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FTC Approves Final Order Preserving Competition for Generic Antibacterial Drug Minocycline

Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order settling charges that Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.’s $4 billion acquisition of Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. would likely be anticompetitive.Under the order, first...

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FTC Sends Refund Checks Totaling More Than $416,000 to Consumers Who Lost Money Buying “Body Slimming” Creams that Were Deceptively Marketed

More Than 10,600 Checks Are Being Mailed Starting Today The Federal Trade Commission is mailing 10,620 refund checks totaling more than $416,000 starting today to consumers who lost money buying two skin creams marketed by L’Occitane, Inc., which falsely claimed...

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Barra, other GM execs to be deposed in ignition-switch case

General Motors CEO Mary Barra is among current and former executives set to be questioned in litigation over ignition-switch defects that led to the recall of millions of vehicles. ... Read More »

Acura mixes a little ‘memeness’ with March Madness

Acura is adding a little 'memeness' to March Madness with a digital promotion on ESPN.com. ... Read More »

Dealers sold ‘hundreds’ of cars with open recalls, report says

New-car dealerships have sold 'hundreds' of cars without completing mandatory recall work at the time of sale, ABC News reported during an investigative segment today on 'Good Morning America.' ... Read More »

Recalls Driving Up Service Satisfaction, J.D. Power Reports

WESTLAKE, Calif. ─ Despite the percentage of dealer service visits relating to recalls reaching a five-year high of 16 percent, satisfaction among those customers is on the rise, according to a J.D. Power study.Customer service has increased from 777 in 2014...

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Calif. Dealer Association Unveils Details of Recall Bill

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California New Car Dealers Association (CNCDA) and a bipartisan group of legislators are announcing details on new legislation that is the Assembly Rules Committee is referring to committee today.The Consumer Automotive Recall Safety...

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CFPB to Allow Consumers to Voice Complaints Publicly

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced today it is finalizing a policy to empower consumers to voice publicly their complaints about consumer financial products and services.Now, when consumers submit a complaint...

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FBI Offers Reward for Arrest of Fugitive Dealer

NEWARK, N.J. — The FBI is offering a reward of $20,000 for information leading to the arrest of a luxury car dealer accused of defrauding customers and lenders. More than 75 people have filed complaints against Afzal "Bobby" Khan, who has reportedly fled...

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Honda may bring UK-built Civic hatchback to U.S., report says

Could American Honda be getting its first hatchback Civic in years or possibly even the coveted Type R hot hatch? ... Read More »