Experts: FCA plan could hurt stores' valuesMon, 10, Apr 2017
Buy-sells shuffle dealership rankingsMon, 27, Mar 2017
AutoNews Now: Chevy Equinox's design do-overMon, 27, Mar 2017
Bernie Moreno's unexpected U-turnMon, 20, Mar 2017
2017 expected to be rebound year for dealership buy-sellsMon, 20, Mar 2017
Buy-sell business could boom this yearMon, 13, Feb 2017
First Shift: Lithia growth hope; Sonic dream teamFri, 27, Jan 2017
Lithia CEO: Growth will keep paceThu, 26, Jan 2017
After acquiring 18 stores last year, Lithia Motors CEO Bryan DeBoer said the dealership group plans to grow at the same pace in 2017. "There's a fair amount of supply of available deals right now, so prices have, to some extent, subsided," he said at the Automotive News Retail Forum on Thursday.
Private equity fuels more dealership purchasesMon, 19, Dec 2016
Dealership consolidation continues. The George Soros-backed McLarty Automotive Group snapped up Asbury’s stores in Arkansas last week. Meanwhile, Gee Automotive of Washington agreed to buy the much-larger Ron Tonkin Family of Dealerships of Oregon.
'For sale' signs out, but why no bites yet?Mon, 05, Dec 2016
AutoNation, Penske, Group 1, Sonic, Lithia and Asbury have been actively buying their own stock, even as they pulled back from buying private dealerships in the U.S. buy-sell market. When you tell Wall Street your stock price is low, especially during a period of available capital, you're inviting a takeover bid.
Buy-sells of dealership groups rise in market ripe for megadealsMon, 28, Nov 2016
Look for deep-pocketed buyers to snatch up more dealership groups over the next 12 months, and for foreign investors and outsiders to scope out the U.S. auto retailer landscape, say buy-sell advisers.