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1 hr ago | KMBC-TV

Name mixup gets car dealer mistaken for hate group leader

A longtime Kansas City car dealer said he's frustrated to learn that some people are mistaking him for a Ku Klux Klan leader who unfortunately shares his name.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, Park Hills, MO

5 hrs ago | Reuters

April U.S. auto sales to rise 8.5 percent: J.D. Power, LMC

U.S. auto sales will rise 8.5 percent in April from a year ago as spring weather entices consumers to look at new products, industry research firms J.D. Power and LMC Automotive said on Thursday.

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9 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

FTC officals side with Tesla on debate over car dealerships

Three Federal Trade Commission officials said Thursday that laws protecting car dealerships against Tesla's direct-to-consumer sales model are "bad policy."

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Related Topix: Sales

12 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Auto Sales: What's Underneath The Hood?

Earlier this month, General Motors released March sales growth of 4.1%, positively surprising the much lower consensus 0.8% increase.

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16 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

GM's $1.3 billion recall cost wipes out profit

General Motors' recall crisis virtually wiped out its profit for the first three months of the year, as it said Thursday that the cost of repairing millions of vehicles would come to $1.3 billion.

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18 hrs ago | NY1

High School Mechanics Compete for Prizes and Scholarships at New York Auto Show

The auto industry is looking for more than a few good men and women to fix cars at dealerships around the country.

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Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY, Kia, SUV, Kia Sorento

22 hrs ago | Business Journal

Asbury Automotive opening first new store concept in Tampa

Asbury Automotive Group has chosen Tampa for the location of its first stand-alone used vehicle store under the "Q auto" brand name.

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Related Topix: Asbury Automotive Group, Retail, Tampa, FL

Wed Apr 23, 2014

CBC News

Drivers' privacy concerns grow over B.C. car dealer scanner

Blair Qualey, president of the New Car Dealers Association of B.C., says he has never seen an association member scanning licences for marketing purposes.

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Related Topix: Privacy, Marketing, Canada, Journalism

The Miami Herald

Country star McGraw loves life in GT fast lane

Tim McGraw drives in the carpool lane most days instead of pushing 100 mph with the windows rolled down and hair pulled back.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, SUV, Hybrid, Cadillac Escalade

Rochester Business Journal

Auto dealer pleads guilty to fraud

A former auto dealer who used the same vehicles to obtain financing from two different lenders has pled guilty to wire fraud.

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Iol.co.za

Previous Corolla to return, for R175K

Toyota's previous-generation Corolla, which was replaced by an all-new model earlier this year, is set to rise from the dead to offer South Africans a more affordable entry into the C-segment.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Toyota Corolla, Toyota, Sedan, South Africa, Africa, World News, Chevrolet Cruze, Chevrolet

Lansing State Journal

More Michigan drivers turn to tire insurance

The jagged, tire-eating craters wreaking havoc on Michigan roads the last few months have forced some drivers to protect their wheels -- and pocketbooks -- every time a tire meets its demise.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Madison Heights, MI

Fox News

'Survivor' singer helps spread hope to kids with cancer

Hyundai Motor America and its dealers have been fighting the war on pediatric cancer for more than 15 years, and to date, they have raised more than $86 million in research funds through their non-profit organization, Hyundai Hope on Wheels.

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Related Topix: Automakers, Retail, Hyundai Motor America, Family, Kids, Health, Pediatric Cancer, Non-Profit, Television, Media, FOX News Network, Raleigh, NC

Canada.com

Lukaszuk accused of exaggerating car dealers' labour woes

Alberta's association of auto dealers says it is facing a severe labour shortage, but it's not as bad as has been portrayed by the province's labour minister.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Quay County Sun

Don Chalmers, Tucumcari racino investor, dies

Don Chalmers, the Albuquerque auto dealer who was also the principal partner in the Coronado Park Racetrack and Casino proposed for Tucumcari, died Sunday after a two-year bout with cancer, according to a news release from Don Chalmers Ford, a dealership he owned in Albuquerque.

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Related Topix: Tucumcari, NM, Quay County, NM

CBC News

B.C. car dealers may be violating drivers' privacy, claims whistleblower

This machine is used to scan drivers' licences at Dueck GM car dealership on Marine Drive in Vancouver.

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Related Topix: Canada, Privacy, Marketing

Sys-Con Media

Washington Auto Dealerships Ready to Help Customers with Recalls

But despite all of the advanced technology - and sometimes because of it - modern vehicles are complex machines that will inevitably face mechanical or electrical problems.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Eric Lane says recalls help reduce fatalities

Eric Lane, president of Gerry Lane Enterprises and its car dealerships, says vehicle recalls like the current one by GM are important.

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Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA

Resource Investing News

Low-cost Nevada Mines Key to Barrick Gold's Success

Barrick Gold has been in a financially precarious place for the past two years, according to Seeking Alpha; however, its position is improving, and the publication recommends the company as a good long-term pick.

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Related Topix: Asbury Automotive Group, Retail, Barrick Gold, Mining, Silver Standard Resources

Surety Bond Blog

Lease Deals: Three Tips How to Make the Best of Them

Auto dealerships can make a good profit from lease deals - it's just a matter of doing it right.

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