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CDK Moves to Preserve Dealer Counterclaims

CDK Global has filed an opposition brief in federal court, urging the judge in an ongoing lawsuit not to dismiss claims at least two dealers allowed unauthorized third parties to access CDK’s systems. ... Read More »

Prodigy Releases Spanish Version of Online Platform

Prodigy’s Spanish-language digital sales platform was designed to connect dealer websites with more customers belonging to the rapidly growing Hispanic-American demographic. ... Read More »

Waymo firms up plans for autonomous car assembly plant in Detroit

Waymo will lease an American Axle factory in Detroit, where it will integrate self-driving systems onto vehicles provided by Fiat Chrysler and Jaguar and create its first full-fledged assembly plant for retrofitting vehicles with autonomous car technology. ... Read More »

U.S. expands probe of airbags possibly linked to multiple fatalities

NHTSA is investigating potentially defective airbags in 12.3 million vehicles made by several brands. The issue could be related to as many as eight deaths, the Associated Press reported. ... Read More »

When Sales Is to Blame for Noncompliance: Part 3

Compliance guru has the processes and auditing outline you need to avoid issues that begin in sales and at the desk, starting with discriminatory pricing. ... Read More »

Schillaci to leave Nissan, latest executive exit in wake of Ghosn scandal

Daniele Schillaci, executive vice president for global marketing and sales as well as zero-emission vehicles, is leaving Nissan, the company said. ... Read More »

Never Mind: Top 10 New Cars Resold Within First Year analysts found German and British highline models are the most likely new vehicles to be resold by their owners within a year of purchase. ... Read More »

Carvana Crashes Used-Vehicle Dealer Rankings

Carvana broke into the top 10 in its first appearance on Automotive News’ list of the nation's Top 100 Used Retailers, more than doubling its output to more than 94,000 units and outpacing the Asbury, Larry H. Miller, and Ken Garff groups. ... Read More »

Toyota establishes research institute in China

The initiative is part of the Japanese carmaker's efforts to share more technology with China as it seeks to expand its business in the country by beefing up manufacturing capacity and distribution channels. ... Read More »

Nissan to reject new integration proposal from Renault, report says

Nissan's management feels the Japanese company has not been treated as an equal of Renault under existing capital ties, and a merger would make this inequality permanent, the Nikkei report said. ... Read More »