GM Holden says customer feedback drove its decision to retain the Commodore nameplate after 2018, when the Australian manufacturing plant is shuttered and domestic production is supplanted by imports....More
Peugeot was the most popular brand in Europe last year, when sales climbed 8.1% to 952,000 units. Citroen deliveries grew 7.2% to 689,000. The Citroen total includes 85,900 units of the newly launched DS brand of premium vehicles....More
The group has grown to 27% of the workforce, but turnover remains a staggering and costly 55%. The problem? Long, inflexible hours and commission-based compensation plans, the report’s author says....More
Bentley’s new Bentayga arrives later this year and will offer the brand’s first diesel engine (but not in the U.S.) and, eventually, a plug-in hybrid option. Some 4,000 hand-raisers are interested in the SUV....More
No Subprime Bubble Likely to Burst Lenders are making it easier for buyers at the bottom of the credit-rating pool to secure financing, but there’s no sign the industry is headed toward a repeat of 2009. Read More.
U.S. top 500 dealerships ranked by total revenue for 2014. Includes dealership name, owner, city, state, new vehicle revenue, new vehicle units, used vehicle revenue, used vehicle units, finance and insurance revenue, service revenue, body shop revenue, and parts and accessories revenue....More