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FTC Approves Final Consents Settling Charges that Hockey Puck Seller, Companies Selling Recreational and Outdoor Equipment Made False ‘Made in USA’ Claims

Following public comment periods, the Federal Trade Commission has approved final consent orders in two cases in which the agency alleged that companies falsely claimed their products were made in the United States.Patriot Puck: First announced in September 2018,...

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Nissan’s global sales chief to leave, report says

Nissan's global sales and marketing chief, Daniele Schillaci, is not expected to be part of the automaker's new leadership team, the Nikkei newspaper reported. ... Read More »

Conozca una forma de preparar su crédito para una compra grande sin que le cueste nada

Prepare su crédito para su próxima gran compra con estos cinco pasos, sin que le cueste nada. ... Read More »

Genesis Mint concept is a luxe urban accessory

The electric city car, with scissor-style openings for storage at the rear, evokes a carefully furnished dwelling for tight spaces, Genesis says. ... Read More »

Singh Joins NAC as CTO

Twenty-year industry veteran Pankaj Singh has been named chief technology officer at National Auto Care, where he will lead the company’s IT and project management teams. ... Read More »

Mitsubishi’s Fred Diaz: Increased dealer network will help double sales

Fred Diaz, CEO of Mitsubishi Motors North America, said the automaker is looking to add dealers in select markets in an attempt to double sales. It has 367 U.S. dealerships now. ... Read More »

J.D. Power: Sales down, dealer profits up in first quarter of 2019

While sales fell in the first three months of the year, other metrics show a "surprisingly strong" start to 2019, according to Thomas King, senior vice president of data and analytics at J.D. Power. ... Read More »

Barra broke the glass at GM, and now more women are joining her

In the five years since Mary Barra was appointed the first female CEO of a major automaker, she has added the role of chairman. Among her possible successors, at least one is also a woman. ... Read More »

NADA: F&I Income, Penetration Rates Remain Strong

Despite escalating new-car prices and plateauing sales, NADA analysts report little change to American dealers’ per-copy average, penetration rates, and F&I income as a percentage of gross profit in 2018. ... Read More »

Study: Car Buyers Prefer Fewer Dealerships, Faster Decisions, Cheaper Vehicles

Cox Automotive’s 2019 Car Buyer Journey report finds consumers are spending less time in dealerships and in the market, accelerating the decisionmaking process as a growing affordability gap continues to threaten new-vehicle sales. ... Read More »