Finance And Insurance Newsletter

Prototype 9: Where history meets fantasy

With the Prototype 9, Infiniti imagines a 1940s racing heritage for a brand that did not debut until 1989.

Softer sales, margins hit public retailers

Publicly traded auto retailers had to balance gains in used-car sales, finance and insurance revenues and service and parts income against softer new-vehicle sales and margins in the second quarter. Results were mixed.