Center for Auto Safety Statement on Myths and Facts of AV START Act

In recent weeks, certain U.S. Senators and elements of the auto industry, have insisted the entire future driverless cars is dependent upon swift approval of the AV START Act. The need they claim for speed is so great there’s no time to debate the merits or details of the bill in public, instead the bill must be attached to a must pass piece of l

Center for Auto Safety Statement on DOT Inspector General Report: NHTSA is Failing on Recall Oversight

The Department of Transportation’s Inspector General’s report confirms the Center for Auto Safety’s long-held concerns that NHTSA is failing the American public by taking a hands-off approach to recall oversight. The agency’s records indicate sloppy and incomplete documentation of manufacturer recalls, and it is well documented

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

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Consumer Alert: Government’s handling of car recalls

“When the Office of the Inspector General – that’s the internal watchdog at the NHTSA – says that the NHTSA is doing a subpar job at overseeing its recalls, that’s something that should concern all of us,” says Jason Levine with the Center for Auto Safety. Levine’s group has been critical of the NHTSA’s handling of recalls. “R

Federal government investigating seat belt fires in Ford trucks

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Kias, Hyundais Spontaneously Catching on Fire, Safety Advocates Say

“What they [NHTSA] should be doing is opening into a new investigation into why Kias and Hyundais…are catching fire,” said Jason Levine from the Center of Auto Safety. “NHTSA’s failing at making sure recalls are happening as quickly as they need to, as effectively as they need to and as often as they need to.” Hundre

The Myth That a Cleaner Car Is Less Safe Than a Dirty One

“The standard is pushing automakers to use advanced materials and other technology to cut pollution and make us all safer on the road,” Jason Levine, executive director of the Center for Auto Safety, told us.  To justify rolling back auto gas mileage and emissions rules, the Trump administration has fabricated a false conflict between safe

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