NHTSA Grants Center for Auto Safety Petition to Investigate Nissan Rogue Automatic Emergency Braking

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 12, 2019 Contact: Katherine Pedersen, (202) 328-7700 x406, kpedersen@autosafety.org Statement from Jason Levine, Executive Director, Center for Auto Safety on NHTSA granting the Center’s petition to investigate false activation of the 2017-18 Nissan Rogue Automatic Emergency Braking system: “While we are pleased

Center for Auto Safety Calls for Tesla Recall after NTSB Report

For Immediate Release September 4, 2019 Contact: Jason Levine, jlevine@autosafety.org or 202-328-7700 Center for Auto Safety Calls for Tesla Recall after NTSB Report The National Transportation Safety Board has just issued a report confirming what many have been saying for a long time: Tesla’s “AutoPilot” feature is dangerous and ca

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Opinion: We need autonomous vehicle laws

It is downright embarrassing, and frankly dangerous, that the U.S. government has delegated to car companies, and the technology industry, any consequential decisions about the next 100 years of cars and safety. For example, Wednesday, the United States Senate held a hearing on “Federal Perspectives” on autonomous vehicle technology. One might

Tesla Could Deliver ‘Full Self Driving’ Within Weeks. Here’s What That Means for Drivers—and Tesla’s Stock

Jason K. Levine, Executive Director of the Center for Auto Safety, does not believe that trust is warranted. “Based on Tesla’s cavalier attitude up until now when it comes to quality control, the safety of their [systems], or educating consumers regarding the limitations of their technology,” he says, “There is nothing that should l

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