Cadillac offers a way out, not a pushMon, 26, Sep 2016
The slow, steady demise of the small-town dealershipMon, 12, Oct 2015
My Saturn stores were profitableMon, 29, Jun 2015
My company, Lucas Dealership Group, owned and operated 30 new-car dealerships between 1960 and 2000, including six Saturn stores. GM wanted to purchase them back, and it was willing to pay a goodwill/blue-sky premium. GM knew Saturn dealerships were profitable and had faith in the future of the product.
Where America met the BeetlesSun, 15, Mar 2015
Porsche may close a few U.S. dealershipsMon, 23, Feb 2015
A handful of U.S. markets still have too many Porsche dealerships, Porsche Cars North America COO Joe Lawrence said, and the company may use its right of first refusal to close stores. But given Porsche's sales growth and the valuations of its dealerships, consolidation in those markets will be difficult.