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Swedish soccer player stars in Volvo spot

Swedish pro soccer player Zlatan Ibrahimovi#263; says to never forget where you came from in a new Volvo spot for the V90 wagon. ... Read More »

F&I and Showroom Now Accepting F&I Dealer of the Year Nominations

TORRANCE — The search for F&I and Showroom’s next F&I Dealer of the Year starts today. Dealers, agents, F&I product providers, finance sources and technology vendors have until Friday, July 8, to nominate their dealership or client.To complete...

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Ford in talks to build Lincolns in China, report says

Ford, aiming to make China the top market for its Lincoln luxury line, is in talks with partner Changan Automobile about producing the brand's vehicles in Chongqing, people with knowledge of the matter told Bloomberg. ... Read More »

Lincoln’s VanDyke tapped as Ford of Europe marketing VP

Lincoln's top marketing and sales executive, Matt VanDyke, is leaving the brand this summer to become Ford of Europe's vice president of marketing. ... Read More »

Toyota looking to Texas sun for HQ power

Toyota will use solar panels on three parking structures at its Texas headquarters now under construction, which the company said will provide about 25 percent of its power needs. ... Read More »

Ford drives Mustang to win Twitter engagement race in May

Ford capitalized on #MustangMonday to help it generate the most engagement of any automotive Twitter account aimed at U.S. audiences last month. ... Read More »

FTC Charges Marketers Used Massive Spam Campaign To Pitch Bogus Weight-Loss Products

Spam Emails Linked to “Fake News” Websites, Phony Celebrity Endorsements To Sell Unproven Dietary Supplements The Federal Trade Commission charged a Florida-based affiliate marketing operation with bombarding consumers with illegal spam e-mail in an attempt...

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FTC Staff Provides Annual Financial Acts Enforcement Report to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

The staff of the Federal Trade Commission has provided its 2015 Annual Financial Acts Enforcement Report to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on enforcement and related activities regarding Regulation Z (Truth in Lending Act), Regulation M (Consumer Leasing...

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Honda shifts gears for more HR-Vs

Honda, looking to build on sales momentum pushing growth ahead of the overall market, could boost North American production capacity for the new HR-V by some 60 percent to tap booming demand for subcompact crossovers. ... Read More »

Making Spanish-speakers feel at home

By hiring a largely bilingual staff and catering to Hispanic customers, a Houston dealership has doubled sales and become one of Ford's most profitable retailers. ... Read More »