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Motorcycle, auto stores ride in tandem

AutoNews - Mon, 2016-04-25 01:01
By leveraging the market expertise and used sales operation of its Harley-Davidson dealership, Sheehy Auto Stores now has a more efficient way to handle motorcycle trade-ins.
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A scion finds his dream job at Toyota store

AutoNews - Mon, 2016-04-25 01:01
About a year after resigning as CEO of Larry H. Miller Dealerships, Greg Miller has bought a single store near San Diego. The purchase fulfills his dream of running his own store.
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Used-car sales surge at top groups

AutoNews - Mon, 2016-04-25 01:01
Automotive News' annual list of the top 100 dealership groups based in the U.S. ranked by used-vehicle sales shows industrywide strong unit sales increases, with 43 of the groups listed posting gains of 10 percent or more.
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AutoNation eases recall policy over Takata airbags

AutoNews - Mon, 2016-04-25 01:01
AutoNation is changing one of the key tenets of its policy not to sell any vehicle with an open recall. The retailer now will allow some recalled vehicles to go to wholesale auction if lack of replacement parts causes lengthy repair times.
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ALG chief: Millennials will drive strong leasing

AutoNews - Mon, 2016-04-25 01:01
Millennials are paying off their student loans and moving out of their parents' basements. That cohort's emphasis on affordability will continue to drive lease growth, Jim Nguyen, the new head of ALG, predicts in this QandA.
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Small crossovers grow big

AutoNews - Mon, 2016-04-25 01:01
The fastest-rising vehicle segment in the first quarter? No contest. It was subcompact crossovers, the same category that took off like a rocket in 2015.
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Teasing Tesla: No waiting on a Nissan Leaf

AutoNews - Mon, 2016-04-25 01:01
Nissan couldn't resist taking a swipe at Tesla last weekend, reminding consumers in nationwide advertising that it has been mass-producing the all-electric Leaf since 2010.
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Spy shots point to bigger, bolder Honda CR-V on the way

AutoNews - Mon, 2016-04-25 01:01
Spy photos of Honda's next-generation CR-V indicate that the compact crossover will get bold new styling and likely will be larger than the current model.
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Forget a sales peak, disruption is the industry's real challenge

AutoNews - Mon, 2016-04-25 01:01
Exactly when sales and profitability hit maximum is important. But only because they are the resources auto companies need to transform themselves for a changing future.
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Dealer's computer fraud suit against ex-staffers OK'd

AutoNews - Mon, 2016-04-25 01:01
A U.S. magistrate has given a Colorado dealer the green light to pursue a lawsuit accusing two former managers of unauthorized access to his store's computer systems and of stealing trade secrets.
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Dealer anniversary awards

AutoNews - Mon, 2016-04-25 01:01
Dealers featured this week include Ken Gensinger Sr., dealer principal at Gensinger Volkswagen in Clifton, N.J.; Amy Hunter of Jeff Hunter Toyota in Waco, Texas; Mike Dye, owner of Max Dye Inc. (GMC-Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram) in Salem, Ill.
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ADESA parent explores how best to deliver sales

AutoNews - Mon, 2016-04-25 01:01
KAR Auction Services, parent of ADESA, unveiled a new data science unit that will help commercial consigners find the most efficient marketplace for their vehicles.
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Toyota sees potential for minivans in China as families grow

AutoNews - Sun, 2016-04-24 09:00
Crossovers and SUVs are the hot-selling must-haves in China's fickle auto market. But Toyota, on the lookout for the next big trend, thinks it may have spotted an untapped gold mine: minivans.
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Five Reasons Why Franchising Without a Franchise Consultant is Reckless

Franchise-Chat - Fri, 2015-03-27 22:00
Callum Floyd, Director of Franchize Consultants in New Zealand, explains five important reasons why a franchise development consultant is pivotal when franchising a business.
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