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Dealers need to be ready for anything

With a questionable year ahead for car sales, dealers need to fully embrace the used vehicle market, says Automotive News Editor-In-Chief Keith Crain.

Lithia plans for growth year in 2019

While being cost-conscious remains valuable to the company, Lithia executives say they aren't afraid to spend money to make money.

Chicago's special editions

While the Chicago Auto Show was light on redesigned models and concepts, a healthy display of anniversary and special edition models was spread across McCormick Place's spacious show floor.

Feds recall Barbie Campers

Fisher Price is in the hot seat with the Consumer Product Safety Commission, which is recalling about 44,000 Barbie Campers because of an acceleration issue with the foot pedal.

Whistleblower law doesn't apply to fired GM worker

A fired GM assembly plant repairman who told management about concerns with the facility's inspection process isn't protected by a federal whistleblower law because his report didn't relate to defects in the vehicles, a judge in Missouri has ruled.