Brian Benstock believes Honda's product lineup has what it takes to get the automaker through potentially bumpy times ahead.
The past year for Volkswagen dealers has seen at least some progress toward normalcy as the brand's sales recovered from the devastating impact of the automaker's diesel emissions scandal. Yet at the dealer level, VW struggles with profitability.
Quotes featuring Bill Himpler, executive vice president, American Financial Services Association, and Dan Ammann, president, General Motors, on the need to build redundant safety systems into autonomous vehicles
Mazda dealers in the U.S. are positioned to see sales growth and improved profits, dealer council chairman Jim Bagan said.
Buick-GMC dealers' profitability is not only the top priority for the brand's new national dealer council chairman. It's the top three.
BMW of North America and its dealers are working this year to come up with compromises on several contested policies as the parties continue to work on rebuilding their relationship.
With Toyota aggressively realigning production to reflect the consumer shift toward light trucks, Toyota National Dealers' Advisory Council Chairman Mike White sees a strong year for the brand.
Infiniti is poised for a sales gain from the redesigned QX50 crossover, even as it works to keep inventories in check.
Profitability has been the key issue for Audi dealers for years, but while pressure on new-vehicle sales margins remains, some of the stress of dealership profitability has eased thanks mainly to the work of an Audi National Dealer Council task force.
Northwood University in Midland, Mich., will present seven Dealer Education Awards at a breakfast Saturday at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel.
Jaguar Land Rover and BlackBerry will work together to develop a new software architecture for the automaker's next-generation vehicles.
After a one-year delay, Ford Motor Co. has begun to offer a plug-in device that lets owners of older Fords use their smartphone to start, lock and unlock the vehicle, as well as other functions.
App-based service hopes to satisfy customers' needs for simple, cheap car-buying experiences that don't require commitment.
BMW will hold back the mass rollout of electric cars because its latest technology is not profitable enough for volume production, CEO Harald Krueger told analysts.
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Fresh off record Land Rover sales in 2017 and another solid year of growth for Jaguar, 2018 brings more new products, including low-production, high-performance vehicles.
Andrew DiFeo says Hyundai Motor America's problems stem from one thing: overproduction of the wrong kinds of vehicles. DiFeo says Hyundai's lineup is starting to match consumer demand, and 2018 will be a critical year.
After tiptoeing on the sidelines of the U.S. car market, Chinese automaker GAC says it's finally ready to take the plunge, and it's looking for some retail partners at the NADA Show who are comfortable with the deep end of the pool.
BMW appointed Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, which has handled advertising for Chevrolet, Saturn and most recently Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, as its lead creative ad agency in the U.S.
Nissan dealer Tim Hill says the franchise is now focusing on dealer profitability -- a positive change as industry sales begin to slow.
Ally Financial will be the preferred finance company for vehicle transactions through Drive Motors, the companies said Thursday.
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Dealers should dip their toes in the water of subscription services, aiming to learn from 50 customers rather than chasing 400, said a subscription-service founder.
The family of late "Star Trek" actor Anton Yelchin settled a wrongful death lawsuit with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles over the rollaway crash of a Jeep Grand Cherokee that killed the up-and-coming actor almost two years ago.
Ford and India's Mahindra & Mahindra said they have signed an agreement to develop midsize and compact SUVs and an electric vehicle.
AutoCanada, Canada's only publicly traded auto retailer, is buying most of the Grossinger Auto Group in Chicago, giving it a foothold in the United States -- with plans for more growth.
Porsche dealers are generally happy and looking forward to another good year. But volume for 2018 will be largely backloaded to the second half of the year, said Todd Blue, member of the Porsche Dealer Board of Regents.
Just because President Trump's proposed tariffs aren't targeting cars and parts arriving from China doesn't mean the threat is over. Automakers continue to lobby Trump to minimize the tariff.
J.D. Power will be hunting for businesses to buy this year to expand its operations, says newly named CEO Dave Habiger.
Ford in recent weeks has been proactive in addressing product-related concerns among some dealer groups, and should continue that offensive with the wider assembly gathered this week in Las Vegas.
Dealers are pushing back against automakers' facilities mandates as well as the hype over autonomous vehicles and electric vehicles.
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As the automotive retail industry enters an era of unparalleled change, young leaders are faced with both opportunities and risks. But with the right pillars in place, they will help direct the industry's evolution, said dealer Don Flow.
CDK's new app store-like open development platform Fortellis aims to enable innovation and commercialization of software solutions.
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Dana will supply front and rear axles for next-generation Jaguar and Land Rover models under a contract worth more than $400 million.
Dealer Wes Lutz, the incoming NADA chairman, is unfazed by the prospect of a massive shift to electric vehicles.
As they meet with Honda's new U.S. executive team this weekend, dealers will likely seek help from the factory to move the redesigned Honda Accord, the venerable and critically acclaimed midsize sedan that no one seems eager to buy these days.
Autoliv CEO Jan Carlson will become head of the supplier's electronics business, Veoneer. Mikael Bratt, the current chief of the company's passive safety unit, will replace Carlson.
With Mini's U.S. sales at less than half the 100,000 that was once the brand's long-term outlook, U.S. dealers are looking for answers on where the brand is going.
With fierce global competition to capture the lead in the large burgeoning market for driverless vehicles, Congress appears willing to deliver conditions favorable to US-based businesses.
Ready.Shop.Go will roll out publicly beginning this month and will be available nationwide by year end.
The daughter of the woman killed by an Uber self-driving vehicle has retained a personal injury lawyer, underlying the high stakes of the first known fatality caused by an autonomous vehicle.
Ally Financial's Clearlane will pilot Clearmatch, a digital service that will approve customers for vehicle financing, connect them with participating dealerships and let them shop those dealerships' inventory in the platform.
Even a modest rise in interest rates, plus tighter lending standards, could impact consumers' vehicle choices, sales and production volumes, dealers' inventory acceptance and lenders' loss risk, experts say.
The family of late "Star Trek" actor Anton Yelchin has settled a wrongful death lawsuit with FCA over the rollaway crash of a Jeep Grand Cherokee that killed the actor almost two years ago.
JD Power forecasts sales of 13.8 million new vehicles this year, down roughly 200,000 from a year ago. Average vehicle prices are averaging $32,200 so far this year.
As they brace for uncertain times ahead, car dealers may be better off making sure they're able to adapt to change than trying than to guess what the future will be.
Amid the cornucopia of exhibitors at the 2018 NADA Show, here is a cross section of don't-miss booths.