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Jackson will speak at AN World Congress

Mike Jackson, CEO of AutoNation and one of the industry's most influential leaders, will speak at the Automotive News World Congress in January.

Ghosn's ace for growth: Suppliers

Carlos Ghosn has big visions for the growth of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance. And to make it happen, he knows he must lean on parts suppliers like never before.


Maserati's 2nd SUV would challenge Macan and F-Pace

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne has another SUV up his sleeve for Maserati.

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BMW recalls all i3 electric vehicles

BMW is recalling all 2014-18 i3 electric vehicles for higher risk of neck injuries to smaller people in the driver's seat who aren't wearing seat belts, according to recall documents.

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Are leasing levels still too high?

Leasing levels have held steady in the past few quarters, but are they still dangerously high? AutoNation Inc. CEO Mike Jackson thinks so. Here's why.

Which subprime borrowers are riskiest?

Some subprime borrowers are riskier than others. Here are warning signs that lenders -- and F&I managers -- should watch for, according to research by Moody's.

Customer rewards send a powerful message

Show your most loyal customers you appreciate their business by offering them special discounts or loyalty programs, advises Scott McLaren, chief marketing officer at Fortegra Financial Corp., which provides F&I products. “Customer rewards are key,” he said. “It’s all about the power of ‘thank you,’ and it gives your most frequent patrons a reason to keep coming back.”

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