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Subaru to furlough workers at Ind. plant for one week

The company cited several issues related to the coronavirus outbreak for the furlough covering 5,300 workers, who will continue to receive health care coverage. ... Read More »

Flick Fusion and VinSolutions Partner to Deliver Video Communications via VinSolutions Connect CRM

Video solution helps dealers stay connected at a social distance. ... Read More »

Vision Dealer Solutions Expands Offerings Through CDK Global Partner Program with Integration to Lightspeed EVO

Vision Dealer Solutions announced that it has expanded its available offerings through the CDK Global Partner Program, the largest marketplace of third-party automotive applications and integrations.  ... Read More »

Rivian pushes pickup, SUV sales debut into 2021

Electric truck maker Rivian, citing the coronavirus outbreak, is delaying plans to launch sales of a pickup and SUV assembled at a resurrected Mitsubishi plant in Normal, Ill. ... Read More »

DealerSocket Offers Free Web-Based Application to Help Dealers Navigate Applying for CARES Act Financial Assistance

Dealership Loan Navigator helps simplify the process of applying for funding. ... Read More »

Michigan allows online auto sales, extends stay-at-home order to April 30

If the governor lifts the order at the end of the month, auto production could resume in Michigan on May 4 – Fiat Chrysler's target date for the reopening of some factories. ... Read More »

Digital Air Strike Virtual Retailing Technology Helps Businesses During COVID-19

Technology provided free of charge allows businesses to connect virtually with consumers while adhering to shelter-in-place and social distancing guidelines. ... Read More »

Handling the Off-Site Customer

Dwayne Wiggins here, with American Financial's F&I University, and this is your Tip of the Week! ... Read More »

Group cheers dealers’ good deeds

The Do-Good Auto Coalition brings together dealers and others in the automotive industry with those seeking assistance in their communities. ... Read More »

Tesla gains sales in some EU markets despite crisis

Tesla registrations increased in Italy and France in March even as those markets fell sharply overall, and sales were also strong in the UK and Germany. The automaker is promoting "touchless delivery" to minimize the risk of coronavirus infection.   ... Read More »