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EFG Companies Announces Second Annual F&I Innovator of the Year Competition

DALLAS — EFG Companies and Northwood University have launched their second F&I Innovator of the Year Competition. The competition asks six teams of junior and senior Northwood automotive students to conceptualize and build a new F&I product.Each team...

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Jumpstart Unveils New Name and Logo

SAN FRANCISCO — Jumpstart Automotive Group changed its name back to Jumpstart Automotive Media. The media and marketing solutions company also unveiled its new logo.Company officials said the name change reflects the evolution of the business and the market...

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Chevy expands Teen Driver tech to 9 nameplates

Chevrolet today said it is expanding its Teen Driver technology this fall to nine nameplates, covering 64 percent of the brand's sales. ... Read More »

Ssangyong considers U.S., China as Brexit hits U.K. sales

South Korean automaker Ssangyong Motor Co. will look to markets such as the U.S. and China to make up for an expected decline in shipments to the U.K. following the Brexit referendum. ... Read More »

U.S. consumers&’ satisfaction with vehicles reverses years of decline

After three years of decline, U.S. customer satisfaction with vehicles is up in 2016, a survey released today shows. Customer satisfaction with vehicles was up 3. ... Read More »

Four ways to support your community’s fight against elder financial exploitation

Financial exploitation robs millions of older people of their money and property annually.  To prevent and respond to the growing crisis of elder financial exploitation, people are working together in hundreds of communities across our nation.  ... Read More »

Gestamp to open r&d center near Detroit

Spanish metal stamper Gestamp's North American unit plans to open a new randd center north of Detroit in Auburn Hills, Mich., later this year. ... Read More »

GM asks judge to throw out ignition switch case over ‘fabricated’ key

General Motors asked a Texas judge to throw out a lawsuit over a fatal 2011 crash blamed on a faulty ignition switch, accusing plaintiffs and their lawyers of fabricating evidence about the vehicle's key during the ongoing trial. ... Read More »

Smart cars collaboration could raise risk of patent litigation, experts say

As the West Coast's largest technology companies jump deeper into the automotive landscape, fears of increased litigation are bubbling in Michigan. ... Read More »

Nissan goes Rogue with Star Wars promotion

Nissan has gone Rogue. The automaker is partnering with Lucasfilm in a promotional campaign supporting Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, which hits theaters Dec. 16. ... Read More »