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Canada: Regulator alleges false advertising by Avis and Budget

 |  March 11, 2015

Canada’s competition watchdog said on Wednesday it will take action against what it says are deceptive marketing practices by rental car agencies Avis and Budget that can increase customers’ costs by as much as 35 percent.

The Competition Bureau said it has filed an application with the Competition Tribunal to seek an end to what it alleges are false, or misleading, price representations by Avis and Budget.

The agency is also seeking a total of $23.5 million in penalties from Avis and Budget, as well as their parent company, Avis Budget Group Inc, along with refunds for consumers.


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