Defect Investigations

Automatic-Braking Failures Sow Doubts Over Safety Tech’s Rollout

“We need a federal safety standard that ensures proper” automatic braking system performance, said Michael Brooks, acting…

Tesla braking issues spur second U.S. probe related to Autopilot

“While it’s encouraging to see NHTSA’s recent enforcement actions after years of turning the other way, Tesla…

Hyundai and Kia Engine Fire Investigation Updated

NHTSA granted the Center for Auto Safety’s petition to investigate the engine fires and opened two formal…

US steps up probe into Hyundai-Kia engine failures and fires

“Data collected by the nonprofit Center for Auto Safety show 31 U.S. fire and engine-related recalls from…

Response to Request for Comment on Reporting of Information and Documents about Potential Defects

November 29, 2021 Contact: Jason Levine, [email protected] or (202) 328-7700 Re: Agency Information Collection Activities; Notice and…

Government safety organization investigating Nissan Rogue emergency braking problems

“This is great safety technology when it works but dangerous when it doesn’t,” said Jason Levine, executive…

Automatic emergency braking boosts safety but some complaints of false activations

“When they work, they are among the most revolutionary sets of safety technology that we’ve had in…

Ford secretly tells dealers: Fix faulty Focus, Fiesta transmissions until July 19

Jason Levine, executive director of the Center for Auto Safety, responded to quiet release of the repair…

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, [email protected] Center for Auto Safety Calls…

Consumer Groups: Subaru Owners Deserve Transmission Recall Not Extended Warranty

By Christopher Jensen Consumer advocates from three groups say Subaru should be recalling models with a stalling…