Michigan governor signs bill allowing self-driving cars on public roads

UPDATED: 12/9/16 11:36 am ET - adds signing

Automakers and tech companies will be able to develop, test and sell autonomous vehicles in Michigan, per legislation Gov. Rick Snyder signed into law today.

VW's lost, destroyed phones justify more scrutiny, FTC says

The Federal Trade Commission is seeking to further question VW Group's U.S. officials about whether evidence including mobile phones was destroyed

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JK Wrangler’s final act: Special editions

Jeep is stretching out consumer interest in the outgoing JK Wrangler by offering a number of special limited-edition packages over the next year while consumers await the arrival of the redesigned JL Wrangler in the second half of 2017.

Sales staff slips into something more comfortable

By blending a casual-attire work environment with a collection of high-end art on the walls, World Subaru in Tinton Falls, N.J., has outperformed other regional dealerships and achieved high customer-satisfaction ratings.

49 dealers nominated for Time magazine award

Forty-nine U.S. auto dealers have been nominated by automotive trade associations for the 2017 Time Dealer of the Year award. The nominees were announced by Time and Ally Financial, the sponsor.

Safety loses a champion

The death of Clarence Ditlow, executive director of the Center for Auto Safety, leaves a gaping void in the realm of automotive safety oversight at a critical juncture.

Reynolds sells a revolution

Reynolds and Reynolds President Ron Lamb has reinvented the software giant, with new code and products built around his vision of the dealership of the future. Now he has to win over dealers, including those soured on the company due to its history of high prices and litigiousness.

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Don't leave money on the table

Car nuts from around the world are descending on Las Vegas for the Specialty Equipment Market Association Show. But many people who should be there will be missing.

Cheap gas expected to stay after vote

Energy policy has taken a back seat to controversies about emails and old videotape in the presidential campaign, but few issues mean more to the auto industry.

Penske Automotive Q3 net rises 1.1% to $88.5 million

Penske Automotive's third-quarter net income rose 1.1 percent as gains in gross profit margins in the U.S. for new and used vehicles were offset by foreign exchange-related losses and lower global profit margins for vehicle sales.

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