Henry Stanford, co-founder of Michigan's Varsity Automotive Group, dies at 70Nov. 13
Chinese automaker Zotye begins recruiting U.S. dealers, plans to sell budget crossoverNov. 13
FCA picks Gardner to lead Maserati in North AmericaNov. 12
Plan for your future, or plan to cash out, dealers toldNov. 12
Presidio Group, a dealership buy-sell advisory firm, recommends that its clients create a conversion plan to serve the future industry or opt to sell their dealerships ahead of predicted dealership disruption from autonomous vehicles.
New chief executive brings needed tech chops to CDKNov. 12
With subscription service, Volvo warily eyes successNov. 12
Volvo's early success with its car subscription plan has put the company in an enviable position as automakers tinker with business models that don't revolve around traditional car ownership. But it has led to unforeseen challenges, namely a backlog of orders and tension with dealers.
For California dealer, a court victory and a lesson learnedNov. 12
The case -- involving a fictitious shell company, falsified documents and a rogue sales manager -- serves as a cautionary tale for dealerships on the need to monitor their employees and fully run down suspicions about potentially problematic transactions.
Net loss not impeding Carvana’s expansionNov. 12
Carvana Co.'s aggressive growth shows no sign of slowing: The online used-car retailer continues to charge into new markets on the strength of investor backing and improving vehicle sales and gross profit. Net profit, however, remains elusive.
USED-CAR SUPERSTARNov. 12
Dealerships up their focus on used-car salesNov. 12
CarGurus shares customer shopping data with other vendorsNov. 9
CarGurus, an online automotive marketplace for consumers, is now allowing third-party vendors access to data about how customers are using the shopping platform. By sharing customer shopping data on other platforms, CarGurus will allow participating dealerships to learn more about how their inventory is performing on the site.