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Wells Fargo Auto wants to close its digital gap

After a series of scandals, Wells Fargo has restructured its auto business and is looking to turn over a new leaf with consumers and dealers.

A revealing look at Ford's redesigned Escape

The compact crossover, which in Ford's lineup trails only the venerable F-series pickup in U.S. sales, has been redesigned for the 2020 model year with more refined styling to help set it apart from the rugged off-road Bronco and a smaller off-road crossover — dubbed the baby Bronco — due next year.

Initial details of Ford-VW partnership are expected

Ford and Volkswagen are expected to reveal some of the first details of a partnership at the Detroit auto show this week. The two automakers weren't far enough along in their discussions last week to start laying out some of their joint plans.

Could there be another name for GM?

Analyst Adam Jonas' speculation last week that General Motors consider a name change isn't going anywhere, according to a company spokesman. But if it were, GM has a long list of choices left over from the original naming of the company in 1908 by founder Billy Durant.

Inventory levels in line with last 6 years

A strong selling rate in December pushed U.S. new-vehicle inventory levels back down to something more closely resembling an industry sweet spot to start the year.