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PETA auto show protest, aimed at FCA, is misdirected

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals plans to protest FCA at the Detroit auto show for something one of its dealers is doing: sponsoring a long-time dog-sled race in Alaska.


Why Jim Hackett is wrong about Volvo, Jaguar and Land Rover

Ford CEO Jim Hackett candidly admitted that he wishes the automaker still owned Volvo and JLR. It's important to remember why this didn't work out for Ford.


Where are the cool concepts?

This is the Detroit auto show, right? So where are the crazy, cool, or maybe clunky and clumsy experimental vehicles we used to have so much fun either faulting or falling in love with?

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BLOG: Richard Truett
Where's Chevy's midengine Corvette?

One of the most talked-about cars leading up to press days at the North American International Auto Show this week isn't even at the show. That's right, Chevrolet's Corvette C8 was a no-show.

BLOG: Hannah Lutz
Military members deserve fast resolution on lending

Dealers and lenders are facing significant challenges following the Department of Defense's latest interpretation of the Military Lending Act, but until the DOD clarifies the interpretation, an act that was designed to protect service members may actually be hurting them.

BLOG: Zac Palmer
Fisker's 400-mile range EMotion EV bows at CES

Fisker has come to CES with a new electric car called the EMotion. The company's claims are impressive: It will be able to cover a minimum of 400 miles on a single charge, top out at 161 mph and is launching at the end of 2019. But the big news is the battery pack.

BLOG: Daron Gifford
How fast is the automotive landscape changing?

The epochal era of owning and driving an automobile -- over a century old -- is about to get smaller and smaller in America's rearview mirror. But let's not overstate the case, either.

BLOG: Hannah Lutz
Plan now for a changing industry

Dealers who just a few months ago may have been reluctant to plan for the future could be shifting their perspectives as the pace of change quickens in auto retail.