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Political donations point to pivotal election
Elections swing back and forth, but the race for campaign cash from the auto industry is typically no contest. Republican nominees for president have raked in seven-figure sums from auto industry donors in each election cycle since 2000.

Losing the car key
The latest evolution in car keys is on its way -- no car key at all. The future of vehicle entry and engine start is in your smartphone.

Hachigo says Honda is just fine on its own
Suddenly, Honda looks like the odd man in Japan. Toyota just added Suzuki to its growing stable of partners, and Nissan is poised to take control of Mitsubishi. Meanwhile, Honda is left by its lonesome in the face of industry consolidation.

Japan Inc. gets serious about cybersecurity
Japan's carmakers are still seen as slow to adapt to the vulnerabilities of connected cars. But with the advent of autonomous driving just over the horizon, Japan Inc. is finally getting serious about cybersecurity.

Canada labor deals may only slow the bleeding
The roughly $900 million Canadian in investment commitments that Unifor has secured from the Detroit 3 thus far might not be enough to fully reverse the long-term trend of auto manufacturing jobs leaving Canada, labor experts say.

Toyota aims to assist, not replace, drivers
Toyota is in no hurry to join the auto industry's stampede to launch fleet tests of Google-style self-driving taxis.

CarMax's certification checklist fails Calif. law, court rules
A federal appeals court in California ruled that CarMax's component inspection checklist violates a state statue that requires dealers to provide consumers a 'completed inspection report' prior to the sale of any certified used vehicle.


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