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Ross Perot, former GM director and staunch critic, dies at 89

Perot sold Electronic Data Systems to GM in 1984 for $2.55 billion and joined GM's board as the company's largest shareholder in what would fast become a rocky union. ... Read More »

Brose North America hires new president

Wilm Uhlenbecker, who carries more than two decades of experience as a global executive in the auto supplier sector, has assumed the Brose post following the December death of Frank Lubischer. ... Read More »

Used Vehicle Retention Index Ticks Up in June

Black Book analysts say full-size vans and premium sports cars helped used-vehicle values start summer on a strong note, ticking up 0.6% from May to finish at 115 in June. ... Read More »

Sales Compliance and the Red Flags Rut

When sales managers habitually ignore Red Flags warnings, your customers’ identities and the dealer’s wallet are both left vulnerable. Here’s how to break the habit. ... Read More »

After Healthcare System Sanford Health Abandons Acquisition of North Dakota Healthcare Provider Mid Dakota Clinic, FTC Dismisses Case from Administrative Trial Process

Following the decision last week of Sanford Health to abandon its proposed acquisition of Mid Dakota Clinic, the Federal Trade Commission has dismissed its case challenging the transaction through the Commission’s administrative trial process.FTC Chairman Joseph...

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FTC Releases Final Agenda for Workshop that will Examine Restrictions on Third-Party Repairs of Consumer Products

The Federal Trade Commission released the final agenda for its July 16, 2019 workshop examining ways in which manufacturers may limit third-party repairs of various consumer products.Nixing the Fix: A Workshop on Repair Restrictions will examine how manufacturers...

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Mini goes electric with Cooper SE, offering range of 114 miles

The Cooper SE offers Mini’s traditional “go kart” handling. It’s powered by a 135-kilowatt motor that delivers 181 horsepower and is capable of going 0 to 62 mph in 7.3 seconds. The range is 114 miles.  ... Read More »

Hyundai poised for long-awaited U.S. pickup

“It’ll be a very versatile vehicle,” Michael O’Brien, vice president of product, corporate and digital planning for Hyundai’s U.S. unit, said in an interview. “That has the promise of creating a whole new class of buyers.” ... Read More »

Hyundai video kicks off global Venue launch

In a YouTube video, crossovers in the Hyundai family race toward a California airport to meet their new subcompact sibling. ... Read More »

GM’s next-generation, midengine Corvette to tour U.S. dealerships

The midengine Corvette will tour over 125 dealerships in the U.S. through early 2020, following a reveal to be livestreamed July 18. ... Read More »