A flair for theatrics made Marchionne an exciting CEO to cover

Sergio Marchionne was the most remarkable fellow to ever run a global car company and, as far as I'm concerned, the one who did the most with the least.


Goodwood turns up the heat on traditional auto shows

The Goodwood Festival of Speed has an edge that traditional auto shows in Paris, Detroit and Geneva struggle to match.

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BLOG: Jackie Charniga
Subscription service tech shows promise as F&I product

To prevent downsizing in the F&I department as new vehicle ownership models take hold, product providers should look to other areas of the automotive industry to create products outside the usual F&I realm, such as telematics devices.

BLOG: James B. Treece
Wave goodbye to walkarounds

Walkaround contests, where salespeople show off their deep knowledge of the vehicles on the showroom floor, are anachronisms and should go away.

BLOG: Jay Ramey
Fiat pays homage to Jolly beach car

The Fiat "Jolly" Spiaggina turns 60 this month, and to celebrate the small cabriolet's anniversary Fiat is rolling out not one but two special edition models.

BLOG: Jay Ramey
The Kia Stinger is now a police car

The Kia Stinger will be the first foreign-made police car to join the Queensland Road Policing Command in Australia; other states rely on a mix of Chrysler and BMW vehicles.

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