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GM Ready to Repay Government Loan, Sees Chance of Profit
Obstacles Remain for the New G.M.
Chrysler Sales Continue to Struggle
Toyota Exec Urged Automaker to 'Come Clean'
Toyota Defends U.S. Discounts as Way to Regain Buyer Confidence
Consumer Credit in U.S. Fell by Most in Three Months
Commentary: GM's Big Turnaround at the Federal Trough
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NADA University Opens Free Enrollment
Skywerks Integrates NADA Used Car Guide's Values into New Software and Mobile Application
NADA University's Dealer Management Seminars Underway
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GM Ready to Repay Government Loan, Sees Chance of Profit

DETROIT -- General Motors Co., steadily returning to health after its near-collapse in 2009, said Wednesday it plans to pay off its government loans by June — five years ahead of schedule — and could report a profit as early as this year. (Read more)
Source: The Associated Press

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Obstacles Remain for the New G.M.

The new start at General Motors isn’t as fresh as it looks. (Read more)
Source: The New York Times

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Chrysler Sales Continue to Struggle

CEO Sergio Marchionne is absolutely certain that Chrysler will break even this year, but the company's most visible statistic so far, a 5.8% drop in first-quarter sales, is disappointing, to be polite. (Read more)
Source: Detroit Free Press

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Toyota Exec Urged Automaker to 'Come Clean'

In the days leading up to its massive recall in January, Toyota executives debated when they should inform the public about safety problems with accelerator pedals, prompting one executive to urge the company to "come clean," according to documents obtained by The Associated Press. (Read more)
Source: The Associated Press

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Toyota Defends U.S. Discounts as Way to Regain Buyer Confidence

Toyota Motor Corp. defended its use of increased U.S. incentives starting in March as an efficient way to restore “customer confidence and trust” after the automaker’s record recalls. (Read more)
Source: Bloomberg

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Consumer Credit in U.S. Fell by Most in Three Months

Consumer credit in the U.S. declined in February more than anticipated, indicating Americans are reluctant to take on more debt without further improvement in the labor market. (Read more)
Source: Bloomberg

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Commentary: GM's Big Turnaround at the Federal Trough
By George F. Will

The times truly are out of joint when the most important IPO -- initial public offering -- of 2010 could come from what was American capitalism's iconic corporation for most of its 102 years. (Read more)
Source: The Washington Post

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NADA University Opens Free Enrollment

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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
 
"General Motors should never again be in the financial position it found itself in last year."

    -- GM Chief Financial Officer Chris Liddell, during a conference call with analysts and media, The Associated Press, April 7


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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