Nissan targets 9,000 store renovationsApril 23, 2018
Nissan envisions renovating 9,000 of its 10,000 worldwide dealerships over the next five years.
Dealers begin to fixate on costs -- againApril 23, 2018
Dealers are increasingly cutting costs across the board this year to offset narrowing margins, rising expenses and a potential economic downturn.
Internet eats everythingApril 23, 2018
In 2017, for the first time, the Internet topped all other advertising spending by dealerships combined.
Flexdrive: Independent dealers get tools to build subscription revenueApril 23, 2018
Momentum Motorcars in Atlanta serves as a role model to franchise dealers on how to do subscription selling.
FlexWheels: Ready-made dealer platformApril 23, 2018
Warren Henry Auto Group started a subscription program that's inspiring the group to develop an operational platform to help other dealers run subscription models.
Florida dealership cafes taste like successApril 23, 2018
At two Florida dealerships, food service is treated as a department unto itself, serving both customers and staff with a wide-ranging menu.
Dealers can drive autonomous futureApril 23, 2018
The autonomous future is indisputably coming to the automotive industry, but it is up to dealers to decide how that impacts the future of the dealership.
Ken Garff's pioneering partnership breaks upApril 21, 2018
Ken Garff Automotive, a pioneer in private equity partnerships, will buy Garcadia Auto and its half interest in 28 dealerships from Leucadia National.
Opel, Vauxhall to scrap dealerships as Peugeot cuts costsApril 16, 2018
Opel and Vauxhall are cutting dealerships as new owner Peugeot continues to reduce costs at the automaker it acquired last year in the face of sliding sales, notably in Britain, a major market.
It just might work wellApril 16, 2018
The idea has traction, though there are a bunch of questions and many problems to be sorted out.
Mercedes partners with dealers for subscription pilot in Nashville, PhiladelphiaApril 12, 2018
Mercedes-Benz will launch its vehicle subscription program in a pilot with dealers in Nashville and Philadelphia, setting up a battle with BMW as the luxury rivals try out a new type of relationship with customers.
Huge promotion floats customers' boatsApril 16, 2018
It's anchors aweigh for three Kia dealerships in Florida that build repeat business by giving sales-event customers a free cruise aboard a luxury liner.