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Dealership lawsuit accuses Mitsubishi of ‘making false promises"

A terminated Kansas City, Kan., dealership has accused Mitsubishi Motors of North America of "mistreating its dealers by making false promises" in a bid to drive it and other dealerships out of business or move their points......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsMay 21st, 2024

CDK Global hackers demand tens of millions in ransom to end dealership outage, report says

CDK is planning to make the payment, a source with knowledge of the situation told Bloomberg. The hacking group behind the attack is believed to be based in eastern Europe, the source said......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

CDK shutdown forces dealer Damon Lester to flex payroll system, divert leads off website

Since Damon Lester's Nissan dealership uses CDK software to track employee hours worked, calculating the biweekly payroll set to be paid the week of June 24 will require a pivot, he said......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Findlay Automotive Group facing lawsuit over cyberattack

The lawsuit alleges that the dealership group failed to protect the private information of its customers......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

What happened to CDK Global and how long will systems be down?

The dealership management system outage is interrupting thousands of new- and used-vehicle sales, service, parts orders and more as the end of the second quarter approaches......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

New insights into methyl jasmonate-induced saponin biosynthesis in the balloon flower

Platycodon grandiflorus, commonly known as balloon flower, is renowned for its medicinal properties, primarily due to its rich saponin content. Saponins are known for their anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, and immune-boosting properties, making P. gra.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Key mechanism in nuclear reaction dynamics promises advances in nuclear physics

Researchers have made significant progress in understanding the transfer of neutrons in weakly bound nuclei. The experiment, performed at Legnaro National Laboratory, focused on the one-neutron stripping process in reactions involving lithium-6 and b.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

This app is like Screen Time on steroids, making you actually follow your iPhone limits

Apple’s Screen Time tools need some work. Not counting serious bugs that go unfixed far too long, one of Screen Time’s major drawbacks is that any limits you set can be easily bypassed. Ultimately, your desire to make healthier technology choices.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

OnePlus Glacier Battery: Here’s what you need to know

OnePlus has announced its new Glacier Battery tech which promises longer-lasting battery life and battery health. The post OnePlus Glacier Battery: Here’s what you need to know appeared first on Phandroid. Unlike other features on our sm.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Stellantis signals more job cuts ahead in cost-reduction crusade

After already making buyout offers and layoffs in recent months, Stellantis said it's planning $200 million more worth of headcount reductions by year-end......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Festivals can be a powerful force for sustainable lifestyle changes, new research shows

Festivals and mass gatherings can empower and inspire people making lifestyle changes for a sustainable future, according to new research from a vegan festival which suggests the power of these collective experiences may have been underestimated......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Scammers target dealerships in U.S., Canada pretending to be CDK reps

CDK Global says scammers are targeting some dealership customers affected by the cyberattack that downed their DMS platforms......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Dealership finance offices can still work while CDK is down

The temporary shutdown of the car dealership management system CDK following cyberattacks complicates life for auto retailers' finance and insurance offices. However, it's not insurmountable, according to experts......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Dealer associations know government relationships are important after CDK cyberattack

Dealership associations know relationships with federal and state governments will be essential in the days and weeks following the cyberattack against CDK Global......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Researchers describe how to tell if ChatGPT is confabulating

Finding out whether the AI is uncertain about facts or phrasing is the key. Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson | Getty Images) It's one of the world's worst-kept secrets that large language models give blatantly false answer.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

CDK Global says shutdown of its DMS will last "likely for several days" after overnight cyberattack

CDK Global has shut down its dealership management system for a second day. The company said the cyberattack that began June 19 will idle its DMS “likely for several days” in the U.S. and Canada......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

CDK Global cyberattack outage hits Michigan Ford dealership in midst of biggest sale of year

Many of the store's core systems, including contracting, are down following the cyberattacks on the DMS provider, CDK Global......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Single point of software failure could hamstring 15K car dealerships for days

"Cyber incident" affecting 15K dealers could mean outages "for several days." Enlarge / Ford Mustang Mach E electric vehicles are offered for sale at a dealership on June 5, 2024, in Chicago, Illinois. (credit: Scott Olson / Gett.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Single point of software failure has hamstrung car dealerships for a second day

"Cyber incident" takes down CDK Global, serving more than 15,000 dealers. Enlarge / Ford Mustang Mach E electric vehicles are offered for sale at a dealership on June 5, 2024, in Chicago, Illinois. (credit: Scott Olson / Getty Im.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

How hagfish burrow into deep-sea sediment

Understanding burrowing mechanisms could aid in design of soft burrowing robots. Enlarge / A Sixgill Hagfish (Eptatretus hexatrema) in False Bay, South Africa. (credit: Peter Southwood/CC BY-SA 4.0) The humble hagfish is.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Huawei is making good progress on its 5nm chips

Huawei chip manufacturing partner SMIC has reportedly made good progress on its 5nm chips and could find its way into a future Huawei phone. The post Huawei is making good progress on its 5nm chips appeared first on Phandroid. Following th.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024