Dealers featured this week include Steven Ralph, dealer principal of Ralph Honda in Rochester, N.Y.; John Shields, dealer principal of Century BMW in Huntsville, Ala.; and Robert Loquercio, owner of Elgin Toyota in Streamwood, Ill.
A small-town Minnesota dealership known for its wacky commercials got an assist on its latest TV ad from the writers of HBO's "Last Week Tonight With John Oliver."
The luxury brand told its U.S. retailers that it plans to cut their profit margin by half a percentage point, to 13 percent.
The prolonged reality means parts suppliers are once again evaluating their supply chains and strategizing ways to mitigate any impact.
Experts warn that failure to obtain adequate supplies of lithium, nickel, manganese or cobalt could slow the shift to electric vehicles.