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NADA ought to think virtual for 2021 show now

As the coronavirus continues to spread, National Automobile Dealers Association leaders are weighing whether they can safely gather Jan. 21-24 in New Orleans. It isn't looking good.

Beefing up competition in the DMS market

Auto/Mate CEO Mike Esposito retired at the end of July as the DMS company he led for 15 years continues to integrate with dealership technology company DealerSocket.

With added options, GX helps Buick upsell buyers

In the past year, Buick has eliminated all but the base trim for the Encore while rolling out the slightly bigger Encore GX. With a higher sticker price and more options, the GX is more profitable for the brand.

‘Alexa: List drivers' complaints about voice recognition systems'

Amazon is keen to bring its virtual assistant voice-command features to cars — but consumers have issues.

Toyota stands apart with COVID-era profit

Profits and sales have plunged at Toyota, but Japan's biggest automaker still managed to eke out a quarterly profit even as Honda and Subaru wallowed in red ink.