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Ford says aluminum-bodied F-150’s fuel economy rises up to 29%

Ford said its aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup will get as much as 29 percent better fuel economy than its mostly steel predecessor as the automaker gambles with a new design for its top-selling and most profitable model. ... Read More »

Hertz hires airline veteran Tague to revive company

Hertz Global Holdings named John Tague as its new CEO, appointing the manager credited with boosting sales at United Airlines to restore investors' confidence in the car-rental company plagued by an aging fleet and sloppy accounting. ... Read More »

Fall 2014 rulemaking agenda

Today, we’re posting a semi-annual update of our rulemaking agenda in conjunction with a broader initiative led by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to publish a Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions across the federal government. Portions...

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Toyota to recall 422,000 Lexus vehicles in U.S. due to fuel leak

Toyota will recall 422,509 of its luxury brand Lexus vehicles in the United States because of a possible fuel leak that increases the risk of fire, federal regulators said today. ... Read More »

FTC Concludes Review of AgeCheq’s Initial Proposed COPPA Verifiable Parental Consent Method

Following a public comment period and review of AgeCheq, Inc.’s initial proposed Children’s Online Privacy Protection (COPPA) Rule verifiable parental consent method, the Federal Trade Commission has denied the company’s application.  In its application,...

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GM shuffles top execs for quality, purchasing, powertrain

GM said Grace Lieblein will replace Alicia Boler-Davis as head of global quality as the company caps a year of record recalls. ... Read More »

Ferrari names Edwin Fenech head of N.A. unit

Ferrari has named 14-year employee Edwin Fenech as CEO of the premium sports car maker's North American unit. ... Read More »

GM names Stephen Carlisle to head Canada unit

General Motors today named Stephen Carlisle the new president and managing director for GM Canada as the company's current chief for Canada, Kevin Williams, prepares for retirement at year's end. ... Read More »

Proposed changes to our Mortgage Servicing Rules: New protections for surviving family members and other homeowners

Today, we’re proposing changes to our Mortgage Servicing Rules, which took effect on January 10, 2014. These rules provide important protections for consumers with mortgages, including: Requiring mortgage servicers (people who manage your mortgage loan account)...

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Fla. Dealer Sues Former Employee Over Online Review

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Evolution Auto Sales has filed a lawsuit against a former employee who posted a bad review of the dealership on a job search website. The dealership is asking for $15,000 in damages and the removal of the post, wftv.com reports.Former...

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