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Auto Sales Soar in Early March
House Passes Landmark Health Bill
Saved GM Dealers Ready to Start Selling Again
Dealers Ask Arbitrators for Local Hearings
GM Fighting Kentucky's Efforts to Protect Auto Dealers
NADA Used Car Guide: Wholesale Prices Continue to Gain Ground
Suzuki Offers to Buy Out its Weaker Dealers
GM Backs Mandatory Vehicle 'Black Boxes'
Chrysler to Build All-Electric Version of Fiat 500
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NADA University Schedules Management Seminars for Dealers; Information-Packed Sessions Begin in April
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Auto Sales Soar in Early March

Some dealers say they're worried that pace might not last
Sales of new cars and trucks, boosted by warmer weather and bigger incentives, increased so much during the first half of March that some dealers are worried that the pace is too good to be true. (Read more)
Source: Detroit Free Press

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House Passes Landmark Health Bill

Democrats in the House of Representatives achieved a legislative landmark Sunday night that has eluded generations of lawmakers before them – reshaping the American health care system to extend insurance coverage to nearly 32 million people and halt industry practices that discriminate against the sick. (Read more)
Source: Politico

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Saved GM Dealers Ready to Start Selling Again

NEW YORK -- The 661 auto dealers General Motors is offering to reinstate received letters this week with the deal terms -- and some breathed sighs of relief. (Read more)
Source: CNNMoney.com

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Dealers Ask Arbitrators for Local Hearings

Dozens of rejected dealerships are asking arbitrators to hold hearings in their hometowns, not the central locations picked by the American Arbitration Association. (Read more)
Source: Automotive News

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GM Fighting Kentucky's Efforts to Protect Auto Dealers

General Motors is fighting legislation in at least five states that gives automobile dealers leverage over carmakers in the scramble for franchises. (Read more)
Source: The Associated Press

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NADA Used Car Guide: Wholesale Prices Continue to Gain Ground

McLEAN, Va. -- Through the first week of March, one segment, in particular, has led the widespread wholesale price gains from February, according to NADA Used Car Guide. (Read more)
Source: AutoRemarketing

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Suzuki Offers to Buy Out its Weaker Dealers

LOS ANGELES -- American Suzuki Motor Corp. is offering to buy out its lowest-volume dealers to get them to walk away from their troubled franchises. (Read more)
Source: Automotive News

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GM Backs Mandatory Vehicle 'Black Boxes'

WASHINGTON -- General Motors Co. supports legislation to require so-called "black boxes" in vehicles, to collect crash data, and it is willing to support additional "reasonable" auto safety legislation. (Read more)
Source: The Detroit News

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Chrysler to Build All-Electric Version of Fiat 500

DETROIT -- Chrysler Group LLC says it will start making an all-electric Fiat 500 minicar for the U.S. market starting in 2012. (Read more)
Source: The Associated Press

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NADA Marketplace
NADA University Schedules Management Seminars for Dealers; Information-Packed Sessions Begin in April

McLEAN, Va. -- NADA University has announced that four on-site, week-long management seminars focused on fixed operations and financial management will begin in April. (Read more)
Source: NADAFrontPage.com

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Quotable
 
"It was the best day we've had all year."

   
-- Mike Schrieber, sales manager at Bill Brown Ford in Livonia, Mich., adding that the dealership sold 45 cars Thursday and is on track to sell 400 this month, Detroit Free Press, March 20


"The strength has shifted to the other side."

   
-- James J. White, a professor specializing in bankruptcy and commercial law at the University of Michigan Law School, on dealers' success in getting tough amendments to state franchise laws to bolster their protection in the future, Automotive News, March 22


"The states really have our attention. If something isn't in GM's interest, we're going to be very aggressive in every jurisdiction."

   
-- Robert Ferguson, GM's vice president of government relations, on blocking state bills that seek to assist rejected dealerships, Automotive News, March 22


Dealers Urged to Take Floorplan Survey

NADA remains focused on expanding the availability of financing for dealers to purchase vehicle inventory. All dealers are strongly encouraged to take a few moments to participate in a brief, yet important, online survey. The data will be used to provide federal officials with a clear view of the state of wholesale lending to dealerships, the availability floorplan lines of credit and its impact on dealers. Click here to take the survey

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