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LMP, in bid for automakers' OK, revises Atlantic deal

The scope of the planned purchase of Atlantic Automotive Group dealerships was reduced because of automaker preferences that retailers not own contiguous dealerships of the same brand.

Kia drops 'Motors' as EV push targets fresh crop of buyers

The brand reboot will begin this quarter with the introduction of Kia's first dedicated electric model.

Dealer anniversaries

40 with BMW

Jay Wyatt, left, dealer principal of Valley Auto World BMW in Fayetteville, N.C., receives a 40-year award from Neil Ashton, area manager for BMW of North America.

 

25 with Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick

Mike Molstead, left, president of Mike Molstead Motors in Charles City, Iowa, receives a 25-year award for Chevrolet, Cadillac and Buick from Craig Bailey, General Motors zone manager.

 

 

 

25 with Toyota

Ken Ganley, right, dealer principal of Ganley Toyota in Akron, Ohio, receives a 25-year award from Shane Sizemore, general manager of Toyota Motor North America’s Cincinnati region.

 

 

 

Time for U.S. to embrace the EV

The Biden administration should focus on building out charging infrastructure nationwide and hastening conversion to renewable electrical generation to boost the consumer adoption of battery-electric vehicles.

New Cox boss sees a future of innovation

Steve Rowley says new technology is leading to breakthroughs in a competitive industry in growth mode.