Advocacy Group Loses Challenge Of Used-Car Safety Orders

Law360, New York (July 17, 2017, 3:23 PM EDT) -- An automobile safety advocacy group lost its case challenging the Federal Trade Commission’s December settlement with General Motors and others over used-car safety certifications, when the D.C. Circuit ruled Friday that the group doesn’t have the authority to fight the FTC’s order.

In a one-page per curiam order, the three-judge panel said that Consumers for Auto Reliability and Safety isn’t subject to the agreement at issue, so it can’t challenge its terms in the D.C. Circuit or any other court. CARS had also sought to hold...
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