Recent News

Chase Auto extends payment relief for U.S. workers as shutdown drags on

J.P. Morgan Chase is extending payment relief for its auto customers as the government shutdown stretches into its third week, revising an earlier estimate that the relief would cease Jan. 4. ... Read More »

Mercedes retools CLA with beefier engine for 2020

The second-generation four-door Mercedes CLA arrives with a sportier design and a beefier engine. Based on Mercedes' next-generation Modular Front Architecture, or MFA2, platform, the 2020 CLA Coupe is equipped with a 2-liter, inline-four turbocharged engine that...

... Read More »

Flip the Script on F&I

Expert advises dealers and F&I professionals to consider two changes that can provide an immediate boost to underperforming business offices. ... Read More »

VAS Partners With Alpha Warranty

Vehicle Administrative Services will offer roadside and ancillary solutions to Alpha Warranty Services under the terms of a new strategic partnership. ... Read More »

U.S.-China trade talks extend to Wednesday, Trump sees progress

U.S.-China trade talks in Beijing are progressing and will extend into Wednesday, an American negotiator said. The discussions during the past two days “went well,” according to Steven Winberg, an Energy Department official who spoke to reporters in Beijing....

... Read More »

Zurich Debuts Tablet-Based Scanner

The Zurich ZRPRO is a professional-grade, Android tablet-based scanner designed to offer sophisticated diagnostics at a reasonable price. ... Read More »

Cruise exec leery of spinoff from GM

A top executive at General Motors' Cruise is cautious about an idea Wall Street keeps raising: The automaker's self-driving unit ought to spin off from the core car business and cash in on its potential. ... Read More »

Why JLR is losing money and how it plans to return to profit

Tata Motors has publicly backed its Jaguar Land Rover unit amid speculation about the future of its troubled UK subsidiary. But JLR is losing money and it faces many problems, including the costs associated with the industry shift to EVs and uncertainty over how...

... Read More »

Saudi business partner, in Ghosn’s defense, details work for Nissan

Nissan's Saudi business partner Khaled Juffali said his company received $14.7 million for helping the automaker resolve a dealership dispute and to pave the way for a joint venture.  ... Read More »

Infiniti sales, marketing chief Christian Meunier succeeds Krueger as president

The former head of Nissan sales in the United States, Christian Meunier, has been named global president of the automaker's Infiniti arm in the latest management shakeup following the arrest of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn. ... Read More »