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FEBRUARY U.S. AUTO SALES

Fiat Chrysler, GM, Nissan rise in Feb.; Ford falls

8:00 am U.S. ET | March 3, 2015 | UPDATED: 3/3/15 10:36 am ET -- adds GM, Ford
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said its U.S. sales rose 6 percent last month, its smallest increase in more than a year, and indicated that industrywide demand was not as strong as some analysts had forecast.... Read More »

FCA's February sales rise 6% on SUV, pickup, Chrysler 200 demand

10:00 am U.S. ET | March 3, 2015
Strong sales of Jeeps, Ram pickups and the Chrysler 200 pushed Fiat Chrysler sales up 6 percent in February.... Read More »

Toyota to end production of Venza

4:51 pm U.S. ET | March 2, 2015
Toyota is pulling the plug on the Venza crossover, a vehicle the automaker once touted as engineered in America for American buyers.... Read More »

GMC doubles down with 10-year plan to boost U.S. share to 5%

12:30 pm U.S. ET | March 2, 2015
General Motors plans to roughly double its total spending on its GMC truck brand over the next decade with the goal of boosting its U.S.... Read More »

Buffett says Berkshire's job is to perform, grow in auto retail

11:16 am U.S. ET | March 2, 2015
With Berkshire Hathaway's purchase of the Van Tuyl Automotive dealership group materially complete, Warren Buffett already is looking toward how to...... Read More »

CLA’s minor dings put a big dent in Mercedes’ rating

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 2, 2015
It wasn't cranky engines, shiftless transmissions or funky infotainment systems that sunk Mercedes-Benz last week in the Consumer Reports Car Brand...... Read More »

BEST PRACTICES

Eat at the food court, buy a car

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 2, 2015
Aloha Auto Group sells about 3,500 new and used vehicles a year from its seven Kia dealerships, across the islands of Oahu, Maui, the Big Island and...... Read More »

Apple car rumors will fuel Geneva debate on future vehicles

4:53 am U.S. ET | March 2, 2015
Reports that Apple may be building a car have got established automakers wondering whether they are still in pole position to build the car of the...... Read More »

Report: Prices of used cars to tumble as supply rises

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 2, 2015
Prices of used cars and light trucks up to 5 years old will drop 3 to 4.... Read More »

High-rise parts bins ease space crunch

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 2, 2015
Electronic parts storage machines that allow small parts to be stacked vertically and retrieved automatically at the touch of a button or scan of a...... Read More »

Service outsources small stuff

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 2, 2015
As dealers everywhere press their service departments to improve customer-satisfaction results, some Florida stores are outsourcing their more...... Read More »

Dealers

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 2, 2015
Dealers featured this week include Michelle Primm, managing partner of Cascade Auto Group in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; Rocky Franich, dealer at Marty...... Read More »

VW and Bjork collaborate on a 'Sound Journey'

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 2, 2015
Volkswagen has sponsored New York's Museum of Modern Art since 2011.... Read More »

Ford Flex scores well, but not on sales charts

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 1, 2015
The Ford Flex has a distinctive look, good reliability ratings and loyal owners.... Read More »

Golden Age for ultraluxury brands

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 1, 2015
Strong demand for ultraluxury brands -- driven by new models, improved U.S.... Read More »

Cold winter, hot sales start for 2015

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 28, 2015
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Dodge dealers called out for 'unscrupulous' Hellcat sales practices by FCA exec

9:32 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2015
Fiat Chrysler has taken the unusual step of warning some of its most enthusiastic customers -- about some of its dealers.... Read More »

Snowbound New England dealers miss strong Feb. sales

1:15 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2015
As Massachusetts recovers from 100 inches of snow in recent weeks, many dealers there are reporting weaker-than-expected February sales, operational...... Read More »

VW says 2014 profit rose to record on sales gains at Audi, Porsche

9:56 am U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2015
Volkswagen Group said its operating profit rose 8.8 percent to a record 12.7 billion euros ($14.... Read More »

Chevy Trax 'Hidden Gems' campaign leverages social media

3:21 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2015
Chevrolet is getting creative with its social media approach, using it to introduce a new vehicle.... Read More »

Fiat Chrysler to review its digital agency business, report says

12:37 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 26, 2015
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has begun a digital agency review, people familiar with the matter told Advertising Age, an affiliate of Automotive News.... Read More »

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