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Reputation Butler to Shake Up the Online Review Game

LAS VEGAS — Reputation Butler, a new online review monitoring service for auto dealers, launches today with a promise to shake up the online review game. After weeks of software creation and tweaking, the company is ready to open its virtual doors to dealerships...

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Mercedes-Benz teases the E-class coupe

Mercedes-Benz has released a teaser video of its soon-to-be unveiled E-class coupe. The 21-second clip, which focuses on the car's headlights, dash and taillights, says the car will first appear on Wednesday, Dec. 14. ... Read More »

Cadillac put on PR defensive by faux ‘alt-right’ casting call

Cadillac and its ad agencies are dealing with backlash from a commercial casting call that circulated on social media over the weekend seeking "any and all real alt-right thinkers/believers." ... Read More »

Helion: 5 Priorities for Dealership IT Departments in 2017

TIMONIUM, Md. — Helion Automotive Technologies issued its Top 5 priorities for dealership IT departments in 2017. According to the company, allocating budgets to internet bandwidth, wireless signals, incoming call flow, security and regulatory compliance,...

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Half Million North Texas Residents Still Driving Unrepaired Recall Vehicles, Takata Warns

DALLAS — Over 500,000 North Texas residents are driving recalled vehicles equipped with faulty Takata airbag inflators, according to Airbag Recall, a website setup by the Takata Corp. to inform consumers about the recall. The company is urging drivers of...

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Autotrader Announces Top 8 CPO Programs for December

ATLANTA — Autotrader today released its Top 8 certified pre-owned programs for the holiday season. According to the company, these certified pre-owned vehicles offer consumers the reliability and safety of a new vehicle, but at a more affordable price."CPO...

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Varroc Lighting appoints former Magneti Marelli executive as CEO

Varroc Lighting Systems today named Stephane Vedie as CEO, effective immediately. He is the former head of Magneti Marelli's lighting division in North America and France. ... Read More »

Tesla settles Norway lawsuit over cars’ performance

Tesla Motors has reached an out-of-court settlement with 126 Norwegian customers who claimed their cars' performance did not match promises made in the firm's marketing. ... Read More »

Musk, top tech executives to meet with Trump

Top executives from Tesla Motors, Google, Apple and Facebook are among a small group of tech leaders invited to a summit to be held on Wednesday by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, Recode reported, citing sources. ... Read More »

FTC Rules California Naturel, Inc. Misled Consumers, Violated the FTC Act

Order bars company from deceptively labeling products as “all natural” The Federal Trade Commission has granted summary decision against California Naturel, Inc., for falsely advertising its sunscreen product as “all natural” in violation of Sections 5...

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