ALG chief: Millennials will drive strong leasingMon, 25, Apr 2016
Millennials are paying off their student loans and moving out of their parents' basements. That cohort's emphasis on affordability will continue to drive lease growth, Jim Nguyen, the new head of ALG, predicts in this Q&A.
John Irwin joins Automotive NewsMon, 25, Apr 2016
Automotive News has hired John Irwin as a general assignment reporter and Web producer.
Mazda trains dealers to lift customer loyaltyMon, 18, Apr 2016
Mazda has a fresh product portfolio stocked with crossovers. But its new North American chief says the brand still has work to do to elevate customers' experience and earn their loyalty.
BMW CEO Krueger joins Europe Congress lineupMon, 11, Apr 2016
BMW CEO Harald Krueger will be the keynote evening speaker at the Automotive News Europe Congress on June 8 in Munich.
Sausage brats spoil Daimler shareholders meetingMon, 11, Apr 2016
Last week, 5,500 Daimler AG shareholders attended the annual meeting and approved the biggest dividend in the automaker's long history. But two of the stakeholders nevertheless got into a fight at the buffet table over complimentary sausages, according to Bloomberg.
Kitty Van Bortel is Time dealer of the yearMon, 11, Apr 2016
Kitty Van Bortel is the 2016 Time Dealer of the Year. Van Bortel, 61, received the award at the National Automobile Dealers Associaton convention. She owns Van Bortel Subaru in Victor, N.Y.
Garagiola's 'Buy a car, get a check' pitch changed the gameMon, 04, Apr 2016
Joe Garagiola's passing last month at age 90 was followed by numerous tributes to the baseball catcher turned broadcast funnyman. Largely overlooked, though, was Garagiola's incidental yet instrumental role in automotive history.
Market what sets you apart -- your peopleMon, 04, Apr 2016
Dealers should let online shoppers choose a salesperson in advance, just as they choose a vehicle, says DealerRater.
Daimler heir apparent sets path forward for MercedesMon, 04, Apr 2016
Ola Kaellenius, the heir apparent at Daimler, laid out a clear set of strategies for Mercedes to thrive in a changing automotive environment.
Meet the man behind your sales report cardMon, 04, Apr 2016
Urban Science of Detroit supplies the mysterious and sometimes controversial analytics that are used by every auto manufacturer dealer network in the United States, and many others around the world.
Ford's electrification chief stays plugged inMon, 04, Apr 2016
Rather than retrenching from electrified vehicles, Ford is doubling down, committing $4.5 billion to develop the next generation of EVs and powertrains. And Kevin Layden is the man who will spend a big chunk of that cash.
Former Fiat exec: VW fallout may hurt hybridsMon, 04, Apr 2016
Full hybrids and plug-in hybrids will suffer most in the aftermath of Volkswagen Group's emissions-cheating scandal, says former Fiat engineer Rinaldo Rinolfi, one of Europe's pre-eminent powertrain experts.