Big dealership groups have significant import exposureMay 24
Several U.S. dealership groups derive a significant portion of their revenue from imported vehicles, which could be affected if tariffs are imposed on car and light-truck imports under a controversial White House plan.
Can a tamer TrueCar be true to itself?May 14
Under Chip Perry, TrueCar is not a different company, but it's a very different brand, casting itself more clearly as the friend of the auto dealer. In the process, TrueCar gave up some of what made it distinctive in a sea of lead generators.
AutoNation Q1 net falls 4.5%, despite revenue gainMay 1
AutoNation names 1st academic to boardApril 25
He rewrote book on retailingApril 2
AutoNation founder Wayne Huizenga dies at 80March 23
Drive Pink effort gets the blue ribbonMarch 26
Jackson ignores back of the storeMarch 19
AutoNation's Mike Jackson looks only at the front of the dealership (sales), just like most other dealers and chain store operators. As such, he is not paying attention to the back of the store (parts and service), where losses in warranty and policy dollars continue to mount.