Jeep’s new spin on product placement

14 Sep

Jeep's "Songland" venture was an opportunity to rewrite the rules of product placement, according to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' global marketing chief Olivier Francois.

August sales sidestep storm blow

9 Sep

The Labor Day weekend rush pushed several manufacturers to monthly and all-time U.S. records in August, setting up the industry to post a strong third quarter.

Westbrook racks up the dealership points

7 Sep

Russell Westbrook, drawn into auto retailing when he agreed to sing in a catchy TV commercial, now has a burgeoning group of five dealerships in his native Southern California — and aims to add more.

August sales gain threatened by Dorian

31 Aug

Dorian could take a bite out of the month's U.S. auto sales, which were projected to rise in part due to the holiday weekend. Labor Day weekend sales count toward August results.

Calif. deal ?foolish,’ Trump tells automakers

24 Aug

The unusual standoff landed Ford and GM in front of Trump's bully pulpit again last week as he said that refusal to go along with his plan would reduce safety and raise costs, which Ford disputed.

Event unites aspiring techs with dealerships

24 Aug

As Hellcat Challengers and Chargers roared nearby during the Roadkill Nights Powered by Dodge event this month, aspiring service technicians who could one day find themselves working on those very vehicles for a living were networking with dealerships in need of fresh talent.