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Cox: Younger Workers Could Reduce Dealership Turnover

Cox Automotive’s 2019 Dealership Staffing Study finds approximately 20% of dealership staff are likely to look for another job in the next six months, a problem that could be solved with a greater focus on attracting younger generations to dealership work. ... Read More »

Self-driving parking gets regulatory nod in Germany

Daimler and Bosch will use the Mercedes-Benz Museum's parking garage to launch a self-driving valet parking feature that can be accessed via a smartphone app and requires no safety driver. ... Read More »

Manheim Tackles Tech Shortage With Apprentice Program

Manheim has launched an apprentice program designed to address the nationwide shortage of skilled auto technicians. ... Read More »

VisionMenu Integrates With IDS DMS

Vision Dealer Solutions’ latest integration connects its VisionMenu tool with Constellation Software’s proprietary dealership management system. ... Read More »

2020 Corvette’s unanswered questions

It's surprising that the 2020 Corvette's turning circle — the tightest arc the car can turn when the steering wheel is turned all the way left or right — changed little from the 2019 model. ... Read More »

Faurecia holds course in ‘tougher-than-expected’ auto market

The supplier maintained first-half profitability and reaffirmed its full-year guidance despite a decline in global auto production and the loss of seating contracts with Daimler and Citroen. ... Read More »

Dealerships could make progress recruiting younger workers, study says

Cox Automotive's 2019 Dealership Staffing Study indicates many employees are seeking improved work-life balance and advancement options. ... Read More »

Don’t Let the Sale Get in the Way

People still love cars and still hate shopping for them. Improve your closing rate with a showroom strategy that rewards customers for making your dealership the only one they visit on their car-buying journey. ... Read More »

FTC Imposes Conditions on Quaker Chemical Corp.’s Acquisition of Houghton International Inc.

Philadelphia-area chemical companies are global suppliers of metal processing products Chemical companies Quaker Chemical Corp and Houghton International Inc. have agreed to divest certain products and related assets to a subsidiary of French multinational corporation...

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AutoNation Q2 net income from continuing operations rises 3.7%

While new-vehicle revenues fell, AutoNation posted revenue gains in used vehicles, parts and service and F&I. ... Read More »