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Ford tells dealers to halt EV investments while it alters certification program

The automaker plans to work with its dealer council in the coming weeks to make changes in response to feedback from a series of nationwide dealer meetings......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsMay 21st, 2024

CDK opens online resource center for dealers; rivals also step in to help impacted dealerships

As CDK Global continues to bring its DMS back online, its rivals have begun helping impacted dealerships continue operating......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

CDK cyberattacks could trigger litigation from consumers and dealers alike

It was a rough week as CDK Global dealt with two cybersecurity attacks, its customers rushed to adapt and experts predicted more breaches to come......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

As CDK Global outage continues, rivals step in to help impacted dealers

As CDK Global continues to bring its DMS back online, its rivals have begun helping impacted dealerships continue operating......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Saving the woodrats: Zoo raises endangered species for wild release

Inside a hallway of the veterinary hospital at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, a popular new program plays 24/7 on a computer screen......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Welcome to the drought: Off-lease vehicle pool is about to dry up

Lease turn-ins are a valuable tool for dealers and automakers to control inventory levels. But the 2021 leasing collapse is about to shrink the pool sharply......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Scammers reportedly targeting dealers pretending to be CDK reps

Reports are surfacing that scammers are targeting some CDK dealer customers affected by the cyberattack that downed their DMS platforms......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Dealers can take steps to reduce cybersecurity risks

With CDK's DMS platform shut down for days, here's a reminder of risk reduction methods recommended by experts......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Dealers worry about financial impact, employee commission pay on second day of CDK Global cyberattack

Dealers are using creative solutions to keep businesses going amid CDK Global cyberattack and outage though are worried about the toll a long service interruption will take on their businesses......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Editorial: Automakers, dealers must align for EV success

The industry is changing faster than ever. Automakers need to react, but they must take dealers with them......»»

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

Stealing the spotlight: Auto industry dominates 2023 movie product placements

Concave Brand Tracking's 2023 movie product placement report showed that automakers consistently came up in top spots. Chevrolet, Ford, Dodge, and Jeep took second, third, fourth and fifth place, respectively......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated 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

Community-led disaster resilience model benefiting those that need it most

A new report from Monash University's Fire to Flourish program has identified how a community-led approach to disaster resilience is delivering positive impacts for affected communities......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Verizon Business Complete launches as an end-to-end smartphone management solution

Verizon is out today with a new offering for business and enterprise customers who would like a comprehensive smartphone solution. In a single program, Verizon Business Complete includes purchasing, setup, mobile device management (MDM), 24/7 support.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

CDK Global cyberattack cripples 15,000 US auto dealerships

CDK Global, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider for car dealers and auto equipment manufacturers, has suffered a cyberattack that has temporarily disrupted its customers’ operations. About CDK and its platform CDK’s platform is used b.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Apple reveals first Malaysian store ahead of opening

Apple The Exchange TRX is to open in Kuala Lumpur on June 22, 2024, and the company has announced a program of Today at Apple special events.Apple The Exchange TRXAs previously announced, Apple's first store in Malaysia is opening in Kuala Lumpur's T.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

LA Laker"s $1M Ferrari deal with reality TV auto shop goes bad

Spencer Dinwiddie is suing Wires Only, which was featured on the reality show "Million Dollar Wheels," over a deal involving a 2022 Ferrari SF90 and a 1967 Ford Mustang Shelby......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

CDK Global shutdown forces dealers to pivot

CDK Global supplies the back-end software for almost 15,000 dealerships, including those owned by Rita Case, CEO of Rick Case Automotive in Sunrise, Fla......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 19th, 2024

Hope from an unexpected source in the global race to stop wheat blast

An important breakthrough in efforts to halt the advance of wheat blast, an emerging threat to international food security, has come from a surprising source......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 19th, 2024