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Tech expert tapped for J.D. Power CEO slot

Consumer survey giant and industry leader J.D. Power has tapped technology sector veteran Dave Habiger as its next leader, replacing outgoing CEO Finbarr O'Neill. ... Read More »

RouteOne, ODE Alliance Targets Longstanding F&I Challenges

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. and FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. — Open Dealer Exchange (ODE) and RouteOne this week announced a strategic alliance aimed at bringing solutions to their partners CDK Global and Reynolds and Reynolds that bridge the gaps, open the entire lender...

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FCA to turn Conner plant into potential museum for its car collection

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said it will transform the small former assembly plant in Detroit where the Dodge Viper was hand built until last August into the new home of its sprawling automobile collection. ... Read More »

2019 CT6 debuts Cadillac-exclusive twin-turbo 4.2-liter V-8

Cadillac, for the first time in 26 years, will have an exclusive engine -- a 4.2-liter twin-turbo V-8, making good on a 2016 promise by brand President Johan de Nysschen. ... Read More »

Nissan prepares for Formula E

One of the new videos to join our viral charts is all about Nissan's Formula E race car. ... Read More »

U.S. drops auto-content proposal in NAFTA talks, report says

The U.S. government has dropped a demand that all vehicles made in Canada and Mexico for export to the United States contain at least 50 percent U.S. content, The Globe and Mail reported, citing sources. ... Read More »

Group 1’s launch of older used-car brand to eat into earnings

Group 1 Automotive expects weak first-quarter earnings after launching a branded line of high-mileage used vehicles and spending more on service personnel. ... Read More »

Why automakers should use proving grounds to test unproven technology

It has long been obvious to me that testing prototypes of vehicles should be done at automotive proving grounds, not on public roads. ... Read More »

FTC Blocks CDK Global’s Acquisition of Auto/Mate

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has blocked the sale of Auto/Mate Dealership Systems to CDK Global, charging in an administrative complaint issued today that the proposed merger violates federal antitrust laws. The two companies subsequently...

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Senators press automakers, regulators on Takata airbag recall

Automakers are doing a better job repairing vehicles with open recalls for defective Takata airbag inflators after slow initial responses, an independent monitor told Senators. ... Read More »