Conn. auction bill 'deader than dead'Mon, 27, Feb 2017
A proposed Connecticut bill that would have required auctions to post their fees conspicuously has been dropped from consideration following pushback from local auction houses, according to a proponent of the bill.
Acura lands jersey sponsorship deal with Columbus Crew soccer clubFri, 24, Feb 2017
Acura will be the official jersey sponsor and automotive partner for Major League Soccer's Columbus Crew. The deal calls for the Acura logo to appear on the front of Crew jerseys for the next three seasons.
Mercedes studying U.S. sales of new pickupFri, 24, Feb 2017
VW exec Schmidt pleads not guilty, but must stay behind bars, judge saysThu, 23, Feb 2017
Volkswagen executive Oliver Schmidt will remain behind bars as an extreme flight risk even after not-guilty pleas were entered on his behalf during his arraignment Thursday in U.S. District Court in Detroit.
PSA takes first steps to U.S. market entry with ride-sharing serviceThu, 23, Feb 2017
PSA will be a partner in TravelCar, a ride-sharing service set to begin in April at airports in San Francisco and Los Angeles, as the automaker takes the first steps toward re-entering the North American market.
GM worker released from hospital after stabbing at Wentzville plantThu, 23, Feb 2017
German court bars discussion of emissions documents in Audi caseWed, 22, Feb 2017
Toyota's giant hydrogen leap gets an assist from ShellTue, 21, Feb 2017
New fronts in dealer-factory war over warranty reimbursementMon, 20, Feb 2017
Ohio is the latest state to adopt detailed rules requiring automakers to reimburse dealers for warranty work at the retail rates charged by the dealerships. Some service directors say they fear factory retaliation.
Daimler invests in U.S. vehicle finance appTue, 14, Feb 2017
Daimler is investing double-digit millions of euros in AutoGravity, a financial technology company in Irvine, Calif., that makes a vehicle leasing and financing app for smartphones. The move is part of a broader push by the carmaker to build a digital platform for financial services.
New Jersey dealer was a pioneer in warranty-pay lawsuitMon, 20, Feb 2017
As a Lincoln-Mercury dealer in New Jersey in the 1990s, Robert Robertazzi successfully sued Ford Motor Co. over payment for warranty work. That landmark case helped make New Jersey one of the first states to put teeth in its laws requiring dealer reimbursement at retail rates for warranty-related parts and labor.