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Obama: Consumer protection office needs power over non-banks
Chrysler to await arbitration before dealer appointments
Toyota dismisses Calif. man's runaway Prius report
If the Toyota Prius is in trouble, can other green cars take advantage?
Toyota's recovery road is less bumpy than expected
NADA milestone: Chairmen's children graduate from NADA academy in the same class
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Obama: Consumer protection office needs power over non-banks

President Barack Obama is drawing a line in the sand on a new consumer financial protection office, saying it must have strong powers over non-banks as well as banks. (Read more)
Source: The Hill

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Chrysler to await arbitration before dealer appointments

Chrysler Group LLC said it will no longer give dealerships additional brands to sell in those areas where former dealers are seeking arbitration over the auto maker's decision to close their showrooms. (Read more)
Source: The Wall Street Journal

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Toyota dismisses Calif. man's runaway Prius report

SAN DIEGO -- Toyota Motor Corp. was quiet last week when James Sikes told reporters how the gas pedal got stuck on his 2008 Prius, leading him on a wild ride on a Southern California freeway. Now the Japanese automaker is talking at length about how its tests don't support Sikes' version of events, and the driver is quiet. (Read more)
Source: The Associated Press

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If the Toyota Prius is in trouble, can other green cars take advantage?
By Matthew E. Kahn

As the proud owner of a 2008 Toyota Avalon and as a researcher who likes to make maps of where are the communities with lots of Prius vehicles (i.e Berkeley), I have been in deep thought about the "green" competition for auto market share. (Read more)
Source: The Christian Science Monitor

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Toyota's recovery road is less bumpy than expected

A survey released on Monday shows that the brand is holding up to its recent recall-related battering better than initially feared. (Read more)
Source: The Wall Street Journal

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NADA milestone: Chairmen's children graduate from NADA academy in the same class

McLEAN, Va. – The National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) marked an important milestone on Friday when Chairman Ed Tonkin and immediate past Chairman John McEleney celebrated the graduation of their children, Nancy Tonkin and Drew McEleney, from the NADA-ATD Dealer Academy. (Read more)
Source: NADAFrontPage.com

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Quotable
 
"Toyota believes there were serious inconsistencies with the account of the event of March 8 and the findings of this investigation."

     -- Toyota spokesman Mike Michels, referring to the automaker's probe of an incident in which the driver of a 2008 Prius said he applied heavy pressure to the brake pedal while the car accelerated on its own, The Associated Press, March 16


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Profile: New NADA Chairman Ed Tonkin


NADA Launches New Online Magazine 

2010 Convention
 

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