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MEMA urges passage of North American trade deal

The Motor and Equipment Manufacturers Association, a major U.S. auto parts industry group, threw its weight behind President Trump's rewrite of the North American Free Trade Agreement, urging Congress to approve the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement "without delay." ... Read More »

Hyundai, Kia concealed airbag problem, suit claims

Consumers sue over vehicles sold containing airbags manufactured by U.S. supplier TRW and the German technology leader that acquired TRW in 2015, ZF Friedrichshafen. ... Read More »

Hudson Earns American Bar Foundation Fellowship

The American Bar Foundation has named Hudson Cook co-founder Tom Hudson as a fellow, adding the carlaw practitioner to an elite group of attorneys, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars. ... Read More »

Audi U.S. chief Del Rosso resigns

After less than half a year at the helm of Audi of America, President Mark Del Rosso has stepped down, effective immediately. He will be replaced on an interim basis by COO Cian O'Brien. ... Read More »

Dana Q1 net profit dips on acquisition outlays

Axle and transmission supplier Dana reported its 10th consecutive quarter of record sales but generated lower profits because of the expense of completing recent acquisitions. ... Read More »

F&I Tip of the Week: Why Interview

F&I products offer tremendous value to every customer, but top-producing F&I managers build their presentations around the unique needs they discover in the interview. Go one-on-one with American Financial’s John ‘The F&I Professor’ Vecchioni to brush up...

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NAE Appoints Grigorian as CFO

National Automotive Experts and NWAN named former Ford and CarSaver executive Grant Grigorian as the F&I product provider and administrator’s new chief financial officer. ... Read More »

Save the Date: Industry Summit Heads to New Orleans

This year’s Industry Summit will be held Nov. 4–6 at the New Orleans Marriott, offering the nation’s premier advanced F&I training curriculum, new and returning tracks and events, and free admission for the first 100 dealers and general managers who sign...

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Toyota targets another $100 million for AI, mobility startups

The venture-capital arm of Toyota Research Institute said it will open a second $100 million fund dedicated to pursuing investments in early-stage startups in the artificial intelligence and mobility industries. ... Read More »

FTC Seeks Additional Public Comment on Proposed Changes to the Contact Lens Rule

The Federal Trade Commission today announced it is seeking additional public comment about newly proposed changes to the agency’s Contact Lens Rule. The new proposal follows an extensive review and consideration of thousands of public comments and material received...

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