Dealers

Walmart partners with Advance Auto Parts

Walmart announced a partnership with Advance Auto Parts that will create an automotive specialty store on Walmart.com. The news comes one day after its competing retailer Sears filed for bankruptcy.


Dealers collect what's left following Hurricane Michael

It's been five days since hurricane Michael made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane, but the restoration for the affected dealerships and their communities could take years.

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Keeping disruption in perspective

Big shifts are coming to the auto retail world, and dealers say they're getting ready for them. But don't fall for all the fantastical forecasts you hear, they caution.

New Audi boss Del Rosso a familiar face

Mark Del Rosso won't need any introductions to his dealer network when he becomes president of Audi of America on Dec. 1. They already know who he is and what he can do.

Dealer anniversaries

The dealer featured this week is Olaf Gjovik, owner of Gjovik Chevrolet-Buick-GMC in Sandwich, Ill.

ID theft: Telltale signs that 'something's not right'

A manager's skepticism may have helped prevent his dealership from being victimized by what prosecutors say was an identity-theft and car-trafficking ring with expensive taste that managed to fool at least five other stores in suburban New York City.

UPDATED: 10/12/2018 4:37 pm ET - adds details
Chevy service manager among hurricane casualties

A service manager at a Chevrolet store in Quincy, Fla., was killed at his home as Hurricane Michael battered the state's Panhandle, with dealerships and automakers still assessing widespread damage from the powerful Category 4 storm.

UPDATED: 10/10/18 4:08 pm ET - adds details
Florida dealers brace as Hurricane Michael hits landfall

Hurricane Michael is hitting Florida's Panhandle as a Category 4 storm with winds of 100 mph or more, as many dealership owners in its path brace for what the National Hurricane Center is calling a "potentially catastrophic" storm.


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