First Shift: FCA discloses diesel probes

FCA discloses state, federal diesel probes; Trump touts Detroit 3 job creation; Barra addresses PSA 'opportunities,' GOP border-tax proposal; Toyota rolls without Android, Apple.

AutoNews Now: Audi tops Consumer Reports ranking

Audi again tops Consumer Reports ranking, Tesla best domestic marque; U.S. inventory build-up; Peek at Mitsubishi's Eclipse Cross; Volvo loads next

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First Shift: FCA discloses diesel probes

FCA discloses state, federal diesel probes; Trump touts Detroit 3 job creation; Barra addresses PSA 'opportunities,' GOP border-tax proposal; Toyota rolls without Android, Apple.

Dealerships can maintain business models while aligning with customers' visions, Protective says

Scott Karchunas, president of Protective Asset Protection, says dealerships' long-term business models can work in conjunction with online sales and financing tools and align with consumers' car-buying visions. He also suggests dealers educate their employees on the store's larger mission to help them establish a personal connection to their work. Karchunas spoke with Staff Reporter Hannah Lutz last month at the National Automobile Dealers Association convention in New Orleans.

First Shift: Honda robotics, mobility push

Honda plans push into robotics, mobility R&D; Takata plea clears hurdle to sale; Wilbur Ross confirmed for Commerce post; A stock drop and moon shot; Snyder's spin on Feb. sales.

AutoNews Now: GM on a truck-spiff spree

Spiffs shave thousands off GM pickups; Trump's NAFTA stand a dilemma for unions; Supplier showcases leaps in lighting; Volvo XC40 spied; Bentley mulls EV; A Hazzard-ous stunt.

First Shift: New look at self-driving cars

U.S. to review guidance on self-driving cars; Honda prioritizes size, price over range for Clarity EV; Takata to face judge; Most track-capable Camaro; Subaru hoping Impreza will impress Gen Y.

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