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Americans are right not to trust self-driving cars

By Jason Levine Jason Levine is executive director of the Center for Auto Safety. Self-driving cars potentially represent the greatest step toward automotive and pedestrian safety since universal installation of the air bag. Yet the American people remain reticent about this leap into the future. Seventy-eight percent of respondents to an AAA …

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CAS and KidsAndCars.org Sue DOT/NHTSA to Force Action on Rear Seat Belt Reminder Rule

   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 16, 2017 Contact: KidsAndCars.org: Janette Fennell, Janette@KidsAndCars.org, (415) 336-9279 KidsAndCars.org: Amber Andreasen, Amber@KidsAndCars.org, (913) 732-2792 Center for Auto Safety: Jason Levine, JLevine@AutoSafety.org, (202) 328-7700 KidsAndCars.org and The Center for Auto Safety  Sue Department of Transportation to Issue Overdue Rule on Rear Safety Belt Reminders  Washington, …

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Takata Update: Deadly Incidents Continue as Automakers Struggle to Meet Takata Recall Repair Deadlines

Despite fast-approaching government deadlines to replace deadly and defective Takata airbag inflators, automakers have yet to achieve acceptable recall completion rates.  The Center for Auto Safety recommends that all consumers check the NHTSA VIN Recall Lookup to determine whether their vehicle is subject to these recalls. RECENT NEWS Who Will …

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Auto Safety / Consumer Organizations Sue Federal Trade Commission Over Decision Allowing General Motors and Car Dealerships to Engage in False Advertising of Unrepaired Recalled “Certified” Used Cars

NEWS for immediate release: February 6, 2017 .PDF of Release Contacts: Rosemary Shahan, CARS, 530-759-9440 Michael Brooks, CAS, 202-328-7700 x 113 Auto Safety / Consumer Organizations Sue Federal Trade Commission, Over Decision Allowing General Motors and Car Dealerships to Engage in False Advertising of Unrepaired Recalled “Certified” Used Cars             …

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