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Biden to pick FTC’s Chopra to steer CFPB

Rohit Chopra, whose consumer advocacy views align with Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., has been an outspoken critic of some dealership business practices while serving as a member of the FTC. ... Read More »

Rivian hires industry outsider as next CFO

With production of Rivian's first saleable units less than six months away, CEO RJ Scaringe has recruited Claire McDonough from J.P. Morgan. ... Read More »

GM stakes claim to commercial EV market

The automaker's first new vehicle brand in more than two decades will start selling vans to FedEx late this year and other customers in 2022. ... Read More »

Inventory at 3 million for first time since May

But the ongoing computer chip shortage could mean stocks will begin to shrink again. ... Read More »

Ford’s award winners represent today, tomorrow

It's the first time a brand has won multiple North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year awards in a single year since Chevrolet did so in 2014 with the Corvette Stingray and Silverado. ... Read More »

A faster track to owning an AV?

Global supplier Mobileye last week offered a due date on making self-driving technology available in personally owned vehicles: 2025. ... Read More »

Jeep plans swift expansion in Japan

The American off-road icon plans to add 18 more dealers in Japan in a bid to increase sales by almost half in the next three years. ... Read More »

Kia drops ‘Motors’ as EV push targets fresh crop of buyers

The brand reboot will begin this quarter with the introduction of Kia's first dedicated electric model. ... Read More »

At-home F&I can be tough, but success stories exist

Finance and insurance is difficult to translate to a home environment, retail experts say. Here are a few strategies for success. ... Read More »

LMP, in bid for automakers’ OK, revises Atlantic deal

The scope of the planned purchase of Atlantic Automotive Group dealerships was reduced because of automaker preferences that retailers not own contiguous dealerships of the same brand. ... Read More »

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