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Spring sales thaw spawns optimism for full year

AutoNews - Mon, 2014-04-21 01:01
Sales thawed out in March and early April after the frigid winter, and auto executives at the auto show in New York City were optimistic about the rest of the year. They see growing consumer confidence and strong demand for pickups and crossovers.
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Manufacturers brace for the used-car flood

AutoNews - Mon, 2014-04-21 01:01
A projected increase in the supply of used vehicles will be good news for U.S. dealers who have been battling a lingering effect of the recession.
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When Scion's too tiny, Toyota pilot program allows a larger loaner

AutoNews - Mon, 2014-04-21 01:01
Scion is rolling out a pilot program that will allow vehicle owners to use other Toyota models as short-term loaners.
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Kill the Mustang? We 'went ballistic'

AutoNews - Mon, 2014-04-21 01:01
I enjoyed the stories about the Ford Mustang in the April 14 issue.
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Dealers

AutoNews - Mon, 2014-04-21 01:01
Dealers featured this week include Mohinder Singh of Carlsbad Volvo in Carlsbad, Calif.; Bruce, Todd and Amie Bennett of Bruce Bennett Nissan in Wilton, Conn., Tommy Smith, left, and Dustin Tyson of Riverside Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram in New Bern, N.C.
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Russian fallout

AutoNews - Mon, 2014-04-21 01:01
Fallout from Russia's annexation of the Crimea region of Ukraine already is affecting the auto industry in Europe.
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Warren Henry hires help to hire the help

AutoNews - Mon, 2014-04-21 01:01
Warren Henry Auto Group hired an outside staffing agency to handle the 55 to 65 hourly employees who work in its detail shop and as porters.
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Recalls have had no 'measurable impact' on sales, says GM's Ammann

AutoNews - Sun, 2014-04-20 14:03
Citing his company's 4 percent sales gain in March and a "decent start" for sales in April, General Motors President Dan Ammann said the company's ignition switch recall has had no "measurable impact" on sales.
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New Zealand Franchising Sentiment Shows Continued Optimism

Franchise-Chat - Sun, 2014-04-20 04:14
The Franchize Consultants’ April 2014 Franchising Confidence Index demonstrates a further increase in a general trend towards improved confidence across overall sector growth drivers.
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New reality: Think crash, not just flash

AutoNews - Sun, 2014-04-20 01:01
Safety watchdogs at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and Consumer Reports magazine had an outsize effect on the cars unveiled at the New York auto show last week.
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VW signals it will outsell GM in China for second straight year

AutoNews - Sat, 2014-04-19 09:34
Volkswagen forecast that its sales in China will increase 10 percent or more in 2014, signaling that it will outsell General Motors in the world's biggest auto market for a second straight year.
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AutoNation envisions quick, easy buying at digital store

AutoNews - Sat, 2014-04-19 01:01
When AutoNation fully rolls out its so-called digital storefront, the following scenario may not be all that far-fetched.
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Ohio man's collection of '36 Fords going to auction

AutoNews - Sat, 2014-04-19 01:01
As a young man, Emery Ward Jr. fell in love in 1936 -- with a Ford. He never got over the attraction. In fact, the older he got, the more it intensified.
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Audi starts digital agency review

AutoNews - Fri, 2014-04-18 16:18
Audi of America has begun a review of its digital agency business, people familiar with the matter told Advertising Age, an affiliate of Automotive News.
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5 must-know restaurant news stories: April 18, 2014

Nation's Restaurant News - Fri, 2014-04-18 15:27
NRN Editors Nation's Restaurant News editors select the top industry stories of the day Nation's Restaurant News editors select the top industry stories of the day Content Classification:  Curated

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U.S. dealers grapple with recall pain -- missing parts, overtime, lost sales

AutoNews - Fri, 2014-04-18 15:23
With multimillion-unit recalls by GM and Toyota, and numerous smaller recalls by other automakers, dealerships in the United States are grappling with missing parts, rising overtime costs for technicians, frustrated customers, and lost sales.
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Research: Taco Bell's breakfast launch a success

Nation's Restaurant News - Fri, 2014-04-18 14:59
Results from BrandIndex, NRN Social 200 indicate rising consumer perception

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Bennigan's picks Fla. for second restaurant with new design

SmartBrief - Fri, 2014-04-18 13:59
Bennigan's Franchising will open its second restaurant featuring a new design in Melbourne, Fla., this summer, making it the  -More
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Maui Wowi offers variety in smoothies, coffee and franchising

SmartBrief - Fri, 2014-04-18 13:59
The Maui Wowi coffee and smoothie company brings island flavors to the mainland and features a franchise model that offers a  -More
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