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    Report: Tight used car supply has dealers looking in their own service bays
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    Used vehicle prices have been on a tear for over a year now, as slow new vehicle sales during the financial meltdown of 2009 have created a dearth of available used models today. Yet the sluggish economy means demand for used vehicles is high, so dealers are going to ever-increasing lengths to ...

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    Report: Spike TV readying reality show about turning around car dealers
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    Automotive News is reporting that Spike TV is planning to roll out a new reality TV show that orbits around struggling car dealerships. The premise has the show's two hosts, Tom Stuker and Roe Hubbard, swooping in with just five days to turn lackluster sales into a success story. So far, the ...

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    REPORT: Rejected GM, Chrysler dealers telling their story on YouTube [w/VIDEO]
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    Holdiman Motor terminated dealer plea - click above image to watch the video
    Since government money washed in to pump out General Motors' and Chrysler's swamped and nearly sunken businesses, there's been little mention of the cuts to the dealer base that both automakers have made as part of their ...

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    REPORT: Credit lines increasingly hard to come by for auto dealers
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    Like him or loathe him, George W. Bush's clearest, most salient speech came almost a year ago on September 25, 2008 when our Harvard MBA president explained to the nation and the world exactly how bad the economy had gotten and why so much federal money ($700 billion-ish at the time) was being ...

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    Flashy "Taj Mahal" dealerships hit hard by downturn
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    Like those affected by the overinflated housing market, many auto dealers are experiencing a similar situation with their real estate. During the recent boom times, the thinking was that you needed a big, flashy facility with all sorts of extras and perks to attract customers. Manufacturers helped ...

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    NADA estimates 700 dealers will close in 2008
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    The sun will set on an alarming number of new car dealerships this year, according to The National Automobile Dealers Association, better known as NADA. This has been an ongoing trend, but it's set to accelerate as slowing new car sales and the tough credit market makes it very difficult for ...

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    Premature Infatuation: Detroit Chevrolet dealer advertises new Camaro, takes deposits
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    One metro Detroit Chevrolet is apparently a little over anxious for the yet-to-bet-announced Camaro successor. Les Stanford Chevrolet in Dearborn placed an ad in May's DuPont Registry, complete with a picture of the concept from the 2006 North American International Auto Show and language ...

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