Mar 23, 2023
The Assembly Science, Innovation and Technology Committee, today, advanced legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney to address growing privacy concerns related to vehicles that collect data including GPS locations, phone records, passwords, and other sensitive information, putting consumers at risk for potential identify theft. Asm. Rooney's bill (A4723)...
Mar 21, 2023
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NJ CAR Hosts Webinar On Safeguards Rule Compliance
While some aspects of the Safeguards Rule have been delayed until June 9, 2023, that doesn't mean dealers should see this as a reason to push off their compliance efforts. Through its recent actions, the FTC continues to penalize companies that violate the FTC Act for poor data protection,...
Mar 06, 2023
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The FTC recently took enforcement action against GoodRx, resulting in a $1.5 million civil penalty settlement for failing to report its unauthorized disclosure of consumer health data to Facebook, Google, and other companies. For businesses that regularly share customer information with third parties or seek customer information to drive...
Feb 06, 2023
Dealerships required to electronically file 2022 employee workplace injury and illness records with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration must do so by March 2, 2023. Dealerships required to post and electronically file Form 300A (or state equivalent) include: Commercial truck dealerships with 20 to 249 employees working at a single "establishment" (defined...
Feb 06, 2023
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IRS Clarifies Which New Vehicles Qualify for the Electric Vehicle Tax Credit
The Internal Revenue Service has revised how it classifies vehicles potentially eligible for a Section 30D Clean Vehicle Credit. As a result, more new battery electric (BEV), plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV), and fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) models/trim levels are now considered “SUVs, vans, and pick-ups” for purposes of...
Jan 18, 2023
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NJ CAR Hosts Webinar On The Importance of Scanning Documents In Today’s Environment
NJ CAR hosted a webinar with Rick Manista, President and CEO, and Michael Dachille, Managing Director of AutoTrieve to discuss what the FTC Safeguard Rules say about encryption. Rick and Michael also discussed best practices for preventing cyber breaches and identity theft, as well as potential dealership liabilities and...