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Study: Dealer Data Plagued by Human Error, Insider Threats, Deliberate Sabotage

Shred-it’s 2019 Data Protection Report reveals the owners of more than half of all large U.S. businesses that suffered a breach said external vendor errors were to blame. ... Read More »

Is Technology Changing F&I or Is F&I Changing Technology?

The rapid evolution and advancement of dealership systems and selling tools has led some F&I managers to fear new technology and others to embrace it. Whether you’re in Flintstones or Jetsons mode, you need a plan to meet or exceed your customers’ expectations....

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FTC to Hold Workshop Tomorrow Regarding the Impact of Certificates of Public Advantage

WHAT:The Federal Trade Commission will host a workshop titled A Health Check on COPAs. FTC Chairman Joseph J. Simons will give the opening address.WHEN:Tuesday June 18, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. EDTWHERE:Constitution Center400 7th St. SWWashington, D.C. 20024WHO:Academics,...

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Carlos Ghosn’s wife urges Trump to help former Nissan boss

The wife of former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has urged President Trump to raise her husband's case with Japan's prime minister later this month after she said she has not spoken to her husband since the beginning of April. ... Read More »

Opel ordered to recall Adam, Corsa, report says

Germany's automotive regulator has ordered Opel to recall some Adam and Corsa models because they exceed emissions limits, a report said. ... Read More »

VW’s Diess: New Golf must take off by end of year

Volkswagen managers must ensure that they launch the latest-generation Golf by the end of this year, CEO Herbert Diess said in an internal meeting. ... Read More »

Israel becomes latest hotbed for auto tech

Since General Motors opened an Israeli r&d center in 2008, dozens of automakers and Tier 1 suppliers have followed to tap into the country's high-tech talent, with Ford Motor Co. planting its flag there last week. ... Read More »

FCA-Renault deal revival hinges on Nissan backing, French role

Fiat Chrysler CEO Mike Manley may have met with Renault executives in Paris to begin new talks over a merger between the two automakers, an Italian newspaper reported. Reviving the deal depends on winning the support of Nissan and the French government. ... Read More »

Toyota unveils next EV concepts

Toyota had an EV plan. And now it has some EV concepts to help us visualize it. Global design boss Simon Humphries explains the design philosophy behind Toyota's upcoming lineup of new electric vehicles. ... Read More »

HONDA’S HENIO ARCANGELI: Cars matter

Henio Arcangeli Jr., senior vice president of the automobile division at American Honda Motor Co., is focused on rebuilding the Acura brand and restoring a car culture in America. ... Read More »