KADA 2014 CONVENTION
THE OMNI AMELIA ISLAND PLANTATION RESORT
AMELIA ISLAND, FLORIDA
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An 8-speed automatic transmission debuting in the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette boosts fuel economy by 3.5 percent over the six-speed it replaces and gives the General Motors long-running sports car an EPA highway rating of 29 mpg, its highest rating ever.
EU regulators are pushing for legislation that will require vehicles to be tested on roads rather than in laboratories in a bid to close loopholes that allow carmakers to exaggerate fuel-saving and emissions credentials.
Russia will consider taking measures aimed at supporting the auto market, news agencies quoted Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev as saying. Car sales in Russia fell 23 percent in July as consumers worry about the impact of the Ukraine crisis.
Big car must be symbol of excellence, Reuss says; ADP Dealer Services changing name; Lear in leather?; L.A. show plans.
Company not counting on fleet, long loans or spiffs to build share, exec says; Saab seeking a partner; valet-proofing the Vette.
Sales push has some wondering if exclusivity is at risk; U.S. 'talking car' push; woman sues GM, claims burn from heated seat.
China has fined 12 Japanese suppliers a record 1.24 billion yuan ($200 million) for alleged price fixing amid one of the broadest investigations since the nation's antitrust law came into effect six years ago.
Volvo swung to a profit in the first half of the year on the back of sharply rising sales in China and growth in Europe, which more than offset lingering weakness in the U.S.