Archive for Tag: car dealerships

Committee clears Rooney bill tackling growing privacy concerns as more cars collect driver data

TRENTON, N.J. – New cars equipped with WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS and other technology can collect information from a driver’s favorite podcast to the most frequented fast-food drive-throughs. The Assembly Science, Innovation and Technology Committee on Thursday took the first step to address growing privacy concerns in the car industry...

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Rooney bill would provide car buyer protections against subscription-based features

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee on Monday advanced a bill that prohibits motor vehicle manufacturers and dealers from requiring subscriptions for some motor vehicle features. Assemblyman Kevin Rooney, a sponsor of the bill (A4519), says consumers have been blindsided when purchasing vehicles with features...

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Oroho and Wirths drive home need to open car dealerships

TRENTON, N.J. – Two legislative budget officers, Sen. Steve Oroho and Assemblyman Hal Wirths, are asking the governor to open New Jersey car dealerships as the state faces declining sales tax revenue and residents must navigate limited public transportation options. Gov. Phil Murphy’s recent executive order closed all non-essential...

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