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The public dealerships are buying -- and selling

Automotive Business Review - 22 August, 2016 - 05:01
In the first half of 2016, the public dealership groups sold nearly as many dealerships as they acquired, according to "The Blue Sky Report," a quarterly publication by dealership buy-sell adviser Erin Kerrigan.

Louisiana flooding takes toll on dealerships' employees

Automotive Business Review - 22 August, 2016 - 05:01
As floodwaters slowly recede in the area around Baton Rouge, La., auto dealerships are trying to do business with a limited number of employees, many of whom are dealing with losses of their own.

VW dealers battle staff poaching

Automotive Business Review - 22 August, 2016 - 05:01
Volkswagen dealers are fighting to keep sales staff intact as U.S. sales continue to fall and the automaker's diesel emissions cheating scandal drags into a 12th month.

Where's that used-vehicle price plunge?

Automotive Business Review - 22 August, 2016 - 05:01
After used-vehicle prices went up steadily over the last few years, forecasters agreed that those prices would fall in 2016. But that hasn't happened -- yet. Here's why.

As sales sputter, are muscle cars the canaries in the industry coal mine?

Automotive Business Review - 22 August, 2016 - 05:01
After hitting a five-year peak in 2015, combined sales of the Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro and Dodge Challenger have declined 8.4 percent this year. So is it time to worry about America's fabled muscle-car troika?

Cadillac Escala concept shows hints of the future

Automotive Business Review - 22 August, 2016 - 05:01
After teasing the public with dramatic and unlikely concept cars in two previous years, Cadillac used this year's Monterey Car Week to glimpse into a future that will actually happen.

Tiny Kia crossover likely to join the fray in 2017

Automotive Business Review - 22 August, 2016 - 05:01
Spy photos of Kia's upcoming subcompact crossover indicate a longish hood, stubby tail and limited cargo space -- a profile similar to the previous-generation Sportage.

Margins, costs threaten luxury-store values

Automotive Business Review - 22 August, 2016 - 05:01
Dealership acquisitions were down in the first half of 2016, though multistore deals were up.

Jeep descends on downtown Toledo to celebrate its 75th anniversary

Automotive Business Review - 22 August, 2016 - 05:01
An estimated 30,000 or more Jeep enthusiasts jammed into downtown Toledo, Ohio, on Aug. 13 for a parade and Jeep-only show to mark the 75th anniversary of the hot-selling brand.

Radio ID system welcomes service customers by name

Automotive Business Review - 22 August, 2016 - 05:01
A Nissan dealership in Texas utilizes a new system that has helped exceed its targeted service revenue.

‘Seoul Man’ by Frank Ahrens

Financial Times - 22 August, 2016 - 03:30
Having a midlife crisis, with Hyundai and South Korea for company

VW production threatened by parts dispute

Financial Times - 21 August, 2016 - 17:29
Wrangling with suppliers includes €76 disagreement on €385,000 bill

VW production threatened by parts dispute

Financial Times - 21 August, 2016 - 17:29
Wrangling with suppliers includes €76 disagreement on €385,000 bill

Toyota restarts production in Venezuela after six months

Automotive Business Review - 21 August, 2016 - 12:53
Toyota said it restarted its Venezuelan factory after six months without producing vehicles because of hard currency shortages, good news for the South American nation suffering a roiling recession that has closed many factories.

Toyota restarts production in Venezuela after six months

Automotive Business Review - 21 August, 2016 - 12:53
Toyota said it restarted its Venezuelan factory after six months without producing vehicles because of hard currency shortages, good news for the South American nation suffering a roiling recession that has closed many factories.

China emissions rules threaten auto profits

Financial Times - 21 August, 2016 - 06:23
Domestic brands face biggest challenge adjusting to tougher rules commonplace elsewhere

Routes diverge in the race to remove the fallible driver

Automotive Business Review - 21 August, 2016 - 05:01
Ford has staked its future on a grandiose moonshot, taking more time to test exhaustively before making one giant leap to full automation.

Bentley's new course begins with Bentayga

Automotive Business Review - 21 August, 2016 - 05:01
For Bentley and its U.S. dealers the Bentayga ultraluxury SUV marks an opportunity to reboot, repolish and chart a new course.

Hyundai's startup mindset

Automotive Business Review - 20 August, 2016 - 05:01
Hyundai's partnership with Amazon's Alexa shows how a startup mentality puts it at the front of the pack.

Store turns Pokemon Go players into vehicle buyers

Automotive Business Review - 20 August, 2016 - 05:01
Street Toyota salesman Nick Schuman has found a way to catch Pokemon and customers at the same time. By playing off the latest craze, he can build rapport in a low-key way with consumers drawn to his store's lots.
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