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TrueCar founder Scott Painter will step down as CEO of the car-shopping company by the end of the year. He will remain there as chairman of the board of directors. The business is now looking for a replacement.

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Lexus will begin a no-haggle price policy at 12 dealerships in the US in 2016. The pilot program will run for the entire year, and if successful it could expand to other dealers in 2017.

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A woman in Colorado finds a mechanic at Peak Kia North used her car as his own, put 200 miles on it in four days, and didn't fix the issue she took it in for.

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The Federal Trade Commission is investigating General Motors for allegedly selling certified pre-owned cars without having completed pending recall repairs.

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Mazda USA gave a new MX-5 Miata to an owner after their Launch Edition was in an accident almost as soon as it left the showroom.

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Toyota's eight Mirai dealers in California are getting ready to start selling the hydrogen fuel cell sedans in October. One of these showrooms is even willing to turn potential customers away if they aren't right for the model.

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First Drop For Autos In Two Years

Just as China's stock market collapses, the country's passenger car association reports the first sales slump there in over two years. The fall is predicted to extend further into the second half of 2015.

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NRG eVgo Plans For 100-kW Future

Toyota of Plano uses Uber drivers for word-of-mouth advertising. Houston Mechatronics brings NASA knowledge to Andretti Formula E powertrain. NRG eVgo plans for the future with 100-kW chargers.

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CarMax is facing renewed controversy in California after a study by two consumer protection groups found that about 10 percent of the vehicles at two stores had pending recalls.

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Auto loans just keep reaching new records for their length and the amount financed, and there's no sign of this slowing down.

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Trucks and crossovers might be a booming automotive market at the moment, but companies are also using performance cars to boost profit margins from their lineups.

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About 20 vehicles fell through the roof over the service department at an Audi dealership in Milton Keynes when the multi-story parking structure collapsed.

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Tesla is hauling two shipping containers around the US this summer to set up pop-up stores and put the Model S on display. The locations aren't entirely known, but they are following wealthy potential buyers to popular vacation spots.

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GM is slashing prices on 40 Buick, Chevrolet, and Cadillac models in China by as much as $8,700 to boost sales. The country is a major part of the automaker's future growth strategy.

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FCA US is offering a completely free college education to all of its dealership employees through a partnership with Strayer University called Degrees@Work. The workers can earn associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees in a variety of subjects.

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Experian Study Shows That 18 Percent Of Hybrid, Plug-In Buyers Paid Cash

Green car buyers are more likely to pay in cash and have better credit scores than the average customer, according to a recent study.

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A Hyundai dealer in Texas has created a lucrative side business as the go-to place to buy a Chevy SSR. It's also a major supporter of the model's enthusiast community.

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The Georgia Senate approves Tesla's direct-sales model, but at a maximum of five stores in the state. West Virginia says 'no' to any direct sales by any car company.

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The Federal Trade Commission is wrapping up its so-called Operation Ruse Control, which went after car dealers for deceptive advertising and other types of fraud. It resulted in 252 enforcement actions and six cases for the FTC.

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Koenigsegg has lined up dealers in New York and Chicago, but its next is set to open in Calgary, Alberta, of all places.

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Berkshire Hathaway has officially taken over the Van Tuyl Group of automobile dealers across the South and Midwest, putting Warren Buffett in charge of the nation's fifth-largest chain of dealerships.

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