Auto Defects

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Petition for Safe Autonomous Vehicles

Sign the Center for Auto Safety’s petition to tell the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Department of Transportation to take action and put rules into place to prevent the deployment of unsafe driverless cars. Despite autonomous and semi-autonomous cars being involved in crashes and even some deaths, the …

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Vehicle Safety Whistleblowers

Whistleblowers play a critical role in exposing vehicle safety and quality issues that negatively impact consumers.  The Center for Auto Safety strongly encourages anyone with information related to safety defects to come forward and expose these issues in order to protect vehicle owners and other road users.  To report information …

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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 NHTSA does not enforce …

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Center for Auto Safety Formally Objects to GM Petition to Avoid Takata Airbag Inflator Recall

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – THURSDAY, MAY 10 Contact: Michael Brooks, 202-328-7700 mbrooks@autosafety.org             Center for Auto Safety Formally Objects to GM Petition to Avoid Takata Airbag Inflator Recall Washington, D.C. — The Center for Auto Safety, the nation’s premier independent non-profit consumer advocacy organization dedicated to …

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FAST Act Recall Notification by Electronic Means

December 4, 2015 SEC. 24104. RECALL PROCESS. (a) Notification Improvement.-- (1) In general.--Not later than 270 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall prescribe a final rule revising the regulations under section 577.7 of title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, to include notification by electronic …

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