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GM, Manheim kiss and make up
3:15 pm U.S. ET | July 25 | UPDATED: 7/26/14 11:23 pm ET
About four years after a spat strained their business relations, GM and auction company Manheim are starting to kiss and make up. ...


Shoppers wary of dealer loans
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 14
Although most car buyers finance their vehicles through dealerships, the vast majority don't plan to do so while in the online-research phase of shopping. ...


Most big dealership groups lift F&I revenue
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 18
Finance and insurance revenue is rising at an overwhelming majority of the nation's largest dealership groups. ...


Lithia agrees to buy DCH to create coast-to-coast retail giant
11:37 am U.S. ET | June 15 | UPDATED: 6/16/14 4:20 pm ET -- adds closing stock price
Lithia Motors agreed to buy New Jersey-based DCH Auto Group in a combination that would create the fifth-largest auto retailer in the United States with 128 stores. ...


Most big dealership groups lift F&I revenue
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 9
Finance and insurance revenue is rising at an overwhelming majority of the nation's largest dealership groups. ...


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