CEO says Waymo dedicated to safe self-driving technology
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The leader of Google's self-driving car spinoff Waymo says he is confident in the company's technology and its capability to interact with pedestrians.
Waymo CEO John Krafcik addressed a fatal collision involving a self-driving Uber car in Tempe, Arizona, during a question-and-answer session Saturday at the National Automobile Dealers Association convention in Las Vegas.
Krafcik says the company is dedicated to "making this technology safe."
Dealership spotlight: Tommie Vaughn Ford’s Jim Janke nominated for Time’s dealer of 2018
Houston Ford dealer Jim Janke has been nominated for Time's 2018 Dealer of the Year award.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Data analysis finds only 24 out of the 704 people who appealed their cars' state-assessed value in the past three years were able to get a Rhode Island commission to reduce the value of their car.
WPRI-TV (http://bit.ly/2qR4rCz ) reports the Rhode Island Vehicle Value Commission sets the value of the cars to determine a person's car tax bill. The value is based on a guide by the National Automobile Dealers Association.
Teton Volkswagen Sales Manager Anthony Hernandez graduates national program
IDAHO FALLS - Teton Volkswagen is pleased to announce that Anthony Hernandez, a 12 year veteran of our Teton Auto Group and currently our Sales Manager at Teton Volkswagen of Idaho Falls, has recently graduated at the top of his class of the recent National Automobile Dealers Association Academy (NADA).
Car dealers’ group centennial in New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The National Automobile Dealers Association is celebrating its centennial in New Orleans.
The trade group was founded in 1917. Its four-day convention opens Thursday at the Morial Convention Center.
A news release says the group expects 23,000 attendees, including car dealers from 36 countries, with 600 companies exhibiting.
William Underriner, president and owner of Underriner Honda, has been nominated for the 2017 TIME Dealer of the Year Award.