Sheehy puts its heart into sales promotionMon, 20, Jun 2016
A partnership between Sheehy Auto Stores and the American Heart Association has several goals, including charitable giving, educational outreach, and oh, selling 7,000 vehicles in 50 days from mid-May to early July.
Majority of stores need more vigilance against hackers, survey warnsMon, 20, Jun 2016
A new survey suggests some dealerships could be vulnerable to cyber attacks that would endanger the personal information of their customers. Such data breaches would be not only an immediate business threat, but could result in spooked consumers never doing business with hacked stores again.
Change comes before build-to-orderMon, 20, Jun 2016
Many things have to change before build-to-order becomes a reality, writes dealer Roger Schlegel.
Scores surge at VolvoMon, 20, Jun 2016
Dealers gave Volvo high scores in the Winter 2016 NADA Dealer Attitude Survey. Volvo jumped in the brand rankings to an overall ranking of No. 13 out of 31 brands, up from No. 26 a year earlier.
Dealer anniversariesMon, 20, Jun 2016
Dealers featured this week include the Heutel family, owners of Sunset Ford in St. Louis; and Jet Tune, president of Volvo of Nashville.
NADA Academy expands offerings for dealership personnelWed, 15, Jun 2016
The National Automobile Dealers Association is building on its NADA Academy training program by launching NADA Academy Plus, which will require attendance from a dealership “full-time student” along with five department managers, the association said Wednesday.
How a dealer tackled inventory problemMon, 13, Jun 2016
Smart dealership managers are remembering the lessons they learned in the Great Recession. For them, stocking the right vehicles at the right time allows their stores to turn inventory quickly and profitably.
Lexus again tops NADA Dealer Attitude SurveyTue, 14, Jun 2016
Lexus ranked first overall in the Winter 2016 NADA Dealer Attitude Survey, followed by Toyota, Subaru and Honda, the National Automobile Dealers Association said today.
Dealership Buy/SellMon, 13, Jun 2016
This Automotive News feature lists recent dealership acquisitions as reported by brokers, official announcements and news media.
Are VW stores a bargain — or worthless?Mon, 06, Jun 2016
Dealers are sharply divided as to the value of Volkswagen-brand dealerships in the buy-sell market. This report looks at some of the conflicting views as expressed by those buying and selling.
Americans want their new cars nowMon, 13, Jun 2016
Getting rid of inventory is a great idea, but build-to-order is not going to work and the dealer who keeps his inventory will get the business.