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VW drops Mexico dealership over Nazi image

Coyoacan Volkswagen in Mexico City apologized after photos circulated on social media showing a picture of a Beetle at a Nazi rally hanging in its showroom, but that didn't stop the automaker from cutting ties with the store.

OBITUARY: William Sharfman

The Automotive News PACE Awards director of judging from their inception in 1994 through 2008 died Aug. 1 at age 77.

Dealer anniversaries

Dealers featured this week include Tom Sharpnack, president of Sharpnack Ford in Willard, Ohio; and Richard White, dealer principal of Cityside Subaru in Belmont, Mass.

Nissan N.A. board reset to sharpen profit focus

Nissan is restructuring its North American board of directors, which will be headed by COO Ashwani Gupta, to provide closer oversight and better communication.

CDK says its remote DMS installations will continue

As states limited activity this spring to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the dealership software giant created a process to install dealership management systems remotely, rather than in person.