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Canada rejoins NAFTA talks as U.S. autos tariff details emerge

Canada's top trade negotiator praised Mexico's trade concessions on autos while U.S. lawmakers warned that a bilateral U.S.-Mexico trade deal would struggle to win approval. ... Read More »

Ford forms new group to develop more profitable, competitive vehicles

Ford is tapping 47-year-old Jim Baumbick to steer a new Enterprise Product Line Management group, which will study customers and help develop more appealing products as the company overhauls its lineup. ... Read More »

Tesla wins court case against Ontario over scrapped rebate program

A Canadian court ruled in favor of Tesla after the electric carmaker challenged the province of Ontario's wind-down of an electric vehicle rebate. ... Read More »

J.D. Power: Dealers, Affordability Behind Overall Strength of Used Market

COSTA MESA, Calif. — The used-vehicle market has performed exceptionally well so far in 2018, with J.D. Power Valuation Services’ Adjusted Used Vehicle Price Index reaching 119.3 through July. That’s 4.7 percentage points above year-ago levels...

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CNCDA: Calif. New-Vehicle Registrations Fall for the Fifth Quarter in a Row

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California new-vehicle market declined for the fifth consecutive quarter during the period ending in June, providing further proof that the market has plateaued after several years of big increases.New-vehicle registrations in the...

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Subaru preps $48.2 million Michigan tech center

Subaru, one of the hottest automakers in the U.S., plans a $48.2 million technical center in Van Buren Township, Mich., near Detroit. ... Read More »

Why Chevy continues to invest in sedans

Chevrolet is adding a Malibu RS trim for the 2019 model year even as rivals cut back in the car segment. ... Read More »

ZF invests in future engineers with expanded FIRST presence

Facing a shortage of engineers, ZF Group and other auto companies are taking a long view and are ramping up involvement in FIRST, the robot competition founded nearly 30 years ago by inventor and entrepreneur Dean Kamen. ... Read More »

Dealertrack Set to Unveil New Utah Office

DRAPER, Utah — Dealertrack (div. Cox Automotive) announced the impending unveiling of a new office space supporting Dealertrack DMS based in Draper, Utah. The 112,000-square-foot facility will be home to over 500 team members with capacity to continue...

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VisionMenu Integrates With Dominion DMS

FT. WAYNE, Ind. — VisionMenu today announced integration with Dominion DMS, allowing Dominion dealers to pull information into the F&I menu maker’s suite of software selling solutions.“This integration allows Dominion Dealers to more easily...

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