Can Amazon talk its way into autos?

Amazon aims to rapidly expand its presence in the auto industry through Alexa, its voice-enabled intelligent personal assistant.

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GM settles with 203 plaintiffs over ignition switches

GM agreed to settle federal lawsuits by as many as 203 plaintiffs over defective ignition switches. The accord could also resolve hundreds of state court claims.

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Shootout at Texas dealership kills 3

Two bounty hunters posing as federal agents waited at a Nissan dealership for a third man. When he arrived, a gunfight broke out. All three are dead.

LAcarGuy's racing videos strike a chord

California dealer Mike Sullivan, the self-branded LAcarGuy, has headed to the track to promote his Porsche of South Bay store. He's racing in a Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport series and taking his customers along for the ride in his Weekend Warriors web video series.

The metamorphosis of C.J. Wilson

There's retiring, and then there's retiring at age 35 with millions of dollars in the bank and a passion for racing, owning and selling some of the world's most pedigreed car brands.

Store guarantees job applicants an interview

Patrick DeBruler was in the middle of a rough patch when he walked into Champion Chevrolet of Avon, Ind., last summer to pick up a job application. It proved to be just the break he needed.

CarGurus tests TV spots in 3 cities

Shopping site CarGurus is jumping into TV advertising today for the first time, as it continues to challenge rivals such as competitors Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, Cars.com and Edmunds.

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Bad ethics come from factory, too

The tactics often employed to bully dealers to participate in manufacturers' mostly self-serving, revenue-enhancing programs are why state franchise laws are in place.

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