TITLE

GM's L.A. partner reports mixed results

AUTHOR(S)
Miller, Joe
PUB. DATE
April 2000
SOURCE
Automotive News;4/24/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5871, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on auto dealer Wes Rydell's partnership with United States automaker General Motors. Profitability of the Rydell Automotive Group; Gains of the autodealer in San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles, California; Desire of Ryder for operational control of the dealership.
ACCESSION #
3063358

 

Related Articles

  • California probes connection with GM superdealer. Sedgwick, David // Automotive News;3/29/1999, Vol. 73 Issue 5812, p44 

    Reports on California regulators' plan to determine whether General Motors (GM) met state franchise laws when it sold five San Fernando Valley stores to dealer Wes Rydell. Rival dealers' suspicion that GM is operating a string of factory-owned stores with Rydell; Rydell's remarks concerning the...

  • GM tries out an LA-style consolidation. Sedgwick, David // Automotive News;2/22/1999, Vol. 73 Issue 5807, p6 

    Reports on automobile dealer Wes Rydell's plans to boost sales of General Motors (GM) Corp. dealerships in San Fernando Valley, California. Terms of Rydell's management agreement with GM; GM's acquisition activity in the region; Rydell's compensation of the dealerships' sales force.

  • GM wins a round in dealer fight. Harris, Donna // Automotive News;7/26/1999, Vol. 73 Issue 5830, p8 

    Reports on the California Department of Motor Vehicles' ruling on the legality of General Motors' (GM) retail experiment in its dealerships in San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles, California. Probe of dealer suspicions that venture violates the state's franchise law; Complaints by dealers that GM...

  • GM feared Net, dealer groups. Child, Charlles // Automotive News;2/7/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5860, p40 

    Reports on the reasons for the conflict of General Motors (GM) with dealers in 1999. Announcement by company Chairman Jack Smith of his responsibility for the poor relations of GM with dealers; Fear of GM that major chains such as AutoNation Inc. might become too powerful; Threat posed by...

  • Speak up, GM: Dealers deserve the full story.  // Automotive News;5/1/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5872, p12 

    Comments on the General Motors' (GM) reconstruction projects designed to consolidate dealerships in four markets. Similarity to its debunked plan to acquire dealerships; Benefits of the reconstruction projects to GM operations in the United States; Need for GM to honor Chairman Jack Smith's...

  • Plan offers pre-auction action. Sawyers, Arlena // Automotive News;4/3/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5868, p36 

    Reports on a General Motors (GM) pilot program that lets dealers bid on off-lease and program vehicles over the Internet before they reach the physical auction. Benefits offered by the program; Remarks of GM marketing director John Larson regarding the program. INSET: GM program aims at...

  • Veteran dealer chides GM: 'There is no master plan'. Huckabee III, Leo R. // Automotive News;2/15/1999, Vol. 73 Issue 5806, p14 

    Comments on the poor relationship between General Motors Corp. (GM) and its dealers in the United States. Lack of a master plan for dealerships; Inefficient ordering systems; Inept management.

  • GM order system frustrates dealers. Sedgwick, David // Automotive News;12/28/1998, Vol. 73 Issue 5799, p1 

    Focuses on General Motors (GM) Corp.'s Vehicle Order Management System, a program designed to help GM factories build automobiles in the United States. Involvement of automobile dealers in the program; Complaints on the program; GM's efforts to make the program user-friendly; Improvements in...

  • GM faces data scrap with dealers. Kiley, David // Brandweek;09/07/98, Vol. 39 Issue 33, p4 

    Focuses on General Motors (GM) Corp.'s problems in gathering data on automobile owners from dealers in the United States. GM's non-media based marketing; Claims of dealers on GM's data gathering; GM's plans to use the data in direct marketing.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics