CDK Global's planned acquisition of Auto/Mate, a smaller provider of dealership management systems, has been blocked by the Federal Trade Commission. The move would have bolstered CDK's positioning at the lower end of the DMS market and removed a smaller rival.
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The first fatality involving a fully autonomous vehicle is shaping up as the first significant test of how policymakers and the public will respond to self-driving technology.
VW's global headquarters were searched by German prosecutors on suspicions that the automaker understated CO2 emissions on more cars than it had publicly admitted.
General Motors is trying to distinguish the 2019 GMC Sierra from rivals -- as well as from its platform mate, the Chevrolet Silverado -- with extra luxury features and technologies that the automaker calls segment-leading. Here's a look at what journalists and others are saying about the Sierra.
Toyota said it was temporarily suspending public road testing of its autonomous driving technology after a self-driving Uber test car killed an Arizona pedestrian.
RouteOne and Open Dealer Exchange will partner to help dealerships speed up and improve the electronic contracting and overall F&I process.
German prosecutors searched BMW premises at the automaker's Munich headquarters and in Austria, investigating suspected defeat devices capable of manipulating diesel exhaust emissions.
The Lincoln Navigator has been one of Ford's most successful launches in recent memory because of exquisite attention to detail. That may be best represented by the digital cluster, where even a mundane task such as switching drive modes is an experience thanks to a handful of moving graphics with interstellar themes.
Automakers are doing a better job repairing vehicles with open recalls for defective Takata airbag inflators after slow initial responses, an independent monitor told Senators.
VW and PSA will not change their self-driving plans even after an Uber autonomous car hit and killed a woman crossing the street in Arizona.
Researchers at the University of Waterloo say because there are significant variations between pedestrians, they present many unique challenges for autonomous vehicles.
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Group 1 Automotive expects weak first-quarter earnings after launching a branded line of high-mileage used vehicles and spending more on service personnel.
Nissan North American has reassigned several of its top sales executives, including Infiniti chief Randy Parker and Nissan brand sales executive Judy Wheeler, to new posts.
A Hyundai executive called for caution in the development of autonomous cars after an Uber self-driving vehicle struck and killed a woman in Arizona.
A video from the Uber self-driving car that struck and killed a woman shows that she moved in front of it suddenly, a factor that investigators are likely to focus on.
Safety advocates urged the Senate to suspend consideration of legislation governing autonomous vehicles until regulators complete investigations into Sunday's fatal accident involving an Uber vehicle and the January crash in California involving a Tesla vehicle and a parked fire truck.
The U.S. government has dropped a demand that all vehicles made in Canada and Mexico for export to the United States contain at least 50 percent U.S. content, The Globe and Mail reported, citing sources.
It has long been obvious to me that testing prototypes of vehicles should be done at automotive proving grounds, not on public roads.
Mitsubishi has returned to network TV in its biggest marketing push in over a decade -- one that features the 2018 Eclipse Cross and underscores the brand's renewed commitment to the crossover market.
The technology behind autonomous vehicles has originated from coders in Silicon Valley, engineers in Detroit and academic researchers in Pittsburgh. Much of it eventually lands on the streets of Arizona.
Volvo's new subscription service and its plans for its Lynk & CO brand to sell vehicles directly to consumers have stirred unrest among the Swedish automaker's approximately 300 U.S. dealers.
Buying a vehicle online can be complex and irritating, with many well-hyped promises unkept, Automotive News' Michael Wayland found while searching for a practical daily commuter car.
Japan's automakers warn that car prices will rise following President Donald Trump's new tariffs on steel and aluminum.
Selling more Nissan Titans involves sales training in how the pickup works -- and dealership training on how to sell it.
Dealers, always an optimistic group, are nearly euphoric heading into the spring selling season, a survey found, due apparently to federal tax changes.
Rolls-Royce dealerships renovations aim to make room for expanded lineup while delivering a unique customer experience.
Most public auto retailers are slowly moving toward allowing consumers to complete a full vehicle purchase online.
A online search for the perfect CPO hatchback quickly turned into a technological nightmare, including accusations of attempted fraud.
After 20-odd years of "marriage" in China, Ford is preparing a product blitz and campaign to localize management to maintain and build trust with partners Changan Auto and Jiangling Motors Group. The goal: Reverse a sales slump and boost employee morale.
Chassis Brakes, barred from the U.S. market by contract for three years, is now making up for lost time.
The merits of moving the Detroit auto show from January to October are obvious. It's time to quit staging the show in the depths of winter.
Ford Motor Co. is recalling nearly 1.4 million Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ sedans in North America because loose bolts could allow the steering wheel to come off.
Jim O'Sullivan, the retired CEO of Mazda North American Operations, has been named a board member of LotLinx, a digital marketing company.
German supplier Kiekert believes autonomous vehicles will need smarter doors.
Dealer Brian Benstock says Honda is well-positioned to stem the tide even as the brand fights through a down period to start the year.
Volkswagen plans to show off its electric powertrain tech by taking a run at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. VW previewed its race car for the summer event via computer-generated images.
Japanese automakers and energy companies have united in a consortium to jump-start construction of a hydrogen refueling network across Japan.
Tom Benson, a longtime car dealer who bought the New Orleans Saints football team and New Orleans Pelicans basketball team, died on March 15 at age 90.
Mini's dealer council is pushing the brand to spend more on marketing and make other moves to help right flagging dealership profitability.
For Mazda to sell 450,000 new vehicles annually in three years, the bulk of its dealers need to improve profitability, the dealer council chair said.
When Automotive News editor Sharon Silke Carty's mom in New Jersey sought help buying a car, she went online to see what she could do from Michigan.
Former General Motors and Microsoft CFO Christopher Liddell was named White House deputy chief of staff for policy coordination.
The 2018 Eclipse Cross is just what Mitsubishi dealers have been clamoring for, says the chairman of the brand's national advisory board.
Customers of lidar supplier LeddarTech are urging the company to move faster in its technology development.
Porsche dealers expect to exhaust their stocks of the Cayenne midsize crossover before a redesigned version arrives in the U.S. this summer.
Ohio dealer Joey Huang, who chose auto retailing over a career as a dentist, explains in this Q&A how he got there and why he hasn't looked back.
Ghosn moves a step closer to reassuring Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi shareholders that their Alliance will outlast him.
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