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Missouri dealers file suit to block Tesla sales

1:20 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 23, 2015
Missouri auto dealers filed suit to block Tesla Motors' direct manufacturer-to-consumer sales in the state.... Read More »

Cadillac boss to introduce 'boutique' store concept to 700 dealers

9:37 am U.S. ET | Jan. 22, 2015 | UPDATED: 1/22/15 10:42 am ET - adds DC photos
Cadillac plans to ask about 700 of its dealerships to invest in small "boutique" stores that would offer "high technology showrooms" and a higher level of service than they offer today.... Read More »

Tamara Darvish joins credit union after rift over family dealerships

5:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 22, 2015
Tamara Darvish, a veteran auto dealership executive embroiled in a legal dispute with her family, is joining Pentagon Federal Credit Union, better...... Read More »

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Dealerships say thanks with local gift cards

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 19, 2015
Two dealerships in Grand Junction, Colo.... Read More »

VW plans to add 100 U.S. dealerships by 2018

10:41 am U.S. ET | Jan. 12, 2015
Volkswagen of America plans to add about 100 new dealerships to its US retail network through 2018 as part of its plan to revive its growth in the...... Read More »

Dealers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 12, 2015
Dealers featured this week include Bud Urquhart, dealer principal of U-J Chevrolet in Mobile, Ala.; Vic Bailey of Vic Bailey Honda in Spartanburg, S.... Read More »

Pickup with a mere 790,000 miles on it 'still runs fine'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 12, 2015
Dealer Lynn Thompson was shocked when he saw the odometer on a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 SS pickup he took in on a trade. It read 794,845 miles.... Read More »

Tammy Darvish sues father, DARCARS in ownership dispute

12:15 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 10, 2015
Tammy Darvish, the well-known face of DARCARS Automotive Group, is suing her father, John Darvish Sr.... Read More »

Dealers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2015
Dealers featured this week include Andy Jones, dealer principal at Gerald Jones Honda in Martinez, Ga.... Read More »

Stores in first-refusal fight finally sold

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 29, 2014
After being held up since this summer by a lawsuit involving the manufacturer's right of first refusal, the sale of the five-store Long Island...... Read More »

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Is Saab defunct? Not at this dealership

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 29, 2014
Nearly all Saab dealers reached a dead end after the Swedish brand's bankruptcy in 2011. But not Park Ave Saab in Maywood, N.J.... Read More »

Dealers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 29, 2014
Dealers featured this week include Tommy Baker, dealer principal at Baker Infiniti Charleston in Charleston, S.C.... Read More »

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Dealers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 22, 2014
Dealers featured this week include Emil Ewald, Kurt Gerrish, Bruce Farrell, Tom Kleinhardt, Terry Kunes, Rick Hendrick, David Fischer, Dan Fabrizio,...... Read More »

Dealertrack expands beyond U.S. with acquisition of German software provider

11:54 am U.S. ET | Dec. 18, 2014
Dealer software giant Dealertrack Technologies is expanding beyond North America with the acquisition of incadea, a dealer software provider based in...... Read More »

AutoTrader.com joins rivals in offering dealership reviews

11:37 am U.S. ET | Dec. 16, 2014
AutoTrader is adding dealer reviews to its website after long resisting them.... Read More »

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Urban-living trend a chance to branch out and up

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 15, 2014
Few dealers would get far offering a $2,500-a-month lease. Not on a car, anyway.... Read More »

For Murphy, building up charity is the next move

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 15, 2014
Mike Murphy's plan to embed his Volkswagen of Oakland dealership into a mixed-use development that includes housing may be one of his final acts in...... Read More »

Dealers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 15, 2014
Dealers featured this week include Willie Rickel and Dara Nielsen of Lee's Summit Mazda in Lee's Summit, Mo.... Read More »

Mazda executives zoom, zoom past dealers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 15, 2014
Some car companies say thank you to their dealers with a trip to Hawaii. Racing-mad Mazda executives do it by challenging retailers on the track.... Read More »

GM dealers take on more loaners

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 13, 2014
Dealers are seeing a huge expansion of General Motors' Courtesy Transportation Program, a bid to create better loyalty via the service lane and by...... Read More »

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Creative pairing: 2 dealers innovate as partners

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 8, 2014
After toiling to revitalize separate single-point dealerships in the Detroit area, two childhood friends merged and expanded operations to compete...... Read More »

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