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Lincoln is looking for elusive sales repeat

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2015
Lincoln executives told dealers that the brand is in position to achieve something it hasn't done since the 1990s: Increase sales for two consecutive years.... Read More »

Buick-GMC planting seeds for market-share growth

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2015
A boost in production of the hot-selling Encore crossover should help Buick achieve a second straight year of market share gains, dealers were told at the Buick-GMC make meeting in San Francisco.... Read More »
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Ford goes after share, profits with an F series

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2015
Ford division's market share slipped a full point in 2014, but its dealers generated record earnings for a third consecutive year, executives said.... Read More »

Hyundai has 'concrete' growth plan

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2015
Hyundai Motor America CEO Dave Zuchowski gave dealers at the make meeting last week more details of his plan to get Hyundai back on the growth track...... Read More »

Chevy looks to end market share slide

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2015
Chevrolet executives believe that the Trax small crossover and other lineup additions, along with a friendly environment for its revitalized truck...... Read More »

Infiniti puts focus on marketing, profitability

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2015
As Infiniti dealers hunker down for a year without new products, the factory is vowing to throw more support into helping them cope.... Read More »

VW execs confirm U.S. sales goal but soften on deadline

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2015
After two years of declining U.S.... Read More »

Mitsubishi promises U.S. marketing support

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2015
Mitsubishi pledges full marketing support for the stream of new models scheduled to begin coming to showrooms this summer.... Read More »

BMW will keep improving buyer satisfaction

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2015
BMW's top North American executive is asking the brand's dealers to continue improving their customers' dealership experience in 2015.... Read More »

Subaru execs want to increase U.S. throughput, not dealer total

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2015
Subaru of America won't add dealers because it wants throughput per dealer to grow to 1,000 units annually.... Read More »

Acura: Redesigns and leasing to lift volume

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2015
Acura dealers should prepare for an uptick in U.S. sales and service orders this year, executives told dealers at the NADA convention.... Read More »

M-B pushes dealers to lift customer experience

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2015
Mercedes-Benz USA CEO Steve Cannon says the brand plans to prod dealers to improve sales processes even though Mercedes scored the top luxury-brand...... Read More »

U.S. Porsche execs eager to get more Macans to dealers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2015
Porsche is working to get more Macan midsize crossovers to U.S. dealers in 2015.... Read More »

Volvo dealers will get product details in March

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2015
Volvo will detail the seven new products it will launch through 2017 at a March dealer meeting in Vail, Colo.... Read More »

Mazda's message: Service is profit key

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2015
Mazda executives conveyed a simple message to the Japanese brand's dealers last week at the NADA convention: We need to work on fundamentals.... Read More »

Mini optimistic for a sales rebound in 2015

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2015
Executives of Mini of the Americas told its U.S.... Read More »

Kia restructures as No. 2 sales exec departs

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2015
Kia has restructured its U.S.... Read More »

Honda: New trucks will boost sales

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2015
Honda Division expects to beat last year's 1 percent U.S. sales increase as it breathes new life into its truck lineup in 2015.... Read More »

Nissan wants to grow brand, customer satisfaction

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2015
Nissan will push its dealers toward better customer satisfaction results this year, continuing their gains from 2013 and 2014.... Read More »

'Off script,' Caddy boss clears the air

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2015
Last month, Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen said he has never had a bad make meeting at an NADA convention.... Read More »

Toyota: 3 brands' 2015 U.S. sales to top 2.4 million

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2015
Toyota Motor Sales expects to top 2.4 million in U.S.... Read More »

FCA US: Retail sales to rise 10%

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2015
FCA US is targeting 10 percent growth in its U.S. retail sales for 2015 as new vehicles arrive in segments in which the automaker has no offerings.... Read More »

Audi bullish about another record year

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2015
Despite few major vehicle launches coming up, Audi of America CEO Scott Keogh says the brand will post record U.S.... Read More »

Porsche works to deliver more Macans to U.S. dealerships

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 26, 2015
Porsche is working to increase supplies of the new Macan midsize crossover to US dealers in 2015.... Read More »

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Mitsubishi, Renault-Nissan midsize sedan project stalls

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 25, 2015
A plan for the Renault-Nissan Alliance to supply Mitsubishi dealers with a midsize sedan has stalled, according to a senior U.S. Mitsubishi executive.... Read More »

Hyundai plans incentives, run-out packages for Elantra

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 25, 2015
Hyundai is less than a year away from redesigning the Elantra compact car, its most popular US model.... Read More »

Toyota sees sales boost from trucks, Tacoma

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 25, 2015
Toyota Motor Sales plans to top 2.4 million in US sales this year across its Toyota, Lexus and Scion divisions, up from 2.37 million units last year.... Read More »

At Kia, the No. 2 sales exec for U.S. is out

3:45 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 24, 2015
A year after the last major shakeup at Kia Motors America, the Korean automaker's No. 2 U.S. sales executive parted ways with the company last week.... Read More »

Volvo dealers embrace U.S. management shift

5:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 24, 2015
Dealers applaud the recent management change at Volvo Cars of North America and said having a senior executive from the home office in Sweden at the...... Read More »

Buick, GMC, riding truck wave, aim for more share gain

8:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 24, 2015
Buick and GMC are out to gain U.S. market share again this year by riding momentum in truck and crossover sales.... Read More »

VW dealers welcome profit-focused message

2:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 24, 2015
Volkswagen of America executives told dealers to expect a small uptick in U.S.... Read More »

Honda bets on redesigned trucks to boost U.S. sales

3:30 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 24, 2015
Honda expects to beat last year's 1 percent U.S. sales increase as it breathes new life into its truck lineup in 2015.... Read More »

BMW modernizes operations as sales rise

4:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 24, 2015
BMW is investing behind the scenes in North America to support its rising U.S. sales volume.... Read More »

Cadillac chief strives to reassure anxious dealers

3:15 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 24, 2015
Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen sought to reassure dealers at the brand's make meeting that he isn't out to eliminate stores, though he offered...... Read More »

Lincoln, counting on Black Label for conquests, to expand program to more states

4:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 24, 2015
Lincoln’s new Black Label program, which offers customized themes and an elite level of customer service, is helping the brand make conquest...... Read More »