#DEALERS

Sales

U.S. Dealer Inventories at 9-Year Low

2021 model year off to slow start.
#dealers

Hybrid

Simple Questions of Electric Vehicle Considerers

Some simple things are all they really want to know
#Honda #dealers #Toyota

Marketing

Want a Free EV? Head to Germany

Incentives cut the price on one model to zero
#dealers #Renault #europe

Sales

Car Dealers Embrace the Online World

Moving the sales process online is a hit—and a new competitive advantage
#dealers #covid-19

Marketing

Report: The Revolution Ahead for Automakers

Deloitte spells out what carmakers must do to excel
#asia #dealers #europe

Cax

How Will You Get to Work Post COVID-19?

And what do OEMs and dealers need to do to improve their operations?
#dealers #tech #IBM

Sales

Car Buyers Want a No-Touch Experience

Online tools and video chats challenge the new-car showroom
#dealers

Sales

U.S. Car Sales in April Drop to 30-Year Low

Upturn likely to begin in May, but consumer confidence will define the pace
#dealers #Audi #Ford

Sales

Europe Eases Auto Sales Restrictions

But region takes a cautious approach to sales incentives
#dealers #europe #covid-19

Business

Toyota, VW Balk on U.S. Production Plans

Uncertainty about COVID-19 and supply chains cloud decisions
#dealers #covid-19 #facilities

Quality

Hyundai Puts Best Practices into Action Against COVID-19

Hyundai Hope on Wheels is providing $4-million in grants for drive-thru testing and kits to perform the tests
#Dana #Hyundai #dealers

Sales

China Dealers Ask: Where Are the Customers?

Is this what Europe and the U.S. can expect?
#asia #dealers #europe

Car/Ride Sharing

Look Up in the Sky: It’s a Drone Delivering Your Car Keys

The latest in the contactless ordering and delivery process from China’s Geely Auto
#Geely #Tesla #asia

Sales

Nissan Tests Pricy Subscription Plan

Daily swaps and lots of choices
#dealers #Nissan

Business

Tesla Gets Go-Ahead to Sell in Mich.

Tesla is now able to sell and service its cars in Michigan, although still not quite directly.
#Tesla #dealers #legal

Sales

FCA Piles on the Discounts to Clear Inventories

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is pushing to clear out some 70,000 vehicles nobody ordered by discounting them heavily and dumping them onto its U.S. dealers anyway.
#FiatChryslerAutomobiles #dealers #Fiat

Sales

Reinventing the Car-Buying Process

Cadillac Live lets car buyers interact remotely with product specialists, without having to visit a dealership. 
#facilities #Tesla #Volvo

Business

VW to Add 100 Dealers in U.S. by 2018

Michael Horn Volkswagen of America says it intends to expand it 650-dealer network in the U.S. by 100 stores over the next four years.
#dealers #Volkswagen

Sales

Toyota Forecasts Sharply Lower Sales Growth in China

Toyota Vios Last year Toyota Motor Corp. sales in China climbed nearly 13% to 1.03 million vehicles.
#Toyota #dealers

BMW to Launch Huge Dealer Bailout in China

BMW AG has agreed to pay its dealers in China 5.1 billion yuan ($821 million) to offset the cost of their expanding inventories, Bloomberg News reports.
#MINI #BMW #dealers