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A skilled counterfeiter can turn a mass-market classic into a rare show car worth hundreds of...

Q&A: Car Fraud Puts Dealers on the Hook

Famed car fraud attorney Bruce Shaw says the courts show no mercy to dealers who resell counterfeit units and shares hard-won advice for spotting sophisticated fakes and avoiding costly lawsuits.

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Cheap Seats: Top 10 Millennial Vehicles

Cheap Seats: Top 10 Millennial Vehicles

A survey of QuoteWizard users finds younger drivers favor vehicles with an average 2018-MY MSRP of only $23,829, generating a Top 10 list dominated by affordable sedans.

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New Infographic Makes Case for Reinsurance Review

New Infographic Makes Case for Reinsurance Review

Protective Asset Protection has released a new, free infographic that illustrates the pressing need for dealers to consider alternatives to NCFC structures.

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Porsche introduced its smart glasses-powered “Tech Live Look” service software platform in 2017....

JD Power: Porsche, Buick Best in Service

A survey of 57,286 car buyers and lessees who visited dealership service departments and independent shops ranks Porsche No. 1 for the first time while Buick leads mass-market brands for the third straight year.

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Cree has agreed to sell its lighting division to Ideal Industries, abandoning the...

Lights Out: Cree to Focus on Semiconductors

In a move industry watchers may regard as a sign of the times, dealership mainstay Cree has agreed to sell its lighting division in order to fully devote the company to semiconductor manufacturing.

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DealerBuilt Draws Capital Investment

DealerBuilt Draws Capital Investment

A new partnership with private equity firm ParkerGale Capital will put new capital and resources toward DealerBuilt’s dealer technology solutions development.

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Milne Promoted to COO at PermaPlate/Siskin

Milne Promoted to COO at PermaPlate/Siskin

Six-year company veteran Bret Milne has been named COO of PermaPlate/Siskin Enterprises after serving as the F&I product provider’s vice president of operations since 2016.

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Schwartz Earns Northwood University Honor

Schwartz Earns Northwood University Honor

Northwood University has recognized Sandy Schwartz as its Outstanding Business Leader for 2019.

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Taking unusual trades is a foreign concept to some auto retailers and a reliable deal-closer for...

How to Take a Motorcycle or RV on Trade

Any trade-in that closes a new-vehicle deal should at least be considered, but a little education and common sense can prevent a lot of heartbreak.

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Few college grads plan to work in dealerships, but many do, and they enjoyed unmatched income...

Opinion: Let’s Put an End to the Industry Death March

Those of us who actually work in dealerships can and should get serious about countering the rhetoric spouted on college campuses and elsewhere that says there’s no future in the car business.

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