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AG Campbell Settles with Massachusetts Auto Dealer over Alleged Pricing Discrimination Affecting Black and Hispanic Consumers

Massachusetts AG Andrea Joy Campbell reached a settlement with Hometown Auto Framingham, Inc. for allegedly violating Massachusetts’s Consumer Protection Law by charging higher prices for “add-on” goods or services to Black and Hispanic customers who purchased or leased vehicles from the company’s auto dealerships.

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CFPB and AG James Sue Auto Lender for Allegedly Targeting Consumers Likely to Default

New York AG Letitia James and the CFPB sued Credit Acceptance Corporation (CAC) for allegedly violating New York usury limits and consumer and investor protection laws, as well as the Consumer Financial Protection Act, by making predatory loans to consumers with poor credit attempting to buy used vehicles. According to the complaint, CAC marketed itself…

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Multistate AG Coalition Files Brief in D.C. Circuit to Support Vacating EPA Vehicle Emissions Standards

A group of 16 AGs filed a brief in the D.C. Court of Appeals arguing that the EPA did not have the authority to promulgate substantially more stringent greenhouse gas emissions standards for vehicle carbon dioxide emissions. The AGs—all Republicans—petitioned the Court to vacate the EPA’s “Revised 2023 and Later Model Year Light Duty Vehicle…

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AG Bonta Secures $25 Million Settlement with Bosch for Alleged Role in Diesel Emissions Scandal

California AG Rob Bonta and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) have reached a settlement with German multinational engineering electronics company Robert Bosch LLC and its parent company (collectively, “Bosch”) to resolve allegations related to the company’s role in the recent diesel emissions scandals at automobile manufacturers Volkswagen and Fiat Chrysler. The complaint alleged that…

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AG Coalition Challenges Proposed Emissions Measure

Oklahoma AG John O’Connor and Kentucky AG Daniel Cameron led a coalition of Republican AGs in submitting two separate comment letters challenging the Federal Highway Administration’s proposed Greenhouse Gas Emissions Measure, which would require all fifty states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico to set targets to reduce tailpipe CO2 emissions to net zero by 2050.

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