Current Issue  |  VideoMENU menu


Automotive News Show Daily -- NADA   Click here for the 08/07/2014 issue
Automotive News Show Daily -- NADA   Click here for the 08/06/2014 issue
Automotive News Show Daily -- NADA   Click here for the 08/05/2014 issue

Dealership employees, payrolls top prerecession levels

U.S. dealerships added to their employee count for the fifth year in a row last year, causing the average store's payroll to rise sharply above its pre-recession levels. The average wage of $55,000 per employee ranks as one of the highest of any retail trade.  » READ

Dealership net margins hold steady despite higher costs


Dealers place bets on presidential election


Report: Prices of used cars to tumble as supply rises


What dealers can do in good times to prepare for the bad


NADA's economist: No 17 million. Here's why


Subaru: Invest in stores, take care of customers


Lincoln is looking for elusive sales repeat


Buick-GMC planting seeds for market-share growth


Ford goes after share, profits with an F series


Hyundai has 'concrete' growth plan


Chevy looks to end market share slide


Infiniti puts focus on marketing, profitability


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


Mitsubishi promises U.S. marketing support


BMW will keep improving buyer satisfaction


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


Acura: Redesigns and leasing to lift volume


M-B pushes dealers to lift customer experience


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


Volvo dealers will get product details in March


Mazda's message: Service is profit key


Mini optimistic for a sales rebound in 2015


Kia restructures as No. 2 sales exec departs


Honda: New trucks will boost sales


Nissan wants to grow brand, customer satisfaction


'Off script,' Caddy boss clears the air


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


FCA US: Retail sales to rise 10%


Audi bullish about another record year


Soros is ready to move on auto dealerships


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


Mitsubishi, Renault-Nissan midsize sedan project stalls


GM eager to squeeze more out of BDCs


Hyundai plans incentives, run-out packages for Elantra


Toyota sees sales boost from trucks, Tacoma


George Soros' Wall Street fund shops for dealership groups


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


Mercedes to send U.S. dealers greater share of global output


Volvo dealers embrace U.S. management shift


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


VW dealers welcome profit-focused message


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


GM and Ally compete to grow F&I


BMW modernizes operations as sales rise


NADA offers a dealers' guide to federal advertising rules


Cadillac chief strives to reassure anxious dealers


Chevy banks on new models to end stretch of U.S. share loss


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


Mini dealers to keep popular customer satisfaction program; sales expected to return to '13 levels