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NADA expects interest rates to hold through summer, boosting sales

7:21 am U.S. ET | March 31, 2015
The National Automobile Dealers Association predicts the Federal Reserve will hold off on raising interest rates through the summer, giving vehicle sales a boost that can offset slow economic growth in...... Read More »

Low oil prices drive bullish forecasts for U.S. sales

11:42 am U.S. ET | March 31, 2015
The US auto industry appears to be firmly in the fast lane, at least for the next two years.... Read More »

FCA dealers strain to deliver 5-year winning streak

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 30, 2015
Fiat Chrysler will achieve five full years of U.S. monthly sales gains — if it can post an increase for March.... Read More »

Consumers cry out for better dealership experience

7:00 pm U.S. ET | March 30, 2015
Nearly nine in 10 consumers say they wouldn't buy a car without test driving it first.... Read More »

Sonic to expand initiative piece by piece

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 30, 2015
Sonic Automotive Inc.'s rollout of its customer experience initiative to stores in the Charlotte, N.C.... Read More »

Yes, millennials want to see a car dealer, Edmunds says

8:00 am U.S. ET | March 27, 2015
Millennials may love their phones, but they don't use them to make all of their car buying decisions, Edmunds.com says in a new report.... Read More »

U.S. auto sales poised for rare monthly decline

3:45 pm U.S. ET | March 26, 2015
March could be just the sixth month since 2009 in which the U.S.... Read More »

Tesla advances in effort to expand in Ga., fails to gain entry to W.Va.

4:30 pm U.S. ET | March 26, 2015
A bill before Georgia's governor would let Tesla add to its stores there, while West Virginia has rejected a proposal that would have allowed Tesla...... Read More »

Fewer photos prevents 'image fatigue,' used-car shopper report says

4:04 pm U.S. ET | March 24, 2015
Too many photos in online used-vehicle listings can cause “image fatigue” for consumers, a study released today found.... Read More »

Hyundai aims for nearly 5% U.S. sales growth this year

7:16 am U.S. ET | March 24, 2015
Hyundai Motor Co. aims to boost its U.S. sales by 4.... Read More »

J.D. Power, MarketShare alliance to help automakers balance marketing, incentive spending

3:04 pm U.S. ET | March 23, 2015
J.D.... Read More »

POP GOES THE BIMMER

BMW tries to win shoppers' time back from third parties

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 23, 2015
BMW’s quiet opening of a neon-lit pop-up store in a California mall would have been unthinkable just a few years ago.... Read More »

Driving schools a chance to rev sales

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 23, 2015
BMW's Future Retail program includes two driving schools -- programs not only for customers but potential conquests.... Read More »

Rising sums: A surge in share for the Japanese

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 23, 2015
After rising in 2014 by four-tenths of a point to 37.5 percent, Japanese automakers captured 38.2 percent in the first two months of 2015. U.S.... Read More »

AutoCanada rises on dealership purchases, sounds caution for '15

1:26 pm U.S. ET | March 20, 2015
AutoCanada, the nation’s largest publicly traded dealership group, said earnings and revenue soared in the latest quarter and the full year,...... Read More »

Leases grease pickup sales

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 16, 2015
Pickups are beginning to emulate luxury vehicles, with their exclusive-sounding model names, fancy features such as vented seats, and $50,000 price...... Read More »

Penske launches digital sales pilot

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 16, 2015
Penske Automotive Group is launching an online sales pilot program it calls "Preferred Purchase," which enables customers to handle much of a...... Read More »

Fleet sales again outpace retail in Feb.

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 16, 2015
Fleet sales again rose faster than retail sales in February among the seven major automakers, continuing a surge that began in late 2014.... Read More »

Top luxury brands have luxury of growing lineups

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 16, 2015
When it comes to winning share in the ultracompetitive luxury car market, it helps to have more models on sale than your competitors.... Read More »

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