The Truth About Cars » Dealer News http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sun, 07 Feb 2016 18:00:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » Dealer News http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/category/news-blog/dealer-news/ Ontario Says No to ‘Fire’ Sales, Refuses to Give Convicted Arsonist Dealer License http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ontario-says-no-fire-sales-refuses-give-convicted-arsonist-dealer-license/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ontario-says-no-fire-sales-refuses-give-convicted-arsonist-dealer-license/#comments Mon, 25 Jan 2016 21:00:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1272993 If we were all judged solely by our mistakes, we couldn’t elect anyone president. Having said that, maybe it’s good to give a little time between jail terms and licensed professions — especially when you were convicted in a firebombing directly related to that same profession. An Ontario Superior Court overturned a lower court’s ruling to grant […]

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If we were all judged solely by our mistakes, we couldn’t elect anyone president. Having said that, maybe it’s good to give a little time between jail terms and licensed professions — especially when you were convicted in a firebombing directly related to that same profession. An Ontario Superior Court overturned a lower court’s ruling to grant […]

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What’s Going On with Volkswagen’s Golf GTI? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/whats-going-volkswagens-golf-gti/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/whats-going-volkswagens-golf-gti/#comments Wed, 20 Jan 2016 20:59:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1270354 Dealers are shaving thousands off of Volkswagen’s Golf GTI — up to $5,000 at some dealers — and the hatchback is relatively easy to find at rental car counters across the country. So, is everything going OK with 2015’s North American Car of the Year™? For starters, in Volkswagen’s defense, most of its cars are […]

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Dealers are shaving thousands off of Volkswagen’s Golf GTI — up to $5,000 at some dealers — and the hatchback is relatively easy to find at rental car counters across the country. So, is everything going OK with 2015’s North American Car of the Year™? For starters, in Volkswagen’s defense, most of its cars are […]

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General Motors, Tesla Spar Over Electric Car Sales http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/general-motors-tesla-spar-electric-car-sales/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/general-motors-tesla-spar-electric-car-sales/#comments Wed, 20 Jan 2016 18:20:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1270009 At a one-day workshop Tuesday sponsored by the Federal Trade Commission to discuss the future of automobile dealers in the U.S., executives from General Motors and Tesla jabbed at each other over electric car sales. GM CEO and Chairwoman Mary Barra touted the new Chevrolet Bolt as being one of the few all-electric cars that […]

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At a one-day workshop Tuesday sponsored by the Federal Trade Commission to discuss the future of automobile dealers in the U.S., executives from General Motors and Tesla jabbed at each other over electric car sales. GM CEO and Chairwoman Mary Barra touted the new Chevrolet Bolt as being one of the few all-electric cars that […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Volkswagen Turns To Former FBI Chief, Renault Just ‘Improving’ Emissions, GM Buys Ridesharing Service http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-volkswagen-turns-former-fbi-chief-renault-just-improving-emissions-gm-buys-ridesharing-service/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-volkswagen-turns-former-fbi-chief-renault-just-improving-emissions-gm-buys-ridesharing-service/#comments Tue, 19 Jan 2016 17:00:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1269449 Volkswagen just tabbed a former FBI director to be the highest paid traffic cop in the universe. That, Renault is only “improving” its emissions, GM’s big bet on ride sharing and the world’s biggest auto supplier says diesel isn’t dead … after the break! Report: Volkswagen will tab former FBI director to help in US investigations […]

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Volkswagen just tabbed a former FBI director to be the highest paid traffic cop in the universe. That, Renault is only “improving” its emissions, GM’s big bet on ride sharing and the world’s biggest auto supplier says diesel isn’t dead … after the break! Report: Volkswagen will tab former FBI director to help in US investigations […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Investors Latest Headache for Volkswagen, New E-Class From $50K, and Dealers Surprised That You’re Surprised http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-investors-latest-headache-volkswagen-new-e-class-50k-dealers-surprised-youre-surprised/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-investors-latest-headache-volkswagen-new-e-class-50k-dealers-surprised-youre-surprised/#comments Mon, 18 Jan 2016 17:00:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1269257 Investors say Volkswagen should have told the world they were cheating earlier because then they could have bought more Apple stock. That, Mercedes-Benz prices new E-Class in Europe, BMW’s bigger i3 battery and Jeep soars in Europe … after the break! Investors lining up to sue Volkswagen in Germany Large shareholders of Volkswagen are considering a […]

