Faraday Future names new VP of product, tech from Tesla

Auto Remarketing Staff

Faraday Future (FF) has appointed a new vice president of product, technology and intellectual property (IP) strategy who has previously spent time at both Tesla and Apple. The company announced Monday that it has chosen to bring aboard Jeff Risher to lead FF's IP strategy and patent portfolio efforts. He... Read More

Joe Overby, Senior Editor

In an early meeting between the companies, the management at Lithia Motors posed this question to the co-CEOs of Shift, an online automotive marketplace: “Since all this stuff is so good and it works so well, what’s preventing you from scaling this thing quicker?” The answer Lithia got back... Read More

CDK Global finalizes acquisition of ELEAD1ONE

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An acquisition that first came to light back in July came to fruition late last week. CDK Global announced that it has received all customary regulatory approvals and has completed the acquisition of ELEAD1ONE, a leading provider of fully integrated customer relationship management software solutions for automotive... Read More

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Dealership inventory managers who are interested in honing their car-buying, car-pricing and car-merchandising skills can look forward to two days of training hosted by Lotpop and co-sponsor Strong Automotive Merchandising next month.  Lotpop announced Monday that it will host its first Dealer Workshop on Oct.... Read More

LeasePlan strengthens leadership team with 2 new VPs

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The executive leadership team at LeasePlan USA has recently grown with the appointment of two new vice presidents who will be responsible for heading company operations and providing strategic leadership and organizational development, respectively. LeasePlan USA announced Wednesday that it has brought on Debbie... Read More

Joe Overby, Senior Editor

In the session description for Michael Perugi’s presentation at the Automotive Intelligence Summit (AIS) this summer, one of the takeaways was that “connected vehicles hold promises of transforming from a means of transportation to a smart system doing more than getting to a final destination.” Perugi,... Read More

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At a time when cyber threat defense is a top-of-mind issue, CDK Global has partnered to launch a new network security solution for dealerships that can provide 24/7 security protection to block hacking incidents. CDK announced Thursday that it has teamed up with managed network security service provider... Read More

Auto Remarketing Staff

Prospective students will have the opportunity to obtain a two-year, college degree in Subaru automotive technology through a new Subaru U backed program that's been created to address a growing demand for Subaru automotive technicians nationwide. Subaru of America announced Wednesday that, this fall, the first... Read More