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NADA Study Findings Show Service And Parts Revenue Increased In 2016

According to an annual study conducted by the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA), U.S. auto dealerships’ profits increased in service and parts in 2016, while dropping in both new and used vehicle sales.

April 18, 2017
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The Effect Of Potential NAFTA Changes On Auto Parts Suppliers

President Donald Trump has been very vocal about his concerns relating to U.S. auto jobs moving to Mexico, and he met with the CEOs of GM, Ford and Fiat Chrysler last week to discuss auto industry issues.

Jan. 30, 2017
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Ford Launches Omnicraft Parts Brand

A new initiative by Ford was reportedly created in order to fix vehicles from other automakers.

Jan. 25, 2017
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Mazda To Recall 70,000 RX-8 Vehicles Over Fire Hazard

A large safety recall has Mazda recalling tens of thousands of late-model sports cars.

According to Reuters, Mazda will recall 70,000 RX-8 vehicles in the U.S. made between 2004 and 2008. The safety recall is in place due to a potential fuel pump issue that involves a risk of a vehicle fuel leak and fire.

Nov. 16, 2016
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Illinois Dealership Faces Wrongful Death Claim Over Carbon Monoxide Leak

A Cook County, Illinois lawsuit alleges that a car dealership failed to inform a customer, who later died in his vehicle, that his car was emitting carbon monoxide into the passenger compartment when he brought it in for repairs.

Oct. 18, 2016
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Ford Dealership Employee Honored After 63 Years of Service

He began working at the Ford store during the Eisenhower administration and has no plans to retire.

Aug. 10, 2016
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Ford GT Could Cost Dealers $30K To Service

The Ford GT is reportedly the most expensive vehicle ever sold by Ford.

July 14, 2016
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NADA 2016: Focusing On Fixed Ops, Part 1

How much focus does your store or group place on fixed ops?

July 14, 2016
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Woman Finds Gun In Loaner Vehicle From Mercedes-Benz Dealership

The woman said she’s grateful she found the gun before her sons did.

July 7, 2016
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Lincoln Announces Service Pick-up Program

The customer doesn’t step foot in a dealership.

June 28, 2016
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SCOTUS Declines To Rule On Dealership Service Advisor Case

Should Service Advisors be exempt from overtime compensation?

June 20, 2016
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Fixico Allows Car Owners To Upload Photos To Receive Quotes For Cosmetic Repairs

It all starts with customers taking pictures of vehicle damage on their mobile device.

June 16, 2016
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