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NHTSA Grants Center for Auto Safety Petition to Investigate Nissan Rogue Automatic Emergency Braking

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 12, 2019 Contact: Katherine Pedersen, (202) 328-7700 x406, kpedersen@autosafety.org Statement from Jason Levine, Executive Director, Center for Auto Safety on NHTSA granting the Center’s petition to investigate false activation of the 2017-18 Nissan Rogue Automatic Emergency Braking system: “While we are pleased to see NHTSA finally …

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Center for Auto Safety Pushes NHTSA to Write New Rules Instead of Revising Existing Standards to Accommodate Driverless Vehicles

For Immediate Release August 28, 2019 Contact: Jason Levine, jlevine@autosafety.org or 202-328-7700 Center for Auto Safety Pushes NHTSA to Write New Rules Instead of Revising Existing Standards to Accommodate Driverless Vehicles Submits Comments on Proposed Rulemaking Challenging Deregulatory Approach to Vehicles Lacking Manual Controls The Center for Auto Safety has long been …

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Center for Auto Safety and Consumer Watchdog Renew Their Call for the FTC and State Attorneys General to Investigate Tesla for Deceptive Practices After Another Autopilot-Related Death

UPDATE: Read the FTC’s Division of Advertising Practices Response to our Press Release Below FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 25, 2019 Contact: Jason Levine, jlevine@autosafety.org, (202) 328-7700 Adam Scow, adam@consumerwatchdog.org, (510) 229-8970        Center for Auto Safety and Consumer Watchdog Renew Their Call for the FTC and State Attorneys General  to Investigate …

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Center Calls on NHTSA to Require Longer Record Keeping of Safety Defect Information by Manufacturers

For decades the Center for Auto Safety has argued current requirements which require manufacturers only retain records related to safety defects for five years is woefully inadequate and outdated. NHTSA has proposed to extend the record retention period for 10 years – the minimum required by Congress. What’s more, even …

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Center for Auto Safety Statement Regarding NHTSA Oversight Hearings on June 19 and 20

For Immediate Release June 19, 2019 Contact: Jason Levine, jlevine@autosafety.org or 202-328-7700 Center for Auto Safety Statement Regarding NHTSA Oversight Hearings on June 19 and 20 Senate and House Committees Call Deputy Administrator King to Testify The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently announced that pedestrian, bicyclist, and truck …

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