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GM ignition switch criminal case dismissed

A federal judge in New York dismissed a criminal case brought against General Motors in 2015 over the company's handling of an ignition-switch defect linked to 124 deaths.

AutoNation launches search for new CEO as Mike Jackson transitions to executive chairman role

AutoNation is launching a search for a new CEO as longtime leader Mike Jackson prepares to move into a new role as executive chairman of the country's largest new-vehicle dealership group. Jackson turns 70 in February.

CarMax, other stores reopen as Florence lingers

Major retailers such as CarMax and Sonic saw little damage from Florence. Local dealers in hard-hit areas were less fortunate.

Why the Lincoln MKT will survive in the fleet world

The MKT, known almost exclusively for commercial fleet sales, will remain in Lincoln's lineup after its replacement, the Aviator, debuts next year.

Why Cadillac is expanding the V-series performance subbrand

Cadillac is expanding its V-series performance subbrand starting with the arrival of the CT6-V in the spring, GM product chief Mark Reuss said at Cadillac's dealer business conference in Las Vegas.