Will Suppliers Rule Tomorrow's Auto Business?
- 4 types of dealerships expected to emerge. Schuller, Frank; Mercer, Glenn // Automotive News;7/21/1997, Vol. 71 Issue 5723, p14
Opinion. Observes changes in the automobile industry as of 1997 and predicts restructure of auto retailing. Larger dealerships which are tightly linked to automakers; Publicly owned dealer chains establishing their own brand power; Sale of cars through retail only points that eliminate service...
- You might actually like the auto dealer of the future. Rose, Joan R.; Potter, Debra // Medical Economics;5/8/95, Vol. 72 Issue 9, p162
Forecasts the status of automobile dealerships in the United States. Consolidation's impact on the industry; Consumers' reliance on organization for negotiation of price and terms of automobile purchases.
- Dealers say soaring gas prices don't dent sales. Sawyers, Arlena // Automotive News;4/3/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5868, p52
Forecasts the sales performance of automobile dealers in the United States for the month of March 2000. Expected sales decline; Factors contributing to the decline.
- JADA sees Japan sales rising to 7.9 million. Treece, James B. // Automotive News;8/12/1996, Vol. 70 Issue 5673, p50
Presents the Japan Automobile Dealers Association's outlook for the automobile industry in Japan. Prediction that sales will rise by the year 2005; Forecast on the recreational vehicle segment; Emphasis on used cars and service operations.
- Here's to Success in '06. Noland, Tony // Ward's Dealer Business;Dec2005, Vol. 39 Issue 12, p32
The article comments on the automobile sector in 2005 in the United States and offers forecasts for the following year. According to the author, the year 2005 will rank in the top ten all-time best automotive sales years. Another trend seen in 2005 is the number of automobile dealers emphasizing...
- Opinion. // Automotive News;4/30/2012, Vol. 86 Issue 6514, p12
The article comments on the state of automobile dealership and make suggestions for them to be ready to face tough times. It has been informed that the first three months of 2012 showed strong earning for dealers due to increase in new-vehicle deliveries, steady fixed operations with a stronger...
- Forecast Fixed-Ops Finances. Harkins, Lee // Ward's Dealer Business;Sep2008, Vol. 42 Issue 9, p62
The article offers information on the advantages and basic requirements of a fixed-operations financial forecasting for automobile dealership in the U.S. Some of the benefits of forecasting include developing of a long-term retention tool for the technicians and tracking actual performance at...
- NADA predicts 14.3 million. Pinto, Liz // Automotive News;1/3/1994, Vol. 67 Issue 5532, p28
Reports on the National Automobile Dealers Association's (NADA) sales projection for cars and light trucks for 1994. Improvement in consumer confidence as the reason for the projected sales increase in cars and light trucks; Growth in real gross domestic product in 1993; Comparison with the 1992...
- Car dealership service, parts sales, profits rise. Kisiel, Ralph // Tire Business;10/11/2004, Vol. 22 Issue 14, p6
The article reports that the U.S. auto dealerships continue to increase sales from their service and parts departments, but the rate of growth is slowing. Auto dealerships also are pulling more profit from their service and parts operations. The average dealership earned $250,874 in net profit...