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Investors say Volkswagen should have told the world they were cheating earlier because then they could have bought more Apple stock. That, Mercedes-Benz prices new E-Class in Europe, BMW’s bigger i3 battery and Jeep soars in Europe … after the break! Investors lining up to sue Volkswagen in Germany Large shareholders of Volkswagen are considering a […]

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Fiat Chrysler Rebuffs Claims of Falsifying Sales http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/fiat-chrysler-rebuffs-claims-falsifying-sales/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/fiat-chrysler-rebuffs-claims-falsifying-sales/#comments Fri, 15 Jan 2016 15:00:13 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1267545 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Thursday released a statement strongly denying claims made by a Illinois dealer that the automaker was strong-arming its dealers into reporting bogus sales and illegally paying complicit dealers to continue its long-running sales growth. This lawsuit is nothing more than the product of two disgruntled dealers who have failed to perform their obligations […]

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Thursday released a statement strongly denying claims made by a Illinois dealer that the automaker was strong-arming its dealers into reporting bogus sales and illegally paying complicit dealers to continue its long-running sales growth. This lawsuit is nothing more than the product of two disgruntled dealers who have failed to perform their obligations […]

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GM’s Online Sales Program Isn’t Direct-sale, But It Is Pretty Clever http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/gms-online-sales-program-isnt-direct-sale-pretty-clever/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/gms-online-sales-program-isnt-direct-sale-pretty-clever/#comments Thu, 14 Jan 2016 21:00:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1267009 General Motors will sell highly coveted lease returns and company cars online starting next month through a program called the Factory Pre-owned Collection. The program, which we’ve covered briefly, will sell lease returns and company cars through an online portal that makes those cars available nationwide. GM said its inventory would be roughly 30,000 cars, which all […]

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General Motors will sell highly coveted lease returns and company cars online starting next month through a program called the Factory Pre-owned Collection. The program, which we’ve covered briefly, will sell lease returns and company cars through an online portal that makes those cars available nationwide. GM said its inventory would be roughly 30,000 cars, which all […]

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AutoNation CEO Knows The Party Won’t Last, But Doesn’t Want To Hurry To The End http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/autonation-ceo-knows-party-wont-last-doesnt-want-hurry-end/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/autonation-ceo-knows-party-wont-last-doesnt-want-hurry-end/#comments Wed, 06 Jan 2016 21:00:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1258737 The CEO of the largest car dealer in the U.S. told Reuters on Wednesday that automakers shouldn’t base incentives on volume, which could jeopardize cutting profits. “We really have to watch the quality of volume,” AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson told Reuters. “We have to find the right balance between price and volume.” Jackson said he doesn’t anticipate […]

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The CEO of the largest car dealer in the U.S. told Reuters on Wednesday that automakers shouldn’t base incentives on volume, which could jeopardize cutting profits. “We really have to watch the quality of volume,” AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson told Reuters. “We have to find the right balance between price and volume.” Jackson said he doesn’t anticipate […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Chevy Hot to Sell You a Sedan, Volvo’s V90 Peek and Cheap Gas http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-chevy-hot-sell-sedan-volvos-v90-peek-cheap-gas/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-chevy-hot-sell-sedan-volvos-v90-peek-cheap-gas/#comments Mon, 04 Jan 2016 17:00:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1256737 “What do I gotta do to get you to drive out of here in a brand-new 2016 Chevrolet Malibu today?” That, Ford and Google are moving to the country, Hyundai halts in China and Volvo’s wagon spied in some guy’s garage … after the break! Chevrolet needs to move these sedans, folks Automotive News reported that […]

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“What do I gotta do to get you to drive out of here in a brand-new 2016 Chevrolet Malibu today?” That, Ford and Google are moving to the country, Hyundai halts in China and Volvo’s wagon spied in some guy’s garage … after the break! Chevrolet needs to move these sedans, folks Automotive News reported that […]

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Who Wants To Lease A Chevy Cruze For Less Than A Gym Membership? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/wants-lease-chevy-cruze-less-gym-membership/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/wants-lease-chevy-cruze-less-gym-membership/#comments Wed, 30 Dec 2015 23:00:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1253481 Leasehackr has a screaming deal on a 2016 Chevrolet Cruze Limited (the old body style) 1LT Automatic if: 1) You can sell it for more than $13,000 after two years; 2) You’re were a Costco Auto member before Sept. 30; 3) You can get $1,800 off of MSRP, or thereabouts; 4) Max incentives; 5) You’re […]

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Leasehackr has a screaming deal on a 2016 Chevrolet Cruze Limited (the old body style) 1LT Automatic if: 1) You can sell it for more than $13,000 after two years; 2) You’re were a Costco Auto member before Sept. 30; 3) You can get $1,800 off of MSRP, or thereabouts; 4) Max incentives; 5) You’re […]

