NADA fights to save floorplan interest deduction in Senate tax bill

NADA hopes to whip up grassroots support to block a provision in the U.S. Senate's tax bill that would limit the ability of dealers to write off interest expense on vehicle inventories.

Dealer anniversaries

Dealers featured this week include Jim and John Warfield of Frederick Motor Co., in Frederick, Md.; Dealer Principal Chris Hoeye and Wally Henkel, general manager, of Big Two Toyota of Chandler in Chandler, Ariz.; Dealer principal Robert Vardaman of Vardaman Buick in Hattiesburg, Miss.; Brad Fenton, CEO of Fenton Motor Group, for Fenton Nissan of McAlester in McAlester, Okla.; and David Fischer Jr., president of Suburban Infiniti of Novi in Novi, Mich.


AutoNation's Jackson: 'I feel like the Cheshire cat'

Where do vanishing new-vehicle profits, a slumping market and an uncertain retail future leave AutoNation? CEO Mike Jackson says he's been preparing for years and likes the company's odds.

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