Michael Brooks

Check for Recalls Before You Buy a Used Car

By Consumer Reports April 21, 2017 On Friday, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced settlements with 104 car dealerships that sold vehicles with unresolved safety recalls without informing the buyers. The settlements allow dealers to continue to market and sell used cars with open safety recalls as long as …

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CAS, CARS, and USPIRG File U.S. District Court Complaint Challenging FTC Consent Orders on Certified Used Vehicles with Open Recalls

March 24, 2017 The Center for Auto Safety, Consumers for Auto Reliability and Safety, and United States Public Interest Research Group today filed a complaint in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, challenging the FTC Consent Orders that that permit dealers of “Certified Pre-Owned” vehicles to …

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Auto Safety / Consumer Organizations Sue Federal Trade Commission Over Decision Allowing General Motors and Car Dealerships to Engage in False Advertising of Unrepaired Recalled “Certified” Used Cars

NEWS for immediate release: February 6, 2017 .PDF of Release Contacts: Rosemary Shahan, CARS, 530-759-9440 Michael Brooks, CAS, 202-328-7700 x 113 Auto Safety / Consumer Organizations Sue Federal Trade Commission, Over Decision Allowing General Motors and Car Dealerships to Engage in False Advertising of Unrepaired Recalled “Certified” Used Cars             …

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AS DOJ NEARS TAKATA SETTLEMENT, BLUMENTHAL & MARKEY CALL FOR STIFF PUNISHMENT AGAINST INDIVIDUAL TAKATA EXECUTIVES

For Immediate Release Contact: Maria McElwain (Blumenthal) (202) 224-6452 Giselle Barry (Markey) (202) 224-2742 January 12, 2017 AS DOJ NEARS TAKATA SETTLEMENT, BLUMENTHAL & MARKEY CALL FOR STIFF PUNISHMENT AGAINST INDIVIDUAL TAKATA EXECUTIVES [WASHINGTON, DC] – As the Department of Justice (DOJ) nears a criminal settlement with Takata Corporation, U.S. …

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Blumenthal & Markey Respond to Autonation Decision to Resume Sales of “Deadly” Cars Under Recall

For Immediate Release Contact: Maria McElwain (Blumenthal)(202) 224-6452 Giselle Barry (Markey) (202) 224-2742 December 6, 2016 BLUMENTHAL & MARKEY RESPOND TO AUTONATION DECISION TO RESUME SALES OF “DEADLY” CARS UNDER RECALL Senators Call on Auto Retailer to Fully Inform Consumers of Broken Promise [WASHINGTON, D.C.] – U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal …

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