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F&I Tip of the Week: Clock Management

Every football fan has watched their team lose at least one game to poor clock management. In this game-changing tip of the week, John Tabar of UDS lists the three moments in every transaction when your ability to manage and control your customer’s game clock...

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UAW VP blasts GM for using temps, increasing Mexico production

UAW Vice President Terry Dittes heavily criticized GM for its use of thousands of temporary workers, increasing production in Mexico and the potential closure of four U.S. plants by January 2020, among other union issues. ... Read More »

Manheim Releases M LOGIC Product Suite

Manheim’s new suite of decisioning products promises to deliver new value to wholesale clients by leveraging data and insights from Manheim and parent company Cox Automotive. ... Read More »

Trump Budget Kills EV Tax Credit

The White House’s proposed 2020 budget would allow the federal electric-vehicle tax credit to expire and terminate an Energy Department program that helped fund investments in EV production by three manufacturers in seven states. ... Read More »

Joe Girard, world’s top car salesman, dead at 90

Joe Girard won the annual title as the world's No. 1 car salesman from 1966 through 1977 and sold 13,001 vehicles in 15 years. He died Feb. 28 at age 90. ... Read More »

NADA 2019: Dealers Need New Identities

NADA Show 2019 attracted exhibitors in search of dealers and dealers in search of cutting-edge solutions that will distinguish themselves in an increasingly digitized and commoditized industry. ... Read More »

PassTime Completes AFS Dealers Integration

PassTime and AFS Dealers have completed a software integration designed to allow BHPH and LHPH dealers to manage multiple facets of their businesses on one interface. ... Read More »

What Ford’s defense of van ‘tariff engineering’ could mean for trade war

When is a passenger van actually a cargo van? It's the obscure legal question at the heart of a trade case that could have profound implications for how American companies respond to President Donald Trump's tariffs. ... Read More »

Renault, Nissan, Mitsubishi defuse tension and outline ‘new start’

Renault said it would not seek to appoint Nissan's chairman as the automakers announced a new power-sharing agreement to defuse tension that has threatened to derail the alliance since the arrest of its former leader, Carlos Ghosn. ... Read More »

VW accelerates electric push with more models, more production

VW Group increased the global production and product scope of its upcoming full-electric cars, while warning the EV push will lead to jobs cuts. ... Read More »