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Apr
29
2017
Should The 840 HP Dodge Challenger Demon Be Banned?

There seem to be differing opinions about the 840 horsepower Dodge Demon.

April 29, 2017
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Apr
28
2017
Facebook cracks down on fake news and misuse; what it means for your page

In a publicly released report on Thursday, Facebook stated that they are expanding on their endeavour to eliminate “fake news” from the site.

April 28, 2017
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Delray Beach Hyundai dealership burglarized twice in six months

A Hyundai dealership in Delray Beach, Florida, was burglarized on Wednesday night.

April 27, 2017
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Apr
27
2017
Consumer Flying Vehicle Goes on Sale in 2017

Multiple media reports have indicated a new startup is working on the development of a flying car. Kitty Hawk, a startup backed by Google co-founder Larry Page, has created a flying vehicle prototype.

April 27, 2017
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BMW Falling Behind as Markets Shift Towards Electric Cars

As reported by Automotive News, BMW recently held a “combination pep rally/horror film” for some 14,000 of their employees in Munich, hoping to scare their employees into caring about electric vehicles.

April 26, 2017
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Michigan Dealership Facing Investigation Over Paperwork

Today’s story is that of a used vehicle dealership reportedly under investigation from the government, amidst customer paperwork issues.

April 26, 2017
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FCA Makes Push For Service Technician Training

The automaker is undertaking a massive effort to staff their dealerships.

April 24, 2017
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Apr
24
2017
GM pulls out of Venezuela following plant seizure by the government

After a government seizure of the General Motors Venezolana (GMV) plant, the company is pulling out of Venezuela.

April 24, 2017
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Tesla Lawsuit Alleges Autopilot Safety Issues

The legal complaint called Tesla’s Autopilot “unsafe to use.”

April 22, 2017
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Report: U.S. Dealerships Continue Hiring Employees Amidst Flat Profit Margins

According to the National Automobile Dealers Association’s NADA Data 2016 report, U.S. dealerships are continuing to hire new employees, even amidst flat profit margins.

April 21, 2017
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Dealer Minute: Venezuela Seizes GM Plant, Brazen Truck Theft

This is your ‘dealer minute’ look at news from all around the nation.

April 21, 2017
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Serious Injury Caused By Faulty Takata Airbag Inflator In 2002 Honda Accord

The driver of a 2002 Honda Accord suffered serious injuries following the rupture of a faulty Takata airbag inflator during an accident in Las Vegas last month. According to Honda, the inflator had most likely been salvaged from a junkyard, as opposed to being installed by a professional.

April 20, 2017
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