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Families don't want downsized cars

Perhaps the shift to crossovers, SUVs and pickups has less to do with gas prices and more to do with cars becoming unsuitable to the American family's lifestyle, a reader writes.

 

A reliable recipe for dealership success

Many people in our industry fail to grasp the relationship between great employees and customer satisfaction, writes Alan Starling, former NADA chairman.

A reliable recipe for dealership success

Many people in our industry fail to grasp the relationship between great employees and customer satisfaction, writes Alan Starling, former NADA

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Mexico should hire some Mad Men

Right now, Mexico may be on the losing side. Massive efforts must be channeled in marketing a cohesive message that "Mexico is a great partner, and the benefits are X, Y and Z."

LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Send a signal to disable texting

I have a simple solution: When a driver sits in a car, a signal would be sent -- just as one is with seat belts -- to disable the phone from texting.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Rear-seat reminder should be loud

After reading "GM expands rear-seat reminder technology to 20 models", I am happy General Motors is adding this feature to cars.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Any U.S. job saved should be celebrated

Any U.S. job saved is a great thing -- great for that person, for the person's family, for the local vendors they purchase from, even for the local dealer who might sell them their next car.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR
At issue: U.S. jobs vs. Mexico jobs

My point: Ford wasn't going to cut jobs at Louisville as it planned to increase production of the Escape -- agreed; the issue was that MKC production was going to Mexico -- no guarantee the Escape demand would fill the plant -- and more jobs were being planned in Mexico.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Be aware of tax risks on VW payments

Regarding the proper treatment of the Volkswagen cash payments to dealers who agree to the class-action settlement terms, I am convinced there are serious underlying problems for dealers and their certified public accountants if they do not properly handle these payments for tax purposes.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Let's keep the Trump team focused

Thank you for your thoughtful and courageous Nov. 28 editorial inviting your readers to keep a close eye on the Trump administration.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR
A strong statement on American ideals

Your Nov. 28 editorial on fighting back against the tide of destruction of American ideals makes me proud to be a subscriber and supporter of Automotive News.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Political opinion is not welcome

Your Nov. 28 editorial, "Along with regulation and trade, ideals are at stake in Trump era," includes a litany of claims that you attribute to Donald Trump's supporters. I disagree with all your opinions.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR
One way to solve emission problems

Tailpipe emissions are unwanted externalities. If you think about it, it is rather uncivilized to just pour out emissions. It is like littering, but much, much worse.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Driverless cars? Count me out

I read Keith Crain's Oct. 17 comment, "Industry is crazy over technology." One factor you never hear mentioned is driver/enthusiast rejection of driverless vehicles.

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