Services will make the next winner

Jason Stein’s column (“Everybody’s going in the same direction — nowhere fast,” Jan. 15) is spot on if you live in the real world.

Up-close view of GM’s strengths

My long-term employment with Tier 1 suppliers gave me a strong inside relationship with the automotive manufacturers. As a result, I was very convinced that General Motors has the best engineering, reliability, durability, dependability and quality assurance standards.


Detroit prepares for largest new auto plant in 2 decades

The mayor of Detroit and the billionaire owner of auto supplier Flex-N-Gate on Monday offered a sneak preview of what will be the largest new auto factory built in the city since the 1990s.

China's GAC has a big to-do list for U.S.

At the upcoming NADA convention in Las Vegas, you can expect to find the Trumpchi GS8 nestled in a corner of the North convention hall, just past the booth for Two Hats Ranch. Don't be fooled by its modest surroundings.

Easing online journeys pays off for stores

A digital marketing tool used by two VW dealerships allows repeat visitors to their websites pick up where they left off during their last visit, and it's boosting lead generation.

2017 by the numbers

A roundup of miles, dollars and other numbers that occured to us as 2017 was winding down.

CarMax Q3 earnings rise 8.9%

CarMax said its net earnings rose 8.9 percent to $148 million in its third fiscal quarter from the year-earlier period, led by an 8.2 percent rise in used-vehicle sales.

Wildfires rattle Calif. dealership community

As the California wildfires push westward, curtains of ash and smoke continue to stifle dealership communities as they grapple with damage, customer slowdown and personal property loss.

UPDATED: 12/5/17 10:58 am ET - adds excise tax detail
Auto sector escapes big hits in Senate tax bill

The auto industry fared better, on balance, in the tax bill that narrowly passed the Senate on Saturday than in the earlier House version. Now the industry will try to hold onto those gains.

Vehicle subscription services expand

Do you plan to buy, lease or subscribe? That could be a common question from lenders and dealerships as vehicle subscription services grow as an alternative to car ownership in coming years.

GM offering 'flex cash' incentives

GM is offering a new incentive program for its Chevrolet dealers that some argue resembles controversial stair-step incentive plans and gives unfair advantages to larger retailers.

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