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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, statements, and marketing materials that give the impression that the Autopilot system …

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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 …

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Should all recalls trigger free loaners for owners?

WASHINGTON — Is Honda’s aggressive response to the Takata airbag crisis a special remedy for uniquely challenging circumstances or a template for the industry to follow? That’s the question at the heart of a debate over whether consumers deserve access to free loaner vehicles when their own vehicles are under …

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