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FTC Issues Annual Report On Ethanol Market Concentration 2017

The Federal Trade Commission has issued its 2017 Report on Ethanol Market Concentration, an annual report required by the Energy Policy Act of 2005 “to determine whether there is sufficient competition among industry participants to avoid price-setting and other...

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Online Lingerie Marketer Prohibited from Deceiving Shoppers About Negative-Option Programs

An online lingerie marketer has agreed to return more than $1.3 million to customers to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it deceived shoppers who enrolled in a negative-option membership program offering discounts and other benefits, and made it hard...

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Statement of Acting FTC Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen on Restoring Internet Freedom and Returning FTC Competition and Consumer Protections to Broadband Subscribers

Today, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai circulated to FCC Commissioners a draft order in the Restoring Internet Freedom proceeding. Acting Federal Trade Commission Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen provided the following statement:“I am pleased...

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Lincoln’s freshened 2019 MKC gets new mesh grille, tech

The freshened 2019 MKC compact crossover, due in showrooms next summer, features new infotainment and safety technology and the mesh grille found on Lincoln's newest products. ... Read More »

Consumer experiences with overdraft programs

We’re releasing a report about consumers’ experiences with overdraft programs. Many of the people we spoke with were surprised about overdraft fees. Take control of your checking account with our tips and guides. ... Read More »

Consumer experiences with overdraft programs

We’re releasing a report about consumers’ experiences with overdraft programs. Many of the people we spoke with were surprised about overdraft fees. Take control of your checking account with our tips and guides. ... Read More »

Uber hit with $8.9 million fine in Colorado over unqualified drivers

Colorado regulators fined Uber after finding the ride-services company allowed 57 people to drive with invalid driver's licenses or other offenses that would have disqualified them. ... Read More »

Tabar Joins UDS as Director of Training

CLEARWATER, Fla. — United Development Systems Inc. (UDS) announced the addition of John Tabar as director of training, coinciding with the launch of an elearning platform.“John has spent nearly 30 years in the automotive retail environment, with the...

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Mahindra prepares ‘brand journey’ to launch passenger vehicles in U.S.

India's Mahindra and Mahindra, preparing to launch an off-road vehicle in the U.S., will take a "thoughtful" approach to marketing on-road passenger vehicles next, company officials said Monday. ... Read More »

Dealership lobbyist Jonathan Morrison named NHTSA’s top lawyer

The White House appointed Jonathan Morrison, a former lobbyist with ties to auto dealerships, as chief counsel of NHTSA. ... Read More »