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Cadillac's challenge is to be incomparable. Escalade is.
12:34 pm U.S. ET | April 1
Cadillac has something very special in its stable. But it's not the CT6. ...


Consumers cry out for better dealership experience
7:00 pm U.S. ET | March 30
Nearly nine in 10 consumers say they wouldn't buy a car without test driving it first. ...


Why can't dealers shake the shady rep?
12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2
Auto dealers are pillars of their communities. They sponsor Little League teams, fund scholarships, donate vehicles to first responders, pay their taxes and fly big flags ...


One vehicle that deserved a Super Bowl ad
12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 31
Back in January 2009, GM didn't have money for a Super Bowl commercial, but if it could have scraped together the funds, it had a golden opportunity to introduce the mass ...


Spending billions but coming up short on the trust scale
9:00 am U.S. ET | Jan. 25
To really make customers more comfortable while buying a new car, dealers should take a close look at every step of the transaction process they put a consumer through, a ...


This van's a-rockin'
7:42 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 24

The conversion van business isn't dead. It's just in a state of flux. Explorer Van Co. of Warsaw, Ind. ...



Hog and dogs
5:23 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 24

Greg Noonan, owner of Insight Media Enterprises in Cooperstown, N.Y., celebrates his victory in the auction of a 2012 Heritage Harley Davidson to benefit the ...



Spirit of San Francisco
2:30 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 23

A troupe of performers begin their Chinese dragon parade through Moscone West.

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Scratch-n-dent special
12:45 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 23

This industry niche is about to get big. Elektron shows a single-station tool kit for repairing aluminum bodies.

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Car of the future
12:39 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 23

The next big megatrend to roil the auto industry will be increasing urban density and the rise of shared mobility solutions. As usual, San Francisco is at the ...



On parade
12:39 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 23

St. Gabriels Celestial Brass Band heralds the arrival of the NADA leadership as they tour the booths in Moscone South.

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