Slow Sales Shuts Down One Of The Oldest Volkswagen Dealers In America

Since 1950, New Milford Volkswagen has been selling cars to New England customers; as of April 1st it will shut down. With Volkswagen sales sliding across the country, owner Ted Orr says "I'm not the last guy that this is going to happen to." Automotive News talks about the history of this dealership and its… »3/17/15 10:55am3/17/15 10:55am


The War And Truce Between TrueCar And Auto Dealers

In the latest edition of INC magazine, Paul Keegan tells the story of TrueCar founder Scott Painter, who arguably disrupted the car buying game and caused more headaches for dealerships far more than Tesla. The backlash forced Painter to change TrueCar to work for more for the dealers and less for the consumers. »11/07/14 5:35pm11/07/14 5:35pm

Tesla Is What Scion Should Have Been

J.Emerson, from The Truth About Cars, has written an excellent editorial on how Scion should have been marketed like Tesla. With the exception of the FRS, I'm not sure the automaker could have worked as a "lifestyle brand." Do you think Scion would have been more successful if it wasn't confined to a Toyota dealership? »7/08/14 11:22am7/08/14 11:22am