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Ontario an alternative to Silicon Valley?

Ford, GM and Linamar have taken a different path to advanced tech centers, investing in Ontario's technology corridor.

Penske will carry on speedway traditions

Tony Hulman would be sad about the sale of his crown jewel, but Roger Penske will carry on the traditions of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, writes an Automotive News reader in a letter to the editor.

Inventory declines on UAW strike against GM

The number of vehicles on hand at the beginning of November fell to the lowest level in three years.

Where the appraisal process is the center of attention

Sonic Automotive has a centralized Retail Trade Center, where it quickly prices Sonic franchise and EchoPark used-vehicle trade-ins, outright purchases and vehicles that come through its CarCash appraisal app. The company sees its system, which varies from those of some peers, as a competitive advantage.

Moving weight revs Corvette

To achieve the 2020 Corvette's impressive performance numbers, GM engineers explained how they focused on weight reduction to maximum efficiency from the car's small block V-8, from the way it breathes to the way the oil circulates through the 6.2-liter engine.