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GM’s bold message to the UAW

Aside from its business and cost-cutting arguments, GM was sending a message to the UAW and rank-and-file members by announcing potential plant closures. ... Read More »

Fiat will spend $5.7 billion to revamp Italy plants

Fiat Chrysler will spend 5 billion euros ($5.7 billion) through 2021 on the automaker's factories in Italy, stepping up the pace on making more in-demand SUVs and electric cars. ... Read More »

Why Volvo’s CEO thinks making money off data is ‘wrong approach’

Volvo's CEO betting Volvo will make more money selling connected, autonomous cars rather than taking a cut of selling data-driven services inside the vehicle. ... Read More »

FTC Returns more than $750,000 to Consumers Who Bought Two Deceptively Marketed Supplements from Health Research Laboratories, LLC

The Federal Trade Commission is mailing 16,596 checks totaling more than $750,000 to consumers who bought two deceptively marketed dietary supplements, NeuroPlus and BioTherapex, from Health Research Laboratories, LLC. Affected consumers will receive their checks...

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Statement of Federal Trade Commission Concerning Its Vote to Close the Investigation of a Proposed Transaction Combining Massachusetts Healthcare Providers

The Federal Trade Commission has issued a statement on its vote to close the investigation of a proposed transaction that would combine general acute care hospitals, a psychiatric hospital, and physician practices in eastern Massachusetts.CareGroup, Inc. (the...

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FTC Announces Final Agenda for Ninth Session of its Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century

December 11-12 event will focus on data security The Federal Trade Commission announced the agenda for the ninth session of its Hearings Initiative, which will focus on data security and take place on December 11-12, 2018.Andrew Smith, Director of the FTC’s Bureau...

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FTC Amends Complaint against Lending Club

The Federal Trade Commission has amended its complaint against LendingClub Corporation, an online lending company that the Commission alleges deceived consumers by falsely promising them loans with no hidden fees.According to the FTC’s original complaint, filed...

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Why more vehicles have better headlights

Over the last three years, manufacturers have improved their vehicles' headlights. However, a majority of these better-quality lights come with a significant cost. ... Read More »

CFPB Ombudsman’s Office 2018 Annual Report

The CFPB Ombudsman’s Office shares its FY2018 Annual Report ... Read More »

U.S. fires latest volley in China tariff fight

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said he was examining all tools to raise U.S. tariffs on Chinese vehicles to the 40 percent duties that China is now charging on U.S.-produced vehicles. ... Read More »