News and Articles About Automotive Franchises

Georgia Dealerships Attack Tesla's Direct Sales Model
Tesla

Georgia Dealerships Attack Tesla's Direct Sales Model

Georgia is the latest state to attack the electric car company for selling cars directly to customers instead of through auto dealerships.
Kate Taylor
The Top Franchise in Every Industry
Franchise 500

The Top Franchise in Every Industry

We bring you the 97 franchises that ranked at the top of their sector in Entrepreneur's 2014 Franchise 500.
Tracy Stapp Herold
Franchise Players: How This Franchisee Runs 200 Oil Change Shops
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: How This Franchisee Runs 200 Oil Change Shops

Don Smith owns Valvoline franchises from coast to coast, with locations in 12 states with more than 1,000 employees.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: There's No One Path to Becoming a Franchisee
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: There's No One Path to Becoming a Franchisee

Prior to becoming an auto care franchisee, Nick Carpinello worked as a CPA, an equity investor and a controller of a software development company. Here's what he's learned.
Kate Taylor
Tesla's Direct-Sales Model Banned in New Jersey
Tesla

Tesla's Direct-Sales Model Banned in New Jersey

In a victory for auto franchises, Tesla Motors has lost its right to sell vehicles in New Jersey.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: A Female Entrepreneur Steers an Auto Care Franchise
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: A Female Entrepreneur Steers an Auto Care Franchise

Rissy Sutherland played the field in the franchise industry, before becoming COO of Honest-1 Auto Care.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: From Technician to 'All In' as a Car Care Franchisee
Franchises

Franchise Players: From Technician to 'All In' as a Car Care Franchisee

When Pete Robinson started as an apprentice technician at a little auto shop, he had no idea he'd some day end up owning his own Meineke Car Center.
Kate Taylor
As 'Government Motors' Era Ends, a Female CEO Takes the Wheel
Leadership

As 'Government Motors' Era Ends, a Female CEO Takes the Wheel

Mary Barra, a longtime General Motors employee, deserves some of the credit for turning around GM. Now, she's taking the top job at the company and making history as the only female CEO in the auto industry worldwide.
Brian Patrick Eha
Franchise Jobs Power 20 Percent of Total Private-Sector Growth in October (Infographic)
Franchises

Franchise Jobs Power 20 Percent of Total Private-Sector Growth in October (Infographic)

The franchise industry created 25,060 jobs in October, far exceeding the previous month's growth.
Kate Taylor