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Ford Motor Co. Fund president to retire at year’s end

Mary Culler, chief of staff for Ford's office of the executive chairman and development director for the company's revitalization of Michigan Central Station in Detroit, will succeed Jim Vella as head of the automaker's philanthropical arm. ... Read More »

U.S. safety agency to jumpstart revamp of new car rating program

Automakers covet five-star safety ratings, so new rules could effectively require manufacturers to make technology currently offered as pricey options on some vehicles standard equipment on all vehicles. ... Read More »

Recall Sweep Targets AutoNation Dealerships

The U.S. PIRG Education Fund issued a damning report after finding one in every nine used vehicles for sale at 28 AutoNation-owned locations in 12 states is subject to an open recall. ... Read More »

KPA Adds to List of Training Industry Top 20 Awards

KPA has been named a Top 20 training company by Training Industry for the second time in three months, this time in the health and safety category. ... Read More »

Ricart Elected 2020 NADA Chair, Walser Named Vice Chair

Ohio dealer Rhett Ricart and Minnesota dealer Paul Walser will take the reins as chairman and vice chairman of the National Automobile Dealers Association at NADA 2020. ... Read More »

Administrative Law Judge Partially Rules in Favor of FTC’s Complaint that Dental Products Distributors Conspired Not to Provide Discounts to Buying Groups

Judge dismisses complaint against respondent Henry Schein, Inc. In an Initial Decision announced today, Chief Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell has held that two of three respondents named in a Federal Trade Commission complaint violated U.S. antitrust...

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Aloe Vera Supplement Seller Barred from Making Misleading Health Claims

NatureCity promoted TrueAloe and AloeCran as treatments for conditions affecting seniors The Boca Raton, Florida-based marketers and sellers of two Aloe vera-based supplements have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they deceived consumers with...

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Volvo aims to be climate neutral by 2040

Volvo aims to be climate neutral by 2040 and to get there it will slash its life cycle carbon footprint by 40 percent to 31.8 tons of CO2 per car by 2025 from 53 tons in 2018. ... Read More »

Senators target auto technology mandate to block drunk driving

Senators Tom Udall, a Democrat, and Rick Scott, a Republican, say they will introduce legislation to mandate alcohol detection technology on all new vehicles within about four years of the bill's passage. ... Read More »

Tata looks for Jaguar Land Rover partners, but rules out sale

The Indian conglomerate that owns Jaguar Land Rover said it is open to finding partners for the automaker but isn’t planning on selling the embattled unit. ... Read More »