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Auto-Sales Jump in March: Is Recovery Finally Here?
Volkswagen Sales Up 41 Percent in March
Toyota to Extend Sales Incentives
Shortage of Used Cars Sends Prices Skyward
Factories Behind the Times on Dealership Space Requirements, Says Group 1 CEO
New Mileage Rules: Pay More for Cars, Less at Pump
Employers Added Most Jobs in 3 Years in March
Smaller Cars, Electrics Zap Muscle Cars at the New York Auto Show
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Skywerks Integrates NADA Used Car Guide's Values into its New Deliverance DMS Software and Mobile Application
NADA University's Dealer Management Seminars Begin in April
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Auto-Sales Jump in March: Is Recovery Finally Here?

With help from big incentives from Toyota and broadly stronger demand for vans and pickup trucks, sales of new vehicles leaped nearly 27% in March compared with the same month last year, as the auto industry began to show signs that it is emerging from a long slump. (Read more)
Source: Time.com

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Volkswagen Sales Up 41 Percent in March

HERNDON, Va. -- Volkswagen of America Inc. said Thursday that its March sales rose 41 percent, its ninth straight month of sales growth. (Read more)
Source: The Associated Press

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Toyota to Extend Sales Incentives

DETROIT -- Toyota Motor Corp. will extend U.S. sales incentives in April as it recovers from a two-month sales dip linked to recalls and suspended sales. (Read more)
Source: Reuters

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Shortage of Used Cars Sends Prices Skyward

BEMIDJI, Minn. -- If you're in the market for a used car, you may be in for a shock. The price of used cars has skyrocketed over the past year. (Read more)
Source: Minnesota Public Radio

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Factories Behind the Times on Dealership Space Requirements, Says Group 1 CEO

NEW YORK -- Factory expectations about how big auto dealerships should be are out of date and need to be reduced, one of the country's biggest retail executives says. (Read more)
Source: Automotive News

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New Mileage Rules: Pay More for Cars, Less at Pump

WASHINGTON -- Drivers will have to pay more for cars and trucks, but they'll save at the pump under tough new federal rules aimed at boosting mileage, cutting emissions and hastening the next generation of fuel-stingy hybrids and electric cars. (Read more)
Source: The Associated Press

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Employers Added Most Jobs in 3 Years in March

WASHINGTON -- The nation's economy posted its largest job gain in three years in March, while the unemployment rate remained at 9.7 percent for the third straight month. (Read more)
Source: The Associated Press

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Smaller Cars, Electrics Zap Muscle Cars at the New York Auto Show

NEW YORK -- Visitors to this year's New York International Auto Show, kicking off today at the Javits Center, will take notice of a big change in theme from previous years -- more emphasis on smaller, European-style vehicles. (Read more)
Source: ClimateWire

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McLEAN, Va. -- For automobile and commercial truck dealerships looking for a competitive edge to improve business operations in today’s complex marketplace, NADA University’s new online training and educational resources are designed to prepare dealers and their employees for the challenges ahead. (Read more)
Source: NADA-ATD University

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Skywerks Integrates NADA Used Car Guide's Values into its New Deliverance DMS Software and Mobile Application

Skywerks, a leading provider of high-tech Dealership Management Systems (DMS) software, has integrated NADA Used Car Guide vehicle values into its new iPhone product and soon-to-be-released Deliverance (Independent Dealers) DMS. Click here for more information.
Source: NADA Used Car Guide

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NADA University's Dealer Management Seminars 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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"The March data shows a welcome increase in new-car sales, reflecting in part some 'catch-up' sales from snowstorms that froze out activity from Washington, D.C., to Bangor, Maine, in February."

   
-- NADA Chief Economist Paul Taylor, NADAFrontPage.com, April 1


" ... new-vehicle incentives at the current levels will cause the resale values of used vehicles to decline because car shoppers will shift from the used to the new market, while at the same time the used-vehicle supply will increase from trade-ins."

   
-- Jonathan Banks, senior director of editorial and data services for NADA Used Car Guide, NADAFrontPage.com, April 1


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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CLICK HERE for Comprehensive Convention News Coverage at NADAFrontPage.com.


 
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