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As dealership sales climb, margins slide

On the surface, second-quarter results from five publicly traded dealership groups last week were solid. But behind the gains lurked a disturbing trend: At all five, profit margins on new-vehicle sales fell.  » READ
 

Dodge cancels unfilled '15 Hellcat orders, doubles '16 output

 

Mitsubishi throws in towel on fading era

 

At last, Honda and Toyota prepare for turbo charge

 

Hack attack vs. FCA shows flaws with rush to connectivity

 

Honda flexes research muscle with new Silicon Valley center

 

Cars add bling, value versions to fight crossovers

 

Chasing profits, JCI jumps out of seats

 

Wiping out U.S.-EU rules disparities would yield big savings

 

Audi performance unit kills manual gearbox, naturally aspirated V-8

 

Fiat working on Abarth variant of 124

 

Here come the Kia crossovers

 

Infiniti uncovers its A3 fighter

 

GM profit weathers China slowdown

 

The Big 3

 

TrueCar works on relationships

 

Tomes' 10-foot rope a measure of success

 

Automakers try integrated tablets to retain backseat business

 

Making a car's sensors work like our senses

 

Car haulers fight driver shortage

 

Volvo, industry flex their CPO sales muscles

 

Pickups, crossovers and powertrain dominate Japan 3 plans

 

Long-starved Scion gets a serving of new cars, crossovers

 

Toyota begins shift to global platform

 

A supercar, then a mini crossover for Acura

 

Honda in line for plug-in, a turbo injection

 

Lexus arms for luxury battle with updated CT, new crossover

 

Nissan aims for volume sweet spots with rollouts

 

Infiniti's bold overhaul begins next spring

 

Mercedes revamps supply chain to trim costs

 

Dealers

 

Retailers, suppliers pace 2nd-quarter shareholder returns

 

N.A. output rises 4.6% in June

 

1,100-hp supercar's problem? 'Too powerful'

 

Driverless driving induces a range of anxiety on road

 

Energy prices, flood waters are no match for Group 1

 

Pickups are picking up premium price tags

 

Why Hall-of-Famer Penske did not succeed Iacocca