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Step one: Find weak links in U.S. supply chains

President Joe Biden's directive to identify risks in the nation's critical lines is part of an effort to boost domestic manufacturing and address the global semiconductor chip shortage.

Dealer profits surge 48% to record in a ‘unique' 2020

The 2020 figure blew by the industry's previous profit record for the average store, recorded in 2015.

New-school solution for recruiting auto techs

While other dealerships struggle to find technicians, Magic Toyota in Edmonds, Wash., is training its own techs in-house, hiring a full-time professor to lead staff development efforts.

J.D. Power: Buyers on fence over EVs

The fact that so many consumers are on the fence about considering a battery-electric vehicle for their next purchase or lease presents an opportunity for automakers to sell them on the idea. But it also could create a temporary surplus in EV inventory.

What dealers can do if D.C. power shift affects recalls

Safety recall legislation will be in the crosshairs of federal lawmakers. How can dealers protect themselves?