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Tesla set to add pickup, another crossover

With the Model 3 launch behind it, the automaker seeks to continue building its lineup with additions planned in several popular segments. ... Read More »

Dealerships prepare for down cycle

For dealerships, some experts say increasing scale could be a beneficial strategy, not just to prepare for a downturn, but to prepare for future  shifts in the auto retail model. ... Read More »

Dodge keeps Charger fresh by giving enthusiasts what they want

In its latest nod to enthusiasts, Dodge is releasing the Charger Widebody in early 2020. It's not a redesign, but the car has new front and rear fascias with integrated fender flares. ... Read More »

Tesla labor practices, Musk tweet broke law, judge rules

The EV maker illegally threatened and retaliated against employees, an administrative law judge in California ruled Friday. A May 2018 tweet sent by CEO Elon Musk, suggesting employees who chose to join a union would give up company-paid stock options, was also...

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Car2Go the latest short-term car rental service to pull out of major U.S. cities

Car2Go/Share Now -- part of a joint venture between Mercedes-Benz and BMW -- said it will no longer have a presence in Austin, Texas; Calgary, Alberta; Portland, Ore.; and Denver beginning Oct. 31 and Chicago starting Dec. 31. ... Read More »

Ariz. officials, dealers ask judge to dismiss DMS data lawsuit

The lawsuit brought by data management system giants CDK Global Inc. and Reynolds and Reynolds Co. challenges a new state data law. ... Read More »

IAS Hosting Giveaway to Win a Day of Training with Frenchy!

One Industry Summit attendee will be selected to receive one free day of training with Frenchy at the dealership of their choice. ... Read More »

Ghosn’s wife says he may not get fair trial in Japan

Carole Ghosn said her husband is being treated differently over financial irregularities than former Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa. ... Read More »

BMW not interested in settling EU antitrust probe, report says

BMW has been accused, along with Daimler, VW brand, Audi and Porsche, of colluding to block the rollout of cleaner emissions technology between 2006 to 2014. ... Read More »

Toyota increases stake in Subaru to focus on sporty cars, awd

A shared sporty coupe and collaboration on all-wheel-drive technology are the focus of a deal in which Toyota will raise its stake in the smaller Japanese company to 20 percent. ... Read More »