Get Newsletter Submit a Tip

DrivingSales News features exclusive reporting directly from the DrivingSales editorial team. We cover important issues facing dealerships, with a focus on innovations that impact dealership operations.

Trending

Latest

Jun
28
2017
Mercedes lifts ad spending restriction

Mercedes-Benz has lifted a “key restriction” on Tier 3 local advertising that limited the money dealers could spend on ads, restricting it to new car sales.

June 28, 2017
Continue Reading  
Kitten Rescue & Police Overcharged $10,450

This is your look at dealership news from all around the nation.

June 28, 2017
Continue Reading  
Jun
27
2017
Categories:
Tags: , ,
GM expecting $1 billion more than initial estimate for Opel sale

Chuck Stevens, General Motor’s CFO, said on Monday that the automaker is now expecting $5.5 billion for their sale of Opel to PSA Group, up from the initial estimate of $4.5 billion. According to Stevens, the increase is due to “additional costs associated with the deal.”

June 27, 2017
Continue Reading  
J.D. Power: Auto Sales Dipped In June

The month has not yet ended, however JD Power and LMC Automotive have released auto sales forecasts for the month of June.

June 27, 2017
Continue Reading  
Takata files for bankruptcy protection, agrees to acquisition by Key Safety Systems

Takata Corp., the Japanese company steeped in a global airbag inflator scandal, has filed for bankruptcy protection in both Japan and the U.S. and announced the sale of “key assets” to the Chinese-owned supplier Key Safety Systems.

June 26, 2017
Continue Reading  
Dealer Bans Cable News & Uber CEO Resigns

After two customers got into an altercation, the dealership owner decided to eliminate FoxNews, CNN and MSNBC.

June 24, 2017
Continue Reading  
J.D. Power vehicle quality survey: top spots, shake-ups, and the absent

The results are in: J.D. Power has released its “annual report card” for vehicle quality, compiling nearly 80,000 responses from owners and lessees of 2017-model vehicles about problems/complaints during the first 90 days of ownership.

June 23, 2017
Continue Reading  
Takata Expected To File For Bankruptcy

We’re reported many times before about the embattled airbag manufacturer, Takata. Today’s story is a major development surrounding the future of the Japan-based company

June 23, 2017
Continue Reading  
Many U.S. auto workers already facing difficult times

As Wall Street frets that the auto market could be headed for a slump, thousands of General Motors employees are already experiencing hard times.

June 22, 2017
Continue Reading  
Policeman Sues Ford, Ford Dealer over Carbon Monoxide

A police officer is making headlines after his decision to sue both a dealership and the Ford Motor Company.

June 22, 2017
Continue Reading  
Dealership sued over allegedly “duping” elder customer

In September, June Shivers, 85, brought her fully paid-for 2005 Lincoln LS into the Blue Island Napleton Lincoln dealership to get it serviced.

June 21, 2017
Continue Reading  
Women In Automotive: The Day-To-Day Story

My first day in the car industry, I walked into the office with very little knowledge. Basically I knew how to drive a car…and that was about it.

June 21, 2017
Continue Reading  
More Articles