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Q1 2016 Delinquency Rates Reach New Highs, TransUnion Reports

CHICAGO — High delinquency rates for auto loans and credit cards in the first quarter pushed national average delinquency rates to levels not seen in at least three years, according to a TransUnion report.According to the firm, the continued slump in oil...

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GM projected to gain market share with 88% redesign of its product line by 2020

General Motors is projected to gain U.S. market share over the next four years as it launches a dozen new crossovers and trucks, according to an annual report on future product plans prepared by Bank of America Merrill Lynch. ... Read More »

Nissan in talks to take control of Mitsubishi Motors, report says

Nissan may invest more than 200 billion yen ($1.84 billion) in a play to take over Mitsubishi Motors, Japanese broadcaster NHK reported without identifying sources. ... Read More »

GM’s Andrew Smith says autonomous cars are already influencing interior designs

Andrew Smith, executive director of global Cadillac design, said today GM's design staff is already thinking about how the interior will change if the car drives itself. ... Read More »

Statement from Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition Director on the Court Ruling Granting a Preliminary Injunction in the Staples/Office Depot Merger

Statement from Bureau of Competition Director Debbie Feinstein: “Today’s court ruling is great news for business customers in the office supply market. This deal would eliminate head-to-head competition between Staples and Office Depot and likely lead to...

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FTC Testifies on Its Privacy Protection Efforts at Hearing Examining Proposed FCC Rules

In testimony before Congress today, the Federal Trade Commission outlined its work over the past 40 years to protect consumers’ privacy at a hearing convened to examine privacy rules proposed by the Federal Communications Commission. Chairwoman Edith Ramirez...

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Statement from Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition Director on the Court Ruling Granting a Preliminary Injunction in the Staples/Office Depot Merger

Statement from Bureau of Competition Director Debbie Feinstein: “Today’s court ruling is great news for business customers in the office supply market. This deal would eliminate head-to-head competition between Staples and Office Depot and likely lead to...

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FTC Testifies on Its Privacy Protection Efforts at Hearing Examining Proposed FCC Rules

In testimony before Congress today, the Federal Trade Commission outlined its work over the past 40 years to protect consumers’ privacy at a hearing convened to examine privacy rules proposed by the Federal Communications Commission. Chairwoman Edith Ramirez...

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Tesla Model 3 design not finalized

Tesla Motors said the design of its new Model 3 has not been finalized, even though the electric-car maker expects to begin building the mass-market sedan within the next 18 months. ... Read More »

Auto marketers tout the benefits of sports advertising

Sports remain one of the last bastions of live TV, making it an irresistible chance for automakers to reach consumers, according to some of the top marketing minds in the business. ... Read More »