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Next Nissan Frontier? Look overseas

Nissan's Latin American and Southeast Asian marketing companies went public today with the NP300 Navara, their version of the restyled mid-sized pickup. It provides an advance look at Nissan's future Frontier, expected in the U.S. ... Read More »

FTC Proposes Improvements to Energy Labels for Consumers

The Federal Trade Commission is seeking public comment on a variety of proposed changes to its Energy Labeling Rule affecting labels for light bulbs, appliances, room air conditioners, ceiling fans, refrigerators, and furnaces. Under the Rule, manufacturers must...

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FTC Proposes Improvements to Energy Labels for Consumers

The Federal Trade Commission is seeking public comment on a variety of proposed changes to its Energy Labeling Rule affecting labels for light bulbs, appliances, room air conditioners, ceiling fans, refrigerators, and furnaces. Under the Rule, manufacturers must...

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Payment Processor Agrees to Give Up More Than $1 Million to Settle FTC Charges it Assisted, Facilitated Telemarketing Scammers

A payment processing company agreed to pay or relinquish $1.1 million to settle Federal Trade Commission charges under the Telemarketing Sales Rule (TSR) that it knowingly assisted and facilitated a credit card interest rate reduction scam that bilked tens of...

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Payment Processor Agrees to Give Up More Than $1 Million to Settle FTC Charges it Assisted, Facilitated Telemarketing Scammers

A payment processing company agreed to pay or relinquish $1.1 million to settle Federal Trade Commission charges under the Telemarketing Sales Rule (TSR) that it knowingly assisted and facilitated a credit card interest rate reduction scam that bilked tens of...

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Hyundai delivers hydrogen Tucson to first U.S. customer

Hyundai has started retail leasing of its hydrogen-powered Tucson crossover as the South Korean carmaker and competitors look to expand the market for alternative zero-emission electric vehicles. ... Read More »

Toyota adds 650,000 vehicles to Takata airbag recall in Japan

Japanese airbag maker Takata's quality problems deepened today after Toyota recalled 650,000 more vehicles in Japan, and the supplier cautioned further fixes may be needed. ... Read More »

Marchionne insists Fiat Chrysler needs 9 brands; market watchers disagree

Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne wants his recently merged nine-brand automaker to more than double vehicle sales and operating profit, but analysts doubt there will be enough cash to fund volume growth. ... Read More »

GM addresses NHTSA’s recall inquiries, ending daily fines of $7,000

GM has met requirements of federal regulators for documents and other information tied to its ignition switch recall. The automaker racked up more than $420,000 in daily fines of $7,000 for its delay in providing the information. ... Read More »

Automakers oppose Pennsylvania’s bill allowing Tesla stores

Automakers are fighting Pennsylvania legislation that would allow electric-vehicle maker Tesla Motors to operate an unlimited number of factory-owned stores in that state. ... Read More »