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Execs at three top part suppliers change

Top executives at suppliers Superior, Autoneum and Yanfeng have stepped down. ... Read More »

California to phase in electric, fuel-cell transit buses

California air quality regulators voted Friday to require that transit buses have zero emissions beginning in 2029, another step by the state that sets it apart from the environmental policies of the Trump administration. ... Read More »

Canada union, GM to meet over fate of Ontario plant

Unifor President Jerry Dias has promised a major fight with GM in the coming months to try to keep the company's longtime Oshawa, Ontario, assembly plant open. It's not yet known who will attend a planned meeting Dec. 20 between the union and company executives.  ... Read More »

WPP’s Ford ad agency trims workforce in wake of account demotion

GTB, WPP's dedicated Ford ad agency, is reducing its global workforce in the wake of being demoted on the major account. A spokesman said the agency will lay off less than 2 percent of its total global workforce, which numbers about 3,000 people. ... Read More »

Fiat Chrysler awards North America media account to Starcom

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles tapped Publicis Groupe's Starcom to take over its North America account — the latest of many agency shifts among major auto brands in recent months. The account had been handled by Interpublic Group of Cos.' UM. ... Read More »

Remarketing by Element Joins NIADA Network

Remarketing by Element has joined the NIADA’s network of National Member Benefit partners and will offer prime lane placement, among other benefits, to the dealer association’s members. ... Read More »

5 Ways Tax Cuts Affect Your Dealership

Get a five-minute crash course in the five ways the Trump administration’s sweeping tax reform package affects your corporate structure, personal income, and succession planning. ... Read More »

Trump Wins China Auto Tariff Standoff

China has agreed to reduce import taxes on U.S.-built vehicles from 40% to 15% for the duration of a 90-day countdown to a new trade deal between the world’s two largest economies. ... Read More »

FTC and State of Florida Win Summary Judgment: Court Orders Ringleader of Debt-Relief Scam to Pay $23 Million and Imposes Industry Bans

Kevin W. Guice defrauded more than 10,000 consumers nationwide A federal judge in Florida has permanently banned Kevin W. Guice from the telemarketing and debt-relief industries, agreeing with the Federal Trade Commission and the State of Florida that he founded...

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FTC and VA Sign Updated Memorandum of Agreement

The Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Veterans Affairs signed an updated Memorandum of Agreement to continue ongoing efforts to stop fraudulent and deceptive practices targeted at U.S. service members, veterans, and dependents who use military education...

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