Dealership Advisor

Legal news and trends affecting the auto dealership industry

May 09, 2019

Attorney Sandy Lynskey Appointed by Ohio Department of Public Safety to NMVTIS Committee

Former Consumer Protection Chief and M&S Of Counsel Attorney Sandy Lynskey has been appointed by the Director of the Ohio Department of Public Safety  to the National Motor [...]

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Apr 18, 2019

Auto Dealers (and Maybe Manufacturers) Becoming a Hot Target of TCPA Lawsuits

As with all industries looking to communicate with current and potential customers, auto dealers need a robust and well-vetted compliance program to ensure their engagement initiatives comply [...]

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Mar 08, 2019

AMRA Announces New Officers

The Automotive Maintenance and Repair Association (AMRA) recently announced the election of its Board Officers: Jeff Campbell from Monro, Inc., re-elected as Chairman of the Board Kathy [...]

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Jan 14, 2019

Ohio BMV Announces New Certificate of Title Form

In 2019, county title offices will begin transitioning to a new motor vehicle certificate of title form. The implementation schedule varies by county and will take place [...]

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Dec 10, 2018

SCRA Compliance Continues to Take the Spotlight

The Department of Justice (“DOJ”) has brought the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (“SCRA”) back into the spotlight with a recent settlement agreement entered into with Hudson Valley [...]

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Sep 20, 2018

Three Things Auto Dealers Need to Know About the FTC Used Car Buyer’s Guide

Though its usage rules may seem straightforward, The Federal Trade Commission’s (“FTC”) Used Car Buyer’s Guide includes several requirements that seem to catch many auto dealers off [...]

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Aug 31, 2018

Automobile Advertising – Ohio Guidelines From A to Z

New and used automotive dealers and their marketing partners should be aware of the many Ohio laws and regulations affecting their vehicle advertisements. From the Availability of vehicles [...]

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Aug 24, 2018

Tensions Begin to Rise in Car Parts Price Fixing Case

Auto dealers and repair shops have been feeling an economic squeeze, with pressure mounting on multiple fronts. First, revenues have been suppressed by insurance companies as we [...]

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Jun 01, 2018

What Dealers Can Expect if Trade Wars Expand to the Auto Industry

Citing national security concerns, the White House is investigating the possibility of imposing tariffs on imported automobiles and automotive parts in an effort to revitalize domestic auto [...]

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Apr 05, 2018

After Lengthy Litigation, M&S Automotive Team Successful in Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

In a decision that has ended a matter in its 8th year of litigation, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled yesterday that a former Chrysler franchisee [...]

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