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The California dealership group will pay $1.4 million for violating a 2014 FTC order that prohibited it from false advertising of financing terms.
Dealers will become experts in fleet management to better accommodate automated vehicles and ride sharing.
Public dealership groups had a mixed third quarter, depending on how hard they were hit by hurricanes. But all predicted a robust fourth quarter. Here's why.
Lithia Motors' acquisitions pushed revenue up sharply in the third quarter, but higher costs and comparison against a strong 2016 pushed net down 4 percent.
Sonic Automotive reported a third-quarter gain on strong gains from finance and insurance, despite storm-related costs.
GPB Capital replaced Abrams Capital as majority investor in Prime Motor Group. GPB and Prime see the deal as a bid for survival in a changing auto-retail world.
New-vehicle dealerships sold about the same number of new vehicles through June this year as they did a year earlier, but dealers are making less money on them, an NADA midyear report says.
Steven Szakaly, chief economist for the National Automobile Dealers Association, is leaving the group early next month to run data analytics and consumer insights for a major health system.
Sonic Automotive lowered its estimated third-quarter results because of devastating storm damage, but kept its full-year forecast unchanged.
Penske Automotive Group has reduced its turnover rate across the company by 3 percentage points over the past year with big changes to its hiring process.
Mega car dealer Billy Walters is now in federal prison for insider trading. The Federal Bureau of Prisons website lists him as an inmate at a minimum security federal prison camp in Pensacola, Fla.
The National Automobile Dealers Association is reviewing security for its convention to take place in Las Vegas in March in light of the mass shooting there.
Generation Zers are nothing like their millennial predecessors, experts say. As customers, they will be more technologically familiar and transparency-conscious. As employees, they will be competitive more than collaborative.
The National Automobile Dealers Association chose Texas dealer Charlie Gilchrist to be its 2018 vice chairman, putting him in line to be chairman in 2019. Vice Chairman Wes Lutz, will succeed current Chairman Mark Scarpelli.
Penske Automotive Group could face a $6 million pretax profit decline as a result of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.
A man began shooting inside a Cleveland-area BMW dealership Thursday. Three people -- including two police officers -- were injured. Authorities are investigating.
The head of Cox Automotive's auction arm Manheim is moving to a new role in the company and is being replaced by a veteran Manheim executive.
Conducting criminal background checks on potential hires is a best practice, experts say. Yet many dealers skip them. Why?
A Cox study found job seekers' interest in working at a dealership jumps when told they won't have to sell cars, while most dealers don't have a staffing strategy.
Florida dealer Ed Napleton wound up in a social media storm after Irma, blasted for parking cars where evacuees wanted to. Here's his side of the story.
Three days after Hurricane Irma tore across Florida, some dealers remain in the dark, but most are clearing debris and reopening for business.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Florida dealers are scrambling to assess damage and reopen. But first they need to find their employees.
Porsche of Ann Arbor is switching up its F&I process to make it easier on customers and the finance team. The results are higher per-vehicle profits, happier customers and more time to ensure paperwork is legally compliant.
Former NADA President Phil Brady has joined dealership buy-sell firm Kerrigan Advisors.
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