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DAS Adds Trade-In Values Via KBB.com

Kelley Blue Book has integrated with Digital Air Strike’s Response Path intelligent messaging platform to deliver consumer-facing trade-in valuations. ... Read More »

KAR posts higher revenue in Q1, but TradeRev rollout still weighs on bottom line

KAR's TradeRev business showed an operating loss of $16.8 million in the first quarter as the company continues to invest in expanding the online auction service. ... Read More »

F&I Is Stronger Than Ever

Fears that F&I would fall victim to advancing technology and bad press appear unfounded as the segment continues to perform for dealers and car buyers. ... Read More »

4 New Dealer Digital Marketing Tactics

Make your digital storefront easy to find and deliver a more engaging online experience — for sales and service — with four leading-edge strategies you can try today. ... Read More »

VW reveals name, pricing of electric hatchback in Europe

Volkswagen revealed the name, pricing and driving ranges for its first mass-market EV, which will be called the ID3. The Golf-sized hatchback is part of VW Group's 30 billion-euro ($34 billion) strategy to topple Tesla as the electric-car leader. ... Read More »

NHTSA probes claim certain Mazda CX-9 crossovers have faulty side airbags

NHTSA, in launching a probe, said it has received some complaints and early warning reports of injuries related to the inadvertent deployment of the side curtain airbags in 2010-13 Mazda CX-9 crossovers. ... Read More »

FTC Testifies Before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee On Its Work to Protect Consumers and Promote Competition

The Federal Trade Commission testified today before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce about its efforts to effectively protect consumers and promote competition, while anticipating and responding to changes in the marketplace.Testifying...

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FTC Announces First Actions Exclusively Enforcing the Consumer Review Fairness Act

Companies included illegal non-disparagement clauses in form contracts with consumers The Federal Trade Commission has issued three separate proposed administrative complaints and orders enforcing the Consumer Review Fairness Act (CRFA), which prohibits businesses...

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FTC Submits Comment on FDA Guidance Regarding Nonproprietary Naming of Biological Products

The Federal Trade Commission staff has responded to the Food and Drug Administration’s request for comment on its updated industry guidance regarding nonproprietary naming of biological products.The FDA proposes to add a unique, meaningless suffix to the nonproprietary...

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Uber, Lyft drivers plan strikes in major cities

Ride-hailing drivers in Boston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and other large cities said they would participate in the strike on Wednesday and encouraged users to boycott the apps as well. ... Read More »