Dealers http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53467/more en The Dealer 5 | March 27, 2015 http://wardsauto.com/dealers/dealer-5-march-27-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealers/dealer-5-march-27-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealers/dealer-5-march-27-2015#comments Public Dealers U.S. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:30:00 +0000 1249541 at http://wardsauto.com 2015 Ward's 10 Best Interiors Nominee: Subaru WRX http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-wards-10-best-interiors-nominee-subaru-wrx <div class="node-body gallery-body">Subaru's redesigned AWD turbocharged WRX sedan, always popular among rally-car enthusiasts, arrives for interior evaluation with stylish carbon-fiber trim, gray and red stitching, a flat-bottom steering wheel and an updated central display that includes a boost gauge. Test vehicle sticker price, including $795 destination charges, is $29,639.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-wards-10-best-interiors-nominee-subaru-wrx" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-wards-10-best-interiors-nominee-subaru-wrx#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America North America - Regional U.S. Japan Subaru Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Instrument Panel Interior Product Development Seats Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:30:00 +0000 1246941 at http://wardsauto.com Cross-Generational Selling Important as Ever http://wardsauto.com/finance-insurance-resource-center/cross-generational-selling-important-ever <div class="field-byline"> Jim Leman </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Veteran F&I managers selling to young buyers, and junior F&I managers selling to older buyers must learn a thing or two.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/finance-insurance-resource-center/cross-generational-selling-important-ever" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/finance-insurance-resource-center/cross-generational-selling-important-ever#comments Public Dealers Finance & Insurance Resource Center North America U.S. Dealerships Retail Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:12:00 +0000 1248431 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Millennials want speed and full disclosure, Dyson says.</strong></p> Toyota Announces RAV4 Hybrid to Join Lineup http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/toyota-announces-rav4-hybrid-join-lineup <div class="field-deck"> 2015 New York International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The RAV4 becomes the Toyota brand’s fourth hybrid version of a standard model in the U.S., joining the Camry, Highlander and Avalon hybrids.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/toyota-announces-rav4-hybrid-join-lineup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/toyota-announces-rav4-hybrid-join-lineup#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Toyota 2015 New York International Auto Show Future Products Hybrid Vehicles Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:19:00 +0000 1248381 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>A glimpse of new Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.</strong></p> BMW’s Clean Sheet EV http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/bmw-s-clean-sheet-ev <div class="field-deck"> Story Behind 2015 10 Best Engines </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The i3 is purpose-designed to provide something approaching BMW performance and handling, along with ultra-high efficiency.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/bmw-s-clean-sheet-ev" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/bmw-s-clean-sheet-ev#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. BMW Electric Vehicles Gasoline Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:54:00 +0000 1244731 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>New hybrid synchronous motor&nbsp;first completely designed and built by BMW Group.</strong></p> 2015 Ward's 10 Best Interiors Nominee: Acura TLX http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-wards-10-best-interiors-nominee-acura-tlx <div class="node-body gallery-body">Acura's new TLX sedan represents a cross between two vehicles no longer available: the smaller TSX and more stately TL. The interior carries on Honda/Acura's excellent reputation for fit-and-finish, as well as a deep-rooted reluctance to take stylistic chances. Our TLX 2.4L Tech carries a sticker price of $35,920, including $895 in destination charges.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-wards-10-best-interiors-nominee-acura-tlx" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-wards-10-best-interiors-nominee-acura-tlx#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America North America - Regional U.S. Japan Acura Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Instrument Panel Interior Product Development Seats Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:31:00 +0000 1238621 at http://wardsauto.com Rebate Cutoff Ups Cost of Uber Bid for Greener Fleet http://wardsauto.com/dealers/rebate-cutoff-ups-cost-uber-bid-greener-fleet <div class="node-body article-body">EV dealer Doug Snower, who plans to buy 200 Chinese-made BYD e6 electric vehicles to lease to drivers for ridesharing service Uber, says his business model in part is based on the $4,000-a-vehicle rebates the state no longer offers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealers/rebate-cutoff-ups-cost-uber-bid-greener-fleet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealers/rebate-cutoff-ups-cost-uber-bid-greener-fleet#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Dealers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Auto Makers Electric Vehicles Finance Incentives Trade Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:54:00 +0000 1248241 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Refined BYD e6 EV receives Uber&rsquo;s blessing.</strong></p> The Dealer 5 | March 25, 2015 http://wardsauto.com/dealers/dealer-5-march-25-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Dealer news and information from WardsAuto and around the web. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/dealers/dealer-5-march-25-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/dealers/dealer-5-march-25-2015#comments Public Dealers U.S. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:30:00 +0000 1248251 at http://wardsauto.com Chevy Malibu Strong Hybrid Coming Next Year http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/chevy-malibu-strong-hybrid-coming-next-year <div class="field-deck"> 2015 New York International Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The new Malibu Hybrid’s lofty fuel-economy ratings come courtesy of a number of technologies from the Chevy Volt, most notably a version of the breakthrough 2-motor drive unit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/chevy-malibu-strong-hybrid-coming-next-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/chevy-malibu-strong-hybrid-coming-next-year#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Chevrolet 2015 New York International Auto Show Future Products Hybrid Vehicles Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:00:00 +0000 1247931 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Chevy Malibu Hybrid propulsion unit.</strong></p> 2015 Ward's 10 Best Interiors Nominee: Mazda6 http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-wards-10-best-interiors-nominee-mazda6 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>The redesigned Mazda6 won a Ward&#39;s 10 Best Interiors trophy two years ago, and this mid-cycle refresh delivers a new display screen and multimedia interface, as well as more premium materials. Our Grand Touring test vehicle stickered for $33,395.</p> </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-wards-10-best-interiors-nominee-mazda6" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/wards-10-best-interiors/2015-wards-10-best-interiors-nominee-mazda6#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Vehicles & Technology Ward's 10 Best Interiors North America North America - Regional U.S. Japan Mazda Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Instrument Panel Interior Product Development Seats Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:30:00 +0000 1238641 at http://wardsauto.com