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Foreign carmakers outproduce Detroit brands in U.S. for first time

By Luke Ramseth | Bloomberg’s Keith Laing contributed Foreign-owned manufacturers built more vehicles in the United States last year than their rivals in Detroit, a first for the market that […]

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Car prices are declining. Buyers aren’t seeing it.

Average price paid is expected to fall this year for first time since 2008, but interest rates keep payments high Many Americans are hitting their breaking point on what they […]

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Outage from CDK cyberattacks could cost dealers $1 billion, study says

Anderson Economic Group said affected dealers could be out about $600 million after two weeks and could lose roughly $1 billion if the dealer management system shutdown lasts until the […]

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Roughly a third of car buyers say absence of Apple CarPlay or Android Auto would be a deal-breaker, survey finds

A third of consumers say they refuse to buy a car lacking smartphone integration and most don’t want a native system Automakers reject Apple CarPlay and Android Auto at their […]

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P+ Insights Spotlight the Undeniable Marketing Impact of Auto Shows on Consumers and Industry Trends Nationwide

Aggregate Data from 10 Different Regions Representing Nearly 1M Auto Show Attendees Collected in Collaborative Research Effort BINGHAM FARMS, Mich., June 10, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — A recently completed research initiative […]

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Almost 40 percent of U.S. EV buyers want to go back to combustion engine cars, McKinsey study says

More than a quarter of EV owners are likely to return to combustion engine vehicles for their next purchase, according to a McKinsey & Co. survey. Nearly four in 10 […]

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The FTC’s CARS Rule: What dealers need to know

By L. Jean Noonan, Hudson Cook, LLP partner, Washington, D.C.  Contact: (202) 327-9700 | jnoonan@hudco.com. In my article in the last issue of Spot Delivery, I wrote about the Federal […]

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The decline of the midsize sedan: Why there will soon be just five nameplates in U.S.

The once-hypercompetitive midsize car segment has shrunk rapidly, falling victim to innovations in vehicle packaging and changing consumer tastes. The midsize sedan was once the quintessential family car — and one of […]

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Hybrids vs EVs: What Americans are picking and why

Hybrids offer some of the benefits of electric vehicles — lower fuel costs, less pollution — but don’t trigger Americans’ anxieties about charging. Americans are starting to turn away from […]

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Associated Press: Average US vehicle age hits record 12.6 years as high prices force people to keep them longer

BY  TOM KRISHER DETROIT (AP) — Cars, trucks and SUVs in the U.S. keep getting older, hitting a record average age of 12.6 years in 2024 as people hang on to […]

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