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If at first you can’t sell EVs, at least try

It's no small thing to get consumers to understand, let alone embrace, a new and peculiar type of automobile. But a little more good-faith effort would help. ... Read More »

Tesla sues former employees for theft of data, Autopilot source code

Tesla sued a former company engineer, claiming he copied the source code for its Autopilot technology before joining a Chinese self-driving car startup in January. The company is also suing four other former employees for stealing proprietary information and trade...

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Claritas Launches Closemore Sales Tool

Claritas and STAT Analytics have partnered to launch Closemore, a new app and cloud service designed to work with dealership systems to deliver “leading edge” customer information in real time. ... Read More »

Family of woman killed by AV sues Arizona, city of Tempe

The lawsuit says the state and city failed to make roadways safe and allowed autonomous vehicles to operate in an unsafe manner. ... Read More »

High-tech cars, partnerships driving BlackBerry’s rebirth, exec says

Investments by the auto sector in autonomous technology are paying dividends for the once-struggling smartphone company. ... Read More »

Volvo CEO predicts huge increase in plug-in hybrid sales

Volvo's CEO expects a huge increase in its plug-in hybrids sales after the automaker underestimated demand for its growing family of electrified models. ... Read More »

Geely Auto’s full-year profit jumps 18%

China's Geely Automobile posted an 18 percent jump in annual profit, driven by higher sales of its sedans and SUVs, but forecast flat sales growth in 2019 due to uncertainty about domestic demand. ... Read More »

We are accepting applications for our Advisory Committees

These advisory committees provide us with information about emerging trends and practices in the consumer financial marketplace. Apply today to become a member. ... Read More »

Lease Prices Fall for Chevrolet, Ford, Nissan reports sharp drops and steep increases in average new-vehicle lease payments for March, including aggressive pricing for the Chevrolet Traverse and Ford Fusion. ... Read More »

At IPO road show, Lyft executives look to lower insurance costs

Reducing insurance costs is "the number one initiative," said CFO Brian Roberts at a luncheon at a Boston hotel for investors considering whether to buy into the closely watched IPO. ... Read More »