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Consumer Alert: Regulators and Tesla don’t see eye to eye on safety ratings

Jason Levine, executive director of the Center for Auto Safety, says the news is “disturbing, but unfortunately, not particularly surprising…When we see NHTSA having to issue a cease-and-desist letter to stop them from way overstating the safety features of their vehicle, it’s really unfortunate and it’s rather discouraging of how …

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GM, Lyft, Waymo want to be allowed to remove driver controls on autonomous cars

The Center for Auto Safety, a Washington-based consumer advocacy organization, said it remains “skeptical” about companies testing vehicles without manual controls, citing “there is no demonstrable evidence” that the vehicles “can safely operate on (and off) America’s roads.” General Motors and Alphabet’s Waymo are among the companies encouraging federal safety regulators to swiftly, yet safely, …

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Consumer groups, ‘Sully’ Sullenberger raise concerns about Tesla’s Autopilot and Full Self-Driving features

Two consumer advocacy groups on Thursday refiled a request with the Federal Trade Commission for it to investigate Tesla’s representation of its Autopilot driver aid system, calling it “misleading” and “deceptive.” The Center for Auto Safety and Consumer Watchdog submitted a letter to the FTC last year on the same …

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