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Anti-Consumer, Me?

It was novelist and Miami Herald columnist Carl Hiaasen who wrote, “When you’re given a newspaper column, you’re not being paid to sit on a fence and scratch your chin and say ‘On the one hand this’ and ‘On the other hand that.’...

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Adient expected to move about 500 employees to downtown Detroit, report says

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan is expected to announce this month that automotive seating supplier Adient is moving about 500 jobs to downtown Detroit, sources told Crain's Detroit Business, an affiliate of Automotive News. ... Read More »

Compliance Summit 2016

More than 160 dealers, agents, and industry executives took part in the inaugural West Coast Compliance Summit, one of three concurrent events featured at Industry Summit 2016. And more than 80 of them successfully completed the event’s compliance certification...

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Auto/Mate Wins Seventh Consecutive ‘Best Place to Work’ Award

ALBANY, N.Y. — Auto/Mate Dealership Systems was recognized as one of the 30 “Best Places to Work” in New York State’s Capital region by the Albany Business Review, the seventh consecutive year that the company has won the award, the Auto/Mate...

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Tesla will end free access to Superchargers for new owners

Tesla Motors no longer will provide free access to its Supercharger Network to vehicle owners, the company said in a blog post today. ... Read More »

Integram Seating workers approve labor pact at Canada plant

Workers at Integram (Magna) Seating in Windsor, Ontario, ratified a new four-year labor agreement by an overwhelming margin late Monday, avoiding a strike that threatened output at two Ontario vehicle assembly plants it supplies. ... Read More »

Unifor reaches new deal with Integram Seating, ending brief strike

Unifor members at Integram Seating ended a brief strike after reaching a new tentative agreement early this morning -- a day after rejecting a prior four-year deal. ... Read More »

FTC Requires Parent Company of Bausch + Lomb to Divest Paragon

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. to Settle FTC Charges that 2015 Acquisition Reduced Competition Canadian pharmaceutical conglomerate Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., parent of Bausch + Lomb, has agreed to divest Paragon Holdings I, Inc....

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FCA’s big cars extended to 2020

Fiat Chrysler will refresh and stick with its stable of large cars until at least 2020, two sources told Automotive News. ... Read More »

How long is a 7-minute wait? Too long.

A New York-area dealer used video to get his service advisers to stop leaving customers unattended and waiting. ... Read More »