Sales

Sonic warns of earnings hit on 'lower' BMW, Honda spiffs

The country's fifth-largest dealership group said lower incentives from automakers will hurt overall profits.


Genesis G70 debut nears with retail network still sorting itself out

Uncertainty has been a common theme around the dapper Genesis G70's U.S. launch — not because of the product itself, but rather the retail infrastructure surrounding it.

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Key survey question proves priceless

Manitoba's Birchwood Auto Group believes that extremely pithy customer surveys generate more insight into clients' experiences than longer, traditional ones.

Number to watch: $41 billion

A forecast for two aftermarket trade groups predicts aftermarket parts sales will hit $327 billion in 2021, a $41 billion dollar increase over 2017 levels.

VW T-Cross: Too small for North America

It's not coming to the U.S. or Canada, but Volkswagen hopes its T-Cross small crossover will appeal to young families in urban areas almost everywhere else in the world.

U.S. sales outlook: What goes up...

Rising interest rates, higher gasoline prices and the threat of a tariff-fueled trade war haven't slowed auto sales in 2018. But headwinds are increasing. Some industry experts see a saturated market pumped up by incentives.


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