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Conn. Dealer Association Launches Controversial Anti-Tesla Site

HARTFORD, Conn. — The Connecticut Automotive Retailers Association (CARA) has launched a controversial website named “Tesla Crash,” opposing the electric automaker’s move to sell directly to consumers in the state.Connecticut Republican...

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EFG Compliance Officer Earns Consumer Credit Compliance Certification

DALLAS — EFG Companies, a provider of consumer and vehicle protection programs, announced that Karen Klees, the company’s credit compliance officer, has earned certification under the National Automobile Finance Association (NAF)’s Consumer Credit...

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Mass. Dealer Cited For Overcrowded Lot

ATTLEBORO, Mass. — Earlier this month, a used-car dealership was given a 60-day notice to reduce the number of vehicles on its lot. Stateline Auto Brokers’ business license allows it to have 30 vehicles on its property, but it exceeded that number by...

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Kiplinger Announces 2015 Best Value Awards

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Last month at the 2015 Washington Auto Show, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance unveiled its annual Best Value Awards for cars: a comprehensive review of hundreds of vehicles that reveals the best values on the newest models.The annual...

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Chevy teases facelift for Equinox

The Chevrolet Equinox crossover -- sales of which continue to march higher nearly six years into its current generation -- is getting a face lift. Chevy is scheduled to unveil a refreshed Equinox on Thursday at the Chicago Auto Show. ... Read More »

Buick’s showstopper spans 2 hemispheres

How does a concept car go from drawing board to show stand? Most start with a couple-hundred-word design brief, explaining what executives are looking for, how it fits the brand, the size, the concept, the platform #8230;The brief for the stunning... ... Read More »

GM says ex-auto task force member Wilson seeks board seat, stock buyback

Harry Wilson, a member of President Barack Obama's auto team that restructured GM and Chrysler, intends to nominate himself for a seat on the board of General Motors and propose an $8 billion stock buyback. ... Read More »

Statement by FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez on Appellate Ruling in the St. Luke’s Hospital Matter

Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez issued the following statement in response to a ruling today by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, regarding the FTC’s case challenging Idaho-based St. Luke’s Health System’s acquisition of...

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Idaho Legislators at Odds Over Proposed Dealer Rule

BOISE, Idaho — The House Transportation and Defense Committee narrowly affirmed regulations on Feb. 4 that would mandate how long car dealerships should be open each week. Rep. Kathy Sims (R-Coeur d’Alene), a dealer herself, called the move “terrible”...

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FCA’s 3 super spots score

Fiat Chrysler scored all three of its Super Bowl spots onto our top 10 viral video rankings this week. ... Read More »