Why are some Nissan dealers so unhappy?Mon, 25, Apr 2016
As retailers gathered for the 2016 National Automobile Dealers Association convention, audiences seemed to nod in agreement at criticism that Nissan has used its elbows in its race to become America's No. 2 import automaker.
Overtime case goes from the service desk to high courtSun, 17, Apr 2016
A shorthanded U.S. Supreme Court this week will take up the case of five dealership service advisers who sought overtime pay for their 55-hour work weeks, a dispute that could have big implications for dealers and their compensation plans.
Glitz can't gloss over dealer fearsMon, 11, Apr 2016
Life on the NADA convention floor was as frothy as the car washes that dotted the insides of the north and south halls in this surreal desert town. Everyone appeared to be on the Vegas monorail headed for great times. Except dealers (and, OK, Volkswagen).
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.