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Lucid Motors breaks ground on Ariz. plant, signals production in late 2020

The electric carmaker says it will begin production on its debut model, the Air sedan, in Arizona in December 2020. The vehicle is slated to have a 400-mile range. ... Read More »

myKaarma, Uber for Business Launch Dealer Shuttle Solution

myKaarma has partnered with Uber for Business to offer auto dealers a new way to pick up and drop off service customers. ... Read More »

Flick Fusion Adds Incentive-Focused Dealer Marketing Videos

Flick Fusion has launched Dynamic Marketing Videos, a new platform billed as a time- and cost-saver for auto dealers who create videos based on monthly manufacturer incentives. ... Read More »

Pre-Owned Values Down 1.4% in November

Black Book reports retained values for used vehicles decreased sharply last month. If the index holds through December, it will end 2019 on a year-over-year decline of nearly 2%. ... Read More »

Auto/Mate DMS Adds Storm Service Kiosks

Auto/Mate Dealership Systems has integrated its dealership management system with Storm Kiosks’ customer-facing Express Service kiosks. ... Read More »

Renault close to finalizing shortlist for new CEO, chairman says

Candidates to replace ousted CEO Thierry Bollore could be listed "in a very short space of time," Jean-Dominique Senard said. ... Read More »

Data Mining: The Golden Opportunity You’re Ignoring

Why wait for slow times to mine your database? Expert offers a four-step plan to make data mining a full-time profit center — and all you need is a process and a champion. ... Read More »

Nissan CEO plans recovery through U.S. revival, short-term gains with Renault

Nissan's new CEO, Makoto Uchida, aims to revive the automaker's U.S. business, crack down on costs and focus on short-term gains in the company's alliance with Renault and Mitsubishi. ... Read More »

FORD’S JIM HACKETT: 2019 a year of action

In an interview with Automotive News, Hackett talks about how the cars of the future will affect retailers and imagines how a Martian would assess the state of the company. ... Read More »

Lexus leader unsatisfied with variety, low volume

Lexus just introduced a sexy new droptop LC coupe, a new full-electric UX crossover and a head-turning LF-30 concept car. If only the brand's global boss were satisfied. ... Read More »