Recent News

Auto/Mate Wins 8th Straight Workplace Award

The Albany Times Union has named Auto/Mate to its Top Workplaces list for the eighth consecutive year, ranking the dealer software company third in the mid-size employer category. ... Read More »

Vboost Expands Midwest, East Coast Footprint

Vboost will produce viral marketing campaigns for Feldman Auto Group, Lindsay Auto Group, and several other dealerships and dealer groups in the Midwest and on the East Coast. ... Read More »

Cox Automotive Names Luber CDO

Mark Luber has been named Cox Automotive’s first chief data officer, tasked with leading a 150-person team comprised of experts in data science, product management, analytics, and more. ... Read More »

Buick focuses on utility, electrification

Buick's latest vehicles, including a redesigned Encore introduced ahead of the Shanghai auto show, underscore GM's efforts to find traction in China's flagging market. ... Read More »

China’s $18 billion EV bubble at risk of bursting

There are now 486 EV manufacturers registered in China. While sales of passenger EVs are projected to reach 1.6 million this year, that's likely not enough to keep all those assembly lines humming. ... Read More »

Renault chairman: Alliance needs rebalancing to ease Japanese partners’ fears

The lopsided cross-shareholding between Renault and Nissan "doesn't reflect the reality" of their relations and the alliance's new governance is working well, Jean-Dominique Senard said. ... Read More »

Online Lending Company Agrees to Settle FTC Charges It Engaged in Deceptive and Unfair Loan Servicing Practices

Avant to pay $3.85 million for harming thousands of consumers Avant, LLC, an online lending company, has agreed to settle the Federal Trade Commission’s charges that it engaged in deceptive and unfair loan servicing practices, such as imposing unauthorized charges...

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Ford overhaul takes root as execs’ roles are shuffled

Ford has entered a new phase of its global reorganization under CEO Jim Hackett, placing its experiments in emerging technologies on equal footing with the automotive business. ... Read More »

Inventories at highest point since July 2017

Inventories of unsold new vehicles in the U.S. climbed for a third consecutive month, to nearly 4.2 million vehicles in March, representing a 70-day supply. ... Read More »

Legal thickets line dealer Fenton’s road to retirement

Brad Fenton, a longtime Nissan dealer, says he is retiring from the dealership business and selling off all stores. That departure comes amid numerous lender lawsuits alleging selling vehicles without repaying floorplan loans and failing to list lenders as lien...

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