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Cox: Dealer Pessimism Grows With New Threats

Cox Automotive’s latest Dealer Sentiment Index finds a ‘notable negative turn’ among U.S. dealers, the majority of whom took a dim view of the fourth-quarter market and their 2019 prospects. ... Read More »

Cadillac XT6 crossover slated to debut at Detroit auto show

The large three-row vehicle will slot between the XT5 midsize crossover and the Cadillac Escalade large SUV -- white space the brand has needed to fill for some time. ... Read More »

IAA Cuts Ribbon on Flint Branch

Insurance Auto Auctions has opened a new, state-of-the-art facility with room to grow in Flint, Mich. ... Read More »

Mazda, Hyundai Lead Repair Affordability Rankings

CarMD’s 2018 Vehicle Health Index finds Mazda was the most affordable brand to repair and the 2017 Hyundai Tucson registered the lowest average check-engine repair cost. ... Read More »

FTC Tops the List of “Best Places to Work” Among Mid-Size Federal Agencies

The Federal Trade Commission today was rated the number one place to work among mid-size federal government agencies for 2018 by the non-profit, non-partisan Partnership for Public Service, based on the FTC’s high ratings for employee engagement, and other factors...

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FTC Testifies before House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law on Competition Enforcement Activities and Policy Priorities

In testimony before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law, the Federal Trade Commission described its current competition enforcement activities and policy priorities.Testifying on behalf of the FTC, Chairman Joseph J....

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VW Passat to remain on old platform, update styling, tech for 2020

The 2020 Volkswagen Passat will receive new exterior styling, more standard safety equipment and an updated instrument panel but it won't land on a new platform or feature a new powertrain as the automaker, citing the shrinking midsize car market,... ... Read More »

U.S. DOT grants will help BMW’s S.C. plant, connected vehicles

A $25 million U.S. transportation grant supporting the expansion of an inland port for containers will directly benefit logistics operations at BMW in South Carolina and other manufacturers in the region. ... Read More »

GM pressed by 2 Senators to build all EVs for U.S. stateside

Two U.S. senators from Ohio on Tuesday asked General Motors CEO Mary Barra to commit to building all future electric vehicles for U.S. buyers at home and to provide more details of plans to cut back on car output in North America. ... Read More »

Ex-Ford Argentina execs convicted in torture case

An Argentine court convicted two former executives of a local Ford plant of involvement in the torture of workers during the country's dictatorship in the 1970s, victims' lawyers said, adding they may sue Ford in U.S. federal court. ... Read More »