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Dealer Wise goes the extra mile(s) for buyers

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 29, 2015
Let's say you're shopping at one of the Randy Wise Automotive stores in this area, and you decide to check out a vehicle from a different brand at another dealership owned by the group. Well, just sit tight.

Dealers

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 29, 2015
Dealers featured this week include Chuck Anderson, dealer principal at University Mazda in Seattle; Don Gasgarth, dealer principal of Don Gasgarth's Charlotte County Ford in Port Charlotte, Fla.

Cox goes bold with giant Dealertrack deal

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 22, 2015
Cox Automotive's purchase of Dealertrack creates a software and marketing juggernaut with products and services that, in one way or another, touch...

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Museum, diner celebrate Ford heritage and family-owned store

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 22, 2015
Sanderson Ford in Glendale, Ariz., has a 1950s-style stainless steel diner and a 15,000-square-foot museum of classic cars and memorabilia.

Dealers

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 22, 2015
Dealers featured this week include Mike Jensen and Joe Cecconi with Dodge at Joe Cecconi's Chrysler Complex (Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram) in Niagara...

Chevrolet's thrill ride in Vegas

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 20, 2015
Nearly 3,000 Chevrolet dealers and dealership employees spent two days in the desert for the annual business meeting.

Tom Benson, New Orleans dealer and Saints owner, ruled competent by judge in battle with heirs

6:00 pm U.S. ET | June 18, 2015
Tom Benson, a New Orleans and San Antonio dealer and the owner of the NFL's Saints franchise, was found competent to manage his own affairs by a...

Buy-sells are strong, but what's ahead?

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 15, 2015
A new report predicts a cooling off of the buy-sell market this year after years of robust growth.

Dealer's wine shop spawns bar/service lane

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 15, 2015
Building on the success of its in-house Cadillac Wines shop, Frank Kent Cadillac opened a downtown wine bar that also serves as a satellite service...

Dealer awards

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 15, 2015
Dealers featured this week include the Kilby family of Ford at Yadkin Valley Motor Co. (Ford-Lincoln) in North Wilkesboro, N.C.

Q&A WITH MARY PACIFICO-VALLEY, OWNER, RICKENBAUGH AUTOMOTIVE GROUP

Service background shaped Colo. dealer's approach

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 15, 2015
Coming up through the service department, rather than sales, shaped the views of Denver-area dealer Mary Pacifico-Valley.

Serra Nissan faces civil suit in U.S. court in Ala.

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 12, 2015
Serra Nissan in Birmingham, Ala., is facing more legal problems, this time in civil court.

Nissan store manager, controller in Ala. charged with fraud to win incentive bonuses

3:50 pm U.S. ET | June 9, 2015
The former general manager and controller of an Alabama Nissan dealership are charged with falsely reporting vehicle sales and receiving factory...

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Dealership M&A market cools following Soros buzz

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 8, 2015
When representatives of Wall Street financier George Soros told dealers this January at the National Automobile Dealers Association convention that...

Dealer awards

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 8, 2015
Dealers featured this week include Art Mele, dealer principal of Yuba City Honda in Yuba City, Calif.

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Colo. store embraces pets, pedals

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 8, 2015
Fisher Auto Group embraces the Boulder, Colo.

Equity-mining tools are gold mine for Honda store

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 8, 2015
When equity-mining software brings a sale and trade, the finance and insurance department is a big beneficiary.

Fraud leads to loss of pricey Porsche

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 8, 2015
When a scam artist wrote a bad check, a dealership lost a $102,000 Porsche.

GM helps dealers find trade-in prospects

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 1, 2015
General Motors is paying about half the cost for its dealers to try equity-mining software for a year.

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Getting schooled in the car dealership business

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 1, 2015
Zeigler Auto Group's effort to grow its dealership group and cultivate employees has evolved into an in-house training program, spawned a crop of...

Dealer awards

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 1, 2015
This week's dealer award goes to Mid-City Honda in Eureka, Calif. and Watseka Ford-Lincoln in Watseka, Ill.

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