Federal Trade Commission
Sage Automotive to pay $3.6 million to settle FTC chargesTue, 14, Mar 2017
FTC sued over sale of certified used carsTue, 07, Feb 2017
The Center for Auto Safety and five other groups filed a lawsuit against the Federal Trade Commission for allowing used cars to be advertised as "certified" or safe despite being the target of an outstanding safety recall.
VW's lost, destroyed phones justify more scrutiny, FTC saysFri, 09, Dec 2016
The Federal Trade Commission is seeking to further question VW Group's U.S. officials about whether evidence including mobile phones was destroyed amid the probe of diesel vehicles rigged to cheat emissions tests.
Bullying doesn't attract auto jobs. Customers doSat, 12, Nov 2016
The incoming administration's desire to bring more auto manufacturing jobs to the U.S. might lead it to a hard discovery: Trade negotiators have never been particularly good at building auto factories.
Industry can't turn global tide, so it has a choice to makeSat, 12, Nov 2016
The relentless pursuit of order and efficiency on a global scale has left a good deal of chaos in its wakthat e. But no matter the voters' verdict, the industry can't really afford to turn back. now. After all, it has billions of dollars in investments and fixed assets deployed to suit this world order.
FTC adds seven revisions to Used Car RuleThu, 10, Nov 2016
FTC charges Sage Auto Group with deceptive, unfair sales and financingThu, 29, Sep 2016
Dallas dealership group fined for violating 2014 FTC consent orderThu, 18, Aug 2016
Southwest Kia, which operates three dealerships in the Dallas area, will pay an $85,000 penalty to settle charges by the Federal Trade Commission that it violated a 2014 consent order that prohibited it from deceptive advertising, the agency said.
Dealership group nailed again on ad chargesMon, 22, Aug 2016
In 2014, Southwest Kia, which operates three dealerships in the Dallas area, signed a consent order with the Federal Trade Commission, promising to halt what the agency said was deceptive advertising. Within months, the dealership group was back at it, the FTC says.
Auto industry should enlist hackers to aid in cybersecurity, panelists sayFri, 22, Jul 2016
If the auto industry wants protection from the most talented players in the cybersecurity field, then it needs to attract hackers, panelists said today at the Billington Global Automotive Cybersecurity Summit.
NADA seeks allies to oppose FTC surveyMon, 23, May 2016
The National Automobile Dealers Association is lining up allies for a fight with the Federal Trade Commission over a proposed survey of consumers regarding their experiences trading in, buying and financing vehicles at dealerships.
'Clean diesel' ad campaign bites VWMon, 04, Apr 2016
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit against Volkswagen Group of America, alleging that the automaker falsely advertised its vehicles as environmentally friendly and caused "billions of dollars in injury" to consumers.