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AutoNation's net income and revenue fell in the third quarter due to the impact of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey, but the company continued to build its used-car and collision businesses.
The din of repair work is the background music for Houston area dealerships — and their service departments — that were hit hardest by Hurricane Harvey.
Hurricane Irma did not spare some new-vehicle dealerships — including their service departments — when it assailed Florida last month.
Two suburban Houston dealerships, Gay Buick-GMC and Gay Family Kia, were hit hard by Hurricane Harvey. But the dealerships' hurricane plan helped limit the damage and hasten their recovery.
Puerto Rico is a place where you need a car, and residents are isolated without one. Getting gasoline for any purpose remains a challenge as fallen debris blocks roads, hampering deliveries.
Dealership sales staffers are more likely to bring up the risk of flood damage in a used car than their customers, a survey found.
What began as a favor to one employee ended up being extended to almost 40 more people, including children, six dogs, six cats and a pet rat.
Rising coastal populations and technology-laden vehicles, which prompt insurers to be quicker to declare a damaged vehicle a total loss, are driving salvage auction growth.
When hurricanes Harvey and Irma slammed Texas and Florida, auto salvage auction companies were ready to respond. Here's how.
As I witnessed the mass evacuation in Florida this month, it crossed my mind that commonsense, true-life circumstances trump current mindsets and technology advances.
Three days after Hurricane Irma tore across Florida, some dealers remain in the dark, but most are clearing debris and reopening for business.
Tropical storm Irma swung further west than expected but still hammered the auto industry in the Southeast, cutting power and closing ports. Some Florida dealers plan to reopen Tuesday.
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