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Ghosn jail time is ‘too long, too hard,’ Macron tells Japan

French President Emmanuel Macron risked being seen as meddling in Japan's justice system after telling Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that he is worried about Carlos Ghosn's conditions in jail. ... Read More »

Chevy Silverado making big-screen debut in Lego form

Chevrolet said a Lego version of the redesigned Silverado pickup will be featured in dual-branded ads as well as "The Lego Movie 2: The Second Park." ... Read More »

AIADA Names Hakes 2019 Chairman

California Dealer Howard Hakes will serve as chairman for the American International Automobile Dealers Association for the 2019 term. ... Read More »

CARSTAR Seeks Collision Franchisees

CARSTAR announced an expansion of its North American network of dealership-based collision-repair facilities. ... Read More »

Cox Integrates Manheim, vAuto Apps

Cox Automotive’s Manheim Express and vAuto Provision mobile apps have been integrated designed to help dealers quickly list vehicles in the wholesale marketplace. ... Read More »

Porsche dealers to invest $70M in chargers in preparation for Taycan EV

Porsche's 191 U.S. dealers will build out a retailer-based network of fast chargers to support the automaker's first battery-electric vehicle, which arrives late this year. ... Read More »

FTC Imposes Conditions on Staples’ Acquisition of Office Supply Wholesaler Essendant Inc.

Settlement will prevent anticompetitive harm by restricting Staples’ access to Essendant’s commercially sensitive data Office supply distributors Staples Inc. and Essendant Inc. have agreed to a settlement as part of the companies’ proposed $482.7 million...

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Subaru restarts production at Japan car factory

Subaru restarted its sole car factory in Japan after halting the plant for almost two weeks because of a suspected defect in a power-steering component. ... Read More »

Nissan confirms SEC probe following indictments in Japan

Nissan faces an inquiry from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission following the automaker’s indictment in Japan for allegedly making false disclosures in its annual securities reports about compensation owed to former Chairman Carlos Ghosn. ... Read More »

Ram puts luxury to work in HD pickup

Ram raises the luxury bar in its 2019 heavy-duty lineup, with an eye toward customers looking for more than a work truck. ... Read More »