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Transactions soar in a seller's market

Buy-sell activity surged in the first three months of 2021 compared with a year earlier, when deals were halted during the early days of the coronavirus pandemic. Now it's a seller's market, experts say, and dealers who are getting out are reaping record prices.

Comedian's free ad script comes with a big catch

John Oliver said he would give the script to the first dealer who agrees to produce and air it sight unseen.

Mazda speeds up EV introduction efforts

The automaker is stepping up its electric vehicle plans, saying electrics will account for a quarter of its global sales by 2030.

Do you have to tip a pizza-delivering robot?

A chain in Austin, Texas, is sending pies to customers' homes via three-wheeled, self-driving vehicles in partnership with startup Refraction AI.

Dealer anniversaries

Dealers featured this wee include Chase Smith, president of Russell & Smith Honda in Houston; Wanda Cronic Howell, president of Cronic Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram in Griffin, Ga.; and Mario Luther, president of Freedom Ford Sales in Ebensburg, Pa.

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