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VIDEO: No. 1 dealership: A no-arrogance zone

Lamborghini Broward in Davie, Fla., has created an atmosphere of inclusiveness for those who enter the store. All customers at the Warren Henry Auto Group dealership can touch the pricey cars without an elitist screening process.

VIDEO: 'Tremendous humanitarians' elevate N.Y. Toyota dealership

Covering other shifts, passing the hat and providing emotional support during tough times are common practices among employees at Advantage Toyota Valley Stream near New York City.

PHOTO GALLERY: The best way to celebrate being a best dealership

High-fives, trophies held high and spirited cheers were all part of the sixth annual Automotive News Best Dealerships To Work For gala held in Chicago last week.

Connecting with employees improves performance but only if done the right way

Most workplaces strive for employee engagement, but only a select group gets it right. Prioritizing engagement could improve employees' performance.

Making the grade on a very steep curve

Dealerships that apply for recognition as one of the 100 Best Dealerships To Work For are graded on a very steep curve.

Welcoming approach to employees and customers pays off for new store

Lamborghini Broward welcomes everyone and treats them well: customers and employees alike. That approach sent the new store to the top of the Best Dealerships list.

Capitol Chevrolet-Cadillac succession plan keeps employees No. 1

Scott Casebeer is going out on top. The owner of Capitol Chevrolet-Cadillac of Salem, No. 1 among large stores, is retiring.

What's the secret to success? At Volkswagen of Kearny Mesa, it starts with caring

Being engaged, accessible and caring starts at the top at Volkswagen of Kearny Mesa, the No. 1 medium-size dealership among this year's 100 Best Dealerships To Work For.

Some brands make list even with low market share

Certain brands punch significantly above their weight class on the list of the 100 Best Dealerships To Work For, and often do so year after year.

Employee groups can help, dealers and managers say

If you want to know what's right or wrong at your dealership, ask your employees, say dealers and managers who actively solicit feedback.

Dealership mines staffers' minds for ideas to make the store a better place to shop and work

Kemna Auto Center's employee board of directors brainstorms ideas to make the dealership a better place to shop and work.

Bosses see benefits to allowing anonymity

Successful dealerships say it pays to let employees voice concerns without giving their names and through multiple communication options.

Many honorees receive other awards

Many of Automotive News' Best Dealerships To Work For have also received local or national recognition from other groups or publications.

It's about time

These dealerships are flexible on hours. In one case, they ask employees when they want to work, and then design the schedule around that. Here's how it works.

Penske hiring process adds automation, phone screening

Penske Automotive Group has reduced its turnover rate across the company by 3 percentage points over the past year with big changes to its hiring process.

Kunes Country group tithes to local charities

The Best Dealerships To Work For all give back to their communities in some form. But the Kunes Country Auto Group stands out for its charity.

Getting down to business at the pool hall

For these three Rhode Island dealerships, there's no better place to hold a meeting and build a team than the local Bo's Bar and Billiards.

At dealerships, Fridays are for fun, food

On Friday, dealership employees recharge before a busy Saturday. Many of these dealerships know how to close the weekdays right, with fun, fiestas and food.

Best deal: Everybody wins

At the Best Dealerships To Work For, the cry "I got a great deal!" comes from the employees who know they have a sweet deal from their employers. It's a win-win.

Motorcars Honda named Cox Leader in Sustainability

Motorcars Honda was presented with Cox Automotive's Leader in Sustainability Award during Automotive News' 100 Best Dealerships To Work For event.

Lamborghini Broward named Best Dealership To Work For

Lamborghini Broward, in Davie, Fla., has been named the No. 1 store on the sixth annual Automotive News list of the 100 Best Dealerships To Work For. The honor was announced Oct. 12 at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago.

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