FIXED OPS JOURNAL: Monetizing the service drive is key to dealerships' survivalMon, 20, Feb 2017
Frank Ferrara, Hyundai Motor America's retired vice president of customer satisfaction, says the lack of a long-term focus and doing "crazy stuff" can get in the way of building stronger parts and service operations.
FIXED OPS JOURNAL: Dealerships' service departments are leaving money on the tableMon, 20, Feb 2017
2018 Cruze diesel achieves rare fuel economy feat through team effortMon, 20, Feb 2017
In pursuit of Takata, Key Safety roarsMon, 20, Feb 2017
Mercedes dealers get relief on renovationsMon, 20, Feb 2017
The really new GM: Ready to quit EuropeMon, 20, Feb 2017
GM's proposed departure from Europe would be a radical pivot for a company that historically tried to dominate every global market it could, as well as a sign of how dramatically the industry is being upended by shifting attitudes about transportation.
Laws, enforcement can't stop distracted driving problemMon, 20, Feb 2017
Once upon a time, Opel was GM's little engine that couldSun, 19, Feb 2017
Europe has been a drain on General Motors for a long time, but Opel did have its glory days and at least once helped keep GM afloat. Automotive News Print Editor RIck Johnson was there when it happened.
PSA may vow to maintain Opel sites; deal likely by March 9Sun, 19, Feb 2017
PSA CEO Carlos Tavares will meet with UK and France government leaders this week to discuss the potential purchase of GM's Opel and Vauxhall brands. To win support for the takeover, PSA will pledge to maintain Opel's independence, honor existing collective labor agreements and continue to invest in all four of its German sites until at least 2020, a report said.
Restoring jobs at Canadian GM plant key to new contract, union saysFri, 17, Feb 2017
GM must restore hundreds of jobs being cut at a southern Ontario assembly plant or risk failing to reach a new contract with the factory's workers this fall, the president of Canada's largest auto workers union said on Friday.
Why leave Europe's car market? So many reasons.Sat, 18, Feb 2017
Why is General Motors looking for a way out of Europe? That's easy. While home to many of the oldest and most venerable car brands in the world, Europe may also be the most brutally competitive and demanding market, with a complicated patchwork of regulations under which a host of American, European and Asian brands all compete.
Redesigned Hyundai Accent grows slightly, takes on siblings' lookThu, 16, Feb 2017
The 2018 redesign of the Hyundai Accent brings the subcompact sedan's styling into line with the brand's other offerings. The Accent, which made its world debut today at the Canadian International Auto Show, features a grille, headlights and wraparound taillights similar to other recently redesigned models in the Hyundai lineup such as the Elantra GT, unveiled earlier this month in Chicago.