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CU Direct to Launch Custom Auto-Loan Risk Score

CENTENNIAL, Colo. — CU Direct Connect (CUDC), a provider of indirect auto-lending services to credit unions and auto dealers, has announced the late summer availability of a custom auto-loan risk score, designed by FICO.This new score will help credit unions...

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GM expands headlight recall to 180,504 more vehicles

General Motors is expanding a recall of Buicks and Pontiacs with defective low-beam headlights to include 180,504 more vehicles, the automaker said today. ... Read More »

Autoliv says M/A-COM unit acquisition will beef up automated-driving tech

Automotive safety systems supplier Autoliv Inc. said it completed the acquisition of the automotive unit of M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings Inc. ... Read More »

Japan faces shortage of replacement airbags as recalls expand

Japan may face a shortfall in supply of replacement airbags as automakers recall 9.8 million vehicles in the country to swap out potentially defective devices made by Takata, according to its transport ministry. ... Read More »

FTC Announces Agenda for First Start with Security Conference in San Francisco

Chairwoman Edith Ramirez to Speak at Sept. 9 Event Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez will provide the opening remarks at the FTC’s first Start with Security conference, being held Sept. 9 at the University of California Hastings College of the...

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Gould Bringing ‘F&I Tip of the Week’ to Industry Summit

LAS VEGAS — Gerry Gould, director of training for United Development Systems (UDS) and the original host of F&I Tip of the Week, will cover the Top 20 tips from F&I and Showroom’s online video series during his role-playing session at Industry...

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Acura delays NSX launch until first quarter of 2016

Acura says deliveries of the all-wheel-drive NSX supercar have been pushed back to the first quarter of 2016. Honda's luxury division said earlier this year it was targeting deliveries for the end of 2015. ... Read More »

AutoNation Acquires 16 Stores

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — AutoNation, Inc. has signed agreements to acquire 13 stores in Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee from Carl Gregory Enterprises and three stores in the Baltimore, Md., market from Valley Motors Auto Group, representing over $600 million...

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AutoNation Acquires 16 Stores

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — AutoNation Inc. has signed agreements to acquire 13 stores in Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee from Carl Gregory Enterprises and three stores in the Baltimore, Md., market from Valley Motors Auto Group, representing over $600 million...

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Exeter Finance Names Analytics and Marketing VP

IRVING, Texas — Exeter Finance Corp., a specialty auto finance company, has appointed Brian Donohue as executive vice president of analytics and marketing.Donohue is an accomplished financial services executive, with broad strategic, analytical decisioning...

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