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Tesla plans $2 billion stock sale to accelerate Model 3 program

Tesla Motors plans to sell about $2 billion in stock to help finance the accelerated launch of the new Model 3 electric sedan. ... Read More »

Dealer Summit 2016 In Pictures

With inspiring training sessions, enthusiastic speakers and an esteemed group of attendees, exhibitors and sponsors, Dealer Summit was time well spent! Photos by Eric Tillotson  Follow @FI_Magazine on Twitter ... Read More »

Toyota suspends output at Texas truck plant after storm damage

Toyota temporarily halted production at its sprawling San Antonio pickup truck plant on Wednesday after it was hit by lashing rain and strong winds during a major storm. ... Read More »

Reuters: Trump Plans to Dismantle Dodd-Frank Act

NEW YORK — Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump told Reuters he would release a plan in about two weeks for overhauling the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.When pressed on the extent of the changes he would propose,...

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New Dry-Erase Hang Tags Offer Potential Cost Savings

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. — A new line of dry erase-type hang tags from Wheel’s Automotive Dealer Supplies Inc. is designed to help dealers merchandise inventory and save money, according to the company.The hard plastic, dry-erase tags give dealers the ability...

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Selly Automotive Announces Integration With Skywerks DMS

SAN FRANCISCO — Selly Automotive has announced the integration of its customer relationship management platform with Skywerks’ dealer management system.The integration will eliminate redundancies while increasing dealership efficiency, according to...

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Google positions updated Android as a standard for cars

In a play to persuade automakers to run cars on its Android operating system, Google is introducing an updated version of Android that it promises will work easily with key in-car features such as climate control, AM/FM radio and digital instrument... ... Read More »

Volvo lifts veil on ‘disruptive’ compact car, crossover line

Volvo will start rolling out a series of compact models next year to compete with the likes of Audi and BMW for younger, urban consumers. ... Read More »

BMW i3 can suddenly lose power under range extender, lawsuit claims

A BMW i3 owner in the U.S. filed a lawsuit claiming that the EV can experience a sudden loss of power when a feature designed to nearly double its driving range is deployed. ... Read More »

Statement of FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection Director Jessica Rich Regarding Court of Appeals Decision on Jerk.com

Case Alleged Deception on Website Allowing People to Vote Whether Individuals Are Jerks The Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, Jessica Rich, issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First...

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