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PALS Names 2018 Advisory Board Members

ORLANDO, Fla. — Organizers of the annual P&A Leadership Summit released the advisory board roster for the 2018 event, which will be held Oct. 8–10 at the Caribe Royale Orlando in Orlando, Fla.Led by longtime advisory board chair David Trinder, CEO...

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Strictly Enforced: Virginia Leads Nation in Speeding Tickets

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On a per capita basis, Virginia leads the nation in speeding enforcement and Delaware hands out the most reckless driving citations, according to the latest dangerous driving report from WalletHub. Delaware also earned a No. 1 overall ranking...

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MBUSA to Lower Entry Point With A-Class

MONTVALE, N.J. — Mercedes-Benz is bringing its A-Class compact sedan to the U.S. market later this year as a 2019 model that will give buyers a new entry point just below the CLA and the first vehicle with the brand’s next-generation infotainment...

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FTC Action Halts Phony Grants Operation

Defendants allegedly took millions of dollars from consumers seeking help with paying debts and personal expenses At the Federal Trade Commission’s request, a federal court has halted a telemarketing scheme that took at least $3 million from consumers, including...

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FTC Amends Privacy Act System of Records Notices

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has adopted final amendments to its system of records notices under the Privacy Act of 1974 to ensure the Commission can disclose records to other agencies in the event of a data breach.The Privacy Act of 1974 authorizes federal...

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Therapist Staffing Company and Two Owners Settle Charges that They Colluded on Rates Paid to Physical Therapists in Dallas/Fort Worth Area

Parties agreed to lower pay for home-care therapists A Texas company that provides therapist staffing services to home health agencies, its owner, and the former owner of a competing staffing company have agreed to settle FTC charges that they agreed to reduce...

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Why BMW is investing $1.2 billion in Hungary

BMW plans to invest $1.17 billion in a new assembly plant in Hungary, its first factory in Europe in nearly two decades as the automaker strengthens its European footprint amid growing protectionism. ... Read More »

Honda profit climbs 11% on North American sales, cost cutting

Honda reported an 11 percent increase in operating profit in the most recent quarter as rising sales in North America offset foreign exchange rate losses. ... Read More »

Uber to stop developing self-driving trucks

Uber will stop developing self-driving trucks that have been hauling cargo on U.S. highways, the ride-hailing company said on Monday, seeking to focus its autonomous-vehicle technology solely on cars. ... Read More »

Inside Kuka, the future is cells

Tooling supplier Kuka has reimagined traditional manufacturing from an assembly line to an automated matrix of cells. ... Read More »