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Rural communities vie for mobility grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation will award as much as $60 million in grants this spring to communities seeking to demonstrate automated-driving systems. The applicants include a number of smaller communities. ... Read More »

Carvana encounters same hurdle as dealers

In Carvana's most recent quarterly earnings call, CEO Ernie Garcia said the company more than tripled its customer-sourced car volume in 2018, but still lags behind the industry leader. ... Read More »

Luxury dealers reversing course on used

Heightened price competition and dwindling new car sales have luxury dealers turning to the used car market where there's new financial opportunity. ... Read More »

Audi joins forces with Marvel Studios’ ‘Avengers: Endgame’ in new ad campaign

Audi's hopes the Marvel collaboration will boost audience engagement and socialize the Audi e-tron crossover. ... Read More »

BMW adds 185,000 units to recall over engine fire risk

BMW said it monitored reports from the field and found "several field incidents" involving 2006 3-series vehicles, so the company added them to a November 2017 recall. ... Read More »

Automakers look to Beijing to revive China’s slumping auto market

VW and Nissan are among the automakers increasingly counting on Chinese government tax cuts to stimulate demand and help boost the world's biggest auto market. ... Read More »

DOL Investigations and Employing Minors in Dealership Service Departments

A shortage of qualified lube techs is no reason to ignore the strict — and strictly enforced — Department of Labor rules governing the employment of your youngest workers. ... Read More »

German startup plans to build solar car at former Saab plant

German startup Sono is teaming up with National Electric Vehicle Sweden to build the first series production solar -powered electric car at Saab's former plant in Sweden. ... Read More »

Brembo investors tighten grip on company with loyalty share program

Brembo shareholders approved a loyalty share program that allows the family that owns the Italian premium brake maker to retain control as the company looks to expand through acquisitions. ... Read More »

Nissan offers $112,000 to Notre Dame restoration

Nissan’s contribution is “in recognition of and appreciation for Nissan Europe and Renault employees as well as the people of France,” the company said. ... Read More »