Peter Miles, BMW of North America’s vice president-Sales Channel Development and Customer Relations, says the Performance Center is an ideal way to connect with car enthusiasts who may end up as loyal customers (See related story: BMW Tracking for California Growth).
Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries CEO Tony Weber says the industry group hopes the government has ‟no intention of allowing Australia to become the dumping ground for other countries’ old secondhand vehicles.”...More
Lowering the price of the base grade for the GX’s ’14 refresh, by substituting fake leather for real leather and deleting some content, was key to this year’s sales jump, a company official says....More
The prevailing view that automated systems first will be used in Europe and North America is being challenged by Chinese interest in what Magna International executive Frank O’Brien calls the digital lifestyle....More
The local industry recognizes there’s still work to be done to improve quality and upgrade technology – huge tasks, in fact. But government officials and company insiders say it’s time to prepare for a bigger play around the world....More
Model-year changeovers in the truck business these days bring with them more updates than in the recent past. Competitive pressures are too intense to let a product go untouched, GM marketers say....More