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GM faulty-switch cases sent to federal court in New York

A federal judicial panel today ruled that lawsuits against General Motors over economic damages allegedly caused by a recent recall for faulty ignition switches will be heard in Manhattan. ... Read More »

Nissan e-NV200 van debuts in Japan, but is it a good fit for N.A?

Nissan has launched its second electric vehicle, but a North American debut of the e-NV200 compact commercial van is under review because of vehicle range and charging network concerns. ... Read More »

Supplement Marketers Settle FTC Charges that “BrainStrong Adult” Memory Improvement Claims Are Deceptive

Supplement marketers i-Health, Inc. and Martek Biosciences Corporation have agreed to settle FTC charges of deceptive advertising for claiming that their BrainStrong Adult dietary supplement will improve adult memory and prevent cognitive decline. The complaint...

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IHS: Average Vehicle Age Remains Steady at 11.4 Years

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — The combined average age of all light vehicles on the road in the U.S. remained steady at 11.4 years, based on a Jan. 1 snapshot taken by IHS Automotive.Total light vehicles in operation (VIO) in the U.S. also reached a record level of...

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7 Financial Organizations Back Disparate Impact Amendment

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Seven financial organizations issued a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives on May 29 in support of an amendment to the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2015. The amendment would...

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Dealer Ordered to Pay $50K for VSC Fraud

CONCORD, N.H. — A dealership manager was ordered to pay at least $50,000 for taking money from customers and failing to transfer that money to an extended service contract provider, according to the Associated Press.In addition to keeping money meant for...

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EFG Companies Awarded ASE Blue Seal of Excellence

DALLAS, Texas — EFG Companies, the creator of the Hyundai Assurance program, was awarded the Blue Seal of Excellence by the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), based upon the required certification level of its claims organization.The...

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Average Vehicle Age Remains Steady at 11.4 Years

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — The combined average age of all light vehicles on the road in the U.S. remained steady at 11.4 years, based on a Jan. 1 snapshot taken by IHS Automotive.Total light vehicles in operation (VIO) in the U.S. also reached a record level of...

... Read More »

7 Financial Organizations Back Disparate Impact Amendment

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Seven financial organizations issued a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives on May 29 in support of an amendment to the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2015. The amendment would...

... Read More »

EFG Companies Awarded ASE Blue Seal of Excellence

DALLAS, Texas — EFG Companies, the creator of the Hyundai Assurance program, was awarded the Blue Seal of Excellence by the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), based upon the required certification level of its claims organization.The...

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