FCA's sales streak rides on minivansSun, 29, May 2016
If Fiat Chrysler ekes out its 74th consecutive year-over-year sales increase in May, as expected, it will likely do so with a big assist from a segment often dismissed as a has-been -- minivans.
Recruiting college grads to the dealershipMon, 30, May 2016
Ray Skillman Auto Group revamped its recruiting process to target college graduates with retail experience, part of its switch to a product-specialist model to replace traditional sales staffers.
Q auto’s smaller stores yield bigger resultsMon, 30, May 2016
Asbury will add two smaller stand-alone used-vehicle stores in the Tampa area this summer, bringing its total there to four, after having closed its only large-format store in Jacksonville, Fla., in February. The larger store couldn't generate enough volume to break even, said CEO Craig Monaghan.
North Carolina denies Tesla a dealership licenseMon, 23, May 2016
North Carolina denied Tesla Motors' bid to attain a second dealership license in the state, saying the automaker must go through a third-party dealership group.
Penske rolls out online shopping across U.S.Mon, 23, May 2016
Penske Automotive Group's Preferred Purchase online shopping tool will be available on all 115 of its U.S. dealerships' websites by month end.
For Lamborghini dealer, Instagram clicksMon, 16, May 2016
Brett David, CEO of Prestige Imports Lamborghini in North Miami Beach, Fla., primarily uses social media such as Instagram to promote the muscular, aggressive-looking exotic cars he sells.
M-B pickup decision will be 'whenever'Sun, 15, May 2016
Mercedes-Benz USA's new CEO says no timetable exists for deciding whether to bring a new midsize pickup under development to the U.S.
Manheim expands vehicle inspections to meet selling dealers' needsTue, 10, May 2016
Manheim is expanding its vehicle inspection services -- and testing enhancements to those services -- to accommodate the growing number of dealers who want condition reports on vehicles they buy and sell at auction, the company said today.
Fixed ops boss and supplier innovate to light the wayMon, 16, May 2016
Here's how the fixed ops boss at Larry H. Miller Dealerships and a lift supplier worked together to improve the safety of mechanics working under two tons of automobile.
3rd-party providers and auto retailers must work togetherMon, 09, May 2016
After a rancorous and public breakup in July, AutoNation and TrueCar are working together again -- a reconciliation that is a welcome sign for U.S. auto retailing.
AutoCanada's Q1 net jumps 46%, but dealership group cuts dividendFri, 06, May 2016
AutoCanada's first-quarter net surged 46 percent to $7.3 million Canadian ($5.6 million U.S.) as revenue rose 5.3 percent to C$666.9 million, due largely to dealership acquisitions over the past year.
TrueCar losses stabilize as dealer count reboundsThu, 05, May 2016
Car-shopping website TrueCar posted a first-quarter loss of $11.7 million, up slightly from $11.6 million, as the company expanded its roster of dealers and had a hand in more transactions.