Center for Auto Safety Petitions NHTSA to Begin Rulemaking to Immediately Mandate Submission of Safety Information by Companies Testing Self-Driving Technology on Public Road

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 19, 2018 Contact: Grace Garver, ggarver@autosafety.org, (202) 328-7700 Center for Auto Safety Petitions NHTSA to Begin Rulemaking to Immediately Mandate Submission of Safety Information by Companies Testing Self-Driving Technology on Public Roads The Center for Auto Safety—the nation’s premier independent non-profi

Following Center for Auto Safety recall request over non-collision fires in 2.9 million Kia and Hyundai vehicles, U.S. Senate schedules a hearing with manufacturer CEO on November 14.

Nelson: Kia, Hyundai CEOs asked to appear before Congress WASHINGTON – The CEOs of Kia and Hyundai have been asked to appear before Congress next month to answer questions regarding a series of vehicle fires affecting the automakers, according to Senate Commerce Committee Ranking Member Bill Nelson (D-FL). The move comes in response to a growing

Center for Auto Safety Demands Recall of 2.9 Million 2011-2014 Kia and Hyundai Vehicles After Almost One Non-Collision Fire Report Every Day for Four Months

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 12, 2018 Contact: Grace Garver, ggarver@autosafety.org, (202) 328-7700 Center for Auto Safety Demands Recall of 2.9 Million 2011-2014 Kia Sorento, Kia Optima, Hyundai Sonata, Hyundai Santa Fe, and 2010-2015 Kia Soul Vehicles After Almost One Non-Collision Fire Report Every Day for Four Months   The Center

Center for Auto Safety Statement on DOT Voluntary AV Guidance Version 3.0

Today, the Department of Transportation has released a third version of voluntary guidance for automated driving systems which perfectly captures this administration’s approach to protecting people: get out of the way and let industry drive.  Despite deaths, injuries, and crashes involving a variety of semi-autonomous and autonomous vehicle

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Expert Voices: AV diagnostic systems needed for road safety but easy to hack

Under current regulations, vehicles must allow connection to their diagnostic systems for analysis and repair. This access point is crucial for ensuring that both conventional and future self-driving cars are safe on the road, yet it is vulnerable to hacking by physical and wireless intrusions. Why it matters: Autonomous vehicles are highly depende

Senate panel wants Hyundai, Kia to testify on engine fire reports

“We’re glad to see Sen. [Bill] Nelson and the Congress committee call Hyundai and Kia up to explain to the Senate and, more broadly, the American people exactly why so many of their cars are catching on fire and what they plan on doing to fix the problem,” Levine told Automotive News. “If they’re not going to provide the answers dire

OPINION: Don’t repeat deadly limo crash safety mistakes with driverless cars

By: Jason Levine, Executive Director of the Center for Auto Safety While holding considerable promise to improve highway safety, driverless cars today have more in common with the modified limousine that killed 20 people in New York this month than with the foolproof car of the future they are made often out to be. Driverless cars would appear to b

Risk of fire? Recall demanded of nearly 3 million vehicles

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