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Average U.S. new-vehicle fuel economy slips in Oct., study finds

Thanks to lower gasoline prices and the continued strength of pickup and SUV sales, the average fuel economy of light vehicles purchased in the U.S. ... Read More »

Ford and UAW reach tentative contract agreement

Ford and the UAW today said they have reached a tentative contract agreement, a deal that would conclude a contentious round of contract talks if workers ratify it later this month. ... Read More »

GM to review global PR agencies for all brands

General Motors is planning to launch reviews for all of its PR agency partners around the globe, with the goal of consolidating with one agency of record per brand. ... Read More »

Tata Motors posts surprise loss on China slump, blast costs

A slump in China sales at Jaguar Land Rover amid a market slowdown and a one-time expense contributed to its Indian parent Tata Motors posting an unexpected loss. ... Read More »

Fiat Chrysler U.S. unit’s Q3 profit falls 89% on costs for recalls

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' U.S. unit said third-quarter earnings tumbled 89 percent as recall costs eroded profit from booming Jeep sales. ... Read More »

FTC Approves Final Order Requiring National Association of Animal Breeders to Eliminate Rules that Restrict Competition among Its Members

Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order settling charges that the National Association of Animal Breeders restrained competition among its respective members through its code of ethics.   Under the FTC order,...

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FTC Challenges Proposed Merger of Two West Virginia Hospitals

Higher Prices and Diminished Care Likely, Agency Alleges The Federal Trade Commission today authorized action to block Cabell Huntington Hospital’s proposed acquisition of St. Mary’s Medical Center – two hospitals located three miles apart in Huntington,...

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FTC Approves Final Order Requiring National Association of Animal Breeders to Eliminate Rules that Restrict Competition among Its Members

Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order settling charges that the National Association of Animal Breeders restrained competition among its respective members through its code of ethics.   Under the FTC order,...

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FTC Challenges Proposed Merger of Two West Virginia Hospitals

Higher Prices and Diminished Care Likely, Agency Alleges The Federal Trade Commission today authorized action to block Cabell Huntington Hospital’s proposed acquisition of St. Mary’s Medical Center – two hospitals located three miles apart in Huntington,...

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U.S. House slashes proposed spending increases for auto safety

Despite public outrage over deadly auto defects including faulty ignition switches and airbags inflators, the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday voted to slash proposed spending increases for vehicle safety including defect investigations. ... Read More »