Dealership Advisor

Legal news and trends affecting the auto dealership industry

May 01, 2017

NY Attorney General Cracks Down on Undisclosed Safety Recalls

Following on the heels of the FTC’s 2016 administrative decisions requiring dealers who claim their used cars are “certified pre-owned” to have all safety recalls repaired or [...]

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Jan 26, 2017

Open Safety Recalls on Certified Pre-Owned Cars: Disclosure is the Key

The Federal Trade Commission wanted to “send a signal” to auto dealers: if you sell a used car as “certified pre-owned” or tell a buyer that it [...]

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Nov 10, 2016

FTC Changes Used Car Buyer’s Guide

Following a public notice and comment period that began at the end of 2012, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) released its final ruling updating the Buyer’s Guide, an [...]

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Feb 05, 2016

Car Dealers Settle with FTC for Falsely Advertising Safety of Used Cars

The Federal Trade Commission recently issued administrative complaints against three large car dealers, General Motors Company, Jim Koons Management, and Lithia Motors Inc., for advertising the safety [...]

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