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For Repairs, Maintenance, GM Dealerships Take A Cue From Wal-Mart

For Repairs, Maintenance, GM Dealerships Take A Cue From Wal-Mart

If you get great service, and a consistently low price that competes with independent repair shops or franchised service centers, would you return to the dealership to get your older, higher-mileage vehicle maintained or repaired? GM is hoping so; to help drum up more business on the service side... read more

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2010 Chevrolet Impala

Are Car Buying Services Worth The Money?

Car buying services provide a valuable service, but are they worth the money? The answer depends on how much you value your time. Everyone knows that car manufacturers... read more June 30, 2010 by  0


 
Used car salesman

Congress Cracks Down On Lending, But Car Dealers Squeeze Through

Car dealers, at least for now, don't have to answer to the same regulations, restrictions, and oversight that would apply to nearly every other type of consumer lending... read more June 25, 2010 by  7


 
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee: Now It Gets Personal Mopar Accessories Flyer

The 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee is just hitting dealer showrooms this month and the reviews have been positive all around. Just to be certain that the buzz... read more June 23, 2010 by  0


 
Dealer

Dealers Sidestep New Consumer Protection Bill

American auto dealers were dealt a winning hand yesterday as the U.S. House of Representatives agreed to exclude auto loans from an upcoming consumer protection bill. A... read more June 23, 2010 by  12


 
Kendall Toyota  -  Eugene, OR  -  First LEED Platinum dealership facility

Car Buying Guide: Start Your Search For A New Car

Readers are encouraged to send in their questions about the car buying process. Get answers from an industry insider! Question: What is the best way to start looking for a... read more June 17, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Build A 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Online

The much anticipated 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee is showing up at select dealerships across the U.S. in small numbers as production ramps up. The one thing prospective buyers... read more June 13, 2010 by  0


 
Chrysler 300 at Golden Globes

Chrysler 1, Dealers 0 In The Arbitration Game

The results of Chrysler's first arbitration hearing are in, and the news for dealers isn't good. The arbitrator has determined that Joe Kidd Dodge of Cincinnati, Ohio met... read more May 3, 2010 by  0


 
Used car salesman

Latest Threat to Carbuyer Safety: The Evil of 'Curbstoning'

Have you heard of "curbstoning"? We hadn't, and we like to think we're up on new automotive trends. But if the National Automobile Dealers Association has its way, you will... read more April 21, 2010 by  3


 
2010 Chrysler 300C SRT8

Chrysler On The Move: Automaker Welcomes 86 Dealerships Back To The Fold

After a very long dry spell, the good news for Chrysler fans is finally flowing again. First we heard that the automaker was ratcheting up its production timeline on the... read more March 29, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Nissan Altima Hybrid

Frugal Shopper: The Ten Most Discounted Hybrid Models

If you're considering one of many hybrid models but think that there are no deals to be had on green vehicles, now would be the time to think again—and potentially head out... read more March 12, 2010 by  1


 
Edward E. 'Ed' Whitacre, Jr.

General Motors Chairman Ed Whitacre: Savior Or Saboteur?

Every day, there's a new story about General Motors' wobbly return to profitability. Between the management shakeups, the gut-churning attempt to sell off HUMMER, Saturn and... read more March 9, 2010 by  2


 
Car Dealer

Frugal Shopper: What Time, Day, Month Is Best For Deals?

If you're thinking of heading out to the dealership to close the deal this weekend—especially if it's Friday—you might want to hold off. And Saturday? Well, it depends... read more March 5, 2010 by  2


 
Sears Auto Center in Salem, Oregon

Sears Comes To The Rescue Of Defunct Chrysler & GM Dealerships

Since last year, over 2,000 dealerships have been cut from the Chrysler and General Motors networks, and there's been a great deal of discussion about what to do for these... read more February 22, 2010 by  1


 
Kendall Toyota  -  Eugene, OR  -  First LEED Platinum dealership facility

Toyota Dealership Goes Green—With More Than Prius And Recycling

Whether you're among the most eco-savvy customers considering the 2010 Toyota Prius or just a smart shopper who'd prefer to buy green, it's likely you haven't thought about... read more January 27, 2010 by  0


 
Chevrolet dealership

Dealers Contesting Termination Rush To Meet Tonight's Filing Deadline

When Chrysler and General Motors underwent restructuring last year, they eliminated over 2,000 dealerships from their networks. Their reasoning for the cuts ranged from poor... read more January 25, 2010 by  0


 

 
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