Ford aiming to keep customers with new rewards program

29 Jan
2020 Ford Explorer, 2019 Detroit auto showFord owners will soon have a new rewards program like those offered by airlines and grocery stores aimed at increasing loyalty and boosting service center visits. After announcing the rewards program last year without details, Ford went into detail at the National Auto Dealers Association meeting last week, Automotive News reported. All but four...

Chinese auto brand Zotye details its US-market push

28 Jan
2018 Zotye T600Chinese automaker Zotye last week named its first U.S. dealerships as it prepares to launch in 2020, and it's not following in the tire tracks of other new brands by sticking to coastal areas to start. Automotive News reported from the National Automobile Dealers Association conference last week that the Chinese brand named 19 stores that will be...

Congress likely to repeal consumer protection regulation for auto loans

18 Apr
Auto loanAn Obama-era regulation designed to prevent unnecessary interest-rate hikes on auto loans may be gone soon. On Tuesday, the Senate approved a resolution to repeal guidance issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in 2013 designed to keep lenders from disproportionately charging minorities more for car loans. The measure is headed next to...