Joe Overby, Senior Editor

Granted, March tends to bring the year’s best certified pre-owned sales results anyway, but the CPO market was especially impressive last month, showing no signs of leveling off.   In fact, last month had the strongest CPO sales total of all time, according to Autodata Corp., which said dealers moved 258,970... Read More

AuSM Staff

Karma Automotive announced Wednesday that it will run a spot featuring the Revero being driven in several Southern California locations during CBS' pre-coverage of the 2018 Masters Golf Tournament. Titled "Born in California," the spot is the company’s second network television... Read More

Arlena Sawyers , Correspondent

Dealership buyers who are seeking economies of scale and scope for their businesses and dealership sellers bent on getting as much as they can for their stores while the getting is good, are strengthening an already active buy/sell market. Erin Kerrigan, managing director of Kerrigan Advisors, a dealership buy/sell... Read More

AuSM Staff

As the industry counts how many used vehicles were retailed during March, the dealer survey orchestrated by KeyBanc Capital Markets in February gauged how stores continue to have some struggles despite rising turns in their used departments. Survey orchestrators reported that gross-profit trends continued to reflect... Read More

AuSM Staff

SiriusXM and Enterprise Car Sales announced Monday the Enterprise Rent-A-Car brand is the latest to join the SiriusXM Pre-Owned Program made up of nearly 30,000 dealers. Enterprise Car Sales pre-owned customers who purchase vehicles factory-equipped with SiriusXM can now receive three-month subscriptions to the... Read More

AuSM Staff

After announcing earlier this week it entered the Denver market, ecommerce platform for buying used cars Carvana revealed Thursday it has also launched its newest car vending machine in Tampa, Fla. The automated, coin-operated marching is eight stories high and holds up to 32 vehicles. This is the company’s second... Read More

Nick Zulovich, Staff Writer

Three leading automotive analysis outlets are projecting a typical bump in new-vehicle sales usually seen in March. But at least one expert is seeing the potential softening new-model retail sales being a propellant for used-vehicle turns, which already are expected to improve in March. Edmunds estimated 3.7 million... Read More

AuSM Staff

One of Honda’s leading certified pre-owned dealers —  New York’s Paragon Honda — is making moves it says are to keep up with evolving customer expectations. In partnership with its marketing agency Team Velocity, the dealership worked with Google to develop a service and maintenance app that... Read More