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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 Responds to Flawed Supplement to GM’s Petition for Inconsequentiality Regarding Takata Airbag Inflators

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 10, 2018 Contact: Grace Garver, ggarver@autosafety.org, (202) 328-7700 Center for Auto Safety Responds to Flawed Supplement to GM’s Petition for Inconsequentiality Regarding Takata Airbag Inflators Washington, D.C.—The Center for Auto Safety has submitted a letter to NHTSA in response to General Motors’ (GM) recent submission of …

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On Second Anniversary of NHTSA Investigation into Carbon Monoxide Leaks in 2011-2017 Ford Explorers Center for Auto Safety Renews Call for Ford Recall Based on Consumer Complaints the Ford “Fix” Does Not Work

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 2, 2018 Contact: Jason Levine, (202) 328-7700, JLevine@autosafety.org On Second Anniversary of NHTSA Investigation into Carbon Monoxide Leaks in 2011-2017 Ford Explorers Center for Auto Safety Renews Call for Ford Recall Based on Consumer Complaints the Ford “Fix” Does Not Work Washington, D.C.—Today, on the second …

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Center for Auto Safety Calls on NHTSA to Investigate 2011-2014 Kia Sorento, Kia Optima, Hyundai Sonata, Hyundai Santa Fe for Fire Hazards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 12, 2018 Contact: Grace Garver, ggarver@autosafety.org, (202) 328-7700 Center for Auto Safety Calls on NHTSA to Investigate 2011-2014 Kia Sorento, Kia Optima, Hyundai Sonata, Hyundai Santa Fe for Fire Hazards The Center for Auto Safety—the nation’s premier independent non-profit consumer advocacy organization dedicated to improving vehicle safety, …

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Center for Auto Safety and Consumer Watchdog Request California Department of Motor Vehicles Investigation into Deceptive Tesla “Autopilot”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 30, 2018 Contact: Jason Levine, jlevine@autosafety.org, (202) 328-7700 John M. Simpson, john@consumerwatchdog.org, (310) 292-1902 Center for Auto Safety and Consumer Watchdog Call on DMV to Investigate Deceptive Tesla “Autopilot” Marketing; Charge Statements Violate New Autonomous Vehicle Regulations The Center for Auto Safety and Consumer Watchdog called …

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Center for Auto Safety and Consumer Watchdog Request FTC Investigation into Deceptive Tesla “Autopilot”

May 23, 2018 Contact: Jason Levine, jlevine@autosafety.org, (202) 328-7700 John M. Simpson, john@consumerwatchdog.org, (310) 292-1902 Center for Auto Safety and Consumer Watchdog Request FTC Investigation into Deceptive Tesla “Autopilot” The Center for Auto Safety and Consumer Watchdog today called on the Federal Trade Commission to investigate dangerously misleading and deceptive advertising …

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Center for Auto Safety Submits Letter of Concern Regarding Deputy Administrator Heidi King’s Nomination for NHTSA Administrator

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 15, 2018 Contact: Jason Levine, (202) 328-7700   There are few products that impact as many Americans as automobiles. Today, the Center for Auto Safety sent a letter to the Senate Commerce Committee expressing our significant concerns regarding Deputy Administrator Heidi King’s safety record during her time …

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