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EV100: Global Coalition Send Message to Automakers

A coalition of corporations, including Unilever, Ikea, and DHL, on Tuesday launched a global campaign in a collaborative effort to speed up the shift away from gasoline and diesel vehicles. Gas and diesel vehicles account for nearly 25 percent of energy-related greenhouse gas emissions worldwide, and are the fastest-growing source of emissions. More than half […]

Sept. 22, 2017
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Test Drive Carjacking At Gunpoint

The test drive started out with an unusual request.

Sept. 21, 2017
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Footh-Auto-Sales-MNLARS-Minnesota-DVS New State Data System Puts Dealers in a Bad Spot

Though he presents a positive bearing and a “savvy smile,” Ben Footh is feeling the pressure when it comes to his business, Footh Auto Sales, in South St. Paul, Minnesota. “This is a list of all the vehicles that are going to have to be bought back,” motions Footh. Typically, the banks Footh works with […]

Sept. 21, 2017
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Cars-Dot-Com-Appoints-Darren-Haygood-As-VP-Of-Commercial-Strategy Press Release: Cars.com Appoints New VP of Commercial Strategy

CHICAGO, September 21, 2017 – Cars.com (NYSE:CARS) is announcing the appointment of Darren Haygood as the company’s senior vice president of commercial strategy, effective September 25, 2017. Haygood most recently served as president and chief operating officer at Transparency AI. Previously, he was executive vice president at Dealer.com. “Cars.com is focused on creating value for our dealer partners and advertisers […]

Sept. 21, 2017
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Nissan Announces Global Milestone

Nissan Motor Company has just made a big announcement: The automaker this week stated it has reached global production of 150 million vehicles. According to Ratchet + Wrench, it “took 73 years for Nissan to produce its first 100 million vehicles . . ., and another 11 years to build the last 50 million.” In […]

Sept. 21, 2017
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Report: Teen Steals Mustang From Dealership For 5 Seconds

The teen reportedly stole the vehicle during a tent sale.

Sept. 20, 2017
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Dealership GM Indicted for Pointing Gun at Salesman

Fourteen months after allegedly committing a “racially motivated hostile act” toward a black salesman at a Long Island car dealership, general manager Mike Volonakis was arraigned on Monday. On July 29 of last year, Marc Jean, a car salesman at Garden City Jeep Chrysler, in Hempstead, New York, said his general sales manager pointed a […]

Sept. 20, 2017
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Report: Volvo Doubles U.S. Investment

In a year when auto manufacturing make major headlines, Volvo is reportedly making a big splash.

Sept. 19, 2017
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E-Dumper: The Largest Electric Vehicle in the World

Here comes some really big news: a dump truck is about to become the largest fully-electric vehicle on the planet. In the next several months, the Komatsu HD 605-7 (also known as the E-Dumper) will begin carrying materials down the Chasseral mountain, in Switzerland, powered solely by an enormous 4.5-ton battery pack. Researchers in Switzerland […]

Sept. 19, 2017
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Dealership Vandalism, Post-Hurricane Help & Tesla’s AI Chip

This is your look at dealership news from all around the nation. First off, as WTHR reported, two 11-year old boys have confessed to severely vandalizing multiple vehicles at Auto Nerd Used Cars out of Greenwood, Indiana. The two boys were actually brought back to the dealership by their parents to “turn themselves in.” Next […]

Sept. 18, 2017
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Dealer Group Donates to Search & Rescue

This is an example of a dealer group doing good on a very consistent basis.

Sept. 18, 2017
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mechanics-strike-automotive-news Back to Work in Chicago

After seven weeks, the labor strike in Chicago has finally come to an end. Nearly 2,000 mechanics in the Chicago area will go back to work Monday after an agreement between the mechanics and dealerships was approved. According to Mark Bilek, spokesman for the Chicago Automobile Trade Association, the new deal was approved on Sunday […]

Sept. 18, 2017
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