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Monday, 23 August 2021 21:12

California Dealer Whose Tech Took Corvette for 148 MPH Joyride Gives Owner New One

Written by Adrian Padeanu, Motor1.com

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Originally introduced with the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray, the Performance Data Recorder wasn't developed to catch dealer technicians racing customer cars on public roads.

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Bay Area News Group has recognized the Del Grande Dealer Group (DGDG), the Bay Area's largest family-owned automotive group, as one of the Top Workplaces of 2021, marking the 11th consecutive year DGDG has achieved this honor.  

Wednesday, 18 August 2021 20:13

California Truly Now a Golden State for Dealership Growth

Written by Auto Remarketing Staff

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When Urban Science released statistics and insights from its 2021 Mid-Year Automotive Franchise Activity Report (FAR), analysts said “an interesting observation is that California has returned to the list of most active states adding the dealerships.”

Wednesday, 18 August 2021 17:47

Classic Car Restorer Indicted on Fraud Charges

Written by Steven Symes, Motorious

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A Fresno, CA, businessman offering classic car restoration services to the community under the name West Coast Chassis LLC was recently indicted on fraud charges, announced U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott.

Wednesday, 18 August 2021 17:36

Monterey Car Week Auctions Pull Big Numbers, Breaks Records

Written by Elizabeth Puckett, Motorious

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2021 marked the return of Monterey Car Week, after 2020 coronavirus restrictions knocked out any chance of it happening.

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More than 30 first responders from the Monrovia, CA, fire department gathered Aug. 10 and 11 for a hands-on demonstration of the latest techniques in emergency vehicle extrication, preparing them to provide the best response for car accident victims in Monrovia and surrounding areas.