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  1. At dealership group, it pays to pay billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Automotive News

    From left, Kuni Automotive's Verna Daly, Laura Carlisle and Sara Humbert have seen improved efficiency since the group centralized its accounting department and started issuing electronic payments. Kuni Automotive's centralized accounting department eliminated the need to sign 90,000 checks a year, saving staffers' time.

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  2. Volts fuel Chevy store's successRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | Automotive News

    Owners of Bourgeois Chevrolet in Rawdon, Quebec, from left, Mario Bourgeois, Hugo Jeanson and Samuel Jeanson focus on selling electrified vehicles. Says Samuel Jeanson: "Even customers who come in for conventional product and ask for gas, we sell them an EV."

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  3. A mobile alternative to clip-out couponsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | Automotive News

    Benjamin Blanco, webmaster at Andy Mohr Automotive Group in Indiana, has revamped the dealership group's service websites to display offers more prominently and allow viewers to save coupons to their Apple Wallet and Android Pay mobile wallets. In October, Blanco's idea was highlighted as one of five finalists at the DrivingSales Executive Summit, a dealership innovation conference.

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  4. Army veteran's discipline cuts used-car recon time in halfRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | Automotive News

    An Army vet cut vehicle reconditioning time in half at three Greenway Automotive dealerships in Orlando, which sped inventory to turn and slashed costs, by creating and adhering to strict standards and procedures. When Anthony Martinez joined three Greenway Automotive dealerships in Orlando as the stores' reconditioning director two years ago, he was given these marching orders: Drawing on his discipline as a former U.S. Army captain and his training in workflow management, Martinez increased the department's productivity and reduced redundancy by combining some employees' duties.

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  5. AudiRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | Automotive News

    Audi is back in the Super Bowl with an R8 spot that reaches for the moon. The 60-second first-quarter ad, "The Commander," centers on a retired astronaut who "rediscovers his lust for life" with the help of the R8 V-10-plus supercar.... Read More >> Audi expects to begin recalling models fitted with rigged diesels in Germany next month.

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  6. TataRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Automotive News

    The rapidly-spreading zika virus has an unlikely victim: Indian carmaker Tata Motors. The carmaker said today it had decided to rename its soon-to-be-launched hatchback Zica, short for Zippy Car, after the mosquito-borne virus was declared an international health emergency.... Read More >> The redesigned 2017 Land Rover Discovery will feature a rounder, more fluid design than its predecessor, the LR4, spy images of the luxury SUV show.... Read More >> The last Land Rover Defender rolled off the production line, 68 years after output of the iconic offroader first began.... Read More >> Assembly of the second-generation Jaguar XF began in June 2015 at Jaguar Land Rover's factory in Castle Bromwich, England.

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  7. 80,000-mile warranty gets the deal doneRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | Automotive News

    Cunningham Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep of Edinboro in Pennsylvania offers extended powertrain service contracts as standard on almost all of its new and used cars. Doing so has especially helped to close used-vehicle sales.

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  8. PSARead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | Automotive News

    PSA/Peugeot-Citroen plans to cut the night shift and 850 jobs at its Poissy factory near Paris to adapt to lower output levels as production of the Citroen C3 is moved to Slovakia next year, Reuters reported.... Read More >> PSA/Peugeot-Citroen will recall 2,484 Peugeot 4007 crossovers in Russia because of possible problems with their electronics systems.... Read More >> PSA/Peugeot-Citroen and its long-time Iranian partner will invest $435 million upgrading their auto plant near Tehran to produce 100,000 vehicles a year.

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  9. CadillacRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | Automotive News

    The flashy - and pricey - Cadillac ELR plug-in hybrid coupe won't stick around for a second generation, Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen confirms.... Read More >> Cadillac has no plans for a V-series high-performance model of its new CT6 large sedan, brand boss Johan de Nysschen said.... Read More >> Of the three engine choices available on the Cadillac CT6 sedan, it was the smallest that seemed to generate the most buzz during a recent media drive.... Read More >> Cadillac has no plans for a V-series high-performance model of the new CT6 large sedan.

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  10. PorscheRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | Automotive News

    More and more Porsche, Bentley and Rolls-Royce cars are appearing on Russian roads as wealthy buyers take advantage of a weak ruble that means luxury cars are considerably cheaper in Russia than in the U.S.... Read More >> Porsche will review its global strategy in the middle of this year after easily surpassing its goal of 200,000 sales around the world in 2015. New sales boss Detlev von Platen, who took over in November after heading Porsche Cars North America, isn't ready to reveal the company's next long-term sales target.

