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FTC Action Halts Global Sweepstakes Scam

Consumers Lost Millions of Dollars Despite ‘Guarantee’ of Prize Money At the request of the Federal Trade Commission, a federal court has temporarily halted a sweepstakes operation based in Fort Lauderdale that took more than $28 million from consumers throughout...

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Mazda’s new mantra: ‘Driving Matters’

Mazda is hoping to refine its fun-to-drive message by launching its biggest U.S. marketing campaign in two years under a new tagline: "Driving Matters." ... Read More »

LoJack Releases Annual Vehicle Theft Report

CANTON, Mass. — Law enforcement officials recovered more than $83.5 million in stolen vehicles equipped with the LoJack Stolen Vehicle Recovery System in 2014, according to LoJack's sixth annual Vehicle Theft Recovery Report.The Honda Civic ranked as the...

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California dealer group sues TrueCar, claiming shopping site acts as a dealer

The California New Car Dealers Association is suing TrueCar, accusing the vehicle-shopping site of breaking California laws on dealer licensing, brokering, advertising and disclosure. ... Read More »

California dealers sue TrueCar, claiming shopping site acts as a dealer

The California New Car Dealers Association is suing TrueCar, accusing the vehicle-shopping site of breaking California laws on dealer licensing, brokering, advertising and disclosure. ... Read More »

California dealers sue TrueCar, claiming shopping site acts as a dealer

The California New Car Dealers Association is suing TrueCar, accusing the vehicle-shopping site of breaking California laws on dealer licensing, brokering, advertising and disclosure. ... Read More »

Takata says 265 airbag inflators ruptured during testing

Embattled airbag supplier Takata told U.S. regulators that 265 of its airbag inflators ruptured in the company's testing since September. ... Read More »

More replacement airbag production planned, Takata says

Takata said it plans to boost production of parts needed to replace potentially deadly airbag inflators that could spray vehicle occupants with metal shards. ... Read More »

The launch of the CFPB financial coaching initiative

Today, we’re excited to launch our financial coaching initiative. We’re cohosting the launch with the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and the event will take place at 11:30 a.m. EDT. The launch will feature remarks from Director Richard Cordray and Secretary...

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Timeline of Takata airbag recalls

Following are some key events in the cumulative global recall by more than 10 automakers since 2008 of more than 31 million cars fitted with potentially defective airbags made by Takata. ... Read More »