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FTC Proposes Rule to Ban Junk Fees, Bait-and-Switch Tactics Plaguing Car Buyers

FTC Proposes Rule to Ban Junk Fees, Bait-and-Switch Tactics Plaguing Car Buyers

The Federal Trade Commission has proposed a rule to ban junk fees and bait-and-switch advertising tactics that can plague consumers throughout the car-buying experience. As auto prices surge, the Commission is seeking to eliminate the tricks and traps that make it hard or impossible to comparison shop or leave consumer ... Continue reading

A Statement from David Smith, CEO of Sonic Automotive on the Passing of the Company’s Founder and Executive Chairman Bruton Smith

A Statement from David Smith, CEO of Sonic Automotive on the Passing of the Company’s Founder and Executive Chairman Bruton Smith

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--Please see the statement below from David Smith, CEO of Sonic Automotive, Inc. (“Sonic'' or the “Company”) , on the passing of the Company’s founder and executive chairman Bruton Smith. “Yesterday, our company’s founder, executive chairman, and my father, Bruton Smith, passed away. ... Continue reading

Eyes Are The Story Honors Nurses Of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Eyes Are The Story Honors Nurses Of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

The Boston-based Beauty Startup Recognizes Nurses With A Bundle of Self-Care: Eye-Kind Beauty BOSTON, June 23, 2022 -- Women-owned startup and safe-eye beauty brand EYES ARE THE STORY joins a grateful nation in continuing to celebrate a group of professionals that has sacrificed so much: our treasured nurses. The com ... Continue reading

Hello Auto Group Opens New Subaru Dealership in Valencia - Santa Clarita, California

Hello Auto Group Opens New Subaru Dealership in Valencia - Santa Clarita, California

Subaru returns to Santa Clarita VALENCIA, Calif., June 23, 2022 -- Hello Auto Group announced today the opening of their new Subaru dealership in Valencia, California. The new location brings a unique and welcomed approach to automotive sales in Southern California.  "Hello Auto Group is excited to open a new locati ... Continue reading

Latin America Automotive Market Outlook Report 2022: Opportunities in Local Production of EV Components, SUV Interest, & Electrified Vehicle Offers

Latin America Automotive Market Outlook Report 2022: Opportunities in Local Production of EV Components, SUV Interest, & Electrified Vehicle Offers

DUBLIN, June 23, 2022 -- The "LATAM Automotive Growth Outlook, 2022" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The market is expected to grow by 7.6% With 4.4 million units sold, the LATAM passenger vehicle market grew by 11.7% in 2021. ... Continue reading

NASA Sets Live Launch Coverage for CAPSTONE Mission to Moon

NASA Sets Live Launch Coverage for CAPSTONE Mission to Moon

WASHINGTON, June 23, 2022 -- NASA will air live launch coverage of the agency's Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System Technology Operations and Navigation Experiment (CAPSTONE), the first spacecraft to fly a specific unique lunar orbit ahead of future missions with crew. CAPSTONE is targeted to launch no earlier than ... Continue reading

RVnGO Announces Confidential Submission of Draft Registration Statement Related to Proposed Public Offering.

RVnGO Announces Confidential Submission of Draft Registration Statement Related to Proposed Public Offering.

PHOENIX, June 23, 2022 -- RVnGO (RVeloCITY, Inc., doing business as RVnGO, Phoenix, Arizona the "Company") announced today that it has confidentially submitted a draft registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") relating to the proposed initial public offering of its Clas ... Continue reading

Standard Motor Products Introduces New Blue Streak Products

Standard Motor Products Introduces New Blue Streak Products

NEW YORK, June 23, 2022 -- Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) announces the expansion of its Blue Streak® line. SMP's latest Blue Streak® product release includes 23 new part numbers in the Direct Ignition and Variable Valve Timing categories. SMP’s latest Blue Streak® product release includes Blue Streak® Ignit ... Continue reading

Embraer Signs a Firm Contract for up to 10 Passenger to Freight Conversions

Embraer Signs a Firm Contract for up to 10 Passenger to Freight Conversions

First firm contract for Embraer's P2F comes after an agreement announced in May with Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) for up to 10 conversion slots for E190F/E195F; Deliveries to start in 2024; E-Jets Freighters offer over 50% more volume capacity, three times the range of large cargo turboprops, and up to 30% lower opera ... Continue reading

Mullen Group Ltd.'s Senior Financial Officer Taking Extended Leave of Absence

Mullen Group Ltd.'s Senior Financial Officer Taking Extended Leave of Absence

OKOTOKS, AB, June 24, 2022 - (TSX: MTL)  Mullen Group Ltd. ("Mullen Group", "We", "Our" and/or the "Corporation") reports that Stephen Clark, the Corporation's Senior Financial Officer, is on extended leave for health reasons.  In his absence, Carson Urlacher, Senior Accounting Officer has assumed Mr. Clark's respo ... Continue reading

Country Roads RV Center Announces Current Promotions and Featured Dealership Model for June, 2022

Country Roads RV Center Announces Current Promotions and Featured Dealership Model for June, 2022

Country Roads RV Will Continue to Offer Special Discounts and Pricing to Emergency First Responders, Medical Personnel and Active-Duty Military LEXINGTON, N.C., June 24, 2022 -- The founders of Country Roads RV Center are pleased to announce their current sales, promotions and updates for June, 2022.  To learn more ab ... Continue reading

Hertz Sponsors New Porsche Racecar to Compete in 2023 FIA World Endurance Championship

Hertz Sponsors New Porsche Racecar to Compete in 2023 FIA World Endurance Championship

ESTERO, Fla. and LONDON, June 25, 2022 -- Hertz announced today it is sponsoring a new Porsche racecar to compete in the 2023 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) which includes the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans race. ... Continue reading

UPCOMING INVESTOR DEADLINE: Mullen Automotive, Inc. f/k/a Net Element, Inc. Investors with Substantial Losses Have Opportunity to Lead Mullen Automotive Class Action - MULN

UPCOMING INVESTOR DEADLINE: Mullen Automotive, Inc. f/k/a Net Element, Inc. Investors with Substantial Losses Have Opportunity to Lead Mullen Automotive Class Action - MULN

SAN DIEGO, June 24, 2022 -- Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP announces that purchasers or acquirers of Mullen Automotive, Inc. f/k/a Net Element, Inc. securities between June 15, 2020 and April 6, 2022, inclusive (the "Class Period") have until Tuesday, July 5, 2022 to seek appointment as lead plaintiff in Schaub v. Mu ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Wrap-up - June 19-25, 2022

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Wrap-up - June 19-25, 2022

Below are the past week's important, relevant, semi-secret, or snappy automotive news, opinions and insider back stories presented as expertly crafted easy-to-understand automotive universe news nuggets ... Continue reading

2022 Hyundai Tucson N Line AWD Review by Mark Fulmer

2022 Hyundai Tucson N Line AWD Review by Mark Fulmer

Hyundai's 2022 version of the already popular Tucson adds visual and technical enhancements while keeping its competitive pricing on point. ... Continue reading

2022 Toyota 4Runner 4x4 TRD Sport – Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2022 Toyota 4Runner 4x4 TRD Sport – Review by David Colman +VIDEO

Toyota has introduced a new model of their venerable 4Runner for 2022 called the TRD Sport. You can instantly identify the Sport by its refreshingly simplified exterior trim. ... Continue reading

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