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Winter Woes Beat Down Car Lot Sales for Spring

It seemed like the major snowfalls and bitter cold of last year’s winter couldn’t be topped. Unfortunately, this past February and March also saw another round of record-breaking weather in many parts of the country. One of many undesirable side effects was a negative impact on car lot sales trends. Automakers unable to hit forecasted sales With February […]

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Spring Sales Look Good – Car Sales Are Up

Car sales are up for the start of 2015, thanks to a strong finish in 2014, getting another boost with the release of January’s numbers. Industry sales were up nearly 14 percent thanks to double-digit increases for all three domestic auto makers. Falling gasoline prices and easier-to-obtain credit are the two factors largely responsible for […]

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False Titles Land One New Jersey Car Dealer in Jail

The importance of following ethical standards in vehicle sales became painfully clear to one New Jersey man in recent dealer news. Defrauding customers led to a three-year prison sentence for 42-year-old Jonathan Olin of Manalapan. In August 2014 Olin pled guilty to second-degree theft by deception after he was charged with selling cars with fraudulent vehicle […]

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