Survey and studies
What's the best city for driving a car?July 24
$1.3 billion in options shoots Musk to topJuly 9
How Ford turned up its quality rankingJune 25
Volvo CEO the leader in likabilityMay 29
Trade anxiety rising among suppliersMay 29
GM gets its groove back with suppliersMay 15
Customers keen on off-peak hoursApril 17
Suppliers cheer up a little, OESA survey findsFeb. 20
3-point belts protect middle seat riders, study findsFeb. 20
Three-point seat belts are effective at reducing fatalities for center rear seat passengers in cars and light trucks, a study shows. The benefit is more dramatic in passenger cars than in light trucks or SUVs.
Tech shortage curbs service department growth, survey saysFeb. 20
Carlisle & Co. and Fixed Ops Journal asked dealers, general managers, and fixed ops directors about service matters. Among the findings: Technician issues are the biggest barrier to fixed ops growth, yet dealership executives spend little time recruiting techs.