Dealer Issues

Mini’s challenge: Growing while it shrinks

BMW's top executive for Mini, Peter Schwarzenbauer, says it will be tricky to launch a fifth nameplate that both attracts consumers and fits the brand's image.

How Jaguar spells U.S. future: F-Pace

Jaguar's new F-Pace compact crossover will be the key vehicle to boosting the brand's lackluster U.S. sales, Jaguar's top U.S. executive says. The F-Pace, which goes on sale next month, will capitalize on a hot segment and is expected to bring new, younger buyers to the brand.

Asbury Q1 net down 14%; will open used-car stores despite slow sales
UPDATED: 4/26/16 4:21 pm ET - adds stock close

Asbury Automotive's first-quarter net income dropped 14 percent to $31 million, pressured by softer new- and used-vehicle sales, even as revenue

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