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Hyundai to boost output of Tucson SUV

Hyundai said today it would boost output of its Tucson SUV by adding production at a South Korean assembly line that currently makes sedans in order to meet demand from markets including the United States. ... Read More »

Spring 2015 rulemaking agenda

As a 21st century agency created by the Dodd-Frank Act, we’re here to make consumer finance markets work by making rules more effective, by consistently and fairly enforcing those rules, and by empowering consumers to take more control over their economic lives. An...

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Connected cars could face data traffic jams, study says

Traffic jams in the future could cause potentially dangerous data snarl-ups as cars packed with entertainment, safety and navigation features vie for airwaves with smartphones, tablets and networked features in other vehicles, according to a study. ... Read More »

Porsche recalls 918 Spyder on cooling system risk

Porsche today launched a precautionary worldwide recall of its 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid sportscar, which can cost up to $937,000, saying a carbon fiber part could damage the cooling system and needed to be checked. ... Read More »

Here’s why childhood is an important time to learn about money

Last summer, we learned that U.S. teenagers are in the middle of the pack when it comes to financial literacy, compared to other nations. Preparing young people for a solid financial future is an important job. And much work remains. Some recent research looks...

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FTC Requests Public Comment on Panasonic’s Application to Approve Sale of Assets It Uses to Manufacture Portable Sub-C Nickel Metal Hydride Batteries

The Federal Trade Commission is currently accepting public comments on an application by Panasonic Corporation for approval to sell to FDK Corporation assets from Panasonic’s facility in Suzhou, China that are used to manufacture sub-C portable nickel metal...

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FTC Will Keep Consumer Product Warranty Rules in Current Form with Some Modifications

The Federal Trade Commission has completed its review of the Interpretations, Rules, and Guides under the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act and will keep them in their present form, with certain changes to the Interpretations as set forth in a Federal Register Notice...

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FTC Will Keep Consumer Product Warranty Rules in Current Form with Some Modifications

The Federal Trade Commission has completed its review of the Interpretations, Rules, and Guides under the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act and will keep them in their present form, with certain changes to the Interpretations as set forth in a Federal Register Notice...

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FTC Requests Public Comment on Panasonic’s Application to Approve Sale of Assets It Uses to Manufacture Portable Sub-C Nickel Metal Hydride Batteries

The Federal Trade Commission is currently accepting public comments on an application by Panasonic Corporation for approval to sell to FDK Corporation assets from Panasonic’s facility in Suzhou, China that are used to manufacture sub-C portable nickel metal...

... Read More »

Jeep leads Detroit’s return to Tokyo Motor Show

For the first time in nearly a decade, a Detroit automaker will exhibit at the Tokyo Motor Show. Jeep -- the best-selling U.S. brand in Japan -- will return when doors open in October. ... Read More »