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Trump to meet with Detroit 3 CEOs amid jobs push

President Donald Trump will have breakfast Tuesday with the CEOs of General Motors, Ford and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles as he pressures automakers to boost U.S. employment.
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■ Trump tells automakers, manufacturers U.S. will cut regulations, taxes

China growth buys time for Cadillac

Surging sales in China are giving Cadillac's U.S. business a luxury it lacked during previous attempts to regain its former luster: time.
■ Lincoln dials back in China

Wal-Mart, CarSaver will sell cars
UPDATED: 1/23/17 12:31 pm ET

Wal-Mart Stores, the nation's largest retailer, is jumping into car sales through partnerships with dealership groups, including AutoNation Inc., the nation's largest new-vehicle retailer, and with CarSaver, an online auto retail platform.

Employee turnover costs dealers billions

FIRST OF A FOUR-PART SERIES: When look-alike stores sell the same vehicles at roughly the same prices, only the people distinguish one dealership from another. Yet very few dealers are good at hiring and retaining employees. It's costing the industry billions of dollars a year.
Profit gap lets best stores out-hire the rest
Turnover set off alarm bells at Toyota store

Will the next luxury flagship be a truck?

Mercedes and BMW still sell a good volume of the luxury sedans known as brand flagships. But the identity builders for European luxury brands are likely to increasingly become crossovers and SUVs as the sales shift to trucks continues.

Auto retailers have been steadfast leaders through thick and thin

NADA's history is the history of the automobile industry. Retailers have always been an important part of business in America, and the franchise system is perhaps the biggest reason for the success of the auto industry in this country.

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