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Car Grane Appointed Director of Training for EasyCare

NORCROSS, Ga. — This week, F&I product provider EasyCare welcomed Carl Grane as its new director of training. The 28-year industry veteran will spearhead the development and execution of new financing, sales, and service training programs, as well as...

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Ford reaches tentative contract agreement with Canada’s Unifor

Ford Motor Co. reached a tentative labor agreement with Canadian union Unifor early today that includes C$700 million ($522 million) in investment commitments at the automaker's Canadian facilities. ... Read More »

Ford, BlackBerry in software deal to advance driverless, connected car efforts

BlackBerry signed a deal to work directly with Ford to expand the carmaker's use of its QNX secure operating system, the Canadian technology company said, as Ford develops increasingly automated vehicles. ... Read More »

Adient starts trading in tough market for auto stocks

Adient, the automotive seating and interiors company spun off from Johnson Controls, started trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Monday and ran into the downdraft buffeting other automotive stocks, despite an optimistic outlook. ... Read More »

Honda picks Tokyo over Silicon Valley for AI research center

Honda will spearhead its artificial intelligence efforts out of a new lab in Tokyo so that researchers can work closely with its engineers to commercialize the technology. ... Read More »

Ford HQ evacuated after basement fire

Ford Motor Co. evacuated its world headquarters this morning after a fire started in the basement. No injuries were reported. ... Read More »

Ford, citing headquarters fire, postpones U.S. sales report for October

A fire at Ford's world headquarters on Monday is forcing the company to delay the release of October sales results for the U.S. until later in the week. ... Read More »

FTC Approves Modified Final Order Preserving Competition among Supermarkets in Seven States

Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a modified final order settling charges that the $28 billion merger of Koninklijke Ahold  and Delhaize Group, which together own five well-known U.S. grocery store chains, would likely...

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FTC Wins Summary Judgment Against Buffalo, NY-based Abusive Debt Collectors; Defendants Banned from Collection Business

A federal judge has banned a group of debt collectors who pretended to be affiliated with the government from the collection business and ordered them to pay nearly $11 million, after granting the Federal Trade Commission’s request for summary judgment. The...

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Statement from Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition Director on Appeals Court Decision to Remand Advocate/North Shore Hospital Merger Case to District Court for Further Action

“The FTC is pleased that the 7th Circuit rejected the district court’s geographic market findings, and we are looking forward to proving our case,” said Debbie Feinstein, Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Competition. The Federal Trade Commission works...

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