Dealers are vital in electrified, self-driving future

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DETROIT — Despite the coming age of electrified and autonomous cars and the specter of growing online sales, dealerships have a future, and a bright one at that, two luxury-brand executives say. Audi of America CEO Scott Keogh calls the industry's shift a massive opportunity for dealerships. Four pieces of dealership revenue — new-vehicle sales, used-vehicle sales, service and parts, and new digital services — stand to benefit, Keogh said, arguing that the industry's doomsayers have it all wrong. "It's not the end of the world," Keogh, 48, said at the Automotive News World Congress last week. "It's the beginning of a powerful, all-new world."

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