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Q&A: You Call This a Refund?

Experts say new IRS rules are sparking a downward trend in refund amounts, threatening the loss of an annual catalyst for used-car sales. ... Read More »

Back on Track: 2020 Toyota Supra

The Toyota Supra returns to U.S. dealerships in mid-2019 after a 21-year absence, evoking nostalgia for a lineage of racers that stretches back to the 1967 2000 GT. ... Read More »

GM invests $36M for ‘future crossover’ output at Michigan plant

General Motors is investing $36 million at its Lansing Delta Township plant in Michigan to assist with "future crossover production." ... Read More »

Ford names Alliance chief Bainwol to run global lobbying team

The head of the powerful Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers is leaving to lead Ford's worldwide lobbying efforts. The automaker said Mitch Bainwol, 59, will be its chief government relations officer, effective March 1. ... Read More »

Reed to Retire From F&I Express

Brian Reed will depart F&I Express, the company he co-founded in 2008, four months following its acquisition by Cox Automotive. ... Read More »

Alabama jury awards $152 million in Ford Explorer rollover case

An Alabama jury awarded $151.8 million to a young man paralyzed in 2015 rollover accident involving a Ford Explorer SUV, Ford and lawyers in the case said. ... Read More »

For many small family dealers, it’s ‘grow or go’

They're looking at an industry that's being transformed by consolidation, technology and increasing capital demands — and deciding to get out. ... Read More »

Growing backlash against stair-steps

Some dealers say they'll no longer chase automakers' targets in a shrinking market. And one is working to help dealers fight back against the reviled incentives. ... Read More »

GMC Acadia gets styling, powertrain updates

The freshening for the 2020 model year is part of the plan to get the Acadia "back on track" after a 20 percent sales decline in 2018. ... Read More »

Ford overhaul nears halfway point

Ford President Joe Hinrichs says the automaker is about half finished with the global reshaping of operations and procedures needed to tackle CEO Jim Hackett's mammoth $25.5 billion cost-cutting plan. ... Read More »