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Lexus dealers are hungry for more SUVs

The outgoing head of the Lexus dealer council said the brand could use a Cadillac Escalade fighter -- a big, three-row luxury SUV -- but there are other considerations beyond what dealers want, such as how vehicles fit into the brand's regulatory plans.

Ford dealer: Customers unaffected by shake-up

An $11 billion global restructuring has raised questions on Wall Street and made white-collar workers nervous, but the Ford brand dealer council president says it's not on customers' minds.

Buick, GMC dealers expecting higher profits

Streamlined factory rewards programs and the redesigned GMC Sierra should help increase profits this year for Buick and GMC dealers.

Sellers are adjusting to shifting expectations in fragmented used-vehicle space

The fragmented used-vehicle market is chock full of online startups, non-traditional retailers and old-school dealerships all vying for a piece of the pie, and everyone is focused on meeting car shoppers in their comfort zone.

How Reuss is re-engineering GM's product team

At General Motors, Mark Reuss' mission is the equivalent of overhauling an engine while it's running: changing GM's vehicle development process to support a broad pivot to electric vehicles while keeping the core operations humming.