Dealer Groups And Dealerships

Incentives, excess new-car inventory, put a drag on used vehicle values

An increase in new-car incentives and “channel stuffing” -- excess new-vehicle inventory on dealers' lots -- caused used-vehicle prices to tumble 1 percent in November, according to one closely watched used-vehicle price index released today.

Buy-sell market: Deep pockets fuel bulk deals

Look for deep-pocketed buyers to snatch up more dealership groups over the next 12 months, and for foreign investors and outsiders to scope out the U.

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