Walmart expands car-buying service to 250 storesMarch 21
Group 1's launch of older used-car brand to eat into Q1 earningsMarch 20
Feds reject CDK's purchase of Auto/MateMarch 20
CDK Global's planned acquisition of Auto/Mate, a smaller provider of dealership management systems, has been blocked by the Federal Trade Commission. The move would have bolstered CDK's positioning at the lower end of the DMS market and removed a smaller rival.
Reinvigorated Mitsubishi goes big in new Eclipse Cross campaignMarch 20
Mitsubishi has returned to network TV in its biggest marketing push in over a decade -- one that features the 2018 Eclipse Cross and underscores the brand's renewed commitment to the crossover market.
Mini dealers want to know the brand's visionMarch 22
Hyundai dealers hope crossover push isn't too lateMarch 22
Andrew DiFeo says Hyundai Motor America's problems stem from one thing: overproduction of the wrong kinds of vehicles. DiFeo says Hyundai's lineup is starting to match consumer demand, and 2018 will be a critical year.
With Ascent, Subaru expects to hit new heightsMarch 21
Subaru of America is seeking its 10th year of record sales in the U.S. and its retailers are reaping the rewards of freshened, redesigned and all-new product. Joining the crossover-heavy lineup early this summer is the three-row Ascent crossover, the largest Subaru ever.
Chevrolet dealers: Keep the momentum goingMarch 21
Following Chevrolet becoming the industry's fastest-growing crossover brand in 2017, dealers are counting on the redesigned Traverse and Equinox crossovers to help continue that momentum as they await the next-generation Silverado pickup.