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Ex-Ford Argentina execs convicted in torture case

An Argentine court convicted two former executives of a local Ford plant of involvement in the torture of workers during the country's dictatorship in the 1970s, victims' lawyers said, adding they may sue Ford in U.S. federal court. ... Read More »

Vroom collects $146 million in latest funding, eyes expansion with new hires

Upstart online used-car retailer Vroom said it raised $146 million in its latest round of funding, including a previously reported $50 million from AutoNation Inc. ... Read More »

Santa slims down for Audi

Santa Claus takes on a modern look in a new Audi ad that shows him shedding pounds when he endures a bit of a mid-life crisis after realizing that he can't fit into an RS 5 at his current weight. ... Read More »

Nissan is said to spell out allegations on Ghosn to Renault

Nissan is taking the first comprehensive steps to share details with Renault about allegations against Carlos Ghosn, according to a person familiar with the matter. ... Read More »

The Condemnation Was Swift

California’s Simi Valley Ford drew international scorn for an email promising ‘smoking hot deals’ in the midst of a deadly and destructive wildfire. ... Read More »

KAR Consolidates Repo Management Team

KAR Auction Services has consolidated its Recovery Database Network management team following the company’s acquisition of Clearplan. ... Read More »

Priority One Adds Medallion, Aqua to EZ-Sign Platform

Priority One Financial Services has added Medallion Bank and Aqua Finance to its EZ-Sign electronic signature process. ... Read More »

720S Spider joins McLaren lineup

McLaren Automotive has added another flavor to its 720S lineup by adding a convertible. ... Read More »

BMW names new head of autonomous driving development

Alejandro Vukotich will replace Elmar Frickenstein, who has been in charge of the department since it was created in May 2016 and who will retire after a three-month handover phase in March. ... Read More »

Daimler to buy $23 billion of battery cells in EV push

"We set another important milestone for the electrification of our future electric vehicles," Wilko Stark, who oversees procurement and supplier quality on the board of Mercedes-Benz Cars, said. ... Read More »