Service

Ford to build an 8-speed transmission in Michigan

Ford will build an eight-speed front-wheel-drive transmission, downsized from a planned nine-speed, at a Michigan plant.


Lexus patient with fixed-price program

A year into the Lexus Plus no-haggle pricing program, the expected waves of dealers joining are only ripples. But brand executives say a slow and steady pace has its benefits.


Audi, junior colleges join to develop service techs

Audi of America, enjoying its 90th straight month of sales increases, has a plan to attract more dealership service technicians.


Check engine, check your wallet

Many drivers ignore the check-engine light. But by not paying now, many end up paying more later.


Subaru says dealers are lagging on service

Subaru dealers continue to set sales records in the U.S., but they are not keeping up in their service departments, the brand's U.S. president says.

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