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Divorce? Merger? Renault-Nissan alliance faces crossroads

Renault was poised to strengthen its hand in its alliance with Nissan just a couple weeks ago, when Fiat proposed a combination of the two European automakers. Instead, Nissan’s reluctance to back further negotiations triggered the deal’s collapse. ... Read More »

VW takes ‘progressive path’ with highly idealistic ad campaign

VW set the stage for the highly idealistic campaign with an attention-grabbing spot that debuted last week featuring the Simon & Garfunkel classic “The Sound of Silence.”  ... Read More »

Former Ford CEO says industry faces ‘reckoning’ over EV goals

Former Ford CEO Mark Fields, now senior adviser at TPG, a global asset management firm, said automakers must grapple with high development costs and a lack of demand, despite promises from most major companies to electrify their lineups. ... Read More »

FTC Announces Agenda for June 18 Workshop, A Health Check on COPAs

The Federal Trade Commission has announced an agenda for its upcoming workshop in Washington, DC regarding the impact of certificates of public advantage, also known as COPAs, on prices, quality, access, and innovation for healthcare services.First announced on...

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The Race Is On at Paragon Honda

Dealer and long-distance runner Brian Benstock reflects on his nearly 40 years in the auto retail business, the challenges and opportunities in the New York market, and his efforts to drive his stores — and the industry — forward. ... Read More »

Una herramienta fácil para vigilar sus gastos

Al revisar sus hábitos de gastos diarios, usted puede identificar dónde reducirlos o descubrir servicios que paga, que no usa y que podría eliminar. ... Read More »

Mercedes expands small crossover lineup with GLB

Mercedes will pad its lineup of compact premium crossovers -- one of the fastest-growing light-truck segments -- when the GLB, available with a third-row seat and slotted between the GLA and GLC, goes on sale in the last quarter. ... Read More »

F&I Tip of the Week: Do the Right Thing

F&I is a time-sensitive job, and you may sometimes feel pressure to do the easy or expedient thing — even if it isn’t the right thing. But the ultimate price far outweighs any short-term gain, and when customers are deceived, the F&I manager is often left holding...

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A New Reinsurance Plan for Uncertain Times

The uncertainty surrounding the selection and performance of your reinsurance program demands a new alternative that delivers predictable tax results without changing your existing structure. ... Read More »

Dealertrack, TCI Partner to Deliver Same-Day Contract Processing

An expanded partnership that includes a new integration between Dealertrack and Teledata Communications was designed to enable increased efficiency and faster funding for more auto finance sources. ... Read More »