This week read how the top U.S. auto dealers have kept their hold on the light-vehicle market, and how automakers are still reevaluating their game plans to overcome manufacturing pressures abroad.
FROM AUTOMOTIVE NEWS: Check out the Top 150 U.S. Dealership Groups
As dealer groups fought their way through the bracket, the top 10 groups held strong for another year – together accounting for 8.3% of the total U.S. light-vehicle market in 2018
FROM WARDS AUTO: Auto Dealers Get Personal with Digital Retailing
With 90% of consumers preferring a personalized shopping experience, a dealer’s best offense is building an informative, interactive, and mobile-optimized web environment.
FROM CBT NEWS: Ford’s Big Investment in EV’s and American Jobs
The U.S. manufacturer’s newest game plan is to invest nearly $1 billion into developing electric and autonomous models while expanding both domestic and international assembly plants.
FROM AUTOMOTIVE NEWS: Automakers Forced to Make Deeper Cuts in Europe
Automakers are hoping to rebound from production pressures by streamlining supply chains, collaborating on manufacturing developments, and scaling down European labor.