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Canadian partners buy first dealership, in the U.S.

PATH Auto Group partners Phil Alalouf and Todd Hewitt in April purchased their first dealership, a Volkswagen dealership in California......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsJun 2nd, 2023

CDK cyberattack will add to dealership regulatory stresses

The FTC Safeguards Rule requires dealerships and other financial institutions to notify the agency after it discovers a security breach involving the information of at least 500 customers......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News16 hr. 8 min. ago

CDK Global: Most core dealership management system functionality has been restored following cyberattack

The DMS giant said it shut down most of its systems to contain problems as it works to address the issue and restore service......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News17 hr. 8 min. ago

Asbury lawsuits allege negligence in 2023 data breach at dealership group

Former Asbury Automotive Group Inc. employees are among the seven plaintiffs who have sued the dealership group, accusing it of negligence after an alleged December 2023 cybersecurity breach......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News17 hr. 8 min. ago

Dealership group celebrates apprentice technicians with signing ceremonies

To celebrate students who choose to become auto repair technicians — as well as raise the profile of such careers — Carter Myers Automotive partners with high schools in its stores' markets to hold signing ceremonies for those students......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News20 hr. 40 min. ago

CDK Global cyberattack shuts down most dealership systems nationwide

The DMS giant said it shut down most of its systems to contain problems as it works to address the issue and restore service......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News20 hr. 40 min. ago

Dealership group celebrates apprentice technicians with signing ceremony at their high school

To celebrate students who choose to become auto repair technicians — as well as raise the profile of such careers — Carter Myers Automotive partners with high schools in its stores' markets to hold signing ceremonies for those students......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 19th, 2024

Service teams avert cat-astrophe

Dealership service departments are used to customers complaining their engine is making knocking or pinging sounds. But the service crew at West Herr Chevrolet of East Syracuse in New York recently heard a different engine complaint. "A customer p.....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 19th, 2024

Insurance companies seek legal protection if dealership group is guilty of overcharging customers

Two insurance companies have sued to limit their liability for defending and indemnifying a Pennsylvania dealership group that faces a potential class-action lawsuit for allegedly overcharging customers of four New Jersey stores for fees......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 19th, 2024

The cost of silence: Financial stress mutes couples" communication

The more stressed out people are about finances, the less likely they are to talk about money with their romantic partners, according to new research......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

Toyota partners with Maryland"s Pepco on vehicle-to-grid R&D

Potomac Electric Power Co., located in Maryland, will work with Toyota to figure out how best to reduce costs and emissions through researching vehicle usage and charging habits......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

Mercedes denied right of first refusal request by Ill. vehicle board

Mercedes-Benz cannot exercise a purported right of first refusal to demand an Illinois dealer apportion the sales price of a three-franchise dealership he's selling, the state Motor Vehicle Review Board ruled......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 17th, 2024

FTC jumped the gun with CARS Rule, dealer groups tell court

The National Automobile Dealers Association and Texas Automobile Dealers Association are continuing to press the argument the Federal Trade Commission jumped the gun and failed to follow proper rulemaking process with its new dealership regulations......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 17th, 2024

Dealership group shuttles used cars among stores to boost selection for buyers

A New England dealership group shares its used cars among its stores and can deploy employees to shuttle them to potential buyers at stores within its network......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 15th, 2024

Shackleton died on board the Quest; ship’s wreckage has just been found

"His final voyage kind of ended that Heroic Age of Exploration." Enlarge / Ernest Shackleton died on board the Quest in 1922. Forty years later, the ship sank off Canada's Atlantic Coast. (credit: Tore Topp/Royal Canadian Geograp.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 14th, 2024

How the health of honeybee hives can inform environmental policies in Canadian cities

In recent years, there has been a notable surge in Canada and around the world in the popularity of urban beekeeping. Driven by a heightened awareness of the vital role of pollinators and the practice's increasing recognition, more Canadians than eve.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJun 13th, 2024

Court rules dealership"s salesman violated noncompete agreement

A used-car salesman at a suburban Detroit dealership violated a 12-month, 25-mile noncompete agreement by taking a new job at a rival same-make store six miles away, the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 12th, 2024

Dennis & Co. Auto Group, Kyle Busch partner in dealership purchase

NASCAR's Kyle Busch has an undisclosed minority stake in the New Jersey dealership......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 11th, 2024

XONA raises $18 million to accelerate product development

XONA announced the close of an $18 million strategic funding round led by established cyber investor Energy Impact Partners (EIP), bringing the company’s total funding to $32 million. The funding will allow the company to enhance its OT enterpr.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsJun 11th, 2024

Election uncertainty weighs on dealers, new Cox poll finds

Uncertainty related to the upcoming 2024 election contributed to car dealership professionals feeling neutral about the second-quarter market and expecting a similar sales environment for the third quarter......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 10th, 2024

Guest commentary: Dear Elon Musk: Partner with dealers to take Tesla into "Ludicrous Mode"

An open letter to Tesla CEO Elon Musk from dealership buy-sell advisory firm Haig Partners......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 10th, 2024