Toyota rallies the troops, waves the flag

Toyota's CEO sought to give U.S. dealers an extra dose of motivation ahead of the critical launch of the redesigned, eighth-generation Camry.

Holman, Cox plan national rollout for Flexdrive

The dealer group and partner Cox are preparing for a future that could rely less and less on personal car ownership.

A $256 million court victory, but 'I still lost'

Ex-Nissan dealer Mike Kahn won big in his case against his lender, but says he's still out "the eight years I spent fighting for my reputation and my name."

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Dealer anniversaries

Dealers featured this week include Ray Ciccolo, dealer principal of Boston Volvo Village in Allston, Mass.; and John LaSorsa of LaSorsa Chevrolet-Buick in New York City.

Mini seeks higher used-car sales

Mini executives want the brand's U.S. dealerships to pursue used-car sales with more vigor, so they're offering bonuses to dealerships that hit used-volume targets.

Len Bellavia's 'new lease on life'

A year ago, noted dealer lawyer Len Bellavia was told that he had terminal cancer and would soon be dead. That's not the way things turned out.

May U.S. auto sales projected to rise -- slightly

U.S. new-vehicle sales are expected to rise very slightly in May from a year ago, narrowly snapping the industry's streak of four consecutive monthly declines. But one forecaster is cutting its outlook for the year after the spring selling season has come in weaker than anticipated.

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Toyota hires VW marketing exec Shahani

Toyota has named Volkswagen of America marketing executive Vinay Shahani its vice president of integrated marketing operations. The move is effective June 5.