David Lazarus

David Lazarus is an award-winning business columnist for the Los Angeles Times, focusing on consumer affairs. He also appears daily on KTLA-TV Channel 5 and is a part-time radio host. His work appears in newspapers across the country and has resulted in a variety of laws protecting consumers.
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California Inc.: 'Unconventional choices' add to cost of Tesla Model 3

Munro & Associates, a small firm that disassembles new cars piece by piece, concluded that the Model 3 costs about $2,000 more to produce than a similarly priced BMW i3 and may have additional cost problems in its assembly plant.

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Trump says drug companies should include prices in TV ads. Good luck with that

For all of Trump’s bloviating on drug companies’ scandalous behavior — he says they’re “getting away with murder” — he’s largely tiptoed around the well-heeled, generous-to-Republicans industry.