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Manheim Opens New Recon Center Near Silicon Valley

HAYWARD, Calif. — Preparing for increased demand in its retail reconditioning business while anticipating growth in the vehicle mobility space, Manheim opened its 19th retail recon site today at Manheim San Francisco Bay.The company invested approximately...

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Industry Summit 2018 to Feature Technology Shootout

ORLANDO, Fla. — Organizers of the annual Industry Summit announced that this year’s event will include the first-ever Technology Shootout, one of several new features planned for this year’s show. Industry Summit 2018 will be held Oct. 8–10...

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Singlethread: Communication Builds Service Retention

DETROIT — Fixed ops solutions provider Singlethread has released “Low-Hanging Fruit in the Service Department,” a new white paper offered free of charge to auto dealers. The authors are the company’s co-founders, Will Mapes and Patrick Southward,...

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Fiat, Jeep, Alfa Romeo will skip Paris auto show

FCA's Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Jeep and Abarth brands will not take part in this year's Paris auto show, according to French media reports. FCA joins automakers including Ford and VW brand in skipping one of Europe's top showcases for product debuts. ... Read More »

Toyota dives into ride hailing as threats from GM, Waymo loom

Toyota is making the largest ever bet by an automaker on ride hailing as it embraces new businesses that threaten to disrupt the industry's traditional model of vehicle ownership. ... Read More »

Autonomous driving will produce economic boom, dwarf job dislocation, report says

Concerns about self-driving cars displacing workers are overblown and should be balanced against overwhelming potential advantages in the transportation segment, a new report says. ... Read More »

Mercedes-Benz says it’s time do something new

In the latest new video to join our charts, Mercedes-Benz shows two stories of trying something new. ... Read More »

Tesla cutting 9% of workers as Musk seeks profits

Tesla is cutting 9 percent of its work force in a turnabout that underscores the mounting pressure CEO Elon Musk faces to show the EV maker can one day turn a profit. ... Read More »

Car and Driver Partners With Contact At Once!

ATLANTA — Hearst Autos has outfitted Car and Driver’s vehicle listings platform with Contact At Once!’s web and mobile messaging solutions as part of a new partnership between the two companies.The additional tools enable direct consumer-to-dealer...

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DealersLink Offers Dealer Website Services

BROOMFIELD, Colo. — Automotive systems integration and networking technology provider DealersLink announced it is now offering website services for used-car dealers across the United States.Dealers can attract more leads and convert more visitors via a responsive...

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