueCar calls second quarter a 'wake-up call'; shares plunge

UPDATED: 7/28/15 5:17 pm ET -- corrected
TrueCar's CEO warned the online car-shopping company will miss its previous guidance on second-quarter earnings, calling the shortfall a “wake-up call to focus on t ...

Group 1 makes terrific lemonade

1:03 pm U.S. ET | July 23
Don't feel sorry for Group 1 Automotive. They're doing just fine, thank you. More than fine, in fact. ...

Lessons for Americans from Hamp's case

12:00 pm U.S. ET | July 10
A foreign national caught violating laws that are often flouted back home is not new. ...

Startups just keep coming in the used-car market

7:14 am U.S. ET | July 9
In case you missed it, this week brought more reminders that the used-car market is in flux. ...

Dealers feel the need for speed in F&I

11:00 am U.S. ET | July 1
Where do you see the greatest opportunity for improvement in your dealership's F&I operations? Asked that question, Mary Byrne, a one-time retired dealer who now is the g ...

What Tuttle-Click stores look for in lenders

11:00 am U.S. ET | July 1
Bill Paschen, finance director at Tuttle-Click Automotive Group, says the ideal lender offers aggressive programs to help sell light vehicles, help dealers make money on ...

Mixed reviews are in after assuming lease for Volt

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 8
After running into title snags and other glitches in assuming an existing lease on a Chevrolet Volt, Automotive News' James B. Treece sees opportunity for dealerships in ...

How credit unions, as a group, will become the largest auto lender

11:45 am U.S. ET | June 3
Credit unions as a group, largely working through Credit Union Direct’s CUDL platform, are poised to become the largest single lender to auto buyers -- eventually. ...
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