Who's the world's best car salesman?

Two supersalesmen, Joe Girard and Ali Reda, are contesting the title of most cars sold in a year. Here's a look at their stories and their selling styles.


Genesis snub leaves some Hyundai dealers reeling

While elite-level Hyundai dealers in key markets have the chance to bid for Genesis franchises, other pockets of the dealer body are bitter over the tumultuous rollout of the luxury brand's retail network.

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Dealer anniversaries

Dealers featured this week include Sheehy Auto Stores, Frank Holtham, dealer principal of Toyota of Hackensack, N.J.; Annette Racine, founder, and Michael Racine, president, of Willie Racine's Jeep in South Burlington, Vt.; and Kenneth Schnitzer, chairman of Park Place Dealerships in Texas.

UPDATED: 2/8/18 4:18 pm ET - adds stock close
Group 1 Q4 net rises on tax break

Group 1's fourth-quarter net nearly quadrupled on a one-time gain from U.S. tax changes and increasing gross profits in all of the dealership group's regions.

GPB Capital in legal fight over car dealerships

Private equity firm GPB Capital is in the middle of a legal dispute with a former business partner who allegedly reneged on the sale to GPB of a group of auto dealerships valued at about $40 million.

UPDATED: 2/6/18 4:29 pm ET - adds stock close
Asbury Q4 net falls on waning special gains

Asbury Automotive's fourth-quarter net fell, as one-time gains for the dealership group were far short of the year-earlier's extraordinary gains.


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