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AutoNation's CEO anticipated upheaval, likes his chances

Where do vanishing new-vehicle profits, a slumping market and an uncertain retail future leave AutoNation? CEO Mike Jackson says he's been preparing for years and likes the company's odds.

Tesla's magic show diverts attention away from its problems

Few companies can propose to take on both Freightliner and Ferrari in one night. But the dollars-and-sense business of automaking remains a deep and daily challenge for Tesla.

Ghosn determined to bring Renault, Nissan, Mitsu closer

Carlos Ghosn retired this year as CEO of Nissan. But as CEO of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, he continues to lay out strategies to make the three automakers larger and more profitable.

How critical is the EV tax credit?

Salespeople would be sad to see the federal tax credit on plug-in electric vehicles disappear. But they're not so sure it's necessary to keep customers interested in EVs.

Economists expect sales of used cars to rise in '18

In contrast to new-vehicle sales, U.S. used-vehicle sales will rise in 2018, even as prices soften, on rising volumes of off-lease vehicles, economists forecast.