Chrysler, GM post US sales gains in November as Black Friday deals, low gas prices draw buyers

DETROIT - American shoppers passed on the malls and headed to the car dealerships over Thanksgiving weekend.Black Friday promotions ? coupled with falling gas prices, low-interest loans and hot new vehicles...

Showrooms become places to play, learn

...times in the auto industry and car dealerships closing around the country...The number of franchised new car dealerships in the U.S. was already slipping...the number of franchised new car dealerships in the U.S. The number of...

Leaving the car dealing to the fax

...at negotiating with car dealers. "I hate going to car dealerships," the 47-year-old Baltimore man said. "I'm...Northwestern University who has worked at and written about car dealerships. "The communication process is detrimental when...

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Blasts `grating' car commercials

OK, I give up. Exactly how did car dealerships in Augusta decide that screaming at you during commercials makes you want to buy a car? ... One dealer has young cheerleaders...

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Tax-free district proposed

...Hodges has led a south Augusta life. Four of the six car dealerships he owns are on Gordon Highway, and he's expanding...south Augusta through continued improvements to his car dealerships, there are signs of distress all around him. Regency...

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Electric vehicle owners in Augusta won't depend on charging stations outside of home

...she has mileage left over from the 80 to 90 miles on a fully-charged battery.Charging at home or at electric car dealerships has been the primary option for electric vehicle owners in Augusta until recently. Last month, Whole Foods on Washington...

Auto exec has high hopes for his industry

...Damon Cline recently sat down with Greg Hodges, the president of the Stokes-Hodges auto group, which owns five car dealerships in Augusta and one in Savannah. They discussed trends in auto retail and competition in the Augusta market. Q...

Car dealer accepts plea agreement in Honda bribery case

...of American Honda to built his car dealership empire, one of the nation's largest. Mr. Hendrick owns several car dealerships in South Carolina. Mr. Hendrick had maintained his innocence since his indictment last December. He did not respond...

US employers add 217K jobs; jobless rate stays at 6.3 percent

...months of this year as a blast of cold weather shut down factories and kept consumers away from shopping malls and car dealerships.The U.S. economy contracted at a 1 percent annual rate in the first quarter, its first decline in three years...

US employers add jobs at pace not seen since 1999

...months of this year as a blast of cold weather shut down factories and kept consumers away from shopping malls and car dealerships. The economy contracted at a 1 percent annual rate, its first decline in three years.