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OBITUARY: Dale Baker

The longtime auto dealer in Michigan and Ohio died Jan. 9 at age 86.

Dealer anniversaries

Dealers featured this week include Hanley Dawson I, president of Patrick Dealer Group; and Jared Cantanucci, president of New Country Motor Car Group.

U.S. was left ‘not aware' of ex-VW exec's early release

Oliver Schmidt was paroled last week by a German court, less than halfway through his seven-year sentence from the U.S. for his part in Volkswagen's global emissions scandal.

Man wins Corvette in lotto — in theory

Dennis Kahler holds the winning scratch-off ticket, but finding a dealership with any unsold Corvettes available has been even trickier.

Has the day of the software-defined car arrived?

ZF's new Middleware software approach to vehicle controls should help automakers move to more advanced architectures sooner.