Washington

AutoNation Ford store in Bellevue, Wash., burns down

10:45 am U.S. ET | April 27, 2015

AutoNation Ford Bellevue in Washington state was still burning today after a fire tore through the dealership Saturday morning. The local fire department is calling it a total loss....
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Ford cleared of technology patent infringement, jury rules

2:41 pm U.S. ET | March 27, 2015

A jury ruled that Ford did not infringe on four patents owned by a Washington state company in its onboard computer systems, clearing the automaker in a $240 million lawsuit....
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DOUGLAS A. BOLDUC

BLOG: U.S. driver data rules are not tough enough for Europe

4:56 am U.S. ET | Nov. 17, 2014

Privacy protection guidelines agreed to last week in the U.S. will not become a global template because they fall short of what is required in Europe to keep driver data safe....
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AMY WILSON

BLOG: How two old friends made the AutoNation-Barrier deal happen

11:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 11, 2014

Jimmy Barrier's decision to sell his Seattle-area luxury-brand dealerships to AutoNation was more than 30 years in the making. That's how far back Barrier goes with AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson....
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AutoNation to buy 4 luxury dealerships in Seattle market

9:15 am U.S. ET | Sept. 10, 2014

AutoNation is expanding its footprint in the Pacific Northwest by buying four luxury-brand dealerships in the Seattle market that generate more than $350 million in annual revenue....
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