Cox sues CDK, cites anticompetitive practicesDec. 11
In a battle between two dealership vendor giants, Cox Automotive is suing CDK Global for anticompetitive business practices. CDK and Reynolds and Reynolds, which Cox called a co-conspirator but is not a party to the suit, have colluded to eliminate competition in dealership data integration, the federal lawsuit said.
Bilingual staff just the start to successDec. 11
Oregon dealer to OEMs: Don't put all of us in the 'penalty box'Dec. 11
Clint Newell says manufacturers need to address problematic dealerships individually, rather than react with 'broad-brush' policies that impact the entire retail network. The veteran Oregon dealer says while automakers have made significant strides in areas such as vehicle distribution and product mix, some factory programs are reducing retailers' fixed coverage ratios.
Genesis aiming for 85 to 90 storesDec. 11
BMW roasts big dealer in countersuitDec. 11
Dealers' optimism strongest in the SouthDec. 11
AutoCanada gets OK to own GM dealershipsDec. 8
The dealership is not dead - just the way we buy vehicles isDec. 11
Give VW credit for thinking ahead on dealer profitabilityDec. 11
Cadillac, Lincoln could help dealersDec. 11
Lots of rules these days from brands that have very little market share. Lexus started out with rules that are no longer required, such as advertising guidelines, that Cadillac and Lincoln still hold dealers to.
More info needed on store valuationsDec. 11
It is important to be open to the other person's point of view. I could not tell if Moshe Stopnitzky was objecting to using a multiple for arriving at an asking price for the dealership or for just arriving at an asking price for the blue sky.