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JACKIE CHARNIGA

Selling service contracts after the vehicle sale is a winner

Selling service contracts post-transaction to customers can be a lucrative profit booster, F&I experts say.

RICHARD TRUETT

A look inside the Chevy Silverado's techy 4-cylinder engine

In the auto industry, imitation is a very high form of flattery, and many automakers copy each other's technologies, adding just enough of their own proprietary design and unique features to keep the patent attorneys from sending the cease-and-desist orders.

GRAHAM KOZAK

Audi will bring PB 18 e-tron supercar concept to Monterey Car Week

What is Audi signaling with the supercar coming to Monterey Car Week?

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BLOG: Richard Truett
A look inside the Chevy Silverado's techy 4-cylinder engine

In the auto industry, imitation is a very high form of flattery, and many automakers copy each other's technologies, adding just enough of their own proprietary design and unique features to keep the patent attorneys from sending the cease-and-desist orders.


BLOG: Sharon Silke Carty
Why people want to talk about sexism

The problem, I'm told, is that talking about sexism in the auto industry is like pitching a dog-bites-man story. It's not really surprising. But it is pervasive.


BLOG: Sharon Silke Carty
Stopping on MPG means falling behind

The Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel economy standards could have unintended consequences for the U.S. auto industry.


BLOG: Dustin Walsh
The tariffs that nobody wants to talk about

At one of the largest automotive business conferences in North America -- the CAR Management Briefing Seminars -- there's one glaring omission in the discussions. Tariffs.


BLOG: Michael Wayland
Visions are fine, but keep reality in mind

GM's vision of "Zero crashes. Zero emissions. Zero congestion" is its new guiding star for electrified and autonomous vehicles. But like a star, it's farther away than it appears.


BLOG: Lindsay Chappell
The supply chain that sees ahead

Supply chains have gotten pretty good over the last 20 years. But they can get much, much better. Artificial intelligence, advanced software platforms and the latest tools in data collection and Internet tracking are making it easier to know where everything is in real time


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