Employees in Volvo Car USA's redesigned office in Rockleigh, N.J., don't have permanent workspaces or landline phones. Executives say the open layout fosters communication and collaboration.
Brett David, CEO of Prestige Imports Lamborghini in North Miami Beach, Fla., primarily uses social media such as Instagram to promote the muscular, aggressive-looking exotic cars he sells.
Volvo Car USA has revamped its dealer margin, tying part of it to performance, says its U.S. chief.
Toyota remains committed to hydrogen cars, but a lack of infrastructure has slowed its plans, says Toyota North America CEO Jim Lentz.
Subaru of America CEO expects up to 80 more dealers to sign up a second phase of the Fix Operations Expansion or FOX service expansion program.
The first model in Jaguar's SVR performance line will be a F-Type coupe with 575 hp and a top speed of 200 mph.
BMW will badge hybrid versions of its mainstream nameplates as iPerformance to highlight the link to technology developed for its i subbrand.
Jaguar Land Rover is rolling out a new dealership facility standard that's designed to feature both brands in a dual store. The new corporate identity program called Arch is global and mandatory.
Subaru of America expects to boost sales of its redesigned Impreza as much as 33 percent thanks to fresh styling, handling improvements and better fuel economy.
Subaru's popularity is growing, and the only impediment to its growth is product availability, says Rocky DiChristofano, chairman of the Subaru National Dealer Advisory Board.
BMW will sell two versions of its new X7 crossover - the already announced seven-seater and a $100,000-plus four-seater with a distinct look, said Ian Robertson, BMW AG board member for sales.
Chip Gengras, chairman of the Volvo Retailer Advisory Board, says the brand's annual U.S. sales need to reach 100,000 vehicles to give dealers the impetus to make further investments in their stores.
BMW needs to better balance its crossover supply with passenger cars to meet demand and stop pushing cars, says Damon Shelly, chairman of the BMW National Dealer Forum.
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