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Reynolds and Reynolds President Ron Lamb steps down

Reynolds and Reynolds President Ron Lamb has stepped down to pursue opportunities in private equity, the dealership software giant said, adding the post will not be immediately filled. ... Read More »

Uber seeks permit to restart self-driving pilot in California

Uber plans to comply with California regulations and seek permits to put its self-driving cars back on the state's roads, an about-face following the company's legal spat with state officials in December. ... Read More »

Impala Was Most Cross-Shopped Vehicle in 2016

SAN FRANCISCO — Jumpstart Automotive Media announced the Chevrolet Impala was the most cross-shopped nonluxury vehicle in 2016. The Impala topped the list by drawing the most interest from car buyers who also researched other vehicles.“Chevrolet Impala’s...

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Experian: Total Balances, Amount Financed Reach Record Highs in Q4 2016

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. — Rising transaction prices were the story again in the auto finance arena in the fourth quarter of 2016, causing average amounts financed to reach record levels and terms to stretch, according to Experian Automotive.The firm reported today...

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Richard Howse Joins KAR Auction Services as CCO

CARMEL, Ind. — Vehicle remarketing and technology solutions provider KAR Auction Services Inc. announced that industry veteran Richard Howse has joined the company as chief commercial officer.Howse brings more than 30 years of automotive industry leadership...

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Auto loan values rise along with the length of terms, leasing

The average loan amounts for new and used vehicles rose in the fourth quarter, but consumers kept monthly payments low with long loan terms and leasing, Experian Automotive reported. ... Read More »

Musk tweets that Tesla will run contest for homemade commercials

In response to a letter by a fifth grade student, Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted that the company will hold a contest for homemade advertisements. ... Read More »

Ford issues new recall for Takata airbags — unrelated to ongoing recalls

Ford issued a safety recall for nearly 32,000 vehicles with faulty Takata airbag modules -- a problem unrelated to the exploding Takata airbag inflators that prompted massive recalls across the industry. ... Read More »

AIDA: Trucks Up, Sales Down in February

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — America's 9.500 international nameplate franchises accounted for 54% of all new vehicle sold in the United States in February, the American International Automobile Dealers Association (AIADA) reported today.AutoData Corp. reports that the...

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Check our new list to see if your credit card offers you free access to one of your credit scores

We provide a list of credit card issuers that provide credit scores free of charge to their customers. ... Read More »