Photo booth is shooting for clicksMon, 29, Aug 2016
Having a professional photo booth allows dealerships to showcase high-quality vehicle photos on their website. A provider of an indoor booth touts the ability to take photos even in inclement weather, perhaps with the dealership's logo in the background.
Subaru brings family-safety message home in very different waysMon, 29, Aug 2016
Any parent who has ever heard the phone ring in the middle of the night will identify with Subaru's commercial debuting tonight: It's your terrified teen calling to say he or she wrecked the car.
BMW plans 7-series coupe to boost sales of top model line, report saysMon, 29, Aug 2016
BMW plans to launch a sporty two-door version of its 7-series flagship sedan, Bloomberg reported. The luxury coupe could be the first of several new 7-series versions.
Ethics code could help dealers shake bad rapSun, 28, Aug 2016
Even though most dealerships do right by their customers, a few bad apples can generate negative headlines that blanket the industry with nagging stereotypes about dishonesty. A code of ethics could help change that.
Dealership employees try to rebuild lives after Louisiana floodsSat, 27, Aug 2016
Devastating floods in Baton Rouge have displaced 1,500 or more families with members working at the area's dealerships. NADA aims to raise $2 million for aid to the flood victims and already has begun handing out relief checks.
VW's dealer aid package: How much is enough?Mon, 29, Aug 2016
Volkswagen dealers are finally in line for some much-needed financial relief nearly a year after watching their franchise values dwindle in the wake of the automaker's diesel emissions scandal. But will it be enough to cover what they've lost, and still stand to lose?
Family likely to 'spend Christmas in a camper'Sat, 27, Aug 2016
With his house and cars wrecked by flood waters, this dealership employee is focused on rebuilding and reuniting his family.
After evacuation ordeal, nowhere to go but upSat, 27, Aug 2016
After two days stranded in a second-story loft, Tara Andrews, a dealership Internet director, escaped Baton Rouge's flood waters with her parents, three-year-old daughter and nine dogs.
Watching but not worryingSat, 27, Aug 2016
Third-party sites are keeping an eye on Amazon Vehicles. The new site offers photos, reviews and other vehicle information, but doesn't sell vehicles or offer links to dealerships, so sites such as Cars.com and Autotrader don't see Amazon's site as a direct competitor -- yet.
August forecast to produce third monthly U.S. sales dip of 2016Fri, 26, Aug 2016
August is expected to mark the third month in 2016 that U.S. new-vehicle sales declined from a year ago, forecasters said, offering more evidence that the market is at or possibly past its peak. Four forecasts call for sales to fall from 2.1 percent to more than 5 percent.
Louisiana flooding takes toll on dealerships' employeesMon, 22, Aug 2016
As floodwaters slowly recede in the area around Baton Rouge, La., auto dealerships are trying to do business with a limited number of employees, many of whom are dealing with losses of their own.
Who led charge for deal to aid VW dealers?Mon, 29, Aug 2016
In March, a panel of VW dealers set out to negotiate a compensation deal with VW that would avert a lawsuit against the factory. But when the deal finally came together, it was disclosed by someone else: the lawyer for a dealer who defied the six-member committee and sued.