Center for Auto Safety Responds to Flawed Supplement to GM’s Petition for Inconsequentiality Regarding Takata Airbag Inflators

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 10, 2018 Contact: Grace Garver, ggarver@autosafety.org, (202) 328-7700 Center for Auto Safety Responds to Flawed Supplement to GM’s Petition for Inconsequentiality Regarding Takata Airbag Inflators Washington, D.C.—The Center for Auto Safety has submitted a letter to NHTSA in response to General Motors’ (GM) recent

On Second Anniversary of NHTSA Investigation into Carbon Monoxide Leaks in 2011-2017 Ford Explorers Center for Auto Safety Renews Call for Ford Recall Based on Consumer Complaints the Ford “Fix” Does Not Work

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 2, 2018 Contact: Jason Levine, (202) 328-7700, JLevine@autosafety.org On Second Anniversary of NHTSA Investigation into Carbon Monoxide Leaks in 2011-2017 Ford Explorers Center for Auto Safety Renews Call for Ford Recall Based on Consumer Complaints the Ford “Fix” Does Not Work Washington, D.C.—Today, on the sec

Center for Auto Safety Letter to Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on Innovation and Infrastructure Hearing

On June 12, 2018, the Center for Auto Safety submitted a letter to the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, in advance of that committee’s hearing on Innovation and America’s Infrastructure: Examining the Effects of Emerging Autonomous Technologies on America’s Roads and Bridges. Click here to view the letter

Center for Auto Safety Calls on NHTSA to Investigate 2011-2014 Kia Sorento, Kia Optima, Hyundai Sonata, Hyundai Santa Fe for Fire Hazards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 12, 2018 Contact: Grace Garver, ggarver@autosafety.org, (202) 328-7700 Center for Auto Safety Calls on NHTSA to Investigate 2011-2014 Kia Sorento, Kia Optima, Hyundai Sonata, Hyundai Santa Fe for Fire Hazards The Center for Auto Safety—the nation’s premier independent non-profit consumer advocacy organization de

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NHTSA: More than 400 Kia, Hyundai vehicle fires

ORLANDO, Fla. — A WESH 2 News investigation of vehicle fires now has the government revealing it’s received at least 402 complaints of fires in vehicles built by Kia and sister company, Hyundai. That’s according to complaints to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and obtained by WESH 2 News. While the fires inc

Safety advocates renew call for Ford Explorer recall

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Arizona fatal self-driving Uber accident was avoidable, investigators say

Police say the safety driver in the vehicle was distracted and appeared to be looking down, watching a television show on her phone moments before the accident. Click here to watch the full clip from NBC Nightly News. 

Column: Why is the Senate giving more rights to driverless cars than people?

Today the U.S. Senate is holding a hearing on how driverless cars will impact the nation’s infrastructure. Last month the Senate held a confirmation hearing for Administrator of the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration. Both are important topics, but a timelier hearing would investigate why the rush to get robot cars on the road

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