Buffett seeks exemption from Texas lawApril 24
In Boston, dealer Herb Chambers builds an empire (and attracts suitors)Sept. 26, 2015
While Herb Chambers says he's enjoying the new-car business more than ever, the prominence in his office of a photo of him with Warren Buffett from a recent NADA meeting begs the question: is he going to sell, too?
Automakers say they're open to outside dealership investors, despite skepticismJuly 6, 2015
Dealership groups' hot F&I revenue: $7 billionJune 17, 2015
Finance and insurance revenue keeps jumping at U.S. auto dealerships. By any measure in Automotive News' second annual F&I survey of the nation's largest auto dealership groups, the F&I office is hot, hot, hot.
A billion here, a billion there ...June 15, 2015
In its latest earnings statement, Berkshire Hathaway valued its purchase of Van Tuyl Group at $4.11 billion, after adding up the value of the dealership group's assets and subtracting the liabilities that were assumed.
Buffett extends a hand to dealers -- 'If we shake hands, we've got a deal'April 6, 2015
With the deeper pockets of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. now backing it, the former Van Tuyl Group intends to add dealerships going forward. "In the next couple of years, we're likely to make a number of acquisitions," Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett said last week.