Toyota taps U.S. dealers' best practices for Latin America

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
Inspired by Automotive News' dealership Best Practices series, Toyota challenged its Latin American dealers and distributors to brainstorm their own ways to improve. At an award ceremony in Tokyo recently, Toyota's Steve St.

Cadillac to refocus incentives for dealers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
Cadillac is drafting a new retail incentive program that could significantly boost factory payments to dealers who invest in facilities, new technology and other elements to improve the customer experience.

New CEO says TrueCar must change

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
TrueCar's new CEO, Chip Perry, harbors no illusions about the task he'll face in stabilizing the company and rebuilding bridges with auto dealers.

RFJ Auto Partners expands Dave Smith dealership model

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
New dealership group RFJ Partners is continuing to grow. With the purchase of a Nissan store in Spokane, Wash.


FCA's degrees program a smart move all around

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
FCA's expansion of its Degrees@Work program to all of its dealerships, and to include employees' spouses and children, looks like a win-win-win.


12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
Dan Hay, president of Jim Burke Ford in Bakersfield, Calif., receives

Employees direct store's charitable giving

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
At Patriot Subaru of Saco, Maine, employees direct the charitable giving program.

Son of auto dealer finds auctions a better fit

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
When neither the new- nor used-car retail auto business fit, Ben Lange tried auto auctions on for size.

ADESA refocuses on physical auctions

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
A few years ago, technology made online used-vehicle remarketing possible. Then the recession made it a necessity.

Chevrolet knows: Getting to 1 million sales can take a few tries

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
Chevrolet aims to sell 1 million vehicles in China in 2020. But amid a weak market, getting there won't be easy.

Volkswagen's diesel scandal may burn German soccer teams

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 30, 2015
VW's emissions-cheating scandal could bring cuts to its support of several soccer teams, a German weekly reported.

Acura sees its future in stronger sedans

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 29, 2015
Despite decades of muddled brand identity and mixed success with its vehicles, Acura has no plans to borrow a page from Hyundai's playbook as it...

Volkswagen's labor boss says CO2 scandal has hit car orders

9:21 am U.S. ET | Nov. 27, 2015
VW Group is dealing with a slowdown in new-car orders in the wake of admitting this month that it understated CO2 emissions in about 800,000...

Ford drops 'Friends & Neighbors' sale early, opts for traditional year-end discounts

2:25 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 27, 2015
Ford is dropping its “Friends & Neighbors” promotion five weeks earlier than planned, after the offers failed to resonate with consumers...


VW fined by South Korea, faces recall over emissions cheating

5:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 26, 2015
South Korea became the first country outside the U.S.

How Toyota used Nascar to sway loyal American car buyers

1:45 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2015
For years Toyota has been marketing itself to the Nascar audience as an increasingly American company -- and Nascar fans are growing more receptive.

Ford touts 'backup trailer assist' function in new F-150 ads

7:17 am U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2015
Comedian Denis Leary is crowing about something new in Ford F-150 ads: technology that is meant to make backing up a trailer easier.

U.S. auto sales could break November record, two forecasts say

3:04 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 24, 2015
This month -- powered by Black Friday sales and a strengthening economy -- could be the best November ever for U.S.

Land Rover Defender ends 70-year run ferrying farmers and royals

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 24, 2015
Production of the iconic Land Rover Defender will end early next year.

VW sinks, Detroit 3 rise in buy-sell reports

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
The value of a Volkswagen dealership, already dismal due to low sales in the U.S.

Volvo on fast track to 100,000 sales target

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23, 2015
Volvo Cars of North America, on track for its first annual U.S.

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