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TTAC News Round-Up: Mazda’s Crossover Mania, Hyundai Lands a Lambo Man, Toyota is Just The Tops http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-round-up-mazdas-crossover-mania-hyundai-lands-a-lambo-man-toyota-is-just-the-tops/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-round-up-mazdas-crossover-mania-hyundai-lands-a-lambo-man-toyota-is-just-the-tops/#comments Mon, 28 Dec 2015 17:00:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1250801 Newly promoted, high-priced executives at Mazda seem to think there’s something to this crossover fad. That, Hyundai’s landed a Benjamin Button to lead Genesis and I wish I would have known how cheap I could have purchased an F1 team … after the break. New Mazda boss keying on crossover sales New Mazda North America […]

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Newly promoted, high-priced executives at Mazda seem to think there’s something to this crossover fad. That, Hyundai’s landed a Benjamin Button to lead Genesis and I wish I would have known how cheap I could have purchased an F1 team … after the break. New Mazda boss keying on crossover sales New Mazda North America […]

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Steven Lang And Doug DeMuro Debate Carmax http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/steven-lang-doug-demuro-debate-carmax/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/steven-lang-doug-demuro-debate-carmax/#comments Mon, 28 Dec 2015 15:00:24 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1246026 Earlier this week I wrote about how CarMax is heavily constrained by a market that has flip-flopped between six years worth of heavy car sales and about 18 months of resurgent truck and SUV demand. Long story short, CarMax’s acquisition costs for trucks, SUVs and crossovers has gone up considerably, and the supply of this […]

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Earlier this week I wrote about how CarMax is heavily constrained by a market that has flip-flopped between six years worth of heavy car sales and about 18 months of resurgent truck and SUV demand. Long story short, CarMax’s acquisition costs for trucks, SUVs and crossovers has gone up considerably, and the supply of this […]

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Weekend News Roundup: Leaf Sprouted? Volkswagen and North Korea; Fancy Fiskers http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/weekend-news-roundup-leaf-sprouted-volkswagen-north-korea-fancy-fiskers/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/weekend-news-roundup-leaf-sprouted-volkswagen-north-korea-fancy-fiskers/#comments Mon, 14 Dec 2015 17:00:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1241945 Here’s some of the news you may have missed if you were out fighting the holiday crowds and spreading some of that Yuletide cheer by burning the hell out of some cookies you were planning on giving the neighbors. Nissan May Bring a Range Extended-EV to Market in 2016 A la BMW i3, Nissan is prepping for […]

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Here’s some of the news you may have missed if you were out fighting the holiday crowds and spreading some of that Yuletide cheer by burning the hell out of some cookies you were planning on giving the neighbors. Nissan May Bring a Range Extended-EV to Market in 2016 A la BMW i3, Nissan is prepping for […]

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Cadillac Drafting New Dealer Incentive Program http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/cadillac-drafting-new-dealer-incentive-program/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/cadillac-drafting-new-dealer-incentive-program/#comments Mon, 30 Nov 2015 21:00:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1232161 With the CT6 and XT5 hitting the floor soon, Cadillac is working on a new dealer incentive program to encourage improvement of the buying experience at its stores. Automotive News reports the program could bring as much as $850 million to $1 billion USD “in incremental profit” for the brand’s dealership network over the next four to five […]

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With the CT6 and XT5 hitting the floor soon, Cadillac is working on a new dealer incentive program to encourage improvement of the buying experience at its stores. Automotive News reports the program could bring as much as $850 million to $1 billion USD “in incremental profit” for the brand’s dealership network over the next four to five […]

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Audi Offers Its Own Goodwill Program To A3 TDI Owners http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/audi-offers-goodwill-program-a3-tdi-owners/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/audi-offers-goodwill-program-a3-tdi-owners/#comments Tue, 24 Nov 2015 21:00:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1227953 Audi announced last week that owners of its A3 TDI model would be offered the same goodwill program available to Volkswagen TDI owners. The program, which started Nov. 20, offers owners the same $500 prepaid Visa card that can be used anywhere and a $500 dealership gift card that can be used at Audi dealerships. […]

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Audi announced last week that owners of its A3 TDI model would be offered the same goodwill program available to Volkswagen TDI owners. The program, which started Nov. 20, offers owners the same $500 prepaid Visa card that can be used anywhere and a $500 dealership gift card that can be used at Audi dealerships. […]

