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Sales dip behind Jan. chill; SAAR falls to 16.9M

U.S. light-vehicle sales dropped 1 percent in January, with higher fleet shipments offsetting lower retail volume, as the government shutdown and severe cold that blasted the Midwest this week dampened consumer demand. ... Read More »

Audi’s electrified Super Bowl ad a little nutty

Audi's electrified commercial for Sunday's Super Bowl is a little nuts. OK, nut -- a cashew, to be specific. ... Read More »

FTC Wins Key Ruling Allowing Agency to Continue Efforts to Hold Operator of Deceptive Computer Financing Scheme Accountable

At the request of the Federal Trade Commission, a federal bankruptcy court ruled that the operator of a computer-financing scheme cannot use a bankruptcy filing to shield himself from complying with a contempt order requiring him to pay $13.4 million for violating...

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FTC Returns More Than $6 Million to Consumers Who Bought Deceptively Marketed Health Products from Tarr, Inc.

The Federal Trade Commission is mailing 227,995 checks totaling more than $6 million to consumers who purchased health products from three individuals and the 19 companies they controlled—collectively known as Tarr, Inc. Affected consumers will receive their...

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Renault, Nissan review consulting fees at alliance, report says

Renault-Nissan BV, the unit that coordinates the automakers' alliance, spent about $10 million to $20 million a year on consultants, sources said. The automakers have hired an auditor. ... Read More »

Porsche informs authorities of possible issue with emissions

Porsche said it had informed German authorities of potential issues with its emissions data, following a report in Der Spiegel that the figures for its 911 models of 2016 and 2017 were inaccurate. ... Read More »

Subaru to show redesigned 2020 Legacy in Chicago

Subaru will show the seventh-generation Legacy next week at the Chicago Auto Show as the automaker remains committed to the shrinking sedan market. ... Read More »

An inside look at Mercedes-Benz’s Super Bowl ad starring Ludacris

Mercedes-Benz's Super Bowl ad blends Wile E. Coyote, Free Willy, Ludacris and a man who can will things into existence. ... Read More »

Lexus brings upfitted NX F Sport Black Line Special Edition to Chicago

Lexus said the upgraded crossover will feature a more powerful sound system and upgraded seats. ... Read More »

AmTrust, Endurance Partner on Electric Vehicle Service Contract

AmTrust Financial and Endurance DS announced the launch of APEX EV, billed as the industry’s first electric-vehicle service contract to cover batteries. ... Read More »