Penske Appoints President of smart USA

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. — Penske Automotive Group announced this week that the management of smart USA has changed. Taking on the role of president of the Penske subsidiary is Jill Lajdziak, who had joined the company in December as vice president of sales and marketing for smart USA. Smart USA had been... Read More

IRVINE, Calif. — Kelley Blue Book found three automakers enjoying a position that analysts described as "bucking the trend" when it comes to vehicle depreciation. While Kbb.com cited overall depreciation levels coming in at 5.6 percent during the last four weeks, a trio of OEMs — Audi,... Read More

IRVINE, Calif. — Kelley Blue Book found three automakers enjoying a position that analysts described as "bucking the trend" when it comes to vehicle depreciation. While Kbb.com cited overall depreciation levels coming in at 5.6 percent during the last four weeks, a trio of OEMs — Audi,... Read More

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Chrysler executives contend that they listened to the wishes from dealers when they launched their latest marketing strategy on New Year's Day. Basically, the automaker leveraged the audience watching some of college football's most anticipated bowl games to roll out its... Read More

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Chrysler executives contend that they listened to the wishes from dealers when they launched their latest marketing strategy on New Year's Day. Basically, the automaker leveraged the audience watching some of college football's most anticipated bowl games to roll out its... Read More

RICHMOND, Va. — CarMax is looking to boost sales prospects in 140-character, tweet-size chunks by launching a new promotion using the social networking Web site Twitter. Company officials are planning to give one consumer $25,000 toward the purchase of a used vehicle from their nationwide inventory. The award... Read More

RICHMOND, Va. — CarMax is looking to boost sales prospects in 140-character, tweet-size chunks by launching a new promotion using the social networking Web site Twitter. Company officials are planning to give one consumer $25,000 toward the purchase of a used vehicle from their nationwide inventory. The award... Read More

LeasePlan Names Senior VP of Operations

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — LeasePlan USA announced Monday that it has appointed a new senior vice president of operations. Filling the role is Tim Martin, who has been with the company for more than four years. Most recently, he served as vice president of Atlanta operations for LeasePlan. In his new... Read More