Zotye USA Signs Dealers in 100 Markets

Zotye USA, the American distributor for Chinese manufacturer Zotye Automobile, has chosen retailers in 100 markets as it plans to launch sales of its first vehicle in 2021, reports Automotive News.

Dealers Upbeat on Valuations, Survey Finds

The majority of dealers surveyed by Kerrigan Advisors think the value of their dealership or group will remain the same or increase in the next 12 months, as dealers have high expectations for brands such as Subaru and are less bullish on franchises such as Nissan, reports Automotive News.

UAW Will Continue GM Strike Until Workers Ratify Deal

The Detroit News reports that automakers' hopes for congressional approval of President Donald Trump's proposed replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement are resting on a Capitol gripped by a looming impeachment fight setting aside partisan bickering long enough to compromise on a trade pact.

Toyota Plans to Add Hundreds of Jobs at Kentucky Plant, Offers Signing Bonus

Toyota plans to add 400 workers as soon as possible to its plant in Georgetown, Ky., the Japanese automaker announced Tuesday. The Courier-Journal reports that new hires at the plant, which is Toyota's largest in the world, will receive a $500 signing bonus if they remain on the job for at least six months, according to Toyota spokesman Rick Hesterberg.