Sales

Toyota offers part-time vehicle use in Hawaii

Toyota's first homegrown car-share program, launched this month in Hawaii, could be a model for dealerships around the globe to tap into demand for part-time vehicle use.

Audi dealership builds trust with tablet-based sales

Though it just opened in November, Audi Wesley Chapel in suburban Tampa, Fla., is already overperforming using a tablet-based, nonconfrontational sales process.


Faurecia raises outlook after first-half profit rises 10%

Faurecia raised its 2018 outlook after reporting that first half profit rose 10.2 percent to to 342 million euros, while sales climbed 5.2 percent.

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Hyundai launches digital showroom on Amazon

Hyundai has launched a digital showroom on the Amazon Vehicles research hub, the first automaker to create such a page on the massive shopping site. Amazon became a potential competitor to third-party auto shopping guides in August 2016 when it unveiled the research site.

Key survey question proves priceless

Manitoba's Birchwood Auto Group believes that extremely pithy customer surveys generate more insight into clients' experiences than longer, traditional ones.

Number to watch: $41 billion

A forecast for two aftermarket trade groups predicts aftermarket parts sales will hit $327 billion in 2021, a $41 billion dollar increase over 2017 levels.


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