Automobiles

If your business sells automobiles, fuel, or related products, have you kept up to date on the rules and laws that could affect your company? The FTC has resources discussing the Used Car Rule, labeling guidelines for alternative fueled vehicles and alternatives fuels, how the FTC’s Privacy Rule applies to auto dealers – and other topics of interest to the automotive industry.

Whether advertising in print, on radio or TV, or on the Internet, it’s important to disclose the details of the deal up front. This publication offers practical tips on how to make effective disclosures online.
Does your company advertise consumer leases? This publication focuses on your legal obligations under the Consumer Leasing Act and Regulation M.
Focusing on federal truth-in-advertising standards, this A-to-Z primer is an essential resource for businesses of any size.
Do your product warranties comply with law? This guide explains the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, the federal law governing warranties on consumer products.
The FTC's Used Car Rule requires dealers to post a Buyers Guide in every used car they offer for sale.
The FTC's Used Car Rule requires dealers to post a Buyers Guide in every used car they offer for sale. This version of the form can be filled in.
The FTC's Used Car Rule requires dealers to post a Buyers Guide in every used car they offer for sale. This version of the form includes the format notes for the forms.
If your company is a creditor subject to FTC jurisdiction, the Credit Practices Rules applies to you. Read this guide to find out what the Rule requires and what transactions are covered.
Most dealers who sell used vehicles must comply with the Used Car Rule. This publication explains how to prepare and display the Buyer's Guide and provides a compliance checklist.
Auto dealers that extend credit, arrange financing or leasing, or give financial advice must notify customers about the information they collect, who they share it with, and how they protect it. Are you following the rules of the road?
Are you a refiner, importer, producer, distributor, or retailer of automotive fuel? The Fuel Rating Rule – once known as the Octane Rule – explains what you must tell consumers so they can make informed decisions at the pump.
Tips for businesses on complying with the Fuel Rating Rule and the Alternative Fuels and Vehicles Rule.