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US Volvo Dealers Hopeful of Interim CEO, Ford Contemplates Losing Their CEO

Last week Volvo chose the head of its finance arm, Toni Nicolosi, to be its interim CEO. Franchisees are already saying that he will listen to dealers.

Toyota's Family Tree

OK, every family has its problems. Toyota, which started as a division of the Toyota Automatic Loom Works, managed to develop a worldwide presence and reputation, survived a number of seismic recalls and some actual seismic activity is celebrating its 75th anniversary.

Ford to Appeal $2 Billion Judgment in Truck Dealer Class Action

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CLEVELAND – After an Ohio judge awarded $2 billion to a class of commercial truck franchisees last Friday, who claimed the automaker overcharged them for over 10 years, Ford Motor Co. said it will appeal the decision.

Too Many Franchises Spoil the Brand?


Front sign of Pontiac dealership, northern Michigan '09. photo/Quinn.anya

WASHINGTON — As the dust settled, the Obama Administration last summer issued a harsh report that was critical of the aggressive termination of franchises by General Motors and Chrysler during their bankruptcy proceedings. 

After Husband's Suicide, Wife Rebuilding Ford Dealership

Says Chris Burd about her husband's suicide, "By me telling my story, so many other people feel better and understand more, and in turn I understand and I feel better."

Ford Dealers Welcome 2010 Frugal Car

SPOOFTROIT - Ford is rolling out a new car for 2010 that it says consumers are screaming for -- the 1993 Taurus. Dealers are excited.