The Dealer Speaks
 
Q&A WITH TONY VIVIANO, OWNER, SERLING HEIGHTS (MICH.) DODGE-CHRYSLER-JEEP-RAM

Keys to success: Family, decency and hard work

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 14, 2015
At age 83, Tony Viviano still comes every work day to Sterling Heights [Mich.] Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram, the dealership he owns. In this Q&A, he talks about his history and the secrets of his success.
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. She also was mentored by the late Kent Rickenbaugh, and today seeks to mentor others.
Q&A, JOHN NGUYEN

An orphaned immigrant driven to win

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 16, 2015
It was fitting that this self-made man created his own name.

Q&A, DON JENKINS

Tenn. group's key: Treat customers well

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 16, 2015
Dealer principal Don Jenkins, 65, spoke with Automotive News TV Managing Editor Leslie J.

Q&A WITH GREG MILLER | CEO, LARRY H. MILLER GROUP OF COS.

Miller learned from his dad and learned how to delegate

2:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 24, 2015
Greg Miller, 48, learned a lot about the car business from his father, Larry H. Miller. But he is a very different leader from his dad.

Q&A WITH DAN FIELDS | PRESIDENT, FIELDS AUTO GROUP

Dealership group invests for 'nice, exciting, fun' stores

2:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 24, 2015
Merit Earl Fields was sales manager at Cadillac before becoming a Cadillac dealer on Chicago's North Shore in 1971.

JOHN DARVISH, CEO, DARCARS AUTOMOTIVE GROUP

DARCARS' new leadership regroups to grow in U.S., beyond

2:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 23, 2015
DARCARS has bought limited rooftops over the past 10 years, but Darvish intends to double the company's size -- whether through acquisitions or...

BILL COLE, DEALER, COLE AUTOMOTIVE GROUP

A voice for dealers, business in West Virginia Senate

2:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 23, 2015
Dealer Bill Cole, 58, is poised to become president of the West Virginia Senate next year, and the state's lieutenant governor.

Q&A WITH GEORGE NAHAS | GEORGE NAHAS CHEVROLET

Bouncing back in 'a different world' of car sales

12:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 22, 2015
Florida dealer George Nahas, the 2002 Time Quality Dealer Award winner, lost two General Motors franchises: Oldsmobile in 2004 and Saturn five years...

Q&A WITH GREG JACKSON | CEO, PRESTIGE AUTOMOTIVE GROUP

Minority dealers still don't reflect minority purchases

12:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 22, 2015
Today, Prestige CEO Greg Jackson owns four dealerships in southeastern Michigan that sold 10,177 new Cadillac, Ford, Toyota and Mercedes-Benz...

JOHN DARVISH, CEO, DARCARS AUTOMOTIVE GROUP

DARCARS' new leadership regroups to grow in U.S., beyond

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 1, 2014
DARCARS has bought limited rooftops over the past 10 years, but Darvish intends to double the company's size -- whether through acquisitions or...

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