Dealers swipe orphaned customers

Auto dealers around the country are trying to pick up customers orphaned by the major shakeup of the auto industry. With an estimated 3,000 closed or closing in the past two years, many people who have been buying cars from the same dealership for decades have found themselves looking for a new home when their… Read more »

No word on Richmond GM closings

GM dealers in Richmond are remaining tight-lipped about which dealerships might be forced to close at the behest of parent company General Motors.

Two local Chrysler dealerships part of nationwide cut

Two of the area’s Chrysler dealerships will be closed by the automaker, according to a list of 789 that appeared Thursday morning as part of Chrysler’s bankruptcy proceedings. And the pain is going to get worse. GM is announcing today dealerships it will close. One source has said that could be three to five in… Read more »

Trucks Number One for August

Earlier in the summer, potential car buyers were searching for smaller, more efficient vehicles in the wake of high gas prices and a struggling economy. But the gas prices are coming down, and auto buyers responded by making trucks the most sought after vehicle on the market last month.