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TrueCar Hires Former AutoTrader CEO, Probably Has Different Feelings Toward AutoNation http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/truecar-hires-former-autotrader-ceo-probably-different-feelings-toward-autonation/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/truecar-hires-former-autotrader-ceo-probably-different-feelings-toward-autonation/#comments Mon, 23 Nov 2015 20:00:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1225441 TrueCar announced Monday that it hired former AutoTrader CEO Chip Perry to help the third-party vendor turn around a turbulent year of departing executives and crumbling business relations. According to a statement released by TrueCar, Perry will take over for current CEO and founder Scott Painter on Dec. 15. Perry will also be president of […]

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TrueCar announced Monday that it hired former AutoTrader CEO Chip Perry to help the third-party vendor turn around a turbulent year of departing executives and crumbling business relations. According to a statement released by TrueCar, Perry will take over for current CEO and founder Scott Painter on Dec. 15. Perry will also be president of […]

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For Some TDI Owners, Conflicting Messages on Trade-in http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/tdi-owners-conflicting-messages-trade/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/tdi-owners-conflicting-messages-trade/#comments Tue, 10 Nov 2015 17:10:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1216073 As Volkswagen works to make amends with customers and the public, TDI owners ready to give up their illegally polluting cars are hearing conflicting messages from some Volkswagen dealers who are either unwilling to or begrudgingly taking in those cars on trade. A TDI owner said when he took his car into Flow Motors Volkswagen in […]

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As Volkswagen works to make amends with customers and the public, TDI owners ready to give up their illegally polluting cars are hearing conflicting messages from some Volkswagen dealers who are either unwilling to or begrudgingly taking in those cars on trade. A TDI owner said when he took his car into Flow Motors Volkswagen in […]

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Volkswagen Buying Back Bad Diesels From Dealers At Pre-crisis Prices http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/volkswagen-buying-back-bad-diesels-from-dealers-at-pre-crisis-prices/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/volkswagen-buying-back-bad-diesels-from-dealers-at-pre-crisis-prices/#comments Sat, 31 Oct 2015 15:12:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1209369 Volkswagen told dealers that it would buy back some of its unsellable, used diesel cars withering on their lots at fixed prices to help dealers cope during the automaker’s growing diesel scandal, Automotive News reported. The cars that dealers are accepting on trade-in, but can’t sell due to their illegally polluting engines, have sat on lots while […]

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Volkswagen told dealers that it would buy back some of its unsellable, used diesel cars withering on their lots at fixed prices to help dealers cope during the automaker’s growing diesel scandal, Automotive News reported. The cars that dealers are accepting on trade-in, but can’t sell due to their illegally polluting engines, have sat on lots while […]

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Auction Prices for Volkswagen Diesels Are Dropping http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/auction-prices-volkswagen-diesels-dropping/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/auction-prices-volkswagen-diesels-dropping/#comments Fri, 23 Oct 2015 18:00:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1203497 According to Kelley Blue Book, auction prices for Volkswagen’s diesels cars are dropping faster than similar models that are powered by gasoline. According to auction data gathered before and after news broke that Volkswagen had admitted to federal investigators that their cars illegally polluted, prices for Volkswagen diesel cars dropped 16 percent. Prices for Volkswagen […]

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According to Kelley Blue Book, auction prices for Volkswagen’s diesels cars are dropping faster than similar models that are powered by gasoline. According to auction data gathered before and after news broke that Volkswagen had admitted to federal investigators that their cars illegally polluted, prices for Volkswagen diesel cars dropped 16 percent. Prices for Volkswagen […]

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Volkswagen Has Brilliant Plan To Sell Cars During Crisis (Hint: It’s By Giving You Money) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/volkswagen-has-brilliant-plan-to-sell-cars-during-crisis-hint-its-by-giving-you-money/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/volkswagen-has-brilliant-plan-to-sell-cars-during-crisis-hint-its-by-giving-you-money/#comments Thu, 22 Oct 2015 18:00:04 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1202905 Volkswagen is offering up to double the average amount of incentives on some of its cars to help dealers during its diesel crisis, Bloomberg reported (via Automotive News). Dealers, who received no-strings-attached cash from Volkswagen at the beginning of this month, are offering up to 11 percent off their cars’ stickers to help weather the […]

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Volkswagen is offering up to double the average amount of incentives on some of its cars to help dealers during its diesel crisis, Bloomberg reported (via Automotive News). Dealers, who received no-strings-attached cash from Volkswagen at the beginning of this month, are offering up to 11 percent off their cars’ stickers to help weather the […]

