Center for Auto Safety Calls on Congress to Preserve NHTSA Safety Funding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 9, 2019 Contact: Grace Garver, (202) 328-7700, ggarver@autosafety.org Center for Auto Safety Calls on Congress to Preserve NHTSA Safety Funding  Despite over 100 Americans being killed by tragic crashes on our roads every day, the Department of Transportation (DOT) has requested an 11% reduction in resources fo

Center for Auto Safety Urges Senate Committee to Reject Heidi King as NHTSA Administrator

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 2, 2019 Contact: Grace Garver, (202) 328-7700, ggarver@autosafety.org Center for Auto Safety Urges Senate Committee to Reject Heidi King as NHTSA Administrator Center Submits Letter Opposing the Confirmation Before Scheduled Wednesday Vote There are few products that impact as many Americans as automobiles. There is no a

NHTSA Grants Center for Auto Safety Hyundai/Kia Petition; Goverment Will Investigate Thousands of Non-Crash Fires

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 1, 2019 Contact: Michael Brooks, (202) 328-7700, mbrooks@autosafety.org Statement from Jason Levine, Executive Director, Center for Auto Safety on NHTSA granting the Center’s 2018 petition to investigate Kia and Hyundai vehicle fires: “It is long past time for the full power of the federal government to be br

Center for Auto Safety Calls on NHTSA to Investigate Malfunctioning Automatic Emergency Braking System on 2017-2018 Nissan Rogue Vehicles 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 21, 2019 Contact: Grace Garver, (202) 328-7700, ggarver@autosafety.org Center for Auto Safety Calls on NHTSA to Investigate Malfunctioning Automatic Emergency Braking System on 2017-2018 Nissan Rogue Vehicles  Today, the Center for Auto Safety (“the Center”) petitioned the National Highway Traffic Safety Admini

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Bay Area man survives car fire, Hyundai and Kia now under investigation

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Federal Regulators Expand Investigation into Airbag Controls

It does not appear that the industry has learned its lesson from Takata. You don’t need to wait for a body count to take proactive measures to get defective parts out of your vehicle.  

After second recall, Toyota Prius electrical system is still overheating

Jason Levine, executive director of the Center for Auto Safety, said limp-home is better than complete power loss, but it reduces a car to a “large golf cart.” There are few, if any, federal safety regulations that govern limp-home, he noted. “Unfortunately, there’s been a trend of manufacturers trying to turn safety recalls into what sound

Nissan Canada recalls 90,000 Rogues over unintended braking

In March, the Center for Auto Safety petitioned for a NHTSA investigation, saying there had been at least 87 consumer complaints.   “Nissan has attempted to address the defect as a service matter rather than a safety problem,” the Center said. Nissan Canada is recalling more than 90,000 Rogue crossovers because thei

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