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automotiveMastermind Appoints Two New Execs

NEW YORK — Predictive analytics and marketing automation technology provider automotiveMastermind recently hired Scott McKenzie as vice president of operations and strategy and Fred Mather as chief commercial officer.“As the need for predictive analytics...

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Jumpstart Releases New Dealer Insights

SAN FRANCISCO — Media, insights and marketing solutions provider Jumpstart Automotive Media has released its seventh annual “Insights Book.” The yearlong analysis examines shopping patterns across Jumpstart’s portfolio of automotive websites...

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Black Tesla worker says he faced racist taunts, violent threats

A black production worker at Tesla filed a lawsuit claiming his job quickly turned from "a dream come true" to a nightmare when he was subjected to racial epithets. ... Read More »

Ford plans to invest an additional $350 million in Michigan plants

Ford will add $350 million in new investments at two Michigan assembly plants of top of previously pledged spending. ... Read More »

Uber to withdraw from Denmark, citing regulatory changes

Uber is closing its ride-hailing service in Denmark ahead of regulation changes it said would make its app unworkable for consumers. ... Read More »

GM urged by investor to create two share classes

A Wall Street hedge fund proposed a plan that would split GM's common stock into two classes to help the automaker improve its financial flexibility and boost the stock's value. GM rejected the idea. ... Read More »

FTC Requires Kidney Dialysis Chain DaVita, Inc. to Divest Assets as a Condition of Acquiring Competitor Renal Ventures Management LLC

Divestiture of 7 clinics will preserve competition to provide outpatient dialysis services in New Jersey and greater Dallas area The Federal Trade Commission will require the national outpatient kidney-dialysis chain DaVita, Inc. to divest its ownership interest...

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FTC Announces Preliminary Agenda for Hearing Health and Technology Workshop

Public forum to examine the consumer costs and benefits of current regulations, the potential impact of new technology, and barriers to access The Federal Trade Commission today announced the preliminary agenda for Now Hear This: Competition, Innovation, and Consumer...

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FTC Releases 2016 Annual Highlights

The Federal Trade Commission released the agency’s 2016 Annual Highlights, which demonstrate the agency’s ongoing efforts to protect consumers and promote competition over the past calendar year, and include some of the Comission’s biggest successes to...

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FTC Returns Money to Victims of Business Directory Scheme

The Federal Trade Commission is mailing 974 checks totaling more than $535,000 to businesses and nonprofit organizations that lost money to the Fair Guide business directory scheme, which tricked them into paying for online directory listings they didn’t want....

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