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Ohio AG Notes ‘Big Difference’ Between Franchised, Independent Dealers

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced five lawsuits against used car dealerships last week. Like most of the suits recently filed in the state, DeWine says the issue is ‘bad apple’ used car dealers not delivering titles.

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Illinois Senator Proposes Repeal of 'Blue Law'

Illinois State Senator Jim Oberweis is proposing to lift the state’s ban on Sunday car sales, but car dealers, to his surprise, are opposed.

GM to Allow Consumers to Buy Cars Online

General Motors plans to roll out its Shop-Click-Drive program to all of its dealers by the end of the year. The voluntary program allows dealership customers to complete the entire car-shopping process online.

Judge Partially Blocks N.H. Dealer-Protection Bill, GM Drops State Dealer Incentives

Heavy farm equipment manufacturers won temporary exemption from New Hampshire’s newly amended Dealer Bill of Rights, days before it was to take effect on Monday. Dealers there were dealt another blow that day when General Motors announced it was pulling its dealer sales incentives from that state.

EEOC Sues Chicago Dealer for Harassing Muslim, Arab Employees

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing Chicago’s Rizza Cadillac after three employees complained of harassment.

Cal Worthington Passes Away at 92

Cal Worthington, best known for his iconic TV ads that played on the most imaginative stunts to get customers to 'Go See Cal,' passed away Sunday afternoon.

Edmunds.com Settles With Firm for ‘Fake Reviews’

Edmunds.com reached a settlement with Humankind Design Ltd., the online reputation management firm the site was suing for posting fraudulent reviews on behalf of 25 car dealers nationwide.

Jeff Schmitt Auto Group Loses BBB Accreditation

The Better Business Bureau suspends the group’s accreditation after it paid more than $500,000 to settle at least 25 lawsuits related to its F&I practices. The operation had an 'A+' rating before it lost its accredidation.

Former Dealer Controller Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $100K

Frank Fletcher Ford in Joplin, Mo., is the latest victim of an embezzling controller who admits to stealing about $88K from the dealer, according to court documents filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri Southwestern Division.

UPDATED: Edmunds Files Lawsuit Against Company Posting “Fake Reviews”

Edmunds filed a lawsuit against an online reputation management company for allegedly posting “fake reviews” to the automotive information website on behalf of 25 dealers nationwide.