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Volkswagen AG CEO Dr. Herbert Diess (left) and Ford Motor Co. President and CEO Jim Hackett...

Ford, VW Reach Deal on Global Technology Partnership

Ford Motor Co. and Volkswagen AG have forged a new partnership centered on electric-vehicle and autonomous driving technology that calls for billions of dollars in investments and the introduction of a range of new vehicles.

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A class-action lawsuit claims the 2019 and 2020 Acura RDX’s “clearly broken” infotainment system...

Acura Faces Class Action Over RDX Infotainment System

Steve Berman of Hagens Berman is the lead attorney for a group of Acura RDX buyers and lessees who say their infotainment systems are dangerously defective — and that Honda knew about the issue before the vehicle came to market.

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Mich. GM Wins Cox/NAMAD Rising Star Award

Mich. GM Wins Cox/NAMAD Rising Star Award

Eddie Hall III, general manager at Royal Oak, Mich.-based The Hall Automotive Group, has been named this year’s Rising Star Award winner by Cox Automotive and the National Association of Minority Automotive Dealers.

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Presley’s last motorcycle was a 1976 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide housed by South Dakota’s...

A Little More Auction: Elvis-Owned Lincoln, Harley, GMC for Sale

Elvis Presley’s 1973 Lincoln Continental stretch limo, 1976 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide, and 1967 GMC pickup will be on the block at Kruse GWS Auctions’ Artifacts of Hollywood event next month.

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After three generations and 50 years of noncontinuous production, the final Volkswagen Beetle...

Last VW Beetle Rolls Off Production Line

Volkswagen de Mexico has built its final Beetle, capping a legacy of 21.5 million units sold worldwide — including 5 million in the U.S. alone — and clearing the way for a new SUV.

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CarMax registered its highest all-time stock price in June, leading the nation’s publicly traded...

Report: Slow Sales Aside, Auto Groups Outperform Market

Kerrigan Advisors analysts say the stock prices for America’s seven publicly traded dealership groups are outpacing the broader U.S. equity markets and could soar higher on lower interest rates and new trucks.

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Auto/Mate Integrates With Xtime Inspect

Auto/Mate Integrates With Xtime Inspect

A new partnership with Xtime was designed to offer access to digital tools designed to improve customer retention and loyalty to dealers using Auto/Mate Dealership Systems’ DMS.

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Prodigy’s new San Francisco headquarters includes state-of-the-art meeting rooms.

Prodigy Expands Into New San Francisco HQ

Citing sustained growth spurred by new dealer clients, digital retailing systems provider Prodigy has moved into new offices in downtown San Francisco.

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American Financial Receives Multiple Honors in 2019 DCAs

American Financial Receives Multiple Honors in 2019 DCAs

Voters ranked American Financial & Automotive Services placed in the top three in six categories for the second straight year in the 2019 Dealers’ Choice Awards.

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MAX Digital Wins First DCA Diamond

MAX Digital Wins First DCA Diamond

Voters in the 2019 Dealers’ Choice Awards voted MAX Digital No. 1 in the Inventory Management category for the first time, marking the company’s seventh consecutive appearance in the top three.

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KPA Wins Second Straight Online Training Library Award

KPA Wins Second Straight Online Training Library Award

KPA has been named as a 2019 Online Learning Library Top 20 Company by Training Industry Inc. for the second consecutive year.

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MAX Digital Partners With LotVantage to Drive Social Leads

MAX Digital Partners With LotVantage to Drive Social Leads

MAX Digital and LotVantage have combined their digital retail and marketing acumen in an effort to make social lead generation easier for auto dealers.

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Showroom veteran Marco Schnabl sees emerging predictive analytics technology as an extension of...

Q&A: The Art and Science of Predictive Analytics

Retail veteran turned tech executive Marco Schnabl explains why the latest sales and marketing technology is essentially an extension and enhancement of skills most sales professionals already possess.

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Green peas are more likely to hit the ground running when managers provide a framework for...

How to Train New Hires for Instant Success

Are you hiring new sales staff? Ask yourself three key questions before you throw your latest recruit to the wolves.

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