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Unnecessary procedure

...affiliated with the state government.Columbia County consumers wouldn't tolerate the state telling them who their car dealer would be. They shouldn't tolerate the state dictating who operates their community hospital, either.Ponder how...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-12-06/unnecessary-procedure
Electric cars gain a toehold in Atlanta

...second, Nissan builds the cars in Smyrna, Tenn., ensuring a steady supply to meet demand in Atlanta.The trick for car dealers is to have enough cars on hand to meet demand for, say, 60 days, but not so many cars that they'll sit on the lot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-07/electric-cars-gain-toehold
Former Edgefield car dealer Butch Pendarvis known for entertaining

...among customers or friends, J.M. "Butch" Pendarvis Jr. was known for his entertaining.The second-generation car dealer, who for decades owned and operated Pendarvis Chev rolet in Edgefield, S.C., took customers to his Estill, S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-10-10/former-edge
J. M. Pendarvis Jr.

...Chevrolet-Olds became the largest Chevrolet-Olds dealership in South Carolina. Butch was an outstanding salesman and car dealer winning countless sales and management awards from the Chevrolet and Oldsmobile divisions of Geneeral Motors Corp. during...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172757693
Thieves steal tires from car lot

A Gordon Highway car dealer told police that thieves stole tires from three vehicles on the lot.An employee at Auto Liquidators, 1546 Gordon Highway, noticed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-21/thieves-steal-tires-ca
Auto recalls

...Range Rover Evoques because a part could fail and disable the bag.The company will notify owners of the affected cars. Dealers will update the software for free.Ford, LincolnFord is recalling almost 160,000 of its 2013-14 Focus ST and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-08-21/auto-recalls
ADP looking for Augusta home for dealer services spinoff personnel

...payroll and human resources functions for other companies. It also has a division that specifically deals with helping car dealers with management and marketing. Well, the dealer services segment is going to be a company all by itself. ADP announced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2014-07-10/adp-looking
Photographer uses drone to get tough shots

...the drone flying it.Besides being a lot of fun, the drone also has some practical applications."I am talking to a car dealer about doing aerials of the cars. I can float right over the automobiles and get a good perspective of the car lot for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-04-24/photographer-use
Proceed with care

...services, health care or otherwise, are most needed? Thank goodness there's no Georgia Department of Auto Retailers. Car dealers might have to ask, pretty please, for state certification before expanding to a second location.While the state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-01-26/proceed-care
US consumer confidence index rises in December to 78.1

...last week.While many retailers have reported disappointing holiday sales, consumers appear to be spending more at car dealers, on utilities and other services and online. Americans increased their spending in November by the most in five months...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-31/us-consumer-confidence-ind