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Wayne Huizenga dies at 80

Wayne Huizenga, who transformed the auto-retailing landscape in the United States when he founded the company that became AutoNation, died Thursday night at age 80 after a long battle with cancer. Continue Reading

AUDI: 'True partners' with dealers

Profitability has been the key issue for Audi dealers for years, but while pressure on new-vehicle sales margins remains, some of the stress of dealership profitability has eased thanks mainly to the work of an Audi National Dealer Council task... Continue Reading

VW dealers: New management responsive

The past year for Volkswagen dealers has seen at least some progress toward normalcy as the brand's sales recovered from the devastating impact of the automaker's diesel emissions scandal. Yet at the dealer level, VW struggles with profitability. Continue Reading

Honda dealers seek help on Accord

As they meet with Honda's new U.S. executive team this weekend, dealers will likely seek help from the factory to move the redesigned Honda Accord, the venerable and critically acclaimed midsize sedan that no one seems eager to buy these days. Continue Reading

China's GAC ready to recruit dealers

After tiptoeing on the sidelines of the U.S. car market, Chinese automaker GAC says it's finally ready to take the plunge, and it's looking for some retail partners at the NADA Show who are comfortable with the deep end of the pool. Continue Reading