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Breakthrough claimed in remote, electronic signature on auto finance contract

Technology provider RouteOne, in a venture with Toyota Financial Services, says it has successfully processed the industry's first remotely captured, electronic customer signature on a finance contract arranged through a dealership.

Alabama dealership cited for safety violations after 3 employee deaths

U.S. federal safety regulators proposed penalizing an Alabama dealership $152,099 following an investigation into a flash fire that killed three employees and critically injured two more.

Hyundai ad firm buys Kia's longtime U.S. agency

Seoul-based advertising agency group Innocean has bought independent creative agency David and Goliath, a deal that unites two companies known for their work with South Korean automakers.
The new design, by Berlin ad agency KKLD, will be visible on all Mini models as of March 2018.

A look to the past, to see the future without personal car ownership

The dawn of ride-hailing and autonomous driving signals the end of a time when owning a car was part of the human experience.