NADA Make Meetings
Cadillac retailers in wait-and-see over Pinnacle changesFeb. 6, 2017
Cadillac's dealer council hasn't decided yet whether to endorse Project Pinnacle, brand chief Johan de Nysschen's overhaul of the standards retailers must meet and the way they are paid. That's because Cadillac's dealer body is still waiting to see the final product before it takes effect April 1.
Hyundai vows to refine marketingFeb. 6, 2017
Hyundai will spend 2017 making "better" better. Seeking to revive its image as a challenger brand and to boost morale among dealers, the automaker plans to spend the year honing the "Make Things Better" message that it first released during the 2016 Super Bowl.
Ford targets retail market share growthFeb. 6, 2017
Ford Motor Co. is hoping to ride its biggest vehicles to an increased retail market share in 2017. The automaker's executives told dealers last week that they're targeting 13 percent retail market share, a slight increase from last year.
Lincoln: Customer service is differentiatorFeb. 6, 2017
Infiniti dealers expect fresh products in '17Feb. 6, 2017
Acura details plans to update TLXFeb. 6, 2017
VW dealers move past diesel scandalFeb. 6, 2017
With a lineup richer in crossovers on the horizon and a costly and distracting diesel scandal behind them, Volkswagen dealers are back to focusing on their core business after their make meeting at the NADA convention.
More light trucks headed to Mercedes dealershipsFeb. 6, 2017
Mercedes-Benz is working on getting more trucks to U.S. dealerships to alleviate inventory shortages, including more units of the hot GLC compact crossover. Dealers are seeking profit gains, and the company aims to work with dealers to continue streamlining dealer programs.
Impreza cure for the sedan bluesFeb. 6, 2017
Mitsubishi expects to hit the 100,000 markFeb. 6, 2017
Kia may limit dealers who can sell StingerFeb. 6, 2017
Kia's new Stinger luxury hatchback was the hit of the Detroit auto show when it debuted in January, and the brand has big plans for its impact on Kia's image. But not all dealers will get to sell the Stinger when it arrives to market late this year.