Read the October issue of Fixed Ops Journal, the parts,
service and collision magazine from Automotive News.

6-figure pickup? It's nothing new

Turns out, there's already a healthy market for six-figure pickups.

An auto show's lingering impact

An auto show's influence on new-vehicle purchase decisions lasts for nearly a year after the show ends, a study found.


Megadealer Hecker isn't out of jail yet

Automotive News and other news organizations noted last week that imprisoned Minnesota megadealer Denny Hecker was moved to a halfway house. He wasn't.

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Hyundai, JLR contenders for FCA?

While talk of Chinese suitors for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has quieted, two other Asian companies are being posited as either candidates to take it over or buy its brands.

COMMENTARY: Christiaan Hetzner
M-B's 'crazy' idea revived Alabama

Twenty years after Mercedes took the big risk of building an SUV in Alabama, it is underscoring that decision with a $1 billion investment.

3rd-grader schools EPA

A 9-year-old Washingtonian impressed the audience at a recent U.S. EPA hearing with a heart-warming plea to keep the Obama-era standards on greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy intact.

Honda EV hops back in time

Honda made waves last week at the Frankfurt auto show by unveiling an electric car that at first glance appears to be a 1970s Volkswagen Rabbit.

VWs awaiting diesel fix stolen from Mich. stadium

Dozens of Volkswagen vehicles repurchased from customers for violating diesel emissions standards have been caught up in a second scandal. They were stolen from their purgatory outside the abandoned Pontiac Silverdome in suburban Detroit and in some cases fraudulently resold.

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