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Ford doubles co-op advertising money for dealers

Ford told dealers at its annual make meeting at the 2018 NADA Show that, by June, they'd have roughly $270 million available annually in their advertising co-op, up from about $135 million today.

Mazda dealers promised ad blitz in April

Mazda will roll out a major advertising campaign to reposition the brand after talking with dealers who feel its marketing has been lackluster in recent months.

New Acura RDX crossover creates buzz among dealers

Acura's Jon Ikeda hopes to see a "big transition" in how consumers think and feel about the brand in 2018. The brand's completely reworked 2019 RDX crossover will be a huge driver of that potential shift.

Nissan slows factory output as U.S. demand ebbs, stockpiles grow

Nissan is slowing production at several North American assembly plants to keep the supply of vehicles on dealers' lots in check after being caught off guard by weaker consumer demand.

Moves on CAFE could just bring uncertainty

The Trump administration finally will tip its hand this week about how it intends to treat fuel efficiency rules in place for early next decade, but clear answers on potential changes likely will take several months.