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Penske to open 7th U.S. Porsche store

12:34 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 28, 2014
Penske Automotive Group signed a letter of intent to open its seventh Porsche dealership in the United States. The store is scheduled to open in Davie, Florida, in the second quarter of 2015.... Read More »

 

Marchionne completes Fiat-Chrysler deal on a Florida beach

Jan. 2, 2014 19:35 CET
Sergio Marchionne’s five-year effort to merge Fiat and Chrysler culminated in a Florida beach town, where the workaholic CEO spent hours nailing a deal that was announced New Year’s Day.... Read More »

 

Marchionne completes Fiat-Chrysler deal on a Florida beach

1:35 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 2, 2014
Sergio Marchionne’s five-year effort to merge Fiat and Chrysler culminated in a Florida beach town, where the workaholic CEO spent hours nailing a deal that was announced New Year’s Day.... Read More »

 

For a few grads, diplomas come with car keys

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 8, 2013
Executives from Alan Jay Automotive Network in Sebring, Fla., gave away four late-model cars to students at four local high schools.... Read More »

 

Car chip speeds up store's service process

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 1, 2013
At Audi Coral Springs, minutes count. That's why its service department has technology that recognizes when a customer's vehicle arrives in its service lanes. The Florida dealership is one of a growing number that equips every new vehicle and some used vehicles it sells with Radio Frequency Identification tags, known as RFID.... Read More »

 

Braman lawsuit against GM heads for settlement

3:21 pm U.S. ET | June 4, 2013
Billionaire megadealer Norman Braman's two-tier pricing lawsuit against General Motors appears headed for a settlement. Lawyers for Braman and GM filed a joint motion last week in federal court in South Florida seeking to postpone upcoming court dates because of the pending settlement.... Read More »

 

Bill Templeton, longtime SW Florida Toyota dealer, dies at 84

1:46 pm U.S. ET | June 4, 2013
Bill Templeton, former owner of Fort Myers Toyota in Fort Myers, Fla., died May 20. He was 84.... Read More »

 

THE DEALER SPEAKS: ANDREW DIFEO, HYUNDAI OF ST. AUGUSTINE

Customer data, online tools are key to dealer's strategy

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 3, 2013
Andrew DiFeo opened his own store, Hyundai of St. Augustine, in Florida, in 2008. By focusing on Internet marketing and online reputation- and customer-relationship management, DiFeo has increased average monthly new-vehicle sales from about 50 in the first year to about 115 through April this year.... Read More »

 

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