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Do you work in the motor vehicle industry or follow what’s going on in that sector?  Then today’s announcement from the FTC about a series of workshops on consumer protection issues related to the sale, financing, and leasing of cars, SUVs, and light trucks is right up your alley.  The first roundtable, set for April 12th at Wayne State Law School in Detroit, is free and open to the public.  And what better place to rev up a discussion about motor vehicles than in the Motor City?

If you have an interest in the topic, make sure your voice is heard.  Planning to attend the event at Wayne State?  Preregister by emailing your name and affiliation to  If you’d like to volunteer to be a panelist at any of the upcoming roundtables, email your name and affiliation to  And consider filing a comment online about the issues raised in the Federal Register Notice about the event.

But watch for the checkered flag:  The deadline for comments and requests to participate as a panelist is March 28th.

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