International nameplate automobile manufacturers and dealership franchises are designing, building, and selling more vehicles across the U.S. than ever before. Last year, international manufacturers produced more than 5 million vehicles in the U.S., while nearly 10,000 international nameplate dealership franchises created nearly 500,000 jobs.
Redefining the American Auto Industry is a report produced by AIADA and the Association of Global Automakers to demonstrate the economic impact of international automakers on the U.S. economy. Read more
High end-of-model-year incentives helped drive sales to healthy heights in July. Across the board, incentives were up eight percent from July 2013, averaging $2,774 per vehicle. Read more
Recently, I read about a study commissioned by True Car, Inc. that I haven’t been able to stop thinking about. The study asked car buyers what they believed a fair profit margin for a car dealer would be on a $30,000 new car sale, and how much they actually believed a dealer profited on the same sale.
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OfficeMax: Office Supplies, Furniture & Technology; providing a "total solution" of discounts and services through the Automotive Advantage program. Read more
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