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Dealers Split on Chrysler Offer
IHS Lowers the Boom on Auto Sales Gloom
Economic Pickup: Truck Sales Show Rebound
Hyundai Motor Rises to Record on March Sales Increase
Volvo Dealers Are Safe Under Chinese Owner -- For Now
GM to Expand Use of Brake Override Technology by 2012
Opinion: At Chrysler, Finally, Signs of Better Days Ahead
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Dealers Split on Chrysler Offer

Some say it wants too much, too fast for reinstatement
With just days left on Chrysler Group's offer to reinstate 50 closed stores, some dealers are pleased with the deal the company is offering; some are telling Chrysler to bag it. (Read more)
Source: Automotive News

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IHS Lowers the Boom on Auto Sales Gloom

What's that strange sound, reminiscent of better days long past? Yes, it's ... optimism! And at a level we haven't heard for a long while: Economists at IHS Global Insight last week predicted U.S. light-vehicle sales will reach 14 million units in 2011 and grow to 17 million and above by mid-decade. (Read more)
Source: Automotive News

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Economic Pickup: Truck Sales Show Rebound

Jimmy Richmond hadn't boosted his fleet of trucks since early 2008, but he finally pulled the trigger last month, buying three Ford pickups for his landscaping and construction business. (Read more)
Source: The Wall Street Journal

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Hyundai Motor Rises to Record on March Sales Increase

Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea’s largest automaker, rose to a record in Seoul trading after sales increased in the U.S. and China, fueling speculation that first-quarter earnings may beat expectations. (Read more)
Source: Bloomberg

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Volvo Dealers Are Safe Under Chinese Owner -- For Now

NEW YORK -- Volvo's U.S. dealers will retain their franchises under the new ownership of China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group. (Read more)
Source: Automotive News

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GM to Expand Use of Brake Override Technology by 2012

General Motors Co. said it will expand the use of its brake override technology, a move that comes as rival Toyota Motor Corp. has suffered from a massive recall due to its cars speeding up uncontrollably. (Read more)
Source: The Wall Street Journal

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Opinion: At Chrysler, Finally, Signs of Better Days Ahead

Being a Chrysler Group stakeholder these days can be challenging. But for those who hang on, there are signs that better times are possible. (Read more)
Source: Automotive News

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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 New 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 Underway

McLEAN, Va. -- NADA University's four on-site, week-long management seminars on fixed operations and financial management are underway. (Read more)
Source: NADAFrontPage.com

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Quotable
 
"The business owners who were just waiting for the economy to turn—they got off the fence in March."

   
-- Ford dealer Randall Reed says his dealership near Dallas saw a 70% jump in March sales of full-size pickups and his other dealership in Houston posted a more than 50% jump, The Wall Street Journal, April 5 


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

Video Highlights
 

What About the Dealers?(CNBC)


Auto Dealers Forecast Higher Sales (CNNMoney.com)


Future of the American Auto Industry (Fox Business)


NADA University: 'We Build Champions'


NADA Launches New Online Magazine 

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