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Dealers are positive about the next quarter, but that optimism varies widely by region, a Cox Automotive survey found.
Toyota has found a natural home amid the eye-popping styles and eclectic musical acts of Afropunk festivals.
In this Q&A, John Griffin explains how Cox Automotive's performance managers will help dealerships interpret the data in their DMS and plot a course of action.
A study points to a lack of coordination between automakers and retailers on presenting inventory, messaging, search engine marketing and website layouts.
Facebook has updated two of the platform's ad tools to better serve the auto industry in its quest to reach mobile shoppers.
The program began at the State Fair of Texas in September 2016 and, after drawing a quick following, was expanded nationally.
For the latest Star Wars tie-in, dealers had a challenge for Nissan's marketing brass: How could they spread the fervor across the Nissan lineup?
In October, stores using CDK Global's dealership management systems on month-to-month arrangements found out they had little time to make a big decision: Sign multiyear contracts with CDK or quickly find a new provider.
The social media giant is forming partnerships to broaden access to tech skills, while ensuring that recruiters present hiring managers with diverse candidate pools, says Stephanie Latham, Facebook's director of U.S.
Ethnic consumers were the leading drivers of new-vehicle sales growth during the industry's post-recession rebound, but that momentum has come to a halt in 2017.
Jeff Wyler Automotive dealerships use FaceTime and Facebook Live to reach out to consumers, instead of waiting for them to visit the showroom.
Nissan has another marketing collaboration with Lucasfilm for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, following the success of its tie-ins with Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
Daniel Flynn will replace Robert Karp as president of CDK North America in a move that continues a leadership overhaul of the dealership management system provider.
In terms of adding minority dealers, GM paced the U.S. industry last year with 17 net additions. It wants to top that this year.
Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson, who called for a boycott of BMW over a lack of diversity in its dealer body, said he is willing to go to Germany to meet BMW executives.
In this Q&A, DealerSocket's new CEO talks about goals, online retailing and the possibility of offering a dealership management system for franchised dealerships.
Acquisitions helped boost Penske Automotive's net 7.9 percent in the third quarter. A new focus on used vehicles led to more sales of them than new ones.
Teterboro Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram has sued Reynolds and CDK, saying the software giants' anti-competitive behavior has driven up costs at the dealership.
Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson is calling for a boycott of BMW products because of a lack of diversity among its dealer body.
Dealers can reshape auto retailing by embracing new business models and developing value propositions that meet the needs of today's consumers, says Don Flow, CEO of Flow Automotive Cos.
Motorcars Honda was presented with Cox Automotive's Leader in Sustainability Award during Automotive News' 100 Best Dealerships To Work For event.
In this Q&A, the head of GM's Women's Retail Network, which operates in the United States, Canada and Germany, discusses father-to-daughter dealership succession issues and more.
In this Q&A, the head of GM's Women's Retail Network discusses father-to-daughter dealership succession issues and more.
Dealerships are using virtual reality test-drive videos, and augmented reality, to add flair to shoppers' mundane task of vehicle research.
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