Florida dealership protection law takes effect

Florida's governor signed a new dealership protection law, limiting how often automakers can mandate store renovations and how they can apply sales-effectiveness standards.

Keller, Mercer team up to advise startups

Well-known industry analysts Maryann Keller and Glenn Mercer are teaming up to advise startups and investors new to the auto industry.


Can Kuhnt get BMW back on track?

BMW dealers say they need fresh product, more trucks, competitive lease rates and a return to the "Ultimate Driving Machine" days. They're looking at Bernhard Kuhnt for help.

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Can Kuhnt get BMW back on track?

BMW dealers say they need fresh product, more trucks, competitive lease rates and a return to the "Ultimate Driving Machine" days. They're looking at Bernhard Kuhnt for help.

Why used-car pricing indexes vary

Manheim's used-vehicle price index suggests that used prices are rising. Why is this key indicator diverging from other important pricing indexes?

Dealer anniversaries

Dealers featured this week include James Taylor of Troy Ford in Troy, Ohio; and Norris Cook, president of Norris Ford in Dundalk, Md.

UPDATED: 6/22/17 9:02 pm ET -- corrected
FCA to dealers: Stock up on Grand Caravans

FCA told dealers this month to stock up on the Dodge Grand Caravan because production will go on a hiatus in mid-August and won't resume until December.

Dealer anniversaries

Dealers featured this week include Nick Smith, CEO of Bev Smith Toyota in Fort Pierce, Fla.; and Dealer principal Dan McQuillen of McQuillen Chevrolet-Buick-GMC in Girard, Pa.

JLR buy-sells get more complicated

Buy-sell deals between Jaguar and Land Rover dealers continue, but grow increasingly complex as the automaker pushes for consolidation and renovation.

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