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Three Out of Four Electric Cars Are Leased, Not Purchased http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/three-four-electric-cars-leased-not-purchased/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/three-four-electric-cars-leased-not-purchased/#comments Mon, 19 Oct 2015 18:00:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1200513 Almost three out of four electric cars on the road are leased — not purchased — according to data from Edmunds, which was compiled by CNBC. (The leasing data excludes Tesla, who does not report leasing rates.) The overall lease penetration rate for electric cars, which is 74.9 percent, is much higher than the overall rate for […]

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Almost three out of four electric cars on the road are leased — not purchased — according to data from Edmunds, which was compiled by CNBC. (The leasing data excludes Tesla, who does not report leasing rates.) The overall lease penetration rate for electric cars, which is 74.9 percent, is much higher than the overall rate for […]

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Analyst: Car Sales May Peak By 2017, Rising Rates Could Impact Buyers http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/analyst-car-sales-may-peak-2017-rising-rates-impact-buyers/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/analyst-car-sales-may-peak-2017-rising-rates-impact-buyers/#comments Thu, 15 Oct 2015 17:30:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1196090 (Updated with comment from GoodCarBadCar’s Tim Cain) Analysts at IHS Automotive says car sales may be nearing its peak and automakers may expect a downturn in sales by 2017 due to rising interest rates, Automotive News reported. Strong demand for auto loans is starting to wane, banks are reporting, and a pending federal interest rate hike […]

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(Updated with comment from GoodCarBadCar’s Tim Cain) Analysts at IHS Automotive says car sales may be nearing its peak and automakers may expect a downturn in sales by 2017 due to rising interest rates, Automotive News reported. Strong demand for auto loans is starting to wane, banks are reporting, and a pending federal interest rate hike […]

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Mercedes Expanding AMG Brand, Asking Dealers To Pay For Upgrades http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/mercedes-expanding-amg-brand-asking-dealers-to-pay-for-upgrades/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/mercedes-expanding-amg-brand-asking-dealers-to-pay-for-upgrades/#comments Mon, 12 Oct 2015 22:00:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1193834 Mercedes-Benz will open performance centers at specific dealerships across the U.S. to expand the AMG brand from enthusiast sub-brand to mainstream performance line, Automotive News is reporting. Dealers may have to pay up to $200,000 for extra showroom space and training, the report said. The automaker expanded its AMG brand this year with the Mercedes-Benz […]

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Mercedes-Benz will open performance centers at specific dealerships across the U.S. to expand the AMG brand from enthusiast sub-brand to mainstream performance line, Automotive News is reporting. Dealers may have to pay up to $200,000 for extra showroom space and training, the report said. The automaker expanded its AMG brand this year with the Mercedes-Benz […]

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Volkswagen Canada Offering $2,000 Discount to TDI Owners to Buy Literally Any VW [Update] http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/volkswagen-canada-offering-2000-discount-switch-2-0-tdi-literally-vw/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/volkswagen-canada-offering-2000-discount-switch-2-0-tdi-literally-vw/#comments Fri, 02 Oct 2015 19:34:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1186778 Update: We finally heard back from Volkswagen Canada (though, as you can imagine, their media relations department is probably a tad bit busier than usual). The $2,000 amount is being offered as a “loyalty discount” for current TDI owners, regardless of size or type of diesel engine, for any new Volkswagen, regardless of engine and fuel […]

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Update: We finally heard back from Volkswagen Canada (though, as you can imagine, their media relations department is probably a tad bit busier than usual). The $2,000 amount is being offered as a “loyalty discount” for current TDI owners, regardless of size or type of diesel engine, for any new Volkswagen, regardless of engine and fuel […]

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Discount Hunters Find Silver Lining In Volkswagen’s Diesel Clouds http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/discount-hunters-find-silver-lining-in-volkswagens-diesel-clouds/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/discount-hunters-find-silver-lining-in-volkswagens-diesel-clouds/#comments Sun, 27 Sep 2015 17:00:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1182130 While some declare Volkswagen dead in their betrayed hearts over the recent emissions scandal, others see an opportunity for a discount on a diesel. According to Forbes, though diesel sales during the first month of the scandal would resemble Kuwait circa early February 1991, VW could start moving diesels again once the general public’s memory […]

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While some declare Volkswagen dead in their betrayed hearts over the recent emissions scandal, others see an opportunity for a discount on a diesel. According to Forbes, though diesel sales during the first month of the scandal would resemble Kuwait circa early February 1991, VW could start moving diesels again once the general public’s memory […]

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