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Nissan tweaks dealer sales incentives

Nissan has revised the Sales Growth Plan it introduced in 2014 as an alternative to controversial stair-step programs. ... Read More »

Dodge Dart lease subsidies eliminated

Fiat Chrysler is telling dealers in one region to consider cutting back orders of the Dodge Dart after the company said it is reducing lease support for the compact car. ... Read More »

Ford rides truck wave as small cars fizzle

After preparing for a future built on small cars, Ford is now straining to keep up with demand for SUVs and crossovers. ... Read More »

Munoz says Nissan’s 10% U.S. share in reach

Nissan Chairman Jose Munoz faces a difficult assignment: He must take Nissan and Infiniti to a combined 10 percent U.S. market share by March 2017, up from 8.4 percent at the end of 2014. ... Read More »

M-B faces need to grow service capacity

Mercedes-Benz USA is on track to sell 400,000 vehicles in the next few years and needs 25 percent more service capacity at its dealerships, said CEO Steve Cannon. ... Read More »

Detroit 3 face speed bumps as sales growth slows

Detroit's automakers, on track for their best sales year since 2006, may want to brace themselves for rockier times ahead. Auto executives say the industry is as healthy as it's been since being restructured in 2009. ... Read More »

2016 Chevy Volt gets a $1,115 price cut

Chevrolet is dropping the price of the redesigned Chevrolet Volt by $1,115. When it arrives this fall, the 2016 Volt will carry a sticker price of $33,995. Some buyers will be able to get it for as little as $26,495, after federal tax credits. ... Read More »

DARCARS keeps focus amid lawsuit, CEO says

DARCARS Automotive Group faced a human- and public relations nightmare after the founder's daughter, Tamara, sued her father and the company while media coverage of the rift prompted calls for a boycott. ... Read More »

The battle over Sunday sales

In Illinois, Texas and New Jersey, lawmakers who want to allow Sunday sales face vehement opposition from dealers. ... Read More »

VW says it refuses to cut brand’s U.S. prices to lift share

Even while benefiting from a weak euro, Volkswagen Group won't try to boost the VW brand's market share in the United States by cutting prices. ... Read More »