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F&I profits surpass vehicle profits

12:15 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 23
Take away automakers' dealer incentives, and dealerships are averaging higher gross profits on F&I than on selling new vehicles, DealerStrong's Greg Goebel says. Three ye ...

No-score buyers surpass those with deep subprime scores

12:15 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 16
For the first time on record, consumers without credit scores now account for more of the new- and used-vehicle markets than do consumers with credit scores traditionally ...

Why U.S. isn't ready for a law that grounds vehicles with open recalls

3:36 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 8
AutoNation's declaration that it won’t sell a vehicle that has an open recall may prompt renewed calls to make that policy the law of the land. ...

CarMax dodges a bullet, thanks to NADA, NIADA and NAAA

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 8
CarMax owes the National Automobile Dealers Association, the National Auto Auction Association and the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association an enormous tha ...

AutoCanada Q2 net grows 5.4%, but same-store results decline

12:14 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 7
AutoCanada said its second-quarter net rose 5.4 percent to $13.5 million Canadian (US$10.9 million), as gains from newly acquired dealerships offset economic headwinds in ...

NADA to hold convention in Las Vegas every other year

8:33 pm U.S. ET | July 24
The National Automobile Dealers Association it will hold its annual convention in Las Vegas every other year through 2022, the association said Friday. ...

TrueCar calls second quarter a 'wake-up call'; shares plunge

UPDATED: 7/28/15 5:17 pm ET -- corrected
TrueCar's CEO warned the online car-shopping company will miss its previous guidance on second-quarter earnings, calling the shortfall a “wake-up call to focus on t ...

Group 1 makes terrific lemonade

1:03 pm U.S. ET | July 23
Don't feel sorry for Group 1 Automotive. They're doing just fine, thank you. More than fine, in fact. ...
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Mazda's Wager: Self-driving cars will be ‘disastrous’ for industry

Mazda's Wager: Self-driving cars will be ‘disastrous’ for industry

Mazda’s N.A. marketing chief Russell Wager says a lot is at risk in the rush to create self-driving cars – including brands and advertising as we know it.
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