DriveTime appoints new CFO from Wells Fargo

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DriveTime announced Monday that it has named a new chief financial officer to replace Kurt Wood. After four years of service and replacing Mark Sauder in 2014, Wood is leaving his CFO post at DriveTime, the used-car retailer said in a news release. Chosen to replace Wood is Mary Leigh Phillips, who most recently... Read More

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Avis Budget Group plans to give Amazon customers a little something extra. The rental company revealed it will reward Amazon members with special perks when they rent a car through Avis.  Now, Amazon customers who book an Avis vehicle will not only save money on their rental, but they will also be sent an... Read More

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Last week, Kia Motors America announced its customers will continue to receive a three-month SiriusXM all-access subscription. The OEM and SiriusXM have extended their partnership by another five years, taking the offering through Kia’s 2023 model year. The all-access programming package is the satellite radio... Read More

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Asbury Automotive Group announced its second quarter results on Tuesday, reporting a total of 21,685 used cars retailed during Q2, up from 20,263  sold during the same period of last year — for a 7-percent spike in used sales. Total new-vehicle sales came in at 26,069, up from 25,131 compared to the same time in... Read More

Lithia names former Walmart exec new HR head

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Lithia Motors announced Monday that it has brought on a new senior vice president and chief human resources officer. Chosen for the position is Erik Lewis, who most recently served as chief human resources officer at the hospitality company Apple Leisure Group. Lewis' appointment comes just a week after... Read More

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In this episode, Dealer Profit Pros founder Kenny Atcheson goes into more detail about a special dealership advertising survey he conducted with AuSM and how stores can take full advantage of their promotional resources in a changing media landscape. The full discussion can be found... Read More

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The National Automobile Dealers Association highlighted that the keynote speaker sessions are among the numerous attractions of NADA Show 2019, which returns to the newly renovated Moscone Center in San Francisco from Jan. 24-27. The 2019 speaker lineup includes: • Jan. 25: Wes Lutz, 2018 NADA chairman, and Kat... Read More

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Along with the heat, July has brought with it plenty of attractive CPO vehicle incentive offerings that summer car shoppers can take advantage of through the end of the month. Autotrader has released its latest list of top CPO deals that used-car buyers can check out in July. This month’s list... Read More

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