Recent News

Toyota recalls 1.7 million vehicles worldwide over airbag inflators

Toyota is recalling another 1.7 million vehicles worldwide — including 1.3 million in the U.S. — for potentially faulty Takata airbag inflators as part of a multiyear industry recall campaign announced in 2016. ... Read More »

SaleSleeve Rolls Out Weatherproof Doc Displays

New window sticker displays by SaleSleeve were designed to protect Monroney labels, buyer’s guides, and addendums from any weather. ... Read More »

KAR Names Kelly President

Peter Kelly has been promoted to the newly created role of president at KAR Auction Services, the company he joined through the 2011 acquisition of OPENLANE. ... Read More »

Dent Wizard Promotes Pennybacker to Great Lakes RVP

Nick Pennybacker has been promoted to regional vice president at Dent Wizard after serving as district manager in three Great Lakes markets. ... Read More »

Auto suppliers will get squeezed to offset higher costs from USMCA, survey says

More than a third of automotive executives said they plan to renegotiate contracts with suppliers and aggressively seek production savings to counter higher costs expected under the proposed U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. ... Read More »

KAR Auction Services promotes Openlane co-founder Peter Kelly to president

KAR Auction Services has named Peter Kelly president, a newly created role at the company. In the position, Kelly will oversee ADESA, Automotive Finance Corp. and Openlane, as well as KAR's remarketing and digital services business. ... Read More »

Nissan board member Shiga plans to step down when his term expires

Nissan board member Toshiyuki Shiga intends to step down, a move that could shake up the automaker's board further after the recent ouster of its Chairman Carlos Ghosn. ... Read More »

Unifor members hold sit-down protest, stop production at GM Oshawa

Workers at General Motors’ Oshawa assembly plant in Canada organized a sit-down protest Tuesday night -- when they were scheduled to be working -- following news that the automaker did not accept Unifor’s proposals to save the factory. ... Read More »

FCA poised to settle criminal, civil litigation over diesel emissions, reports say

Fiat Chrysler is nearing a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department that would end a two-year criminal investigation into whether it knowingly sold diesel vehicles that violated clean-air rules. FCA also is close to settling related civil litigation, Reuters...

... Read More »

FCA hires former Magna Steyr executive Smiley for top purchasing role

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has appointed Carl Smiley, a former General Motors employee who worked in engineering, supplier quality and purchasing, to the newly created position of chief purchasing and supply chain officer. ... Read More »