Bryan DeBoer

Lithia launches pay plan to retain top store managers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 23, 2015

Lithia Motors Inc. has started a new program that identifies top managers and gives them increased stock ownership in lieu of cash. The goal is to retain top talent and improve store performance, says Lithia CEO Bryan DeBoer....
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Lithia, DCH build on the other's strengths

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 16, 2015

Just over four months after Lithia Motors closed on its deal to buy DCH Auto Group's 27 dealerships, the two groups are busy sharing best practices and instituting a new culture at DCH....
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How Lithia plans to pump up profits on its used-car sales

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 3, 2014

Lithia Motors Inc. CEO Bryan DeBoer will launch more training at the dealership group's stores on how to procure used cars that will sell for a fat profit, as he seeks to balance a volume target with profit goals....
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Public retailers say recall will boost business

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 3, 2014

Public retail groups are grappling with how to handle the recall of millions of used cars with faulty airbags....
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Lithia predicts Q3 net income gain despite lower used-car profits

2:19 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 13, 2014

Lithia Motors expects to report a gain in third-quarter unadjusted net income, boosted by improved new-vehicle sales, service and parts business and F&I revenue, it said in a statement today. But Lithia said its third-quarter operating income was mitigated in part due to narrowing used-car profit margins because of a dip in used-car values....
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Lithia completes purchase of DCH Auto Group

5:48 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2014

Lithia Motors said it completed the purchase of DCH Auto Group, one of the largest buy-sell deals between dealership groups in recent history....
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Lithia Q2 profits hit record highs

8:39 am U.S. ET | July 23, 2014

Lithia Motors today reported the highest adjusted quarterly net income in the company's history -- a 29 percent surge to $35 million -- on higher revenues and cost controls....
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The DCH deal: How Lithia will absorb its new asset

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 23, 2014

CEO Bryan DeBoer will transform Lithia Motors Inc., the smallest of the publicly traded dealership groups, with his planned purchase of DCH Auto Group Ltd. But it won't be easy....
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Lithia agrees to buy DCH to create coast-to-coast retail giant

11:37 am U.S. ET | June 15, 2014

Lithia Motors agreed to buy New Jersey-based DCH Auto Group in a combination that would create the fifth-largest auto retailer in the United States with 128 stores. Lithia, in a statement on Sunday, said it would pay about $340 million in cash and another $22.5 million in stock. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter....
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