Dealers http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53467/more en TrueCar Pitches Targeted Rebates as Answer to Industry’s High Marketing Costs http://wardsauto.com/nada/truecar-pitches-targeted-rebates-answer-industry-s-high-marketing-costs <div class="field-deck"> 2015 NADA Conference & Exposition </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Too many marketing dollars are wasted on customers who would have bought the vehicle anyway, John Krafcik says. By aiming incentives only where needed, automakers could free up billions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/nada/truecar-pitches-targeted-rebates-answer-industry-s-high-marketing-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/nada/truecar-pitches-targeted-rebates-answer-industry-s-high-marketing-costs#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing NADA North America U.S. Auto Makers Dealerships Incentives Internet Marketing Tue, 27 Jan 2015 18:14:00 +0000 1211441 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Krafcik: Potential to save $25 billion on incentive costs.</strong></p> PSA’s Road to Recovery Takes Turn Through Spain http://wardsauto.com/europe/psa-s-road-recovery-takes-turn-through-spain <div class="node-body article-body">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.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/psa-s-road-recovery-takes-turn-through-spain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/psa-s-road-recovery-takes-turn-through-spain#comments Premium Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing Europe Europe - Regional Spain Citroen Peugeot Retail Sales Results Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:30:00 +0000 1206431 at http://wardsauto.com <p>Automaker to grow DS premium brand dealer network.&nbsp;</p> Dealers Hiring More Millennials, But Struggling to Retain Them http://wardsauto.com/nada/dealers-hiring-more-millennials-struggling-retain-them <div class="field-deck"> 2015 NADA Conference & Exposition </div> <div class="node-body article-body">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.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/nada/dealers-hiring-more-millennials-struggling-retain-them" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/nada/dealers-hiring-more-millennials-struggling-retain-them#comments Public Dealers NADA North America U.S. Dealerships Dealership Management National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:22:00 +0000 1210361 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Time-management issues priority for Millennial job seekers.</strong></p> The Dealer 5 | January 26, 2015 http://wardsauto.com/dealers/dealer-5-january-26-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealers/dealer-5-january-26-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealers/dealer-5-january-26-2015#comments Public Dealers U.S. Dealerships Retail Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:50:00 +0000 1210751 at http://wardsauto.com Bentley Climbs Red Dune in SUV Quest http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/bentley-climbs-red-dune-suv-quest <div class="field-deck"> 2015 North American International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">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. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/bentley-climbs-red-dune-suv-quest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/bentley-climbs-red-dune-suv-quest#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Dealers Sales & Marketing Diesel Resource Center North America Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. United Kingdom Bentley Porsche 2015 North American International Auto Show Employment Product Development Production Sales Results Vehicle Assembly Bentayga Bentley Flying Spur Continental Crewe Diesel Dubai Mulsanne Porsche Cayenne Pyms Lane Red Dune Rolf Frech SUV V-8 W-12 Wolfgang Durheimer Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:30:00 +0000 1206601 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Bentley Board Member Rolf Frech scaled Dubai&rsquo;s Red Dune in forthcoming Bentayga.</strong></p> DMS Provider Takes to the Cloud http://wardsauto.com/nada/dms-provider-takes-cloud <div class="field-deck"> 2015 NADA Conference & Exposition </div> <div class="node-body article-body">California-based Advent Resources says its small size has allowed it to take dealer-management systems where the bigger competitors fear to tread.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/nada/dms-provider-takes-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/nada/dms-provider-takes-cloud#comments Public Dealers Suppliers NADA North America U.S. Suppliers Dealership Management Sun, 25 Jan 2015 19:36:00 +0000 1210231 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Time for dealerships to join movement to cloud, Advent says.</strong></p> MTV Says Its Study Debunks 5 Myths About Millennials and Cars http://wardsauto.com/nada/mtv-says-its-study-debunks-5-myths-about-millennials-and-cars <div class="field-deck"> 2015 NADA Convention & Exposition </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The generation that supposedly disdains car ownership may be misunderstood. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/nada/mtv-says-its-study-debunks-5-myths-about-millennials-and-cars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/nada/mtv-says-its-study-debunks-5-myths-about-millennials-and-cars#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers NADA North America North America - Regional Auto Makers Dealerships Retail National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Sun, 25 Jan 2015 16:43:00 +0000 1210351 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Young people apparently like cars after all, research indicates.</strong></p> ‘Protectionist’ Dealers Protect Customers, Says New NADA Chairman http://wardsauto.com/nada/protectionist-dealers-protect-customers-says-new-nada-chairman <div class="field-deck"> 2015 NADA Convention & Exposition </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Recovering from an injury, Bill Fox touts the competitiveness of the dealer-franchise system.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/nada/protectionist-dealers-protect-customers-says-new-nada-chairman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/nada/protectionist-dealers-protect-customers-says-new-nada-chairman#comments Public Dealers NADA North America U.S. Dealerships Retail National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Sun, 25 Jan 2015 01:28:00 +0000 1210201 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Wearing makeup to cover facial injuries, Fox delivers inaugural speech.</strong></p> Cadillac Chief Tells Dealers No Cuts in Their Ranks http://wardsauto.com/nada/cadillac-chief-tells-dealers-no-cuts-their-ranks <div class="field-deck"> 2015 NADA Convention & Exposition </div> <div class="node-body article-body">At a closed-door meeting, Johan de Nysschen outlines plans to bolster GM’s luxury brand. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/nada/cadillac-chief-tells-dealers-no-cuts-their-ranks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/nada/cadillac-chief-tells-dealers-no-cuts-their-ranks#comments Public Dealers NADA North America U.S. Cadillac Dealerships Retail Sat, 24 Jan 2015 22:27:00 +0000 1210171 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Cadillac dealer Ghent says GM&#39;s luxury brand needs to broaden lineup.</strong></p> Dealer of the Year Once Told He’d Never Be a Dealer http://wardsauto.com/finance-insurance-resource-center/dealer-year-once-told-he-d-never-be-dealer <div class="field-deck"> 2015 NADA Convention & Exposition </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Andy Crews thanks both the people who believed in him and those who didn’t. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/finance-insurance-resource-center/dealer-year-once-told-he-d-never-be-dealer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/finance-insurance-resource-center/dealer-year-once-told-he-d-never-be-dealer#comments Public Dealers Finance & Insurance Resource Center NADA North America U.S. Dealerships Retail Sat, 24 Jan 2015 21:19:00 +0000 1210161 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>2015 TIME Dealer of the Year Andy Crews with wife, daughter and Ally Financial&rsquo;s Tim Russi (left)</strong>.&nbsp;</p>