Retailer Prime launches subscription service
The subscription service is part of the growth strategy of parent company Prime Automotive Group, which joins a budding trend of retailers and automakers experimenting with such plans.
Online retail requires more than tech savvy
As a tech expert but car-buying rookie, Drive Motors' CEO knew he needed automotive expertise to understand how to make the product easy and useful for dealerships.
GM, Honda endorse policy accord for EV infrastructure
General Motors, Honda and others endorsed principles meant to guide local, state and federal policymakers on how to develop energy infrastructure for electrified vehicles.
McLaren to open store near Detroit
McLaren is expanding its retail footprint in the United States by partnering with one of the largest dealership groups in the country, the Suburban Collection, for a new store near Detroit.
Hackett vows closer ties with Ford dealers
Ford CEO Jim Hackett has promised to be more visible and accessible to dealers after spending much of his first year consumed with getting the automaker in better shape.
Auto News, Hireology partner on job listing
Automotive News has partnered with Hireology, an integrated hiring platform for dealerships, to expand the number of available jobs posted on its online Jobs Board.
Small used-car prices rise unexpectedly
Prices for small used cars are climbing to unexpected levels- a sign that demand is growing as price-sensitive consumers face dwindling options in the new-car market.
The dealers featured this week is John Klein, president, and Jason Klein, vice president of Klein Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram in Clintonville, Wis.
Auto auction app uses machine learning to aid inspections
TradeRev-H, an enhanced version of the TradeRev app for one-hour online auctions, can change how vehicle inspections are done.
ADESA's bold bid to revamp auto auctions
ADESA is aggressively enhancing its online auctions -- through technology, analytics and machine learning -- in an effort to maintain its lead in private-label sales.
What's more important than profits? A dealer explains
In this wide-ranging Q&A, dealer George Girjel talks about turning around underperforming dealerships and why automakers should favor individuals as store buyers.
AutoCanada launches strategic review after request by activist investor
AutoCanada said its board has appointed a special committee of independent directors to review strategic alternatives following a request by an activist shareholder, the Canadian Press reported.
Tariffs may cost carmakers at least 1 million annual U.S. sales
If President Trump slaps a 25 percent tariff on imported vehicles, it may cost the domestic auto industry 1 million annual vehicle sales -- and that's the low end of the estimated damage, says LMC.
The dealer featured this week is John Nakamura, president of Albany Ford, in California.
2019 Ram launch slows to a trickle
Delayed EPA approval for key versions of Ram's redesigned 1500 may spoil a plan to flood the market with old and new pickups and possibly overtake the Chevrolet Silverado in sales this year.
Mercedes throws down the gauntlet with subscription program
Mercedes joins the subscription craze with a bang -- undercutting the luxury competition on price.
Growing challenges dent dealers' optimism
Rising interest rates and stretched vehicle inventory could keep vehicle sales from growing in the coming months, a Cox Automotive survey finds.