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U.S. Officials Participate in Bilateral Meetings with Officials from Japan and South Korea

Leaders of the antitrust agencies of the United States participated this past week in bilateral meetings in Tokyo, Japan and Seoul, Korea. Commissioner Christine S. Wilson of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, together with Deputy Assistant Attorneys General Roger...

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Airbags are back under the microscope

NHTSA's expanded investigation of ZF airbags is reminiscent of the Takata recall crisis, but there is little similarity between them. ... Read More »

Public groups stepping up e-commerce retail efforts

The U.S. public dealership groups are deepening their investment in e-commerce initiatives to help customers go further in buying -- or selling -- a car before stepping into a store. ... Read More »

Mexico dealers clamoring for Lexus get their wish

Top Toyota executives traveled to Mexico City to break the big news to its 67 Mexican dealers, some of whom are likely to submit proposals to be among the first batch of newly minted Lexus dealers. ... Read More »

Financial information and tools available to help people transitioning from incarceration

The Bureau has financial tools to help individuals transitioning from incarceration or who may face challenges from having a criminal record.¬† ... Read More »

Trump pressed Japan’s Abe to build more vehicles in the U.S.

President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe discussed recent announcements by Japanese automakers, such as Toyota Motor Corp., to invest more in U.S. plants. ... Read More »

Incoming Daimler CEO weighs billions in cost cuts

New boss Ola K√§llenius reportedly is looking for about $6.75 billion in cost savings and efficiency gains by 2021 at Mercedes-Benz car plants. ... Read More »

VW will have a strategy, and it may be to go where others aren’t

The German brand thinks there would be demand for its small pickup in the U.S., but it hasn't decided exactly what that means. ... Read More »

Subaru sets modest U.S. sales goal

For Subaru of America to reach its 12th consecutive year of sales increases, it'll have to do so among tight inventory levels. Efficiency will be key. ... Read More »

VW will have a pickup strategy, and it may be to go where others aren’t

The German brand thinks there would be demand for its small pickup in the U.S., but it hasn't decided exactly what that means. ... Read More »