Center for Auto Safety and Consumer Watchdog Request FTC Investigation into Deceptive Tesla “Autopilot”

May 23, 2018 Contact: Jason Levine, jlevine@autosafety.org, (202) 328-7700 John M. Simpson, john@consumerwatchdog.org, (310) 292-1902 Center for Auto Safety and Consumer Watchdog Request FTC Investigation into Deceptive Tesla “Autopilot” The Center for Auto Safety and Consumer Watchdog today called on the Federal Trade Commission to invest

Center for Auto Safety Opposes Heidi King Nomination as NHTSA Administrator

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 21, 2018 Contact: Michael Brooks, mbrooks@autosafety.org, (202) 328-7700   Last week, prior to her May 16 confirmation hearing, the Center for Auto Safety sent a letter to the Senate Commerce Committee regarding serious concerns about Heidi King’s nomination to be the Administrator of the National Highway Traffi

Center for Auto Safety Submits Letter of Concern Regarding Deputy Administrator Heidi King’s Nomination for NHTSA Administrator

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 15, 2018 Contact: Jason Levine, (202) 328-7700   There are few products that impact as many Americans as automobiles. Today, the Center for Auto Safety sent a letter to the Senate Commerce Committee expressing our significant concerns regarding Deputy Administrator Heidi King’s safety record during her time at

Center for Auto Safety Formally Objects to GM Petition to Avoid Takata Airbag Inflator Recall

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – THURSDAY, MAY 10 Contact: Michael Brooks, 202-328-7700 mbrooks@autosafety.org             Center for Auto Safety Formally Objects to GM Petition to Avoid Takata Airbag Inflator Recall Washington, D.C. — The Center for Auto Safety, the nation’s premier independent non-profit consum

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Consumer Group Says Tesla’s Autopilot Is ‘Deceptive,’ Calls For Investigation

The consumer advocacy groups Center for Auto Safety and Consumer Watchdog called on the Federal Trade Commission today to investigate Tesla for “deceptive advertising and marketing practices and representations” made regarding Tesla’s Autopilot semi-autonomous driving system. The letter specifically points out advertising,

Trump NHTSA pick’s vote postponed

by Keith Laing May 21, 2018 Washington — The nomination of President Trump’s pick to lead the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is facing signs of trouble after a Senate committee postponed a Tuesday vote on whether her nomination should move forward. A senator on that committee expressed concern over her earlier testimony. Co

In ‘service campaigns,’ car companies allegedly downplay defects linked to poisoning, crashes, and fires

by Amy Martin ConsumerAffairs.com May 17, 2015 When a driver in southern California noticed that his three-year-old Prius was losing power as he cruised down the Interstate 5 highway, with warning lights illuminating on the dashboard and his gas pedal suddenly failing, he knew his only hope to avoid a crash was to pull off to the shoulder. But the

A Tesla car crash near Salt Lake City, Utah, is under investigation

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