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What began as a favor to one employee ended up being extended to almost 40 more people, including children, six dogs, six cats and a pet rat.
Mexico quake disrupts VW, Audi, Nissan, but plants escape major harm; Mitsu teases Evolution; Report: Next-gen Ford Fiesta ST not for U.S.; Mazda's 2 percent plan; New Kar digs.
Florida dealer Ed Napleton wound up in a social media storm after Irma, blasted for parking cars where evacuees wanted to. Here's his side of the story.
As I witnessed the mass evacuation in Florida this month, it crossed my mind that commonsense, true-life circumstances trump current mindsets and technology advances.
Three days after Hurricane Irma tore across Florida, some dealers remain in the dark, but most are clearing debris and reopening for business.
Tropical storm Irma swung further west than expected but still hammered the auto industry in the Southeast, cutting power and closing ports. Some Florida dealers plan to reopen Tuesday.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Florida dealers are scrambling to assess damage and reopen. But first they need to find their employees.
Aftermath of Irma: Stores escape major harm, but Florida Keys still a question, AutoNation idles in Ga.; VW Atlas test drives, via Amazon; In Frankfurt: Mercedes' high-power hybrid.
Several Florida dealerships faced criticism over the weekend for storing fleets of vehicles in areas reserved for the public as Irma blasted the region.
Tropical storm Irma weakened as it moved past Tampa, leaving in its wake at least 4.7 million without power and millions temporarily displaced.
Hyundai, Kia idling plants in path of Irma, Tesla gives owners more range to escape storm; Mercedes sets EV goal; Honda's Conrad retiring; Frankfurt auto show preview.
As Florida dealers prepared for Hurricane Irma late last week, battered stores in southeast Texas shifted to super-selling mode.
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