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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 Formally Objects to GM Petition to Avoid Takata Airbag Inflator Recall

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – THURSDAY, MAY 10 Contact: Michael Brooks, 202-328-7700 mbrooks@autosafety.org             Center for Auto Safety Formally Objects to GM Petition to Avoid Takata Airbag Inflator Recall Washington, D.C. — The Center for Auto Safety, the nation’s premier independent non-profit consumer advocacy organization dedicated to …

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Arizona Judge Rules that Goodyear Cannot Keep Court Documents on Possible Deadly Defect Secret

For immediate release: April 4, 2018 Contact: Aidan O’Shea, Public Justice – aoshea@publicjustice.net, (202) 861-5240 Michael Brooks, Center for Auto Safety – mbrooks@autosafety.org 202-328-7700   Arizona Judge Rules that Goodyear Cannot Keep Court Documents on Possible Deadly Defect Secret Goodyear tried to hide documents related to possible deadly defect in tires still on …

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Jack Gillis and the Center for Auto Safety Reveal the Car Book’s Best Bets for 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 4, 2018 Contact: Richard Eckman, 202-737-0766, ricky@jagillis.com                   Grace Garver, 202-328-7700, ggarver@autosafety.org             Jack Gillis and the Center for Auto Safety Reveal the Car Book’s Best Bets for 2018 Now Available for the First Time Online at www.TheCarBook.org …

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Center for Auto Safety Calls on Ford CEO Hackett to Recall 1.3 Million Ford Explorers for Carbon Monoxide Leaks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 23, 2018 Contact: Jason Levine, (202) 328-7700, JLevine@autosafety.org Center for Auto Safety Calls on Ford CEO Hackett to Recall 1.3 Million Ford Explorers for Carbon Monoxide Leaks – Complaints are up 900% Washington, D.C.—Today, in a letter to Ford Motor Company CEO Jim Hackett, the Center for …

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Center for Auto Safety Calls on Chrysler to Recall 150,000 Pacifica Minivans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 20, 2017 Contact: Jason Levine, (202) 328-7700, JLevine@autosafety.org Center for Auto Safety Calls on Chrysler to Recall 150,000 Pacifica Minivans; Petition Calls for NHTSA Investigation Into Repeated Stalling Incidents Washington D.C. – The Center for Auto Safety, the nation’s leading independent non-profit organization providing consumers a …

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Center for Auto Safety Provides Testimony Calling on NHTSA To Make Safety Mandatory in Regulating Autonomous Vehicles

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 6, 2017 Contact: Jason Levine, (202) 328-7700, JLevine@autosafety.org Center for Auto Safety Provides Testimony Calling on NHTSA To Make Safety Mandatory in Regulating Autonomous Vehicles Washington D.C. – The Center for Auto Safety, the nation’s leading independent non-profit organization providing consumers a voice for auto …

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Center for Auto Safety Calls for Ford to recall Explorers over Carbon Monoxide exposure inside over 1.3 million vehicles

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 16, 2017 Contact: Jason Levine, (202) 328-7700, JLevine@autosafety.org Center for Auto Safety Calls for Ford to recall Explorers over Carbon Monoxide exposure inside over 1.3 million vehicles Washington D.C. – The Center for Auto Safety, the nation’s leading independent non-profit organization providing consumers a voice for …

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The Center 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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