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5,519 Dealers Now Using DealerVault to Control Their Data

LA CROSSE, Wisc. — DealerVault, provider of a cloud-based system designed to empower dealerships with control over the syndication and distribution of their DMS data, has announced that it now has 5,519 dealer customers and 450 vendor partners.  “Fundamentally,...

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Alpha Warranty Services Releases Claims Tracker

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Alpha Warranty Service Inc. (AWS) announced the release of Alpha Claims Tracker, a tool that allows customers, dealers, and agents to easily track their claims in real time.By using the Alpha Claims Tracker, users can view which step...

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Auto Finance to Get More Competitive, Equifax Reports

ATLANTA — Slowing demand for new vehicles points to auto finance sources having to contend with increased compeittion for consumer loans. That was the conclusion of Equifax's Nation Consumer Credit Trends report for August, which showed that auto originations...

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KAR Promotes Fields to VP of IT Shared Services

CARMEL, Ind. — KAR Auction Services announced today that it has promoted Gary Fields to vice president of KAR IT Shared Services (ITSS).The IT veteran will be responsible for providing oversight and coordination of any enterprise-wide technology solution...

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Flex-N-Gate billionaire Khan rises from dishwasher to Takata suitor

The emergence of Shahid Khan, the NFL team owner who made his fortune selling car bumpers, in the race to rescue embattled Japanese airbag manufacturer Takata Corp. pits the billionaire against more established parts suppliers. ... Read More »

GM packs more pickup into diesel V8

The heavy-duty versions of the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups will be available early next year with a new version of the 6. ... Read More »

Lexus hints at expanded crossover family with small UX Concept

Lexus used the Paris auto show on Thursday to unveil its next move in crossovers: a small one. The UX Concept serves as 'Lexus' vision for a compact SUV of the future,' Toyota's luxury arm said. ... Read More »

FTC Charges Los Angeles-Based Sage Auto Group With Using Deceptive and Unfair Sales and Financing Tactics

The Federal Trade Commission has charged nine Los Angeles-area auto dealerships and their owners with using a wide range of deceptive and unfair sales and financing practices. The FTC’s action filed in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California...

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FTC Charges Los Angeles-Based Sage Auto Group With Using Deceptive and Unfair Sales and Financing Tactics

The Federal Trade Commission has charged nine Los Angeles-area auto dealerships and their owners with using a wide range of deceptive and unfair sales and financing practices. The FTC’s action filed in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California...

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Honda, at last, previews Civic Type R bound for U.S.

Years of pining for Honda's Civic Type R in the U.S. are finally coming to an end as the automaker signals what the car will look like. ... Read More »