Center for Auto Safety: It is Time for Congress to Take Action on Kia and Hyundai Fires

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 27, 2019 Contact: Grace Garver, (202) 328-7700, ggarver@autosafety.org Center for Auto Safety: It is Time for Congress to Take Action on Kia and Hyundai Fires Today, the Center for Auto Safety (“the Center”) sent a letter to Congress detailing the need to protect Americans from the millions of Kia and Hyundai vehi

Center for Auto Safety Submits Comment to DOT on Vehicle-to-Everything Communications

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 25, 2019 For Media Inquiries, Email: contact@autosafety.org or Call: (202) 328-7700 Center for Auto Safety Submits Comment to DOT on Vehicle-to-Everything Communications Today, the Center filed a comment to the Department of Transportation regarding a rulemaking on “Vehicle-to-Everything” (V2X) communications.&nbs

Jack Gillis and the Center for Auto Safety Reveal The Car Book’s Best Bets for 2019

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                               February 22, 2019 Contact: Richard Eckman, 202-939-1013;  Grace Garver, 202-328-7700 JACK GILLIS AND THE CENTER FOR AUTO SAFETY REVEAL THE CAR BO

Center Submits Comments to DC City Council on Proposed Driverless Car Tests on Public Roads

February 12, 2019 Councilmember Mary M. Cheh, Chairperson Committee on Transportation and the Environment Council of the District of Columbia 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20004 Dear Chairperson Cheh, The Center for Auto Safety (the Center), the nation’s premier independent, non-profit consumer advocacy organization dedicated to imp

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Should more Kia vehicles be recalled for fire risk?

The Center for Auto Safety says they believe about 5 million vehicles need to be addressed. So far, only about 500,000 Kia and Hyundai vehicles have been recalled. “This goes beyond just the small universe that Kia has chosen to recall,” Jason Levine, Executive Director for the Center for Author Safety said. “The problem is much bigger.

Fire engulfs Michigan man’s Kia; he’s not the only one

“Recently, Hyundai and Kia acknowledged there are additional millions of their vehicles experiencing engine failure, a frequently cited precursor to fire events, yet they have refused to recall almost any of these vehicles to address the risk of fire,” said Jason Levine, executive director of the nonprofit Center for Auto Safety, which has call

Drivers say automakers are putting lives at risk by not recalling engines known to fail or catch fire

“We’re quite concerned with the cavalier attitude that both manufacturers have taken toward their consumers and towards the safety concerns,” says Jason Levine, from the Center for Auto Safety in the U.S. He believes the recalls cover a fraction of the “several millions of vehicles both in the U.S. and Canada that we believe

Sudden fires in Kias, Hyundais require congressional intervention, consumer group says

“Car fires can be deadly or cause serious injuries. Even in circumstances where luck provides victims a path to safety, car fires cause significant property damage, often leaving consumers owing money for a vehicle which has literally been burned to a crisp,” said Jason Levine, executive director of the Center on Auto Safety in the letter&

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