News & Analysis http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53464/more en 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/nada/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/nada/dealer-year-once-told-he-d-never-be-dealer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/nada/dealer-year-once-told-he-d-never-be-dealer#comments Public Dealers 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> No Bubble About to Burst on Subprime Loans, Experian Says http://wardsauto.com/nada/no-bubble-about-burst-subprime-loans-experian-says <div class="field-deck"> 2015 NADA Conference & Exposition </div> <div class="node-body article-body">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.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/nada/no-bubble-about-burst-subprime-loans-experian-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/nada/no-bubble-about-burst-subprime-loans-experian-says#comments Public Dealers Sales & Marketing Finance & Insurance Resource Center NADA North America U.S. Retail National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Sat, 24 Jan 2015 16:39:00 +0000 1210141 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Longer-term loans on the rise.</strong></p> No Declaration, But Bush Sounds Like Presidential Candidate in NADA Talk http://wardsauto.com/nada/no-declaration-bush-sounds-presidential-candidate-nada-talk <div class="field-deck"> 2015 NADA Conference & Exposition </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The former Florida governor talks about how to fix America, sheds some light on his meeting this week with potential rival candidate Mitt Romney and reveals a recent new-car purchase.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/nada/no-declaration-bush-sounds-presidential-candidate-nada-talk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/nada/no-declaration-bush-sounds-presidential-candidate-nada-talk#comments Public Plants & Production Dealers NADA North America U.S. Politics National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Sat, 24 Jan 2015 02:09:00 +0000 1210041 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Bush: Immigrants need to embrace American values, learn English and work.</strong></p> Outgoing NADA Chief Does It His Way in Farewell Speech http://wardsauto.com/nada/outgoing-nada-chief-does-it-his-way-farewell-speech <div class="field-deck"> 2015 NADA Convention & Exposition </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Forrest McConnell III assumes the role of an inspiration speaker.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/nada/outgoing-nada-chief-does-it-his-way-farewell-speech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/nada/outgoing-nada-chief-does-it-his-way-farewell-speech#comments Public Dealers NADA North America U.S. Dealerships Retail National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Sat, 24 Jan 2015 01:45:00 +0000 1210051 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>McConnell addresses NADA general assembly</strong>.&nbsp;</p> Forecast: U.S. Automakers to Record Best January in Eight Years http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/forecast-us-automakers-record-best-january-eight-years <div class="node-body article-body">The latest WardsAuto forecast calls for U.S. automakers to sell 1.13 million light vehicles this month, equating to a 16.4 million-unit SAAR.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/forecast-us-automakers-record-best-january-eight-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/forecast-us-automakers-record-best-january-eight-years#comments Public Gated Data Center Auto Makers Sales & Marketing North America U.S. Auto Makers Sales Results Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:18:00 +0000 1209881 at http://wardsauto.com Toyota Seeking More Mirais for U.S. Market http://wardsauto.com/nada/toyota-seeking-more-mirais-us-market <div class="field-deck"> 2015 NADA Conference & Exposition </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Not even the expiration of federal tax credits has dampened enthusiasm for the fuel-cell car in the U.S., a top U.S. executive says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/nada/toyota-seeking-more-mirais-us-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/nada/toyota-seeking-more-mirais-us-market#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology NADA North America U.S. Toyota Sales & Marketing Fuel-Cell Vehicles National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:50:00 +0000 1209741 at http://wardsauto.com <p class="NormalNoSpace"><b>Toyota seeking &ldquo;substantial&rdquo; increase in Mirai&rsquo;s first-year allotment.<o:p></o:p></b></p>