Louisiana flooding takes toll on dealerships' employeesMon, 22, Aug 2016
As floodwaters slowly recede in the area around Baton Rouge, La., auto dealerships are trying to do business with a limited number of employees, many of whom are dealing with losses of their own.
Family likely to 'spend Christmas in a camper'Sat, 27, Aug 2016
With his house and cars wrecked by flood waters, this dealership employee is focused on rebuilding and reuniting his family.
After evacuation ordeal, nowhere to go but upSat, 27, Aug 2016
After two days stranded in a second-story loft, Tara Andrews, a dealership Internet director, escaped Baton Rouge's flood waters with her parents, three-year-old daughter and nine dogs.
FCA tries to protect vehicle security codesSat, 27, Aug 2016
Fiat Chrysler is threatening serious repercussions to anyone who uses its internal DealerCONNECT software and provides outsiders with “key codes, radio codes and other anti-theft or security measures.”
Watching but not worryingSat, 27, Aug 2016
Third-party sites are keeping an eye on Amazon Vehicles. The new site offers photos, reviews and other vehicle information, but doesn't sell vehicles or offer links to dealerships, so sites such as Cars.com and Autotrader don't see Amazon's site as a direct competitor -- yet.
Dealership employees try to rebuild lives after Louisiana floodsSat, 27, Aug 2016
Devastating floods in Baton Rouge have displaced 1,500 or more families with members working at the area's dealerships. NADA aims to raise $2 million for relief aid to the flood victims and already has begun handing out relief checks.
Mercedes, Infiniti owners most likely to let car do drivingSat, 27, Aug 2016
If you drive a Mercedes-Benz or an Infiniti luxury vehicle, you’re probably more willing than most drivers to give up the wheel to a robot, according to a MaritzCX survey.
August forecast to produce third monthly U.S. sales dip of 2016Fri, 26, Aug 2016
August is expected to mark the third month in 2016 that U.S. new-vehicle sales declined from a year ago, forecasters said, offering more evidence that the market is at or possibly past its peak. Four forecasts call for sales to fall from 2.1 percent to more than 5 percent.
Toyota opens Ga. parts distribution center for Lexus dealershipsFri, 26, Aug 2016
Toyota Motor Sales said it opened a new parts distribution center in Georgia to better serve Lexus dealerships in the Southeast.
Marchionne says FCA approached by several suitors for Magneti MarelliFri, 26, Aug 2016
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has been approached by several suitors for its components business Magneti Marelli, the carmaker's CEO said, without giving names or mentioning how many.
Hyundai's S. Korean union overwhelmingly rejects wage dealFri, 26, Aug 2016
Hyundai's unionized workers in South Korea overwhelmingly voted down a tentative wage deal reached with the automaker, signaling more strikes and production losses at its biggest manufacturing base.
Mazda recalling 190,000 CX-7 vehicles in U.S.Fri, 26, Aug 2016
Mazda Motor Corp. will recall 190,000 of its CX-7 crossovers from model years 2007 to 2012 in the U.S. because of an issue that may cause a loss of steering control, U.S. safety regulators said today.