Consumer News

Jury Awards $28M In Patent Suit Against Hyundai, KiaA Baltimore-based hybrid engine technology company has won $28.9 million in damages in a patent infringement suit against Hyundai Motor Co. and Kia Motors Corp.
AAA: Md. Drivers Paying $2.43 Per GallonMotorists in Maryland are paying 7 cents less at the pump when compared with a week ago.
Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte Will Now Feature Real PumpkinReal pumpkin is now an ingredient in Starbucks' popular pumpkin spice latte.
Maryland Comptroller Highlights Upcoming Tax-Free WeekIt may be hard to believe that public schools open in less than a month. If you have back-to-school shopping to do, get your list ready by next week. Sunday starts the state's annual tax-free week.
Kraft Recalls Cheese Due To Choking HazardKraft has issued a recall for some of their individually-wrapped cheese slices.
Land Rover Recalls 65,000 SUVs In US For Door Latch ProblemJaguar Land Rover is recalling about 65,000 SUVs in the U.S. because the doors may not latch properly and could open while being driven.
Whole Foods Being Investigated For Overcharging CustomersInspectors checked out 80 different pre-packaged products at Whole Foods and found that all of them had misrepresented labels, which resulted in up-charges for customers.
AG Frosh Investigating Towson Financial FirmMaryland's Attorney General wants to shut down a well-known Towson financial advice business.
How To Monitor Your Identity & Avoid Becoming A Victim Of Identify TheftThe federal government is looking into how hackers may have broken into the U.S. government's networks, risking the personal information of the entire federal workforce.
General Motors, Subaru Models Added To Takata Airbag RecallGeneral Motors and Subaru are adding vehicles to the growing list of models being recalled by 11 automakers due to potentially exploding airbags.
Deadly Defect Leads To Largest Airbag Recall In HistoryIt is the largest consumer product recall in U.S. history. Nearly 34 million cars in the U.S. are now included in the expanded recall for airbags that could potentially explode.
Md. Will Post Average Prices At Some Farmers Markets OnlineThe Maryland Agriculture Department is launching a pilot project that could help consumers avoid sticker shock at farmers markets.