Auto Defects

Center for Auto Safety Calls on Nissan and Federal Government to Address Melting Dashboards

October 6, 2021 For Immediate Release Contact: Jason Levine, [email protected], 202-328-7700 Center for Auto Safety Calls on Nissan…

Are federal AV investigations a first step toward federal regulation? Not necessarily, experts say

Levine with the Center for Auto Safety said a regulatory approach “wouldn’t simply address Tesla’s use of…

In Tesla Autopilot Investigation, Federal Regulators Ask Other Automakers for Their Data

“Gathering data from multiple manufacturers should allow NHTSA to not only make comprehensive determinations about ADAS performance…

Hyundai Engine Recall Follows 45 Engine Fires

The Hyundai engine recall is the result of a June 2018 petition to the National Highway Traffic…

The Modernizing Seat Back Safety Act could get hung up in Congress

“For over fifty years the government seatback standard has been so inadequate as to allow the average…

CAS Virtual Holiday Celebration & Auto Safety Awards Gala

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EGB

NHTSA 2016 Enforcement Guidance Bulletin

EV Battery Fire Recalls

Date NHTSA ID Covered Vehicles Vehicles Affected 8/20/2021 21V650000 2020-2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV 52,403 7/23/2021 21V560000 2017-2019…

Tesla Sells ‘Full Self-Driving,’ but What Is It Really?

“One of the downsides of automated technology can be overreliance — people relying on something it may…