Charles Royal Jr., dealer principal of Royal South Mazda-Volvo in Bloomington, Ind., and Brad Surian, executive vice president; The Florida Automobile Dealers Association; Juliana Terian, dealer principal of Rallye BMW in Westbury, N.Y.; George Criswell, dealer principal of Criswell Acura in Annapolis, Md.
Here is one takeaway from the recent Beijing Auto Show: Detroit's days in Asia are numbered unless it acts fast.
Public and private dealership groups paused work on expansions, renovations and new stores in the uncertain early days of the pandemic. Many restarted once confidence returned in the auto market.
Electrifying high-end nameplates allows the luxury brand to meet vehicle emissions targets, especially in Europe and China, without compromising the driving performance customers expect.
The EQC compact crossover was to launch Mercedes' EQ subbrand in the United States this year, but it was delayed to 2021. The model now might not arrive until 2022.