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Ford mines, monitors vehicle data to enhance commercial fleet performance

The new products use Ford's transportation mobility cloud to track a vehicle's GPS location, mileage, fuel-use data, operating conditions, driver behavior and more. ... Read More »

Trump to discuss autos in trade talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

President Donald Trump said he planned to discuss American purchases of Japanese automobiles and other sensitive trade issues with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during their meeting at the White House on Thursday. ... Read More »

Mortgage Relief Defendant Banned from Debt Relief Business in Settlement with FTC

Benjamin R. Horton is banned from the debt relief business under a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission for his role in a mortgage relief scheme that falsely promised financially distressed homeowners foreclosure prevention and more affordable mortgage...

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FTC Amicus Brief Urges Federal District Court Not to Categorically Exempt Hatch Waxman Suits from Antitrust Scrutiny as Potential Sham Litigations

The Federal Trade Commission has filed an amicus brief in Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. v Zydus Pharmaceuticals (USA) Inc., which is a patent infringement case pending before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.The 1984 Hatch-Waxman Act established...

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Waymo will expand self-driving services to Europe, CEO says

Waymo aims to expand beyond the U.S. by entering Europe, potentially offering a mobility service with a fully driverless car fleet in cooperation with a local partner, CEO John Krafcik said. ... Read More »

Volvo sets new goal for autonomous cars in big industry bet

Volvo Cars is betting driverless vehicles will make up one-third of its deliveries by the middle of the next decade, setting the auto industry's most ambitious target yet for the new technology. ... Read More »

KAR Names New Leader for Autoniq

CARMEL, Ind. — Global vehicle remarketing and technology solutions provider KAR Auction Services Inc. has named Joe Oliveri vice president of the company’s Autoniq business unit, which provides mobile and digital vehicle pricing and evaluation reports....

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Mercedes-Benz, FCA to Offer Three-Tier Subscription Programs

ATLANTA and AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Mercedes-Benz has provided pricing for its three-tier subscription service, while Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ new subscription program, Jeep Wave, will also allow drivers to use a vehicle for a monthly fee across three...

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Polestar CEO: North America is brand’s hottest market

The market showing the greatest interest so far in Polestar, Volvo's recently launched stand-alone brand for high-performance electrified models, is North America, CEO Thomas Ingenlath says. ... Read More »

Aggregate credit card borrowing exhibits end-of-year seasonal patterns which vary across different sets of consumers

This report finds that aggregate end-of-year consumer credit card borrowing roughly follows end-of-year retail expenditure patterns, with consumer borrowing experiences differing across consumers with different credit scores and different credit card utilization...

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