June 28, 2016—We told you that consumers who were affected by Volkswagen’s cheating on emissions tests were expected to receive the choice between selling their vehicle back to Volkswagen or receiving paid-for repairs. That has come to pass, and now we have details.
June 30, 2016—Food and Drug Administration approved a medication to treat adults who have chronic hepatitis C. The medication also is approved in combination with ribavirin to treat patients who have moderate-to-severe cirrhosis (advanced liver disease).
Feb. 27, 2015—The company says its EXi Series lawnmower engine has improved air cleaner seals and operates at cooler temperatures than previous engines do. As a result, it never has to have its oil changed as long as consumers add oil as necessary.
Oct. 27, 2014—Toro says the TimeCutter SW Series will be available in January 2015 and the price range will be $2,999–$4,500. The ZTRs are Toro’s first that use a steering wheel rather than handlebars to turn on a dime.
July 15, 2016—Midlevel-marketing company Herbalife will be allowed to remain in business after settling charges by Federal Trade Commission that it deceived consumers and provided an unfair compensation structure.