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NHTSA Grants Center for Auto Safety Hyundai/Kia Petition; Goverment Will Investigate Thousands of Non-Crash Fires

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 1, 2019 Contact: Michael Brooks, (202) 328-7700, mbrooks@autosafety.org Statement from Jason Levine, Executive Director, Center for Auto Safety on NHTSA granting the Center’s 2018 petition to investigate Kia and Hyundai vehicle fires: “It is long past time for the full power of the federal government to …

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Center for Auto Safety Calls on NHTSA to Investigate Malfunctioning Automatic Emergency Braking System on 2017-2018 Nissan Rogue Vehicles 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 21, 2019 Contact: Grace Garver, (202) 328-7700, ggarver@autosafety.org Center for Auto Safety Calls on NHTSA to Investigate Malfunctioning Automatic Emergency Braking System on 2017-2018 Nissan Rogue Vehicles  Today, the Center for Auto Safety (“the Center”) petitioned the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to initiate a …

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Center for Auto Safety Submits Comment to DOT on Vehicle-to-Everything Communications

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 25, 2019 For Media Inquiries, Email: contact@autosafety.org or Call: (202) 328-7700 Center for Auto Safety Submits Comment to DOT on Vehicle-to-Everything Communications Today, the Center filed a comment to the Department of Transportation regarding a rulemaking on “Vehicle-to-Everything” (V2X) communications. The rulemaking—which was originally announced as part …

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Center Submits Comments to DC City Council on Proposed Driverless Car Tests on Public Roads

February 12, 2019 Councilmember Mary M. Cheh, Chairperson Committee on Transportation and the Environment Council of the District of Columbia 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20004 Dear Chairperson Cheh, The Center for Auto Safety (the Center), the nation’s premier independent, non-profit consumer advocacy organization dedicated to improving vehicle safety, …

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Center for Auto Safety Releases Rankings of State Lemon Laws

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 1, 2019 Contact: Grace Garver, ggarver@autosafety.org, (202) 328-7700 Center for Auto Safety Releases Rankings of State Lemon Laws Illinois and Colorado are Worst; New Jersey and Washington are Best Today, the Center for Auto Safety—the nation’s premier independent, non-profit, member-driven consumer advocacy organization dedicated to improving …

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Center for Auto Safety Submits Comments to NHTSA on Autonomous Vehicle Testing Pilot Program 

December 11, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Grace Garver, ggarver@autosafety.org, (202) 328-7700 Center for Auto Safety Submits Comments to NHTSA on Autonomous Vehicle Testing Pilot Program  Yesterday, the Center for Auto Safety (“the Center”) submitted comments to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (“NHTSA”) Pilot Program for Collaborative Research on …

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Center for Auto Safety joins consumer organizations in calling on the Senate to protect consumer privacy and legal rights in AV START

December 7, 2018 Dear Senator, As consumer protection and privacy rights organizations, representing millions of members and supporters, we are writing to express serious concern with how the AV Start Act, S 1885, could affect consumer privacy. Some of us also have concerns with other elements of the bill, but …

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Center for Auto Safety Submits Comments to Department of Transportation Regarding Third Version of Voluntary Driverless Car Guidance

December 4, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Grace Garver, ggarver@autosafety.org, (202) 328-7700  Center for Auto Safety Submits Comments to Department of Transportation Regarding Third Version of Voluntary Driverless Car Guidance —Calls For Safety Requirements Yesterday, the Center for Auto Safety (“the Center”) submitted comments to the Department of Transportation’s (“DOT”) …

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