By on February 6, 2018

2018 Genesis G70 lineup - Image: Genesis

Late last month, Hyundai Motor America sent messages to dealers that announced the formation of an independent Genesis dealer network. The plan was to further separate the luxury brand from the rest of the company’s automotive fare by creating standalone dealerships.

While great for the brand’s image, the automaker’s strategy only calls for 100 initial locations. That’s a problem, because there are roughly 350 dealers that are currently eligible to sell both.

This hasn’t gone over well with Hyundai stores currently selling Genesis models right next to their more pedestrian inventory. Dealers have been offered compensation if they don’t make the cut, but plenty of them aren’t interested. They don’t want the money, they want the cars.  (Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • spookiness: “legendary”? insert eyeroll emoji
  • Pig_Iron: Thanks, I’ll have to check that out. :-)
  • Pig_Iron: I spent a lot of time at JTE/PROC on Plymouth Road. The stone steps in the tower had deep groves worn by...
  • JMII: The C8 is #1 in new cars The C7 is #3 in used cars While SUV & CUVs are big movers the list at iSeecars...
  • EBFlex: That’s smart. Jeep has never had to snipe vehicles to another factory to be fixed immediately after being...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Corey Lewis
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber