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Sonic takes EchoPark into Fla., Ga. with acquisition

Sonic, of Charlotte, N.C., launched EchoPark in the fall of 2014. Sonic Automotive Inc. is taking its used-only EchoPark stores into two new markets: Florida and Georgia. Sonic bought AutoMatch USA, which has four used-only...

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Talk about auto industry, foreign automakers request

Bozzella: “It is a distinct possibility that the 2016 election will be decided by voters in states with substantial stakes in the future of the auto industry.” WASHINGTON — A trade group representing foreign-owned...

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GM up, Ford down. Why?

DETROIT — General Motors and Ford Motor Co. both posted single-digit U.S. sales declines in the third quarter. But financially, Detroit’s two largest automakers appear headed in opposite directions, with GM achieving a record...

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Cheap gas expected to stay after vote

Donald Trump’s plans seek to scrap regulations. WASHINGTON — Energy policy has taken a back seat to controversies about emails and old videotape in the presidential campaign, but few issues mean more to the...

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AutoNation: Used market 'ripe for disruption'

The AutoNation USA stores are the centerpiece of a massive brand-extension strategy unveiled by the retailer last week. The first store is planned for Houston around May. AutoNation USA Details on AutoNation’s planned...

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Chrysler 200 sales lower in FCA recount

Sales of the Chrysler 200 were originally over-reported. The largest difference between Fiat Chrysler’s originally reported monthly sales figures from 2015 and their subsequent restatement so far revolves around the...

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Reliving the golden era of French luxury

The 1939 Delahaye Type 165 was chosen to represent France at the 1939 New York World’s Fair, which showcased leading technology of the era. LOS ANGELES — German carmakers Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Audi and Porsche...

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Toyota pumps up truck supply to combat falling sales

Didier Leroy, Toyota: “The biggest challenge for us in the U.S. is to follow the trend of the market. If you talked with people three or four years ago, who would have said the truck ratio would be more than 60 percent...