Are VW stores a bargain — or worthless?Mon, 06, Jun 2016
Dealers are sharply divided as to the value of Volkswagen-brand dealerships in the buy-sell market. This report looks at some of the conflicting views as expressed by those buying and selling.
The great divide on VW store pricesMon, 06, Jun 2016
Some buyers expect to acquire a Volkswagen store at a bargain-basement price. But sellers didn't get the memo. The two sides' differing views, plus such concrete issues as how to value inventory that can't be sold, can complicate dealership sales.
'The timing was perfect' for VW store investmentMon, 06, Jun 2016
Dealer Steve Germain committed millions to building a new Volkswagen dealership before the company's sales tanked amid a diesel-emissions scandal. The store opened in March. Germain, disagreeing with the naysayers, says the timing was “perfect.”