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Lincoln has Super Bowl aspirations for football season’s 2015 MKC campaign

The ad campaign for the 2015 Lincoln MKC launches this weekend on major college and professional football games and will run at least through next April, substantially longer than some other Lincoln campaigns. ... Read More »

VW cancels night shifts amid Golf production problems

VW has agreed with German labor representatives to reduce the number of night shifts at its Wolfsburg factory to help the automaker fix problems that have stifled output of its top-selling Golf. ... Read More »

Toyota will expand active safety systems to entire U.S. lineup

Toyota Division plans to make active safety technology -- including anti-collision systems -- available throughout its entire lineup in the United States by 2017, said Bill Fay, Toyota Division's general manager. ... Read More »

CarMax recruiting for more than 1,000 jobs

CarMax said it is recruiting for more than 1,000 positions to fill across the country. The used-car retailer said in a statement Wednesday it is offering full- and part-time permanent positions. ... Read More »

Toyota sponsors new ‘People Now’ show on Web

Toyota, in a move to expand its digital media marketing efforts, began sponsoring a new entertainment Web program that debuted Wednesday. ... Read More »

Sales go from hot to hotter in ‘almost’ perfect month

Riding strong U.S. demand for crossovers and big pickups, automakers sold almost 1.6 million light vehicles in August, up 6 percent from a booming year-ago period. In August 2013, auto sales jumped 17 percent. ... Read More »

Save the date: Join us for a Consumer Advisory Board meeting in Washington, DC

Join us for a Consumer Advisory Board meeting with Director Cordray on Thursday, September 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. EDT. During this meeting, we’ll discuss trends and themes related to technology and access to financial services. We’ll also introduce...

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Carfax Lawsuit Now Lists More Than 700 Plaintiffs

MINEOLA, N.Y. — The law firm that filed a $350 million antitrust lawsuit against Carfax now represents over 700 dealership plaintiffs — up from just 124 when the suit was originally filed in May 2013.Bellavia Blatt Andron & Crossett, P.C. alleges...

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Next MX-5 Miata will help Mazda define itself

Mazda, which has staked its future on making its cars lighter, more efficient and more fun to drive than their competition, on Wednesday revealed the purest execution of that strategy: a redesigned MX-5 Miata built with Mazda's full suite of... ... Read More »

New-Car Transaction Prices Jump 3% in August, KBB Reports

IRVINE, Calif. — The estimated average transaction price for light vehicles in the United States was $32,495 in August 2014, according to analysts from Kelley Blue Book. New-car prices have increased by $851 (up 2.7%) from August 2013, while dropping $16...

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