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Report: Lincoln dealers refusing to upgrade stores until Ford shows future products

According to Automotive News, some Lincoln dealers aren't willing to put up the cash for expensive showroom updates until their company shows them physical proof of future products. Ford has asked some dealers to spend as much as $1 million on facility upgrades, even while admitting that there won't be any new products for up to two years. With Ford tight-lipped about what exactly their

Report: Struggling Suzuki cuts 50 U.S. dealers

Any hopes that Suzuki might have had a year ago that the Kizashi would revive its U.S. sales prospects were quickly dashed once the car went on sale in late 2009. The attractively style Kizashi has not made any noticeable dent in the hyper-competitive mid-size segment, however, and Suzuki's sales through July are down by 48 percent compared to its already terrible first half of 2009. After peakin

Where's Waldo Jim Press? Renault-Nissan

Jim Press left Chrysler at the end of last year, and other than taking a moment to speak up for Akio Toyoda earlier this year, Press has stayed away from the lights. Turns out he's been on the job for Renault-Jonathon Ramsey

Here's the Plan: GM reveals how it will deal with shuttered dealers' complaints

Back in May, General Motors announced plans to close down a large portion of its dealership network. Since then, a number of those franchisees have lodged complaints to both the automaker itself and appropriate polic

REPORT: Dealers say bailout hasn't made for more GMAC loans

Show me the money. With apologies to Cuba Gooding Jr., that is exactly what many General Motors dealers are saying to GMAC Financial Services.