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GM: No Chevy Bolt price cuts as tax credit for EVs drops

GM says it has no plan to cut the sticker price on the electric Chevrolet Bolt after a federal tax credit drops by half to $3,750 on Monday. ... Read More »

FCA to drop 3rd shift at Ontario minivan factory

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, citing falling demand for minivans, is dropping one of three production shifts at its assembly plant in Windsor, Ontario, in September, a move that will eliminate about 1,500 jobs. ... Read More »

DealerSocket User Summit Set for August

DealerSocket will host its next annual User Summit Aug. 21–23 at the Marriott in Anaheim, Calif. ... Read More »

Why VSCs and PPM Work for the Modern Car Buyer

Despite rampant misinformation surrounding F&I products, a survey of U.S. car buyers and lessees proves the need for service contracts and prepaid maintenance is there. You just have to offer them. ... Read More »

German supplier ZF agrees to pay $7 billion for Wabco

Trucking parts supplier Wabco confirmed it would sell itself to German rival ZF Friedrichshafen for more than $7 billion. ... Read More »

Smart: The tiny Daimler that refuses to die

From its inception, the Smart was a bold bet for Daimler that pushed the automaker out of its comfort zone of big, reliable sedans with no-nonsense styling.  ... Read More »

FTC Staff Testifies in Favor of Repealing Alaska Laws that Limit Competition in the Health Care Sector

Federal Trade Commission staff has recommended that Alaska pass Senate Bill 1, which would repeal its certificate-of-need (CON) law. Alaska’s CON law requires healthcare providers to obtain state approval before expanding, establishing new facilities or services,...

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FTC, States Continue Fight against Sham Charities; Shut Down Operations That Falsely Claimed to Help Disabled Police Officers and Veterans

Orders ban defendants from soliciting charitable contributions The operators of two purported sham charities have agreed to settle charges by the Federal Trade Commission and the Attorneys General of Missouri and Florida that they deceived donors with false claims...

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Saikawa signed off on Ghosn’s retirement deal, panel says

Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa signed off on Carlos Ghosn’s retirement package, a corporate governance panel said, which could intensify scrutiny of his role in Ghosn's alleged financial improprieties. ... Read More »

Get your credit on track with our new booklet

Your credit reports and scores can have a major impact on your financial opportunities. Our new credit booklet can help you better understand your credit reports and scores, learn how to correct inaccuracies, and improve your credit record over time. ... Read More »