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The Center for Auto Safety Submits Comments to the Department of Transportation Regarding Ensuring American Leadership in Automated Vehicle Technologies Automated Vehicles 4.0

For Immediate Release April 2, 2020 Contact: Jason Levine, jlevine@autosafety.org The Center for Auto Safety Submits Comments to the Department of Transportation Regarding Ensuring American Leadership in Automated Vehicle Technologies Automated Vehicles 4.0 Today, the Center for Auto Safety (“the Center”) filed comments with the Department of Transportation (DOT) regarding Ensuring …

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Center for Auto Safety Calls on Seven Major Cities, Maryland and Michigan to Prohibit Taxis with Unrepaired Recalls from Carrying Passengers

For Immediate Release December 23, 2019 Contact: Jason Levine, jlevine@autosafety.org, 202-328-7700 Center for Auto Safety Calls on Seven Major Cities, Maryland and Michigan to Prohibit Taxis with Unrepaired Recalls from Carrying Passengers Today, the Center for Auto Safety sent letters to the city governments of Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Washington, D.C., …

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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 for Auto Safety Testifies Before Congress on Safety Technology

May 23, 2019 For Immediate Release Contact: Jason Levine, JLevine@autosafety.org or phone at 202-328-7700. CENTER FOR AUTO SAFETY TESTIFIES BEFORE HOUSE ENERGY AND COMMERCE SUBCOMMITTEE ON NEED FOR MANDATORY PERFORMANCE STANDARDS TO PROMOTE AUTO SAFETY TECHNOLOGY   On behalf of the Center for Auto Safety (“the Center”), Executive Director Jason …

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Center for Auto Safety Calls on NHTSA to Reject GM and Nuro Exemptions from Federal Safety Standards

May 20, 2019 For Immediate Release Contact: Michael Brooks, mbrooks@autosafety.org,  202-328-7700. CENTER FOR AUTO SAFETY CALLS ON NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION TO REJECT REQUESTS BY GENERAL MOTORS AND NURO TO BE EXEMPTED FROM FEDERAL SAFETY RULES IN ORDER TO DEPLOY UNPROVEN AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY Today, the Center for Auto …

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Center for Auto Safety Calls on Congress to Preserve NHTSA Safety Funding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 9, 2019 Contact: Grace Garver, (202) 328-7700, ggarver@autosafety.org Center for Auto Safety Calls on Congress to Preserve NHTSA Safety Funding  Despite over 100 Americans being killed by tragic crashes on our roads every day, the Department of Transportation (DOT) has requested an 11% reduction in resources for …

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