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GM fires 500 employees, cites performance evaluations

General Motors is unexpectedly terminating 500 staff members after concluding a round of performance evaluations. These terminations seemingly conflict with recent statements made by the...

How relations between OEMs and dealers are changing in 2023

The relationship between dealers and OEMs is one of the industry's most discussed topics. While spats between manufacturing and retail are nothing new, the...
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Buick retailers refuse new EV rules, sell dealerships back to company

Buick retailers are apparently refusing to comply with the automaker's EV rules. Earlier this year, the GM subsidiary had notified dealers of the eligibility requirements...
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Biden hopes to improve smog, makes new update to truck emission...

The Biden Administration has announced new clean air standards which target heavy-duty truck emissions. Although the rule change won't take effect until 2027, it is...

Citigroup shows tentative support for auto-retailer Carvana

As analysts struggle to predict the future of the auto-retailer, Citigroup has labeled Carvana's stock as "neutral." The brand saw massive profits in 2021 as...

AutoNation to expand after-sale products with RepairSmith purchase

On Monday, one of the country’s largest automotive retailers, AutoNation, announced the acquisition of maintenance company RepairSmith to boost its after-sale options. The purchase is...

Used-car market floundered in 2022, according to Cox report

A new Cox Automotive report reveals that the used-car market continually shrunk throughout 2022. Using the Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index, Cox Automotive's preferred tool...
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CBT News marks the passing of Jim Ellis, local automotive star...

Jim Ellis, a well known face in the auto industry, passed away last week on December 9, 2022. The family reported that he died peacefully...
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Marketing tips for electric cars and alternative-fuel auto advertisers

From microchips to lithium batteries, technology is revolutionizing the future of ground transportation. Electric vehicles (EVs) have now become top of mind for many...

Solar powered, eco friendly micro car coming soon to U.S.

One of the world's first solar-powered cars is coming to the U.S. in January. The Squad solar electric city car is a small, golf-cart shaped...