Twenty-four dealerships will have solar canopies installed to help promote GM's Chevy Volt plug-in car and lower their electricity costs.
Tesla holds its grand opening for its newest store in San Jose, Calif., which presages its new concept in car sales.
Automotive News reports on car technology clinics held by automotive dealerships.
Automotive News reports that Fiat will sell the 500 subcompact at Chrysler dealerships.
As several states side with auto dealerships and ban direct-to-consumer car sales, three top FTC officials call the laws “protectionist” and “bad policy.”
None of Tesla's all-electric vehicles are sold in car dealerships, which could be a problem in states that are looking to ban auto manufacturers from selling directly to customers.
Petition submitted to the White House backs direct sales of Tesla's electric cars, which aren't sold at dealerships. It's now garnered enough signatures to require an official response.
Dealerships will have young employees on the showroom floor answering questions possible customers might have about cars -- without the sales pressure.
The SLK AMG arrives in U.S. dealerships early next year.
Automotive News reports on Tesla's efforts to emulate Apple at its dealerships.