Spireon has united multiple automotive channels into a single division to be led by TrueCar and Autotrader veteran Brian Skutta.
Allison Marley has joined Preferred Warranties Inc. as the KAR Auction Services division’s new vice president of sales.
Dent Wizard International’s Know How Systems division earned national recognition for its finished vehicle logistics services at the industry’s annual conference.
Gov. Greg Abbott has signed a bill that clears the way for Berkshire Hathaway Inc. to sell cars in Texas while manufacturing RVs in Indiana, resolving an ongoing dispute between Berkshire Hathaway Automotive and the Texas DMV.
Cox Automotive analysts say U.S. dealers reported strong traffic and profits but have remained largely pessimistic in their view of the auto retail market in the second quarter.
Despite headwinds threatening dealership profitability, Kerrigan Advisors’ first-quarter report indicates 2019 is trending toward another 200-plus transaction year for the auto retail buy/sell market.
Radiant Ride’s new SMART cosmetic service agreement program was designed to drive service and sales retention while offering customers a high-value interior and exterior protection product.
Fiat Chrysler has backed out of a proposed merger with Renault, blaming ‘political conditions’ in France, whose government owns a 15% share of Renault. A week ago, the companies were poised to form the world’s third-largest automaker.
More consumers in the prime and superprime credit tiers opted for used vehicles as concerns around affordability grew in the first quarter, according to the latest report from Experian.
Protective Asset Protection analysts say GAP claim payouts rose by 19.5% for new vehicles and an astounding 95% for used vehicles between 2014 and 2018.
Group 1 Automotive has launched AcceleRide, a fully online buying process that includes vehicle configuration, trade-in valuation, and financing options, at 79 U.S. dealerships.
Kelley Blue Book analysts say a parade of new models helped drive the average price for a new vehicle sold in the U.S. to $37,185 in May, a 3.7% year-over-year increase.