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Time for dealers to refresh harassment policies

With famous men being outed weekly on charges of sexual misconduct, a dealer lawyer warns dealers it's time to refresh sexual harassment policies and procedures.

GM urges judge to throw out disputed ignition-switch deal

Lawyers for GM urged a federal bankruptcy judge to throw out a settlement that would require the company to pay $1 billion to car owners suing over faulty ignition switches.

Wildfires rattle Calif. dealership community

As the California wildfires push westward, curtains of ash and smoke continue to stifle dealership communities as they grapple with damage, customer slowdown and personal property loss.

Pay us for recalled used cars, dealers say

Federal law requires automakers pay a dealer 1 percent of the value of a new car that is under recall to cover floorplanning, insurance, depreciation and other costs, but there is nothing similar for used vehicles in most states.

VW to install 2,800 U.S. electric vehicle charging stations

VW unit Electrify America said it plans to install 2,800 electric vehicle charging stations in 17 of the largest U.S. cities by June 2019. The charging stations will be located at roughly 500 sites.