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Chief Economist Szakaly will leave NADA for health-care concern

Steven Szakaly, chief economist for the National Automobile Dealers Association, is leaving the group early next month.

IIHS beefs up crash testing for top pick designation

Automakers looking to land top safety accolades should give the same level of attention to both front-passenger safety and the driver's safety, a leading automotive safety organization said.

UPDATED: 10/19/17 1:20 pm ET - adds details, GM statement

Chinese-funded EV startup buys tech firm headed by former Tesla exec

SF Motors, a California-based electric vehicle unit of China's Chongqing Sokon Industry Group, acquired an EV and battery tech firm headed by former Tesla executive Martin Eberhard for $33 million.