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Higher new-vehicle prices are juicing used-car market, study says

As new-vehicle prices rise, more consumers continue to shift to the used-vehicle market, according to Cox Automotive's latest Car Buyer Journey study. ... Read More »

Japan intervened to stall Nissan-Renault merger, emails show

As Carlos Ghosn pushed to strengthen Nissan's ties with Renault last year, executives at the Japanese company were secretly working with government officials to defend Nissan's independence. ... Read More »

FCA to invest $262M in Ontario plant for ‘future product,’ Unifor says

Fiat Chrysler this year will invest $262 million in its Windsor, Ontario, minivan assembly plant “for future product,” Unifor President Jerry Dias said. ... Read More »

Car2go vehicle theft in Chicago probed by police

Daimler North America subsidiary Car2go is dealing with an apparent raft of vehicle thefts in Chicago and is suspending the app-based service while a police investigation is underway. ... Read More »

Ford to add ‘affordable’ nameplate by 2022

A Ford executive said the automaker would by 2022 add an "affordable" nameplate aimed at filling the hole left by ending sales of the Fiesta, Focus, Fusion and Taurus sedans. ... Read More »

New York sets an example for shift to EVs

The New York approach can be a model for speeding the local, state and national adoption of EVs with all the benefits in cleaner air and quieter streets this revolution can provide. ... Read More »

Activist investor takes stake in KAR Auction

Activist investor Starboard Value has built a new position in KAR Auction Services and believes there are tremendous opportunities in spinning off its salvage unit and improving the performance for its remaining businesses. ... Read More »

2019 Dealers’ Choice Awards Voting to Open May 1

The 15th annual Dealers Choice Awards survey is set to include 35 categories and will be open throughout the month of May. ... Read More »

David Einhorn’s high-stakes battle with Elon Musk

Whether short-seller David Einhorn is right or wrong about Tesla, the stakes are high and billions of dollars are on the line.  ... Read More »

KBB.com Names 2019 Brand Image Award Winners

Honda, Lexus, and Toyota lead the nonluxury, luxury, and truck categories in Kelley Blue Book’s latest rankings of factories that successfully generate ‘attention and enthusiasm’ among new-car buyers. ... Read More »