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Recent authored articles

Shop night -- boon or bane?

Some dealerships allow service techs to work on their own cars and trucks when the shop is closed to customers. Are they boosting employee morale or risking major liability without financial gain?

Bilingual staff just the start to success

Spanish advertising, a bilingual staff and a refined sales strategy have helped Downey Nissan lead the brand in new-vehicle sales to Hispanic customers so far in 2017.

Mechanics' union encouraged by new contract with Chicago-area dealerships

The union representing Chicago-area mechanics is encouraged by its new contract with local dealerships. The contract, signed Sunday, ended a seven-week strike.

Mahle helps automakers cram for new tests

Mahle Powertrain is ramping up new emissions test procedures to meet Europe's tougher standards.

BeijingWest parlays MagneRide into growth

Chinese supplier BeijingWest is building its first U.S. manufacturing plant, with room to grow, to meet North American demand.

Study: Display system sales to soar at least through '22

The central information center of the automobile is going to be a gold mine at least for the next five years, IHS Markit says, with vehicle center stacks, instrument clusters and head-up displays accounting for more than $20.

Innovators use less washer fluid to clean more surfaces

Automakers want to add external optical features, including lighting, cameras, radar and lidar. And all those surfaces will have to be kept clean of dirt and debris to work effectively.

Doing more washing with less water

New vehicles will have more lights and cameras to keep clean with windshield fluid, but environmental concerns weigh on automakers and their customers.

Doing more washing with less water

New vehicles will have more lights and cameras to keep clean with windshield fluid, but environmental concerns weigh on automakers and their customers.

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