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  11. ScionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Automotive News

    Fourteen years after Scion's introduction, Toyota has decided to shutter the brand. But within the failed experiment are crucial successes that Toyota will draw on long after Scion fades to a footnote on Wikipedia.... Read More >> Toyota is pulling the plug on Scion, the funky upstart brand it launched in 2002 to appeal to the finicky younger buyers it was struggling to connect with on its own.... Read More >> Toyota Motor Corp. posted its highest December sales ever, and Lexus moved into second place among U.S. luxury brands with its best year in history.

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  12. PeugeotRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Automotive News

    PSA/Peugeot-Citroen plans to cut the night shift and 850 jobs at its Poissy factory near Paris to adapt to lower output levels as production of the Citroen C3 is moved to Slovakia next year, Reuters reported.... Read More >> PSA/Peugeot-Citroen will recall 2,484 Peugeot 4007 crossovers in Russia because of possible problems with their electronics systems.... Read More >> PSA/Peugeot-Citroen and its long-time Iranian partner will invest $435 million upgrading their auto plant near Tehran to produce 100,000 vehicles a year. The revamped factory will make the Peugeot 208 hatchback, 301 sedan and 2008 crossover.... Read More >> Nigeria's state-backed bank AMCON plans to sell its majority stake in PSA/Peugeot-Citroen's local joint venture.

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  13. Rolls RoyceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | Automotive News

    More and more Porsche, Bentley and Rolls-Royce cars are appearing on Russian roads as wealthy buyers take advantage of a weak ruble that means luxury cars are considerably cheaper in Russia than in the U.S.... Read More >> Rolls-Royce global sales fell last year because of a 54 percent decline in China -- despite a 6 percent increase in North America. Worldwide, Roll-Royce sales declined to 3,785 cars from a record 4,063 in 2014.... Read More >> BMW retained the title of world's top-selling premium brand last year while Mercedes overtook Audi to claim the No.

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  14. MaybachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2014 | Automotive News

    Mercedes-Benz is exploring whether to introduce an ultraluxury crossover or SUV, possibly under its Maybach subbrand.

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  15. PontiacRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2013 | Automotive News

    Art Fitzpatrick, one half of the team that created some of the most eye-catching advertising artwork for General Motors from 1959 to 1971, passed away this week in Carlsbad, Calif., at age 96.... Read More >> The Pontiac Aztek, that infamous ugly duckling and commercial failure from the last decade, has finally found an appreciative audience - millennials in search of used cars.... Read More >> Several discontinued vehicle models, including the Pontiac Aztek -- well known for its spot atop many lists of the ugliest vehicles ever and for its role in AMC's "Breaking Bad" TV series -- are finding new life on the used-car market thanks to millennial buyers, an Edmunds.com analysis found.... Read More >> The creation process that was once fairly simple -- design blueprints to prototypes to testing to validation to production -- now is often extremely complex, involving engineers from several ... (more)

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  16. BugattiRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2013 | Automotive News

    A ballroom in a downtown Detroit casino was transformed Saturday night into a glitzy showroom for high-end luxury vehicles and supercars worth a combined $8 million.... Read More >> Bugatti confirmed the name Chiron for its replacement for the Veyron. The VW-owned brand says the Chiron will be the world's fastest supercar.... Read More >> Volkswagen Group's Bugatti will survive for at least one more supercar generation in the wake of the emissions scandal.

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  17. Eminent domain puts Trump at odds with 2016ersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WGAL-TV Lancaster

    Donald Trump was once again playing defense Saturday for his position on eminent domain, a stance that is out of step with much of the conservative movement and has been rich fodder for both Jeb Bush and Ted Cruz. And on the debate stage on Saturday, Bush pounced on the billionaire businessman, using the same incident as seen in the ad involving a parking lot at a casino to paint Trump as an overzealous land-grabber. 1 comment

  18. Artists turn old apartment building into an 'Art Hotel'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    A former apartment building has been turned into an artists' paradise, where all the rooms have been turned into individual pieces of art. Former tenant Cindy Ajay hasn't walked the rooms of 1118 Seventh street in 25 years and now the walls reveal the story of her life.

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  19. Police kill transgender Arizona man with Asperger'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    Kayden Clarke was transitioning from female to male, he said in a YouTube video, but faced obstacles because of Asperger's, a high-functioning variant of autism. One doctor refused to prescribe testosterone until his Asperger's was cured, he said on a video.

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  20. Any 'Super' ads? Stamp collecting; '16's big storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston.com

    The Patriots were going to win their way into the Super Bowl and, for once, the game's interminable commercials would be must-viewing to see if one or more of the automakers' spots could strike an emotional chord. As of this writing Ford, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mercedes-Benz, and Nissan sat out the game, too.

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