Store expects its used-car leasing to growMon, 25, Jul 2016
Dealer Wes Lutz took used-vehicle leasing into his own hands. He offers his customers leases on late-model used cars and trucks that, in some cases, can cut payments in half compared with purchasing a new vehicle of the same make and model.
Sources: FCA found sales were inflatedMon, 25, Jul 2016
An internal review ordered in mid-2015 by top Fiat Chrysler FCA US executives uncovered thousands of vehicle sales reported by FCA brands for which there was no actual buyer, according to two company sources.
Nissan, Toyota vie for the hearts of TexansMon, 25, Jul 2016
To grow in the U.S., Nissan needs more of Texas. But Dallas is about to become Toyota Town.
Toyota CPO surge boosts sales industrywideMon, 25, Jul 2016
Industrywide first-half CPO sales grew 4 percent, according to data compiled by the Automotive News Data Center. Toyota division helped to lift the total, as its CPO sales climbed 15 percent.
No auctions for this used-car managerMon, 25, Jul 2016
A pre-owned sales manager at a Buick-GMC dealership in Ohio pays staffers $200 when they find the vehicles he wants.
Automaker financing unleashes Mexican marketMon, 18, Jul 2016
When banks and finance companies say no, cash-poor Mexican consumers turn to a traditional form of credit known as autofinanciamiento, or "self financing."
GM alters dealer ratings after court setbackMon, 18, Jul 2016
General Motors is modifying its criteria for how it holds dealers accountable for their sales performance -- at least in New York state -- after a court ruling there that shot down GM's preferred formula for rating dealers' effectiveness.
GM boosts discounts on big pickups as summer truck war heats upFri, 15, Jul 2016
GM more than doubled discounts on some of its large pickups in July's first 10 days after U.S. sales of the highly profitable models fell last month despite ads attacking the durability of Ford's aluminum-bodied trucks.
Steady Audi hits 80 months of sales gainsMon, 18, Jul 2016
Audi's run of year-on-year sales increases reached a remarkable 80 months in June.
GM puts sales-effectiveness ratings on hold in wake of N.Y. court rulingTue, 12, Jul 2016
General Motors is modifying its criteria for how it holds dealers accountable for their sales performance -- at least in New York state -- following a court ruling there that shot down GM’s preferred formula for rating dealers’ effectiveness.
FCA to Toyota Motor: 'We're baaaack'Mon, 11, Jul 2016
In the first half of 2016, Fiat Chrysler pulled within shouting distance -- about 40,000 units -- of Toyota Motor (1,197,800-1,157,458). FCA's figures include sales of 17,735 Fiats, around 5,000 Maseratis and 300 or so Alfa Romeos.
Silverado gains after attack ad; F series, tooMon, 11, Jul 2016
The Chevy Silverado gained market share after running ads attacking the Ford F-150 pickup as too flimsy. But so did the F-150.