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In fraud fight, lenders go after dealerships

Auto lenders are taking an increasingly hard-nosed approach to identity theft fraud, and dealerships that don't properly screen for fraud are feeling the heat.

Fighting fraud is a cat and mouse game

Here's why the growth of synthetic identity fraud in auto loans is leveling off in 2019 after six years of steep increases — and what scammers are trying now.

Rhode Island dealership grows talent with feeder system

Audi Warwick, a Penske Automotive Group store in Rhode Island, developed its own feeder system three years ago to alleviate high turnover on the sales floor and in the service bays.

New McLaren hybrid will be built on dedicated platform

McLaren Automotive's upcoming plug-in hybrid supercar will not be the brand's first hybrid, but it will be the first model on a dedicated hybrid platform.

Honda embraces spotlight as rivals back away from auto shows

Honda wants to create a vibrant, enthusiastic atmosphere for visitors to its auto show stands. Not so much for auto writers but for the real audience: future car buyers.