Author Archive: DrivingSales News

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The Federal Trade Commission has settled with General Motors as well as two dealer groups over what they should or should not tell consumers purchasing..
Thu Jan 2016
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The largest auto group in the USA recently reported their fourth quarter numbers and vehicle margins were down on a combined basis, $217 per vehicle. AutoNation has reported..
Thu Jan 2016
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2015 was a record-setting year for auto sales, but according to TrueCar, 2016 appears to be getting off to a slow start. TrueCar has released projections for January auto..
Wed Jan 2016
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Thu Jan 2016
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FCA has launched a new initiative aimed at helping dealers help their customers with safety recalls. FCA has created an online portal to help dealers assist their..
Wed Jan 2016
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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has made headlines for their interest in auto lending. The government entity's largest fine against an auto lender, Ally..
Tue Jan 2016
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China's largest search engine, Baidu, has announced its ambitions to achieve self-driving car domination by utilizing its artificial intelligence and data mapping technologies. The race..
Tue Jan 2016
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Thu Jan 2016
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It sounds like the "ta-da" part of a magic show, but it was nothing more than a trip to a dealership service department. Without the..
Tue Jan 2016
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A couple wanted to take action when news of the Volkswagen crisis broke so they did what so many consumers do when their product doesn't..
Mon Jan 2016
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The Apple veteran who is said to be heading up its efforts to develop a car is leaving the company, according to the Wall Street..
Mon Jan 2016
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Tue Jan 2016
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A former general manager of an FCA dealership has been arrested and charged with defrauding his former employer out of hundreds of thousands of dollars..
Mon Jan 2016
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When gas prices averaged almost $4 per gallon in 2008, President Barack Obama set a goal to have 1 million plug-in electric vehicles on the..
Fri Jan 2016
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What began as a dispute over an event booth has become a conversation about dealership franchise laws. Vanderhall Motor Works, a Utah-based company that sells..
Fri Jan 2016