NADA Convention Wrap Up
Dealers inch closer to full online salesSat, 28, Jan 2017
Auto retailers are making significant investments in technology to enable consumers to do most -- and someday, all -- of a vehicle purchase online. Dealers who lag behind must catch up or face a fate similar to that of independent bookstores in the era of Amazon, industry experts say.
Mitsubishi sees U.S. sales topping 100,000 mark in 2017Sun, 29, Jan 2017
Mitsubishi expects U.S. sales to surpass 100,000 vehicles this year for the first time in a decade, even though a highly anticipated new crossover will not reach stores until early 2018. Mitsubishi dealers are also seeking a pickup and a replacement for the Lancer under the brand's new controlling partner, Nissan.
Nissan assures dealers of truck, marketing plansFri, 27, Jan 2017
A much happier new year for VW dealersSat, 28, Jan 2017
Two racing legends talk dealer shopSat, 28, Jan 2017
Roger Penske, chairman of Penske Automotive Group, and Helio Castroneves, three-time Indy 500 winner, are co-owners of the New Holland Auto Group in New Holland, Pa. They spoke with Automotive News Editor-in-Chief Keith Crain on Saturday.
NADA to highlight good deeds on social mediaSat, 28, Jan 2017
A new NADA social media initiative will highlight the positive influences auto dealerships have in communities nationwide, new NADA Chairman Mark Scarpelli said during his introductory remarks Saturday.
'17 sales to increase, Acura tells dealersSat, 28, Jan 2017
Despite a dip in Acura sales in 2016, a plateauing industry and only mild upgrades to a few of its sedans, Acura is forecasting a sales increase for 2017. The news came during the brand's make meeting, according to several dealers who attended.
Kia dealers concerned about stair-step program, vehicle mixSat, 28, Jan 2017
BMW works to balance inventorySat, 28, Jan 2017
BMW of North America will launch the redesigned 5-series sedan Feb. 11. It is also braced for a flood of vehicles coming off lease and it will improve its product mix to meet consumer demand for light trucks.
Cookies, airplanes, virtual reality popular on convention floorSat, 28, Jan 2017
Ford targets 13% U.S. retail shareSat, 28, Jan 2017
Cadillac gives relief on PinnacleSat, 28, Jan 2017
Cadillac is modifying portions of the dealer-incentive program that starts in April to let retailers receive payments sooner and earn partial bonuses even if they fall as much as 15 percent short of monthly sales targets.