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Waymo signs mobility partnership with Renault, Nissan

The partnership with French and Japanese automakers bolsters the bid by Google's self-driving car project to commercialize systems across a variety of applications and offers access to an alliance that sold more than 10.7 million vehicles in 2018. ... Read More »

IIHS survey finds drivers misunderstand Tesla’s Autopilot capabilities because of its name

When asked about Autopilot, 48 percent of survey participants thought it would be safe to take one's hands off the wheel while using the technology. ... Read More »

AutoZone agrees to $11M settlement over hazardous waste disposal

A statement from the California Attorney General's Office said inspections "revealed that AutoZone allowed its customers to deposit hazardous automotive fluids and other waste items into regular trash containers in AutoZone stores' parking lots throughout California." ... Read More »

Toronto Raptors superfan and Hyundai dealer Nav Bhatia sees his celebrity status grow

Hyundai dealer Nav Bhatia, one of the Toronto Raptors's biggest fans, was the grand marshal in the team's NBA Championship parade. Bhatia uses his front-row fame to build basketball courts for youths and bring people together. ... Read More »

Macron, Abe to discuss Nissan as tensions rise with Renault

France is pushing for stronger industrial ties between Renault and Nissan as the two-decade alliance between the two manufacturers has become frayed. ... Read More »

ADT Announces Winners of 2019 Dealers’ Choice Awards

Auto Dealer Today has revealed the winners of the 15th annual Dealers’ Choice Awards, a program that gives dealers and dealership personnel the opportunity to recognize their favorite vendors, suppliers, and finance sources in 35 categories. ... Read More »

Swapalease: Lease Approval Rates Hit 72.4% in May

Credit approval rates on Swapalease.com’s online lease marketplace soared to their highest number yet for 2019 last month, registering a 6.2% year-over-year gain and a 33.6% improvement from May 2017. ... Read More »

Trust Science, Inovatec to Launch Alternative-Credit Platform

Trust Science and Inovatec Systems have partnered to release what is billed as the world’s first end-to-end decisioning platform powered by alternative credit scores, including 64 million unbanked and underbanked U.S. car buyers. ... Read More »

Walmart is kickstarting a $1 trillion driverless delivery market

As the buzz about human-carting robotaxis starts to short-circuit, an unheralded segment of the driverless future is taking shape and showing promise: goods-moving robovans. ... Read More »

5 Tips for Dealer Success in Uncertain Times

Build a foundation of returning sales and service customers that will withstand any downturn. Operations expert lists the five simple strategies you need to get the job done. ... Read More »