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Former auto dealers launches Blinker mobile app

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-06-11 01:01
After decades in the brick-and-mortar world as a dealer, Rod Buscher launched Blinker, a mobile app for customers looking to buy, sell or refinance used cars without visiting a dealership.
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Mercedes Collection subscription program undercuts BMW, Cadillac on price

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-06-11 01:01
Mercedes joins the subscription craze with a bang -- undercutting the luxury competition on price.
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Auto dealers worry over rising interest rate, limited inventory

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-06-11 01:01
Rising interest rates and stretched vehicle inventory could keep vehicle sales from growing in the coming months, a Cox Automotive survey finds.
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Waymo looks to expand in Europe

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-06-11 01:01
Waymo's vehicles have passed the 7-million-mile mark of fully autonomous driving on public roads, CEO John Krafcik says. The head of Alphabet's self-driving subsidiary also said Waymo wants to expand to Europe.
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Why more dealerships are speaking 'everybody's language'

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-06-11 01:01
Mercedes-Benz of Novi in suburban Detroit is one of a growing number of U.S. auto retailers touting multilingual staffers who can effectively communicate with an increasingly diverse customer base.
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Finance techology startups can find success by mixing skill sets

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-06-11 01:01
For a fintech startup breaking into automotive retail, should the top leadership have dealership experience, finance expertise or software skills?
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Strong May vehicle sales flatten inventory

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-06-11 01:01
Strong sales in May flattened out industrywide inventory levels by June 1.
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Market Scan powers financing technology revolution

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-06-11 01:01
Market Scan's database powers many of the companies that are enabling online transactions, whether on dealership sites or independent apps.
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Market Scan helps lenders find the best way to structure their deals

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-06-11 01:01
Here is how Market Scan helps lenders know how best to structure their deals to win the business without overpaying.
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Selling cars online calls for multiple skills

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-06-11 01:01
As a tech expert but car-buying rookie, Drive Motors' CEO knew he needed automotive expertise to understand how to make the product easy and useful for dealerships.
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Ally Financial partnerships aimed at pushing lender further into digital space

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-06-11 01:01
More than a decade ago, on the precipice of an epochal shift in the automotive finance sector, Ally Financial was born. The lender sees technology as part of its DNA.
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Dealership staff plans celebrations for centennial

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-06-11 01:01
Instead of hiring event planners to commemorate Adamson Ford's 100th year, each department was asked to come up with two community events, for one event every month.
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Study finds that online montlhy auto pricing quotes, especially from Audi, get payment right

AutoNews - Mon, 2018-06-11 01:01
When car shoppers are quoted a monthly payment online nowadays, most of the time, that is what they're actually going to pay, an online survey found.
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Man tasered inside Wendy's appears in court

Topix - Sun, 2018-06-10 16:40

A man who was shocked with Tasers after resisting officers at a Southwest Miami-Dade Wendy's made his first appearance in court, Friday morning. Thirty-five-year-old Joaquin Labaut faced a judge following the incident at the fast food restaurant located near Southwest 211th Street and U.S. 1. Cellphone video shot from across the street shows officers arriving and some employees and customers running out of both sides of the building.

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Hytch Rewards pitches to industry

AutoNews - Sun, 2018-06-10 01:01
Ride-sharing startup Hytch Rewards provides cash to workers who share a ride. The result? Factories can recruit from farther away.
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Breaking down calories

Topix - Sun, 2018-06-10 00:34

Anya Guy, a Mayo Clinic dietitian, says calories are units of energy. And even though they are all technically the same, the effect they have on your body can differ depending on what kinds of food you eat.

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KFC delivery crisis - take 2

Topix - Sat, 2018-06-09 19:57

It seems the chicken is having issues crossing the road again as KFC branches are missing items on their menues. Don't panic, there is actually chicken at Kentucky Fried Chicken this time, but there are a few other items you won't be able to get.

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Dairy Queen plans to open Corral Centre location

Topix - Sat, 2018-06-09 15:15

If everything goes to plan, Brandon will see its first-ever Dairy Queen Grill & Chill open at the Corral Centre during the first quarter of next year. While Brandon already carries two longstanding treats-only locations, including one at Shoppers Mall and one at 904 18th Street, the upcoming location will serve not only frozen desserts, but also the restaurant's fast food burger line.

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Police recover stolen van with 14 show dogs inside in CA

Topix - Sat, 2018-06-09 10:21

Police recovered a van full of 14 show dogs that a thief stole and then ditched. VALLEJO, CA A dog handler transporting show dogs thought he was doing the right thing by leaving the car running when he went into a fast food restaurant.

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KFC chicken going 'Meat Free' in Uk to help fast food fans los...

Topix - Sat, 2018-06-09 05:25

The fast food giant is hoping to roll out the veggie option later this year, with plans to make it a staple of the menu by 2019. Meat-free chicken will feature the same spice blend of the real chicken, but will be part of a drive for healthier food at the chain.

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