OEConnection to buy Britain's Bluegrasscoms
OEConnection, which specializes in helping dealers buy and sell auto parts, has agreed to acquire Bluegrasscoms, a Newbury, England company that provides many of the same services.
Care by Volvo subscription service comes to Canada -- with snow tires
Volvo says some of its dealers were cool to the idea of a subscription service, but Volvo Car Canada Managing director Alex Lvovich believes that the network is now on board.
Walmart partners with Advance Auto Parts
Walmart announced a partnership with Advance Auto Parts that will create an automotive specialty store on Walmart.com. The news comes one day after its competing retailer Sears filed for bankruptcy.
Ohio dealer Rhett Ricart elected NADA's next vice chairman
The National Automobile Dealers Association has elected Ohio dealer Rhett Ricart as its next vice chairman, meaning Ricart is in line to become chairman in 2020.
Dealers collect what's left following Hurricane Michael
It's been five days since hurricane Michael made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane, but the restoration for the affected dealerships and their communities could take years.
GM offers its own add-on warranties
General Motors will begin offering extended bumper-to-bumper limited warranties on new vehicles, an offer that has some franchised dealers uneasy.
Keeping disruption in perspective
Big shifts are coming to the auto retail world, and dealers say they're getting ready for them. But don't fall for all the fantastical forecasts you hear, they caution.
Has the conversation on sexism changed? Take our new survey
Automotive News is conducting a survey of women currently working in the auto industry to discover if the conversation on sexism in the workplace has changed in the last year.
New Audi boss Del Rosso a familiar face
Mark Del Rosso won't need any introductions to his dealer network when he becomes president of Audi of America on Dec. 1. They already know who he is and what he can do.
The dealer featured this week is Olaf Gjovik, owner of Gjovik Chevrolet-Buick-GMC in Sandwich, Ill.
NADA's Lutz gives a word of caution on 'hype'
"Question the hype." That's Wes Lutz's advice on prognostications of how primary transportation models will change.
ID theft: Telltale signs that 'something's not right'
A manager's skepticism may have helped prevent his dealership from being victimized by what prosecutors say was an identity-theft and car-trafficking ring with expensive taste that managed to fool at least five other stores in suburban New York City.
Lexus' UX will test market for flexible lease options
The Lexus program is aimed at attracting first-time luxury buyers who prize the flexibility of a shorter commitment and a simpler payment structure.
Genesis G70 finally appears, but mostly on TV
A Genesis spokesman told Automotive News the first G70s have been shipped, and that the brand is expecting 100 to 200 dealers to have them by the end of the year.
Chevy service manager among hurricane casualties
A service manager at a Chevrolet store in Quincy, Fla., was killed at his home as Hurricane Michael battered the state's Panhandle, with dealerships and automakers still assessing widespread damage from the powerful Category 4 storm.
Used-vehicle price plunge in CPI contradicts industry data
America's secondhand-vehicle market is throwing some economists and auto-industry analysts for a loop.
China car dealers push for tax cut as auto growth stalls, report says
China's top auto dealers' association has asked the government to halve taxes on car purchases to revive faltering sales, as worries grow the country's auto market could shrink this year.