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Mercedes challenged over 'Drive Pilot' TV ad

UPDATED: 7/27/16 5:03 pm ET - adds Mercedes statement

Consumer and auto safety advocates have called on the FTC to investigate Mercedes-Benz over a TV commercial for the 2017 E-class, saying the ad could mislead consumers by overstating the capability of automated driving systems available on the sedan.

Auto industry faces fight for airwaves

An FCC commissioner's argument is a setback for the auto industry, which has struggled to defend its claim to a critical segment of the radio

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