Texas, Fla. outpace N.Y., Calif. in adding new storesAug. 14
For the first time in roughly 10 years, New York state does not appear on Urban Science's annual ranking of states with the most new dealerships. Texas added the most stores in 2016, and Florida came in second. Throughput hit 965 per store last year but is on track to fall in 2017.
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First Shift: 'Miles away' from GM, Unifor saysAug. 11, 2016
Dealership throughput forecast to dropAug. 10, 2016
For the first time in seven years, U.S. dealership new-vehicle throughput -- the average number of units sold per store -- is expected to decline, according to most light-vehicle sales forecasts and data from Urban Science, a retail consulting firm.
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U.S. per-dealership sales rose again in 2015Feb. 15, 2016
Urban Science buys AutoHook to expand lead-management servicesSept. 10, 2015
Urban Science, the analytics company best known for helping automakers and dealers decide where to open stores, acquired AutoHook to expand its lead-management services. Financial terms were undisclosed.
U.S. dealership throughput poised for new record in '15, study saysAug. 12, 2015
The average number of new-vehicle sales per dealership in the U.S. is trending toward another record in 2015 at a projected 945 units per store based on an annualized U.S. sales rate of 17.1 million vehicles, according to a study released today by Urban Science.