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The millennials are coming

AutoNews - Mon, 2017-02-27 01:01
So you thought millennials didn't care about owning cars? Think again. They're the fastest-growing segment among vehicle buyers and are likely to represent about 40 percent of the U.S. new car market by 2020.
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Millennials won't compromise on technology

AutoNews - Mon, 2017-02-27 01:01
Millennials are at ease with digital technology. That makes the 18- to 34-year-olds less willing to compromise on the features they want, experts say.
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PSA takes 1st step back into N.A.

AutoNews - Mon, 2017-02-27 01:01
PSA Group, with plans on re-entering the North American market, will be a partner in a ride-sharing service set to begin in April at airports in San Francisco and Los Angeles.
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MOBILITY REPORT: How to sell mobility services

AutoNews - Mon, 2017-02-27 01:01
Automakers are going all in on mobility, but it will take more than big investments to get new services off the ground.
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Errant email lands Uber in court

AutoNews - Mon, 2017-02-27 01:01
Waymo said an inadvertent email sent its way gave it enough evidence to sue Uber for intellectual property theft
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Auction houses cope with crowded lots

AutoNews - Mon, 2017-02-27 01:01
Investments in technology and analytics help auctions move vehicles through the system faster, but the remarketing industry should not lose sight of the importance of asphalt, says Tom Webb, Manheim chief economist.
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AutoNation captures growth of millennials

AutoNews - Mon, 2017-02-27 01:01
As a percentage of its new-vehicle sales, millennials grew from 9 percent in 2010 to 22 percent through the third quarter last year, Autonation found.
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Conn. auction bill 'deader than dead'

AutoNews - Mon, 2017-02-27 01:01
A proposed Connecticut bill that would have required auctions to post their fees conspicuously has been dropped from consideration following pushback from local auction houses, according to a proponent of the bill.
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A spa with a service bay

AutoNews - Mon, 2017-02-27 01:01
It's easy to mistake the amenities at Big Two Toyota in Chandler, Ariz., for those at a high-end resort and spa.
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Why did they buy? Millennials explain

AutoNews - Mon, 2017-02-27 01:01
Two millennial buyers explain their decisions to purchase a new car.
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Fuel efficient cars always make sense

AutoNews - Mon, 2017-02-27 01:01
No one in the industry has a record for correctly predicting fuel prices or knows how they function in the permanently changed energy economics of the 21st century, writes one reader.
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FTC checks lenders' use of 'kill switches'

AutoNews - Sun, 2017-02-26 01:01
The Federal Trade Commission is looking at the practice of installing GPS trackers and "kill switches" on vehicles to disable them if the owner fails to make timely payments.
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Subaru sees Impreza as gateway to young buyers

AutoNews - Sat, 2017-02-25 01:01
How is Subaru reaching out to millennials? With a puppy, of course. It's one of the images Subaru of America is using to reach millennials in its national ad campaign for the all-new 2017 Subaru Impreza.
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AutoNews Now: Flat sales, fat spiffs in Feb.

AutoNews - Fri, 2017-02-24 16:45
Forecasters see flat Feb. sales, fat spiffs; Peek at VW Arteon; Tesla's cash-burning ways; Pensions hang over Opel talks; Cadillac takes on 'nation divided' in Oscars ad.
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New Audi S5 Coupe campaign pits man against beast

AutoNews - Fri, 2017-02-24 16:32
Audi is launching a new ad campaign for the 2018 S5 Coupe, slated to hit dealerships this spring. The ad, titled 'Monster,' was released Friday, targeting thrill-seeking drivers.
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Planet Fitness franchisee supports anti-bullying efforts

SmartBrief - Fri, 2017-02-24 15:12
A Planet Fitness franchisee presented the Cleburne Independent School District in Texas with a $2,500 donation as it looks to -More
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Air Force vet finds new path as Kono To-Go franchisee

SmartBrief - Fri, 2017-02-24 15:12
Air Force veteran Tony Murphy has opened two Kono To-Go kiosks, which sell pizza shaped like ice-cream cones, after spending  -More
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After health problems, Calif. couple operates Tikiz truck

SmartBrief - Fri, 2017-02-24 15:12
Leona Collantes and Justin O'Neill opened a mobile Tikiz Shaved Ice & Ice Cream after both suffered health problems that left -More
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Leaders are only as good as their word

SmartBrief - Fri, 2017-02-24 15:12
To truly have integrity, follow through on the commitments you make without fail, writes Chris McGoff.  -More
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Stick to the facts when it comes to feedback

SmartBrief - Fri, 2017-02-24 15:12
Providing good feedback is a matter of sticking to "facts and behaviors" during the conversation, writes Mike Figliuolo.  -More
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