NADA Make Meetings
What to make of VW's big make meetingMon, 11, Apr 2016
Attendees said VW brand chief Herbert Diess and other executives offered no details about technical fixes for the diesel crisis or compensation for consumers, citing a government gag order.
Tough competition for talent driving wage growth in dealershipsMon, 11, Apr 2016
The dealership labor market is tightening as retailers hire additional employees and pay them more, the annual NADA Data report shows. The trend adds to the pressure dealers face to come up with better ways to recruit and retain talent.
The new showroom: Virtual realityMon, 11, Apr 2016
It's finally possible for dreamers, gamers and shoppers to look around the cockpit of a $200,000 Ferrari California while sitting on the couch in their underwear.
Floor it: Get up to speed at NADAMon, 11, Apr 2016
Set aside the NADA convention's impressive slate of workshops. The exposition hall alone has become a must-attend chance for dealers to get up to speed on technologies and profit opportunities.
Audi to focus on dealer profitability and an increased marketing spendMon, 11, Apr 2016
Audi of America aims to boost sales and dealer profits and plans a major marketing boost to support key model launches in 2016.
Hyundai dealers get more crossoversMon, 11, Apr 2016
Hyundai plans to get more crossovers into the hands of dealers who are growing increasingly concerned with the brand's car-heavy mix amid a surge in demand throughout the industry for crossovers.
Cadillac dealer-pay details due this summerMon, 11, Apr 2016
Cadillac dealers will learn more about the brand's new Project Pinnacle dealer-payment program when executives hit the road this summer for a nationwide "town hall" tour, dealers were told at their make meeting at the NADA convention.
Mitsubishi promises a turbocharged futureMon, 11, Apr 2016
Mitsubishi, an early adopter of turbocharging in the 1980s and 1990s, is going back to boosted engines to aid its turnaround.
Pull-ahead, CPO leasing will help manage BMW off-lease volumeMon, 11, Apr 2016
BMW exec says the brand's lease pull-ahead program and CPO leasing will combine to help manage its growing volume of off-lease vehicles.
Airbag parts on the way to Honda, Acura dealersMon, 11, Apr 2016
Honda and Acura expect an early break in the logjam of replacement parts for recalled airbags, the brands' executives told dealers.
Subaru's Doll: "Now is the time to get your house in order'Mon, 11, Apr 2016
Tom Doll, president of Subaru of America, says the brand is stepping up training and will offer dealers another opportunity to expand their service facilities with aid from the factory.
Lagging infrastructure slows fuel cell growth, Lentz saysMon, 11, Apr 2016
Toyota remains committed to hydrogen cars, but a lack of infrastructure has slowed its plans, says Toyota North America CEO Jim Lentz.