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NADAUCG’s Used-Vehicle Price Index Falls for the Fifth Straight Month

MCLEAN, Va. — The May edition of the NADA Used Car Guide’s Guidelines reported that wholesale used-vehicle prices fell by an average of 1.7% in April due to poor performance across car segments. As a result, the NADA Used Car Guide’s seasonally...

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Consumers Prefer Brands With ‘Social Good Campaigns,’ KBB Says

IRVINE, Calif. — A recent Kelley Blue Book survey has found that consumers are more likely to purchase a vehicle from a brand that is promoting a campaign for social good.Consumers not only prefer to buy from brands with social good campaigns, they expect...

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Recall Masters Now Integrated Into AutoLoop’s Fixed Ops Suite

CLEARWATER, Fla, LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. — AutoLoop LLC, a provider of marketing and customer relationship management solutions, announced a new partnership with Recall Masters Inc., a provider of automotive recall news, data, training, and communications. The...

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Jurecki Departs RouteOne to Become CEO of Ford Direct

DEARBORN, Mich. — Mike Jurecki, who led the formation of RouteOne when he joined the firm as CEO in 2002, is leaving the company to join Ford Direct as CEO. He officially takes the helm on June 6.Jurecki’s appointment was announced by Bill Keith, dealer...

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Cadillac’s midsize sport sedan embraces CT6 face for 2017

The Cadillac CTS nameplate will soldier on for another year but feature a new grille for 2017 and other styling cues borrowed from Cadillac's new flagship, spy photos of the midsize luxury sedan reveal. ... Read More »

Audi’s next A8 reveals Prologue concept cues

Spy photographers have caught Audi putting its next-generation A8 flagship sedan through the paces on public roads in Europe ahead of its release next year. ... Read More »

Nissan investment excites Mitsubishi’s U.S. dealer council chairman

The chairman of Mitsubishi Motors' U.S. national dealer council's advisory board said he sees new life for the brand after Nissan's $2.2 billion stake. ... Read More »

Takata says latest U.S. recall investigative, but unclear who will pay costs

Takata declared nearly 14 million airbag inflators defective as part of an expanded U.S. recall, but it said it considered the recall investigative, leaving the thorny question of cost-sharing with automakers unresolved. ... Read More »

Nissan taps Mayra Gonzalez for trailblazing role

Nissan has promoted Mayra Gonzalez, the automaker's sales boss in Mexico, to president, making her the first woman to lead a Nissan Group country operation. ... Read More »

Allstate Teams With Openbay on Auto Repair and Maintenance Service

NORTHBROOK, Ill. — Allstate announced this week it has teamed up with Openbay, an online marketplace for non-collision auto-repair and maintenance services, to help consumers with a faster and more efficient way to service their vehicles. The service is now...

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