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Cummins profit up 20%; revenue forecast raised

Cummins Inc posted a 20 percent increase in its first-quarter profit and raised its full-year forecast as strong demand for its engines and vehicle components in North America offset weakness in many other parts of the world. ... Read More »

Mercedes recalls 284,000 C-class sedans in U.S., Canada for taillight issue

Mercedes-Benz is recalling about 284,000 of its C-class sedans in the United States and Canada because an electrical issue could cause the taillights to dim or fail, according to the company and documents filed with U.S. safety regulators. ... Read More »

Volvo, Google begin testing self-driving cars on city streets

Volvo and Google said they have begun testing self-driving cars on city streets, a crucial new phase in the quest to make the technology a standard feature in automobiles. ... Read More »

Penske’s Quarterly Income Hits Historic High

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. — Penske Automotive Group announced a record first quarter performance during its quarterly investor call last Thursday, including the highest quarterly income from continuing operations in the history of the company.Although the group’s...

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Sonic to Pilot Hybrid Process in July

CHARLOTTE, N.C.  — Sonic Automotive reported last week that its F&I operations achieved an average profit per retail unit of $1,206, a $58 gain from a year ago. Officials said they believe a new hybrid sales and F&I process the group will begin...

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Auto/Mate Receives Top Workplaces Award

ALBANY, N.Y. — Auto/Mate Dealership Systems announced Monday that it was selected as one of The Times Union Top Workplaces in New York's Capital Region, the third consecutive year Auto/Mate has been distinguished with the award.The Top Workplaces are determined...

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Haystak Selected as Preferred Provider in Lexus Dealer Website Program

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Haystak Digital Marketing, which provides digital marketing products and services for the automotive industry, announced this week that it has been selected as a preferred provider in the Lexus Dealer Website Program. Haystak is one...

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Auto/Mate Receives Top Workplaces Award

ALBANY, N.Y. — Auto/Mate Dealership Systems announced Monday that it was selected as one of The Times Union Top Workplaces in New York's Capital Region, the third consecutive year Auto/Mate has been distinguished with the award.The Top Workplaces are determined...

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Watch Nissan’s self-cleaning car in action

This week's top viral video tries to get dirty, and fails. ... Read More »

Tenneco profits slip on restructuring moves

Auto supplier Tenneco's first-quarter net income slipped 15 percent to $46 million because of one-time restructuring costs. ... Read More »