Auto Remarketing Staff

J.D. Power's new president and chief executive officer Dave Habiger was named Wednesday. The news comes after preceding president and CEO Finbarr O’Neill in October informed the J.D. Power board of directors of his intention to retire from his post. “J.D. Power is fortunate to have a... Read More

Auto Remarketing Staff

FCA US announced Tuesday that it has awarded 468 Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram and FIAT dealerships with Customer First Award for Excellence designations this year. The winning group of dealerships achieved the highest level of customer experience recognition in the program's five core areas: people, facility,... Read More

Autotrader names top CPO deals as spring arrives

Auto Remarketing Staff

Spring is here, and so are fresh sales for certified pre-owned vehicles. Autotrader has come out with its latest list of top deals that shoppers can jump on throughout March. The list includes Volvo’s CPO program, which offers qualified buyers interested in 2015 S60 models zero-percent interest for up to 24... Read More

Auto Remarketing Staff

Kerrigan Advisors identified a trio of reasons why the dealership buy/sell market surpassed 200 transactions for the fourth consecutive year in 2017. According to the firm’s latest Blue Sky Report released on Monday, the factors driving market activity included dealership consolidation, profitability, and the... Read More

Brad Strong, AIADA

At a recent AIADA board meeting, I took over as the AIADA chairman from my friend, Maryland dealer Paul Ritchie. In just a few weeks, I look forward to formally accepting the chairman’s gavel at the NADA convention in Las Vegas during AIADA’s Annual Meeting & Luncheon. As a Volkswagen dealer I am... Read More

Auto Remarketing Staff

At the official grand opening of its new 200,000 square foot headquarters in Sandy Springs, Ga.,  Mercedes-Benz USA announced plans to launch a new global innovation hub called Lab1886 in Atlanta this summer. Along with MBUSA president and chief executive officer Dietmar Exler, the ceremony included Governor of... Read More

Arlena Sawyers , Correspondent

For the past two consecutive years, Lithia Motors acquired dealerships that generate over $1 billion in annualized revenue, and it is poised for additional growth this year, said its president, Bryan DeBoer. Speaking during Lithia’s quarterly conference call on Feb. 14, DeBoer also said the group expects to... Read More

HGreg appoints 2 new execs

Auto Remarketing Staff announced Monday that it has appointed Chase Sattler as vice president of operations and Soledad Gonzalo as the company’s new regional marketing director. This follows news from last month that the company opened its third location, the new Broward store in West Park, Fla. Along with the... Read More