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Calif. regulator found another cheat device in Audi car, report says

The California Air Resources Board discovered software in some Audi vehicles that lowered their carbon dioxide emissions if it detected they were being used under test conditions, a German newspaper reported Sunday. ... Read More »

GM cautiously ramps up Bolt output

General Motors is ramping up production of Chevrolet Bolt electric cars at a factory north of Detroit and is on track to start delivering vehicles as promised by the end of the year, company officials say. ... Read More »

GM cautiously ramps up Bolt output

General Motors is ramping up production of Chevrolet Bolt electric cars at a factory north of Detroit and is on track to start delivering vehicles as promised by the end of the year, company officials say. ... Read More »

VW to use tweaked modular platform for two generations, Diess says

Volkswagen expects to be able to use its tweaked MQB modular platform for the next two generations of cars and light trucks, creating substantial cost savings, VW brand chief Herbert Diess says. ... Read More »

No longer royalty in Japan, but still a cash cow in U.S.

This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of the Toyota Corolla, one of the world's best-selling cars. While it's been surpassed at home in Japan, the Corolla is still a cash cow in the United States, where it is the No. ... Read More »

Dealer scores in suit against illegal exporters

Over 100 Ram pickups sold by Pete Shaver's dealership were exported to China without his knowledge. The store subsequently had to reimburse the factory for incentive money it didn't qualify for. But then he took the culprits to court. And won. ... Read More »

Chevy at SEMA: Camaro celebrates its 50th

Chevy celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Camaro -- and a lot of trucks -- at the Specialty Equipment Market Association Show in Las Vegas. Here are highlights. ... Read More »

FCA still pining for a partner

Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne said finding another automaker to build its front-wheel-drive passenger cars is still on his agenda, but it's not as important as preserving the uniqueness of the company's rear-wheel-drive offerings. ... 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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Formalized and Documented

In 1919, the same year the Treaty of Versailles was signed to end World War I, General Motors Acceptance Corp. (GMAC) opened its doors, creating what we refer to today as the indirect auto finance channel. The typical deal file consisted of a title and a contract...

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