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Google developing Uber rival, report says

Uber faces an ever-growing cast of adversaries. But the most significant threat to the app-based transportation company may be much closer to home: one of its biggest investors. ... Read More »

Nissan rejects U.S. government offer to mediate UAW dispute

Nissan has rejected a US State Department offer to mediate a dispute between the company and the UAW as the UAW tries to organize workers at Nissan's plant in Mississippi. ... Read More »

Nexteer eyes brand development with HQ move to suburban Detroit

Chinese-owned auto supplier Nexteer Automotive, the former Delphi steering unit, is moving its headquarters to suburban Detroit as it seeks to grow its brand recognition. ... Read More »

Deaths linked to defective GM switch expected to rise, fund official says

The number of eligible claims for deaths and injuries linked to the defective GM ignition switch that led to the recall of 2.6 million older cars should rise, an official responsible for administering the victim compensation fund said today. ... Read More »

Planned Mitsubishi sedan falls victim to currency woes

Punishing foreign exchange rates have torpedoed plans to add a Korea-built midsize sedan to Mitsubishi's U.S. lineup. ... Read More »

FTC Submits Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request, Performance Plan, and Fiscal Year 2014 Performance Report to Congress

The Federal Trade Commission has submitted to Congress its Fiscal Year 2016 budget request, which includes the FY 2016 Budget Overview Statement, Performance Plan for FY 2015 and FY 2016, and Performance Report for FY 2014, as required under the Government Performance...

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FTC Submits Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request, Performance Plan, and Fiscal Year 2014 Performance Report to Congress

The Federal Trade Commission has submitted to Congress its Fiscal Year 2016 budget request, which includes the FY 2016 Budget Overview Statement, Performance Plan for FY 2015 and FY 2016, and Performance Report for FY 2014, as required under the Government Performance...

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Dealer Rezi builds store with his own rules

Michael Rezi will proudly tell you that they do things differently at his Nissan of Cookeville store, here in this central Tennessee market of 100,000 people. But that is specifically the way the 32-year-old dealer wants it. ... Read More »

One of the new breed — from 0 to 24 stores in 1 year

A year ago, Rick Ford was COO of another dealer's group. Today, with the backing of private equity investors, he's leading a new 13-store dealership group poised to nearly double in size. ... Read More »

Death exposes recall-system flaws

The driver of a Honda Accord who died last month in crash involving a ruptured Takata airbag inflator hadn't been notified that his car was included in a June recall. The death highlights some of the pitfalls of the vehicle recall system. ... Read More »