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14
2017
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Study: Fuel Economy Rules Threaten Jobs And Vehicle Prices

As the Obama administration was winding down, federal regulators reiterated the goals over requests from the industry for more time.

March 14, 2017
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Tesla Owners Waiting Months For Repaired Cars

The Economist reports that Tesla makes many of the vehicle parts in house. That means that their manufacturing plant has to keep up with demand, and the over 80,000 cars that Tesla produced in 2016.

March 13, 2017
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EPA Plans To Review Its Methods For Detecting Vehicle Emissions Fraud

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Inspector General said it plans to review whether or not the agency’s internal controls are effective at detecting vehicle emissions fraud, according to a report by Reuters.

March 13, 2017
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Volkswagen Pleads Guilty In Diesel Emissions Scandal

Volkswagen has plead guilty to fraud, obstruction of justice and falsifying statements as part of a $4.3 billion settlement reached with the U.S. Justice Department in January over the automaker’s diesel emissions scandal.

March 10, 2017
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Mar
9
2017
Police Use Taser At Chevy Dealership

A security alarm alerted authorities that someone was on the dealership lot late at night.

March 9, 2017
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WikiLeaks Documents Illustrate CIA Concerns Over Connected Car Security Vulnerabilities

WikiLeaks documents indicate that the CIA considered a “mission” against connected car technology, thereby underscoring auto industry concerns that the science behind the next generation of vehicles could lead to attacks from hackers.

March 9, 2017
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Mar
8
2017
Dealer Digital Marketing Report February 2017

The February Dealership Digital Marketing Report is here, and we’re learning some important things about traffic from the results.

March 8, 2017
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First Look At The 2017 Geneva Motor Show

The 2017 Geneva Motor Show is now underway, and many exciting vehicles have already been unveiled.

March 8, 2017
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Google AdWords’ View-Through Conversion Window Will Soon Shrink To One Day

Those who track and report on view-through conversions for display or video campaigns in AdWords may start seeing much lower numbers starting in April.

March 8, 2017
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Embark Unveils Self-Driving Truck Technology

Self-driving truck startup Embark has unveiled its technology for the first time, using neural networks and deep learning to teach trucks how to drive themselves through their own processes of practice and trial and error.

March 7, 2017
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Mar
7
2017
Honda Opens Its Doors To Innovative Technology Partners

Although Honda is well known for working independently, the Japanese automaker is now looking to forge new partnerships with technology innovators.

March 7, 2017
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Ride-Sharing Services Open Up New Marketing Opportunities For Local Businesses

As the use of ride-sharing services continues to grow, Uber and Lyft are testing programs that could pose further threats to dealerships and their traditional vehicle sales models, while opening up potential new marketing opportunities for local businesses.

March 7, 2017
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