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HYUNDAI'S BRIAN SMITH: Riding the crossover wave

Hyundai Motor America COO Brian Smith says sales will likely keep climbing as the roll out of new crossovers continues.

How BMW is trying to spark plug-in hybrid sales

BMW is relying heavily on its growing lineup of plug-in hybrids to cut its fleet CO2 emissions in Europe to avoid stiff EU fines.

An unlocked door in cybersecurity: The aftermarket

British researchers found they could hack a vehicle through off-the-shelf car alarms. That's a problem.

As compliance pressures grow stronger, dealers and lenders must evolve

As dealers confront pressures they didn't face a few years ago, such as declining new-vehicle sales and shrinking profits, they may struggle to master the balance between compliance objectives and profit goals.

Groups promote F&I compliance policy

The National Automobile Dealers Association in conjunction with the National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers and American International Automobile Dealers Association have launched an optional policy that dealerships can use and adopt to help ensure compliance when selling voluntary protection or finance and insurance products.